Mythic Tarot

Tarot Readings from Greek Mythology


This blog is a record of Apollo card readings done for myself or my wife or both of us. The Apollo card is a single card drawn to give one an idea on what to expect from the day ahead or as an indicator of what lessons were presented to one at the end of the day, depending on when the card is drawn from the deck.

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Apollo Card for Dec 1st

Posted on December 2, 2013 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Today's card is the Eight of Swords. The suit of swords covers the final chapter of the story of Orestes and the curse of the House of Atreus, a long, convoluted tale filled with bloodshed and conflict. This card in particular deals with Orestes being caught between the proverbial "rock and a hard place" in his dealings with the god Apollo and the furies.

In a nutshell, the young prince Orestes was the son of King Agamemnon and Queen Clytemnestra of Argos. The queen h...

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Black Friday 2013 Apollo Card

Posted on November 29, 2013 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)

My wife and I do not participate in the normal "American" version of Black Friday. Instead we spend the day at home working on self-improvement. Sometimes we listen to auio programs by self-improvement authors. Sometimes we work on ideas and inspirations that have been rolling around in our heads. I spent today working on transcribing a particular piece of wisdom (The Optimist's Creed) to paper in my own hand and in a form of calligraphy (modern uncial.) I have found that writing anything in ...

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Why the Mythic Tarot?

Posted on September 23, 2009 at 1:55 PM Comments comments (0)

As this is my first blog entry for this site, I'll address my most oft asked question: Why do I use the Mythic Tarot deck as opposed to the standard Rider-Waite deck?


I was first introduced to the tarot at a rather young age (13) when a friend of my older sister did a reading for me. I was completely amazed at the concept. Starting that day, I began learning all I could about oracles and divination. While I am not about to claim any form of expertise on the subject, lately ...

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