Your essential guide to reading tarot cards seamlessly--with confidence and ease
Each of us holds gifts deep within and, with tarot, we have the power to unlock those gifts and make transformative discoveries. For beginner tarot readers, learning the cards--all 78 of them--and understanding how to use spreads may seem daunting. Tarot expert Stefanie Caponi explains that interpreting the cards is a blend of knowing the card meanings, listening to your heart, and trusting your intuition. In her fully-illustrated book, Guided Tarot, she offers easy exercises to nurture and grow your intuition, not only to understand the cards' universal meanings, but to channel your own meanings. This comprehensive guide also shows you how to attune your energy to the deck for more accurate readings. Soon you'll be confident in doing read¬ings for yourself and even your friends.
Guided Tarot features:
Guided exercises to strengthen your intuition and tarot interpretation skills.
Illustrated tarot card profiles with astrological, numerological, and elemental meanings, guidance for career, love, and spiritual life, and reverse card interpretations.
Beginner's tools offering step-by-step advice to prepare for and perform readings along with a variety of introductory spreads to try
The Celtic Cross explained and deconstructed to help beginners master this popular spread with ease.
Quick reference chart with card images and key upright and reversed meanings.
With Guided Tarot as the companion to your deck, you'll learn more about yourself, get divine guidance with life decisions, and overcome obstacles in your relationships--all while celebrating your unique gifts and honoring your higher self.
About the Author
Stefanie Caponi is a professional tarot reader with more than twenty years' experience. She established her business after creating her tarot deck, The Moon Void Tarot. Her work is centered on exploring shadow work, healing, and creativity using tarot as a vehicle to access the hidden realms of the self. Stefanie resides in Brooklyn with her partner, Sean, and their two cats, Onyx and Luna.
"As a tarot teacher, I've often wished for a modern and concise tarot book to recommend to my students. Wish granted! I feel like the Nine of Cups! (Read the book and you'll get it.) Guided Tarot offers clear card meanings, engaging spreads, and no-nonsense esoteric advice. Stefanie Caponi's integrity and wisdom shine on every page, as she generously walks the reader into the world of tarot and intuition." —Moriah Simmons, Reiki Master, Intuitive Tarot Reader and Teacher
“Guided Tarot is a thorough, interesting and fun read for beginners as well as seasoned professionals. She offers a bevy of tarot spreads as one familiarizes themselves with their new deck and cards. She also provides an empathic new spin on the traditional Rider-Waite interpretations. I highly recommend this book for all interested in tarot and astrology. Stefanie's insight and intuition will provide clarity and understanding so that you can whittle your tarot book collection to the essentials.” —Malorine Mathurin, Hellenistic Astrologer & Intuitive Tarot Reader
"Stefanie Caponi's Guided Tarot is an essential modern-day must-read for any tarot novice. Magnificently laid out and easy to digest, this book is a timeless comprehensive toolbox to hone in your intuition and engage a true catharsis from the magical wonders of tarot for healing, self-identity, and deep shadow work." —Aurora Bee, The Zine Witch podcast
“I had the honor of gathering with Stefanie in community through weekly tarot ritual, during which I grew to love Stefanie’s creative and natural approach to the tarot. In her new book, she generously weaves together her experiential wisdom into an intimate resource for the modern reader longing to deepen their intuitive gifts. I am beyond excited to add this book to my collection!” —Jeff Hinshaw, host of Cosmic Cousins podcast
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New Hope for American Art
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
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