Of course, I can do anything that I set my mind to. The number of times I’ve walked through stores, fairs and festivals thinking that very thought. Honestly, it’s that thought that brought me to the world of Tarot many moons ago.
Over the years, that thought has helped me avoid buying stuff that I really didn’t need. “I can make that”, I think in my head. It’s also gotten me in over my head. My house is littered with all the fun projects I’ve started.
“I can do that” is my gateway drug to procrastination. It helps me avoid doing stuff I don’t like to do… clean my house, pay bills, sort through the stuff that I started but will never actually finish. “Do you want to go to...(insert fun activity here)?” “Sure, I can do that”.
I was thinking about this when I looked at all the Tarot apps that are out there. (I have a few myself). The apps are great if you want to learn how to read the Tarot. A Rosetta Stone if you will. They give all the basic information you need to create your own interpretation of the cards. Anyone can do that….
Tarot has a beautiful language of its own and like any other language, learning it takes time and effort. Also, interpreting the advice of the cards comes naturally to some and not so much to others. Even after 40 years of study, I’m still learning new tarot slang. Kind of like how I’m learning text speak when I talk with younger people.
Absolutely you can learn Tarot and read for yourself. The real question is: Are you sure you really want to?”