When it comes to tarot reading, more cards is not always better. Sure, the more cards you lay out, the more faceted your reading becomes… but the simplest effective tarot reading is the one card draw.
It goes like this: shuffle once or twice then pick a card while concentrating on your query. You’ll get the information you need right now. A one-card tarot reading may not seem like a lot but it can stimulate higher thinking and the right course of action.
What can you ask?
Of course you can ask anything! But a simple question is best. The one card draw is amazing for daily meditations. Some examples of what you can ask…
- Where should I direct my energy right now?
- How can I best…
- What challenges must I overcome to…
Naming the cards.
Another way to read the cards is to assign a name to the card before you draw it. For example, if you were asking about your day ahead and your question was, “Where should I focus my energy?” You could name the card….
- What’s working
- What’s not working