I recently purchased the Everyday Witch deck by Deborah Blake and I'm in love with it. However, I find myself relying on the book to explain to me what the cards mean instead of using my intuition to figure it out. Anyone have any tips on beginners reading tarot cards? I also have trouble figuring out different spreads. I only use a past, present, and future spread usually.
Like anything else, you need to do it over and over again until you memorize what they mean....the intuition comes later, or with it. I know this because I am doing the same thing. Oracle cards are a bit easier to understand, I've found. A three card spread is good, for now. Keep it simple. I have an animals tarot that has an animal paw pattern I use. it takes 5 cards.
Here is a link to some more spreads that may give you ideas....but simple really is best. Make sure you make the deck yours first. You do this by touching the corner of each card, and at the end, put them in a pile and hit them with your knuckles to get the rest of the remaining evil.negativity out.
Thank you Linda.