Tarot Marshmallow

During a reading for a lady who worked as a hypnotherapist, the Tarot suddenly seemed to suggest it was time to put her cigarette out. This was the feeling I got, drawing The Ace of Wands Reversed, although it may mean many other things

The client confirmed that she did smoke. She had taken it up again recently, not feeling settled in her job, which was a new job.

Looking at the cards laid out before me. My eye was drawn to one in particular; the  Page of Cups. 

page of cups

The Universal-Waite Page of Cups: U.S. Games Systems.

This card symbolises offers and gifts. It may be an invitation, a proposal, a new friendship, or a birth. It may be announcing an engagement or wedding ring, or recovery from illness, or a  new creative or spiritual project. I have also come to associate it rather less romantically, with fish oil supplementation, for reasons you’ll guess at, studying the image.

Something about the pink of his sleeves arrested my attention, and before I knew I was going to say it I asked. ‘Do you eat a lot of those pink and white marshmallows you get in bags?’

‘God,’ she said, ‘I absolutely love them. I’ve usually got some in my handbag. How on earth did you know that?’

It was the Page of Cups who ‘told’ me, triggered by colour association. The thought popped into my head, so I said it.

This is not unusual in a reading. One can study card meanings and they will take you a long, long way in reading for someone, but associative thinking triggers individual insights no book can teach you. The trick is to learn to trust the first thought that comes into your hed. This means risking being wrong, but if you’re not ready to take that risk, you won’t be able to validate the accuracy of such insights, which is to advance in skill.

Till next time:)

 

 

 

 

About Katie-Ellen Hazeldine

Tarot Reader, Consultant & Writer in Lancashire, UK. Not fortune telling. Advisory readings with a focus on specifics and with forecasts as appropriate.
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2 Responses to Tarot Marshmallow

  1. Lucy says:

    I love it when there are those moments of synchronicity that appear in a tarot card reading, those details that really make a good tarot card reading great.

    And there’s something about the detail being a penchant for mini-marshmallows that’s so very sweet!

    • Hello, Lucy, thank you for the comment. The Tarot’s not too snooty to do the small stuff if its reader isn’t. Budget setting one minute, life changing choices the next, pet care or, ahem, marshmallows the next.

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