King of Cups v2: Tarot’s always been a really important part of my spirituality. I grew up in a super religious home, so I didn’t really get a lot of it. And when I got into high school, my friends were super into it and they started to introduce it to me. It’s this beautiful, peaceful spiritual thing where you just – I don’t really know how to explain it. But it’s sort of like Paganism I suppose, where everything has a life force, but humans aren’t necessarily the most important
Queering the 4 of Cups: It’s not “It could be better” but more “you should be aware of what you have right now – the perceptions”. Queer Tarot- We need to see a highly diverse tarot deck, people of different backgrounds, and energy. It’s a bunch of archetypes and energy combined. Queer means everything, it’s a rainbow, queer can mean something so weird an odd but in a good way. Something that is interesting not as immediately apparent. Queer can mean one thing to one person and completely different to another.
It’s okay to feel really strongly, and it isn’t more strong to shut down your emotions and be cold. There’s a lot of strength in being able to just feel things. My way of being strong is radical gentleness, to be vulnerable and soft when it would be easier not to be.
I am worthy if beautiful spaces, I’m worthy of intimacy, from others and myself. Connection and love in myself.
Put on your armour, weather that is your lipstick or your favourite boots. Your queer armour, what ever makes you feel good, what ever protects you, and enforce those boundaries but also fight for the things you want.
Queer tarot is so important because we’ve been bequeathed this language, all these archetypes and we get to play with them. We get to reimagine the world with Queer Tarot
That Ace of Cups, that dreamy, aspirational queer inside that still is able to thrive. We’re not supposed to just survive – we thrive.
Queering the 9 of Cups. Till my dying day I will out myself as queer and I will out myself as a witch so that people aren’t afraid of it any more. I think a queer tarot deck is all about that. It’s all about, just being out. Out and about. It gets better and better and better. Find your community. We’re everywhere and we’re waiting for you. I see you.
As the 8 of cups I would tell my younger self that it’s okay to be an introvert. To give yourself permission to chose to do things that takes care of yourself.
Queering 3 of Cups: Relationship Anarchy Realising the core of who I am isn’t some set of expectations I have about myself or the people around me. We are all much more powerful, than we let ourselves think a lot of the time, around what kind of experiences we want. We are the authors and subjects of our own experiences.
I live my life in and out of love, it’s not a very stable place – so * the Ace of Cups is* returning to self pleasure and developing that practice. There is a lovely masterbation meditation that I talk about with friends. I think that the universe loves you – that’s why you’ve pulled this card, its here to tell you there is this overwhelming wash of support for you