Scary Tarot

Scary Tarot: The Card That Shakes Things Up

The Tower asks us to challenge long-held beliefs

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InIn the 15th century, a deck of cards called tarocchi emerged in Northern Italy, the very same region my ancestors descended from. This cosmic coincidence didn’t occur to me when I got my first download in Tarot knowledge at age nine, from a Romani-descended family