Alison Spokes

Faerie Tales from an Artist & Tarot Reader

September 16, 2017
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Comparing the Hero’s Journey to the Fool’s Journey

Joseph Campbell (1949) proposed that within every great story ever told, from ancient myth to modern day movies, one can find the same narrative inside every tale. He called it The Hero’s Journey. If we consider the chronological order of the … Continue reading

August 12, 2017
by Ali
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Hero’s Journey Tarot Challenge

Next weekend, I am hosting a webinar on The Sacred Wisdom of Geek Culture & Tarot. One of the functions of mythology and storytelling is to explain the human experience. We use stories to define our culture and our identities. They … Continue reading

July 23, 2017
by Ali
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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Tower Card.

In Tarot, there is no bigger trial than the dreaded Tower card. This card represents unexpected devastation, upheaval and a forced removal of security, yet I have learned to love this card. Over time and throughout experience, this card has … Continue reading