Category: Gender

Identity politics in tarot: the tarot practitioner be mindful

A guest post shared by Benebell Wen. Guest posts on Little Red Tarot are submitted by readers. The aim is to offer a wide range of voices, views on, feelings about and approaches to tarot (and related topics). As with all posts on this website, discussion is welcome in the comments!  If you’d like to write a post for …

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One – Nine of Pentacles

My friend dancing alone at a party. for Nine of Pentacles tarot card

What one card would you pick for being alone? For loving yourself, for being happy in your own company? I’ve just got home from a one-act, one-actor, one-monologue play by Jaye Kearney; it’s called One. In it, the one character, a ‘singleton’, talks us through the thoughts, the insecurities, the inner demons and finally the defiant …

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Start a fire – Queen of Wands

Queen of Wands tarot card

Sexy, strong, charismatic, brave. The Queen of Wands is a fire-starting inspiration. I made a goddess for my love – a split-skirted figure with a blinding bolt in her raised hand. Manifestation, beginning from love. I need this lady’s fire and crackle right now. Winter is harsh and grey and dulls the senses. On clear days …

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The Empress

The Empress tarot card

Daily draw - 17th May 2011 Two words. One - fecundity. It's a pretty amazing word, sounding like it should mean something a lot ruder than it does. Fecundity. Mmm. It means fertility, if you didn't know. The ability to reproduce, or to bring forth...

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