In the first half of the show, Tarot expert and professional reader Janet Boyer discussed the history of the Tarot deck and how it has been used click here to listen to the show.
A traditional Tarot deck is comprised of 78 cards, 22 that many people recognize called the Major Arcana and 56 suit cards known as the Minor Arcana, Boyer explained. Tarot illustrates the human experience and crosses cultural barriers, she noted, adding that “it is a picture book that reflects life.”
Tarot began as a European card game several centuries before the cards were used by readers to gain insight into a person’s life, Boyer continued. Accuracy depends on the skill of reader and the types of questions being asked, she revealed. According to Boyer, Tarot can help a person play life’s cards better by helping an individual properly evaluate what is going on and providing an awareness that aids in making better decisions. “I always seek to empower the client by drawing what I call advice cards or blessing cards or silver lining cards,” she added. Boyer cautioned against greed and the realm of the devil card, pointing out that attachment to physical things is the first step to addiction, as well as warned about charlatan Tarot readers who charge exorbitant fees to reverse curses. She also provided brief readings for callers