Meditation - Ascension - Channelling - Soul Mates

Glyn Edwards Foundatoin The Genuine Jesus - A Channelled Autobiography the-angels-within.co.uk Distant learning. Alternative spiritual therapies Lisa Halliday Clairvoyant, Healer Psychic Workshops Elizabeth Francis - Psychic Medium Is your home blocking you? Spiritual Energetics
Divine Inspiration Events & Holistic Workshops Online Launch
Date: 01-May-2018 3:30 AM

Visit Site
Address: Worldwide Live Online,, BS34 6QA, United Kingdom
An Evening of Mediumship with Sue Hind
Date: 21-Nov-2018 7:30 PM

Visit Site
Address: Holiday Inn, Ipswich Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 6EP, United Kingdom
Explore Past Lives Evening Workshop
Date: 22-Nov-2018 7:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: Doug Buckingham - Solutions for the Mind, Body & Soul, Chalfont Saint Giles, United Kingdom, HP8 4SH, United Kingdom
Alderley Edge, Festival Hall - Mind Body Spirit Event
Date: 24-Nov-2018 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Festival HallTalbot RoadAlderley EdgeFREE PARKING ( close to train station ), SK9 7HR, United Kingdom
Transform Your Relationship with Abundance
Date: 24-Nov-2018 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Chalfont Saint Giles HP8 4SQ, UK, HP8 4SQ, United Kingdom
Space Clearing and Earth Alchemy Practitioner Course
Date: 24-Nov-2018 10:30 AM

Visit Site
Address: City Arc 89 Worship Street, London, EC2A 2BF, United Kingdom
Dunster Holistic Weekend 2018
Date: 24-Nov-2018 11:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: The Dunster Tithe Barn, Priory Green, Dunster, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 6RY, United Kingdom
MSDC'S XMAS PSYCHIC FAYRE
Date: 24-Nov-2018 12:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: Madginford Hall Egremont Road (behind the row of shops) Bearsted Maidstone Kent ME15 8LH , ME15 8LH, United Kingdom
Sound Meditation Evening - North Shields
Date: 24-Nov-2018 8:30 PM

Visit Site
Address: Balkwell Community Welfare Association, Heaton Terrace, North Shields, UK, NE29 7LU, United Kingdom
Alderley Edge, Festival Hall - Mind Body Spirit Event
Date: 25-Nov-2018 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Festival Hall Talbot Road Alderley Edge FREE PARKING ( close to train station ), SK9 7HR, United Kingdom
Mind Body Spirit Fair
Date: 25-Nov-2018 12:00 PM

Address: Wanstead Golf Club Overton Drive London , E11 2LW , United Kingdom
Sound Meditation Evening - Wakefield
Date: 25-Nov-2018 8:30 PM

Visit Site
Address: Wrenthorpe Village Hall, Wrenthorpe Lane, Wrenthorpe, Wakefield, UK, WF2 0NE, United Kingdom
Hypnosis Training Course
Date: 28-Nov-2018 9:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Chalfont Saint Giles HP8 4SH, United Kingdom, HP8 4SH, United Kingdom
Laughter Yoga Leader Training plus advanced module
Date: 30-Nov-2018 9:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Hargrave Hall,Hargrave Road,London,N19 5SP, N19 5SP, United Kingdom
Holistic courses on the go.
Date: 30-Nov-2018 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: worldwide, , Australia
Gordon Smith & Friends Eastbourne Experience
Date: 30-Nov-2018 3:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: Hadleigh Hotel, Burlington Place, Eastbourne, UK, BN21, United Kingdom
Weekend Workshop West Lexham Nr Kings Lynn Norfolk
Date: 30-Nov-2018 4:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: West Lexham Manor King's Lynn, UK, PE32 2QN, United Kingdom
Learn Tarot in a Day
Date: 01-Dec-2018 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Oak Room, Brockenhurst Village Hall Highwood Road Brockenhurst Hampshire, SO42 7RY, United Kingdom
Remote Spirit Release - Practitioner Training
Date: 01-Dec-2018 5:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: Equilibrium Natural Health Centre, Leafield Way, Neston, Corsham, UK, SN13 9SW, United Kingdom
ME/CFS, POTS, Fibro and Hypermobility: Insights to Healing
Date: 06-Dec-2018 1:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: Therapy Life Centre, Prittlewell Chase, Southend-on-Sea, UK, SS0 0RX, United Kingdom
Gregg Braden in London - Exclusive 2 Day Workhop - December 8th & 9th 2018
Date: 08-Dec-2018 5:30 PM

