Tarot Cards That Fall From The Deck

Tarot Cards That Fall From The Deck Or Jump From The Deck

There can hardly be a tarot reader in existence who has not at some time suffered from tarot cards that fall from the deck, or a tarot card jumping from the deck, while shuffling or dealing. What you do about that card or those cards (if more than one jumps or falls) can have a profound bearing on the quality of your interpretation.

Like a lot of tarot readers, the vast majority of my study has been self-directed. However, when I was first beginning to read the cards (several decades ago now) I did have benefit of talking a few times with a local professional tarot reader.

I am plagued with not being very physically coordinated at times, and one of the first thing I did in her presence as I was nervously shuffling prior to laying out a practice reading was to drop about a third of the tarot deck on the floor.

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How Do You Shuffle And Cut Your Tarot Cards?

How Do You Shuffle And Cut Your Tarot Cards?

How Do You Shuffle And Cut Your Tarot Cards? I was asked recently by a visitor if she “had” to shuffle and then cut her cards as so many sites she had visited recommended that this was always done. She wanted to know if she could go with her gut feeling rather than follow a rigid protocol.

My answer was basically “yes” because I don’t believe there is just one right way of shuffling and cutting. I do recommend that tarot cards should be shuffled prior to doing a new reading but how long you spend doing so and whether (and how many times) you cut the cards is entirely a personal choice.

Personally I open myself to spirit and trust them to nudge my intuition when the time is right for me to stop cutting or shuffling and to deal the spread. The process is never identical and varies in time and the number of shuffles and cuts I use.

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