"Studying and reading tarot for well on 3 decades I firmly believe one does so using a combination of traditional meanings, subjective or personal interpretation (and so develops insight); and intuitively. Tarot is experiential; and reading ability is based around practice, practice, practice! And in this practice, all levels of reading are developed at the individual's own pace.
"Having offered 'read the tarot intuitively' workshops I noticed the less experienced readers in the group struggled to make meaning of their spreads. The more psychic readers went straight to 'intuition'; thus missing out on the full and rich scope and range of tarot meaning and offer accurate and contextual guidance.
"Tarot is a language of symbols; it connects the conscious to the subconscious. A reader of any symbolic medium might endeavour to learn and understand the language of their tool. Tarot is a marvellous tradition of profound knowledge; that which underscores deep understanding and skill.
"A good grasp of the traditional meanings of the cards 'can give you wings'."
All my best,
Martha Adams © 2017