Tarot helped me through a period of time recently when I felt called to do a lot of introspective shadow work.
For me, the Tarot isn’t so much a predictive instrument as it is a tool for getting to know myself — my motives, my fears and desires, my relationships to myself, to others, to society, to capitalism, the patriarchy and white supremacy — more fully in the present moment.
In doing this shadow work, I realized the parts of me that I hid from myself because of shame and fear and self loathing and trauma were also that parts of me that needed to be loved, nurtured and acknowledged the most.
I still have a long way to go in my healing journey but it feels good to look back down the path every so often, and celebrate how far I’ve come these last few years. Love to everyone doing the work out there!