Visit Site
Address: Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington, Harrington Gardens, London, UK, SW7 4LJ, United Kingdom
In Good Spirit Psychic and Holistic Christmas Fair
Date: 16-Dec-2018 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Wemms Education Center W Block Therfield School Dilston Road Leatherhead KT22 7NZ, KT22 7NZ, United Kingdom
The February 2019 Gong Bath Tour
Date: 01-Feb-2019 12:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Anywhere in the Southwest of England, EX16 4FB, United Kingdom
Mind Body and Spirit Event
Date: 16-Feb-2019 10:00 AM

Address: Stock Village Hall Common Road Stock CM4 9NF, CM4 9NF, United Kingdom
Mind Body Spirit & Craft Fair
Date: 02-Mar-2019 12:00 PM

Address: The Woolwell Centre, Darklake Lane, Plymouth, Devon., PL6 7TR, United Kingdom
Norwich Free Mind Body Spirit Fair
Date: 09-Mar-2019 9:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: The Forum, Millennium Plain, Norwich , NR2 1AW, United Kingdom
Residential Spiritual Retreat with medium NICKY ALAN
Date: 11-Apr-2019 4:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: GAUNTS HOUSE Petersham Lane Wimbourne Dorset, BH21 4JQ, United Kingdom
Mind Body & Soul Fair
Date: 13-Apr-2019 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: The Rufus Centre Steppingley Road Flitwick, Bedfordshire, MK45 1AH, United Kingdom
Woodbridge Mind Body Spirit Festival
Date: 20-Apr-2019 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Woodbridge Community Hall, Station Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 4AU, United Kingdom
Life Arts Wellbeing Festival
Date: 15-Jun-2019 9:45 AM

Visit Site
Address: Chelmsford City Racecourse Essex, CM3 1QP, United Kingdom
Psychic & Wellbeing Retreat Sardinia Italy
Date: 17-Jun-2019 2:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: Calasetta, Calasetta, Province of Carbonia-Iglesias, Italy, 09011, Italy
2 DAY PAST LIFE REGRESSION PRACTITIONER DIPLOMA COURSE + MUCH MORE
Date: 18-Aug-2019 9:30 AM

Visit Site
Address: Campanile Hotel Dartford, DA2 6QN, United Kingdom
Mind Body Spirit & Craft Weekend Fair
Date: 28-Sep-2019 11:00 AM

Address: The Woolwell Centre Darklake Lane Plymouth Devon , PL6 7TR, United Kingdom
LIVING THE LAW OF ATTRACTION RETREAT BALI
Date: 18-Oct-2019 2:00 PM

Visit Site
Address: Narasoma Retreat Centre, Jalan Monkey Forest, Gang Beji No 35, Ubud 80571, Bali, Indonesia, 80571, Indonesia
Colchester Mind Body Spirit Festival
Date: 19-Oct-2019 10:00 AM

Visit Site
Address: Marks Tey Parish Hall Old London Road Marks Tey Colchester Essex, CO6 1EJ, United Kingdom

International Version
Select County

Book SM10 Re-made - Wisdom (hand picked) via 100+ quality media brands The Big Purple Psychic & Holistic Fair IPHM Side - Therapists Accrediation Spiritual Events UK - Psychics For Hire Theta Healing Academy Numerlogy ReadingPsychic Paula VgoriPsychic Paula Vgori Psychic Readings SMALL 12 Spirits in the room. Reincarnation. Past LivesCrystal Candles Gathering of Minds MBS Web Design - Mind Body Soul Book SM25 Peaceful LivingLuna Chakra and Aura Certified Course Pauline Clairvoyant Medium Book S29






[ View My Events ]
  +Add Event +Add Article +Add Classified +Add To Directory
Search
EnjoyHolistic.com - Create your own dedicated holistic and spiritual page listing.

