Book: Tarot Foundations: 31 Days to Read Tarot with Confidence
Author: Brigit Esselmont
Date of Publication: September 2012
Published by: Self-Published, E-Book Format
I would strongly encourage people to use Tarot Foundations, because it is not dissimilar to how I personally would teach the tarot. The emphasize is really focusing on your own personal connections with your deck, and using that as a jumping-off point to the rest of the more murky aspects of tarot.
What I really love about this book is that you don’t even pick up the deck on the first day (you don’t start handling a deck until Day 3)! You get clear on your motivations of WHY you are learning the tarot in the first place. This fully places what you get out of tarot in your hands… you get out of it what you put into it. If you think that telling the future is all tarot is, well then, that will be all it is in your hands. Don’t stunt the possibilities of what tarot can do for you right off the bat; be open to all the possibilities, and they will be no limit to what you can do with it. Continue reading »