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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 […]

A daily card reading using a Scottish Playing Card Method

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Row One: JD + QC + 9H + KC A young energetic man with big financial ideas is ignoring the wisdom from a female friend. Her knowledge on the subject can be grounded in practicality and trusted as she has walked this path before. If success is to come about on these projected ideas he will need to take with him an older and more experienced business advisor. Row Two: 10H + QH + AD […]

Learning the Elder Futhark Runes – Day 1

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I am using keywords until I can get the flow of making sentences in this ancient alphabet. Ehwaz + Uruz + Sowulo Adaptability, subjectivity, mobility, boundaries, journeying Endurance, assertiveness, challenge, trial, adversity The source within that guides you, personal growth and expansion, illuminated, guidance Raidho Rx + Kenaz + Jera A lack of rhythm and momentum, a failed or fruitless voyage Vision and guidance, light and illumination, warmth, friendship, erotic love The time factor in […]