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034 The Tarot

034 The Tarot

Update: 2020-01-08


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Can Tarot Cards be used to Predict the Future?

Can Tarot Cards be used to Predict the Future? In Ghostly’s thirty-fourth episode, Pat and Rebecca explore the mysterious world of Tarot Cards. Many believe that these cards hold the power to predict the future and give advice. But can they?

<figure class="aligncenter size-large is-resized">Tarot Card Collection Photo by Rebecca Rivers<figcaption>Tarot Card Collection Photo by Rebecca Rivers</figcaption></figure>

Questions Explored in this Episode

What are Tarot cards? What is the history of the cards and why were they created? How are they used today, and who uses them for mystical purposes? What other uses do tarot cards have? What are the rules for doing a tarot reading and are there some rules that aren’t true? Can anyone read tarot cards? What do the cards mean, and what is the best way to learn how to read them? How should I act as a reader, and how should I act as a questioner? Can tarot cards be used to predict the future?

<figure class="aligncenter size-large is-resized">The Queen of Staves from the Visconti-Sforza deck. Attributed to Bonifacio Bembo (15th century)<figcaption> The Queen of Staves from the Visconti-Sforza deck. Attributed to Bonifacio Bembo (15th century) </figcaption></figure>

Rebecca Does A Reading For Ghostly

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Listener Mail and Questions

This episode we have some really creepy home story from listener Adam Gibson involving some middle of the night spookiness. Have a story or question of your own (or someone you know)? Send your story or question to and we might read it on the podcast. You can also email us individually at or You could be on a future episode of Ghostly!

Ghost Story

Listen to Rebecca tell the rules of how to conduct a tarot reading.

History of Tarot Cards

Listen to Pat give the history of tarot cards. After exploring when the cards were created and why. Pat explores the evolution of how they have been used over the centuries. Surprisingly, they have not always been used for psychic readings. Even today they have many different uses.

Time for the Debate!

Join Pat and Rebecca for a good old-fashioned debate on the meaning behind tarot cards. They also debate how they are used. You might be surprised at the turn this debate takes on the morality readings.

<figure class="aligncenter size-large is-resized">Sample of Ghostly's Tarot Reading Photo by Patrick Harrington<figcaption>Sample of Ghostly’s Tarot Reading Photo by Patrick Harrington</figcaption></figure>

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Poll Results

No poll results from our feel-good Christmas episode on helpful spirits. Still, need to listen to our previous episode? Check it out here.

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Sources for this Week’s Episode

Music for this episode performed by Michael Rivers
Intro: “III. Allegro moderato from Gargoyles” by Lowell Liebermann
Outro: “Dream Images (Love-Death Music)” by George Crumb
Bumper: “Ghost Waltz” by Lowell Liebermann

Don’t forget to check out frequent guest Mondo’s new album! Lifebomb – Path to Ruin
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034 The Tarot

034 The Tarot

Patrick Harrington and Rebecca Rivers