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Reading for the 2nd of January 2020

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It is not the time to share your plans for this New Year. Your perspective on the direction you seek to follow is way too narrow in understanding the consequences that may result if you forge ahead. By going back to the drawing board and reconsider you current thoughts and actions not only guarantee success but better benefits not previously imagined.

Reading for the 1st of January 2020

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A gauntlet from the heavens has been thrown down today to you in this New Year. Dormant ideas, dreams and goals will require personal motivation and ambition if they are to be propelled into your reality in 2020. Knowledge and confidence is the prerequisite. There is not chance taking here. Clever thought in how you will action these ideas, dreams and goals need a blunt and direct approach if they are come to fruition. It […]

My scribbles – Part 2 in reading 24 Playing Cards

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Magdalena in her blog introduces the reader to the Boarding Reading her Grandmother used in Poland. The steps are fairly simple. A: choose a significator card. B: shuffle and cut the cards into 3 piles. C: turn the piles over and read the first 3 cards D: place the deck back together and then lay the cards into 3 piles of 8 E: start at the choose significator and then count 3 cards in any […]

My scribbles in learning to read 24 Playing Cards

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There was no question asked today. I wanted to create a story line with all four methods. One of the authors of a book on learning to read playing cards talks about making up a story. It can be as fanciful or realistic as you like. Once the story is created you go back and reread the story looking for key words or thoughts throughout the story that may reveal what the reading is truly […]

Part Six – Learning to read 24 Playing Cards

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I felt the need to start with Stef Sanjati Scottish Grandmothers Spread that she showed on her YouTube channel. There are no designated positional meanings to the spread that she spoke of. To give it a title, I have called it the Stef Grandmother Spread In the picture posted of this spread you will see that I have placed the 7 of Hearts and the 7 of Diamonds on top of the two 9’s. The […]

Part Five – Learning to read 24 Playing Cards

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The Face or Court cards: It is important in the Bulgarian and Romanian method to choose a significator based on hair and eye colouring. To keep things simple among the 4 different methods, I am going to break tradition and have one system to describe the hair and eye colouring of the Face Cards. Some notes: The Scottish method is the only card system out of these 3 that does not require a significator card […]

Part Four – Learning to read 24 Playing Cards

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To avoid having to write the names of the countries as I give the meanings to the cards, I will shorten them to… B = (Bulgarian), P = (Polish), R = (Romanian), and S = (Scottish) The Spades: Ace of Spades: B: Upright: good news or message, a letter of good news Reversed: death P: your home R: Upright: marriage, family, relationships Reversed: instability or troubles in marriage, family, relationships S: death or serious illness […]

Part Three – Learning to read 24 Playing Cards

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To avoid having to write the names of the countries as I give the meanings to the cards, I will shorten them to… B = (Bulgarian), P = (Polish), R = (Romanian), and S = (Scottish) The Diamonds: Ace of Diamonds: B: Upright: money, large sums of money, property, investments, wealth Reversed: poverty, lack of money, financial loss P: letter R: letter, message, news S: money Seven Diamonds (Romanian only) -Nine of Diamonds (all the […]

Part Two – Learning to read 24 Playing Cards

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To avoid having to write the names of the countries as I give the meanings to the cards, I will shorten them to… B = (Bulgarian), P = (Polish), R = (Romanian), and S = (Scottish) The Clubs: Ace of Clubs: B: Upright: new and strong relationships, marriage, engagements Reversed: broken relationships, divorce, break up, cancelation of engagement P: worry, illness R: Upright: love Reversed: love problems, sometimes false love S: letter Seven Clubs (Romanian […]

Part One – Learning to read 24 Playing Cards

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In the last couple of months I have been very fortunate to learn 4 different types of cartomancy systems using 24 playing cards. When I say learn, I am referring to self-study rather than having a direct teacher to correct my mistakes and clarify my misunderstandings. This blog over the next few weeks will provide the reader with the meanings of the cards in the 4 different methods and the spreads that are particular to […]