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Understand how to select your Tarot Spread

To understand how to select your Tarot Spread is as crucial as the question being posed. There are so many Tarot Spreads around. Some, like the Celtic Cross, have been around for centuries. However, Tarotists are creating new spreads daily. The layout behind each spread depends on the question being asked. Therefore, understanding the question at hand is pertinent to your choice of spread.

Understand how to select your Tarot Spread
Understand how to select your Tarot Spread

Formulate your question.

Before you even consider reaching for your deck, you need to first identify your question properly. To me, in Tarot, there’s no wrong answer, but there’s most certainly a crappy question which results in crappy answers. On this note, remember, it’s not your querent’s responsibility to formulate the question. So ensure that you have your question clear, precise and formulated.

Take Responsibility

On a personal note here, I find it most rewarding to place responsibility in my questions. To me, I find Tarot can really be a means of figuring how to take responsibility and thereby grow from a reading. For example, “Will I get the job?” This question could rather than be asked as, “What do I need to know/do/bring to the table/understand in order to be successful with my job application?”

Put thought into your questions and the Tarot will guide you to achieve your full potential. If you don’t take responsibility, how do you grow? That, to me, is the essence of Tarot, it guides you to growth.

Understand how to select your Tarot Spread

Understand how to select your Tarot Spread

Consider your time

You have now formulated your question, now consider how much time you (or your querent) have. If your querent only wants a 15-minute reading, then it won’t make much sense to use a Celtic Cross spread, would it? No, a three card spread or even an in-depth look at one card with insight from the Shadow Card, may well truly suffice.understanding how to select your Tarot Spread

Understand how to select your Tarot SpreadNeed help with interpreting time in your readings? Here are five simple ways to find out more about timing.

If you wish to invest an hour or more in a reading, then by all means use the Celtic Cross or a high card count Tarot Spread. What remains essential is the various inter-relationships among the cards.

Once you have  come to understand how to select your Tarot Spreads, have ascertained your question and time constrictions, you can then select your Tarot spread with confidence.

understanding how to select your Tarot Spread