The Housewives Tarot Review

By:Wendy Stokes
Date: Tue,26 Jun 2012
Submitter:Wendy Stokes
Views:24148

View Related

‘The Housewives Tarot - A Domestic Divination Kit’ card deck;
Design and collage illustrations by Paul Kepple and Jude Buffin;
Well made box containing 78 cards and 96 page instruction booklet;
Published by Quirk Books, ISBN: 978 1 931686 970; Cost: £13

‘Guaranteed by the Housewife Occultists of America’, so the booklet explains. This is an oracle card deck ‘The Secrets of Domestic Empowerment’ and it offers a 1950s style comedy divination card pack. There are five suggested spreads; The Virgin, The Neapolitan, The Dinette, The Closeline of Life and The Martini. The backs of the cards are red gingham tea towels and we are offered recipes for a ‘Madame Marlena’s Mystical Martini’, ‘Divinated Eggs’ and an ‘Ice Box Fortune Cake’ to accompany a retro evening of card readings. I thought I saw this deck being used in the film ‘The Help’!

The deck depicts:

Dinner plates as pentacles (which “deal with money matters, careers and possessions – everything real and tangible. You may find yourself admiring all you’ve worked so hard to attain, or watching in horror as it slips through your fingers and crashes to the floor”).
Cutlery and scissors as swords (these tackle “the troubles of the mind, quarrels, conflicts and aggression. They can represent mental breakthroughs as well as nervous breakdowns”).
Tall stemmed glasses as cups (which “deal with the ups and downs of love, relationships, anything emotional. This suit is usually brimming with joy and happiness, and teaches you to pour your troubles down the drain”).
Wands as brooms (which concern “growth and taking an active role in your destiny. A little elbow grease is all you need to get things done, but a nail or two might get broken along the way”).

We are introduced to the ‘Legend of Mystical Housewives Tarot’, where, according to local gossip of the time, Marlene Louise Wetherbee showed this deck to her bridge partners. Inside the card index box, we find the cards that depict middle class America in the era of the 1950s.

Four of Cups shows us a housewife with coiffured hair, wearing a blue tailored dress with matching kitten heeled shoes. Three glasses are empty, one full of iced martini with a cocktail cherry on a miniature metal sword stick. The booklet provides three key words: Boredom, Overindulgence, Ennui. The card interpretation: An intoxicated housewife stumbles back from a foolish binge. Another glass is offered to her, but she wisely refuses it. The Four of Cups warns of overindulgence, whether it is in matters of the heart, the home, or the bottle. Too much of a good thing leads to boredom – or worse, rehab! Change, not escape is the answer.

The retro era is very popular today. It reflects a time of greater certainty when surburban couples aspired to the ideal life in which to raise a family after the insecurities of the financial crash of the 1930s and the second world war. A husband’s regular and routine job provided a house, a saloon car and leisure time and a wife was a home-maker, buying ease-of-life gadgets to keep the home neat, children happy and the meals interesting. Many look back with nostalgia. However, the card deck reveals an element of laughter and questions a life of complete domesticity, The Hanged Man for instance shows a pinafored woman hanging a man by his feet with clothes pegs to a washing line, alongside her pink, lace rimmed nickers. This deck will be used at 'rock 'n' roll weekends at Hemsby, kept in the purse with red lipstick for girls' night in and summer garden parties!

Check out the enjoyable interactive website: http://www.housewivestarot.com/



Like This? (Click Me)
 Be the first person to like this
 Known Humans have read this.
Post a Comment   View Comments(0)
Did you enjoy this article? why not let us know.

Visit website for more info:
www.housewivestarot.com/







Share Page with Friends EmailBookmark and Share
Contact Me Contact Me
Request Delete/Amendment Request Amendment
Digg this article!
Delicious! Add this article to Del.icio.us!
Discuss Article on TheSpiritGuidesNetwork.co.uk Discuss Article on TheSpiritGuidesNetwork.co.uk

Post Article:
Submit Your Own Article

Leave a Comment

 

  
   
 


  


Enter the numbers shown above:

Comments

Copyright 2006-2013 TheSpiritGuides.co.uk
Tel: 07967 595893
A Mind Body Soul Directory and Spiritual Knowledge Site. Dedicated to Brenda Smith and all spiritual seekers out there.
0