It’s no secret that stories help us make sense of life and the world around us. As humans, we are storytelling beings who, across cultures, rely on narrative through religious texts, parables, songs, novels, films, and poems to understand our experiences, emotions, and environments. As a tarot reader, I’ve always considered tarot to be a mindful, spiritual practice rooted in storytelling. The images’ colors, figures, and symbols, while open to interpretation, are like narrative building blocks—each card in a spread functioning like a chapter in a novel.
Can Tarot Cards Be a Mechanism for Social Change?
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ancient practice of tarot reading has seen a rise in popularity, shaped by contemporary healers to serve those seeking to question the status quo.