A great big headline to catch some attention, because everyone likes attention

So you understand the roaring wave of fear that swept through the greatest city in the world just as Monday was dawning--the stream of flight rising swiftly to a torrent, lashing in a foaming tumult round the railway stations, banked up into a horrible struggle about the shipping in the Thames, and hurrying by every available channel northward and eastward. By ten o'clock the police organisation, and by midday even the railway organisations, were losing coherency, losing shape and efficiency, guttering, softening, running at last in that swift liquefaction of the social body.

The Shemhamphorasch Angels

Nope, I didn’t stutter. The Shemhamphorasch Angels (quite a mouthful) are 72 obscure angels associated with the Minor Arcana of the tarot. The word “Shemhamphorasch” itself actually means “the Divided Name”  – that name being Jehovah, the God represented by Tetragrammaton and spelled as LORD in English copies of the Bible. Crowley explains it best, so I’ll leave it up…

Strategies for Reading the Celtic Cross

The Celtic Cross (CC) is certainly one of the most ubiquitous of tarot spreads. Almost every deck made contains in its LWB a diagram and instructions for the execution of the CC, with only a few newer decks trying to strike away from that tendency by including other spreads. The CC, while perhaps cliché at this point, is still an…

The Little 3-Card That Could

The traditional 3-card spread is used by everyone, and for good reason. It’s quick, malleable, and succinct – perfect for both quick answers to real questions and spur-of-the-moment curiosities. The most common way of seeing it is as Past – Present – Future. There are so many ways one can use this spread that you can really use it however you…