We are now approaching the end of the year, and as many in the Tarot community, I will be doing my year ahead reading very soon.
Mostly we see people pull a card for every month and then maybe a thirteenth card to get a feeling of the overall energy of the year.
I do it a bit differently; as everyone who follows me probably knows, I live by the wheel of the year, the eight earth festivals. I've followed this path since I was a child and I just don't divide my year into twelve months, so it makes much more sense to do it this way.
I pull a card for each festival, beginning with Winter Solstice, followed by Imbolc, Spring Equinox, Beltane, Summer Solstice, Lughnasadh, Autumn Equinox and last but not least Samhain. I ask the cards about the energy of this time, and what will await me during the seasons.
I will also pull a card for the overall energy of the year, and I will use a 4 card spread for my oracle cards to dig in a little bit deeper.
The positions for this spread are quiet simple :
1. On what do I need to stay focused during the next year?
2. What shall I leave in the old year?
3. How can I move forward in the most productive way ?
4. What will empower me in the next year.
And so I end up with a thirteen card spread as well.
As soon as I've done this reading, I will share it here on my blog.
If you are interested in this reading, feel free to have a look here and I am happy to do this reading for you.
Much Love and Blessings