I deeply care about you but I won’t attach myself to your issues. Tarot readers are sensitive creatures. We have to create strong boundaries in order to preserve our own inner peace.
I can’t remember your readings (I do a “reading dump” at the end of the day). I can barely remember my grocery list. Trust me on that.
Last minute appointments throw my mojo off. My day is strictly planned and I don’t like surprises. Sorry but you’ll have to wait.
A tarot reader practices a lot of self care – you should too. You deserve it.
You don’t have to be unhappy. You have every tool available (including therapy) to change your life. Your future is always up to you.
There are no guarantees. Don’t seek that from the cards or from me. The only person who can give you a guarantee on your life is you.
I can’t read for everyone. Nothing personal. Sometimes we just don’t gel. Keep searching and you’ll find a reader who is a better fit for you.
Don’t waste your energy on past loves. The present is all that matters. What will you do with now? Start with loving yourself.
You must take action if you want your life to be awesome. Sitting around waiting for your “luck” to change leads to a whole lotta nothing happening.
A tarot reading is rarely if ever 100% “accurate”. If you are seeking 100% accuracy, that’s a mighty tall order.
When you call me for a “chat as a friend” and it ends up with you dumping on me and asking me to “toss a couple of cards” or give you “my vibe” on the situation, I feel very taken advantage of. (This is why my phone is always off – I won’t allow this any longer.)
Everyone has their turn at the wheel. Life is always in motion. Don’t get angry if life doesn’t always go your way. Roll with the punches. This too shall pass.
If you walk in the door proclaiming that you “don’t believe in this stuff”, I don’t find it charming or funny. It puts me on the defense and creates a hostile environment. Would you like it if someone did that to you at your job? Probably not. If you don’t believe, I really don’t have any interest in proving a thing to you.
Likewise, if you choose to sit mute in the reading or wish to “test me” with trick questions, I hope you realize that you are making my work feel like an onerous chore. Be friendly and don’t play games. We’ll get along much better.
When the clock is off, my mojo is turned off. And no, I don’t walk around “reading energy” or prying into other people’s auras. It’s invasive. I like to mind my own karma. (Oh, and that perplexed look on my face is not about you – I’m probably stewing over last night’s Mob Wives episode because that is where my brain goes when I am not working.)
Not all tarot readers are witches (I’m not one). Nor are we all gypsies, psychics, con artists, women, pagans, crones, druids, or any of the other stereotypes you may have heard. We come in every shape, size, color, gender, sexual orientation, background, belief system, etc.
Tarot isn’t only for divination. In fact, tarot originally started as a game – and it is still played as one to this day. Tarot can also be used for creative prompts, conscious decision making, self development, a therapeutic tool and more.
When you ask the same question over and over to get the answer you want, my cards get rebellious and I get aggravated. Don’t do it.
Tarot is not “evil” nor the work of the devil. In fact, it’s quite neutral and depends entirely on the intent of the reader and client. Most readers want to help, not harm.
Bitter is not a good look on anyone. Don’t be bitter – be better.
You do not have a curse on you. If you believe that, you have taken your own personal responsibility out of your current circumstances. If your life feels crappy, you can change it. It’s always up to you. As my mother said “your life is how you make it”.
No ones gets spiritual by holding on. Let go.
What feels so horrible and difficult right now will bring deep understanding later. You’ll look back and see it differently. BREATHE. It gets better.
Your future belongs to you and is yours alone. Focus on you. Don’t worry about everyone else. Live fully. Be present.
In the end, you’ll realize that this was all just one big, joyful journey. Love the life you have now because it will end one fine day. And that’s the only future you can count on.
© Theresa Reed | The Tarot Lady
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