....SOMETHING GOOD, SOMETHING NOT SO GOOD...
I ran January's tarot workshop a couple of days ago and my daughter had agreed to be the guinea pig and be read for by the students. It went really well, providing her with some really valuable insight into her situation and lots to think about. She gained a different perspective. All in all, a very positive experience. Well done J!
Before the session started I was chatting with a student and she told me how she'd been told many years ago by a supposed tarot reader that she would die at fifty-four and also that the reader could see her in a wheelchair. She's now fifty-seven, but said that she still worries about it, thinking perhaps that this prediction was in the "region of fifty-four, give or take a few years". Wow! What a burden to have to carry around and how unbelievable unprofessional and morally irresponsible of the person who casually doled out this bombshell without a thought for the effect of it on the person she traumatised as a result! Personally, it was rubbish anyway as, for example, I was briefly in a wheelchair at the beginning of 2020 when I broke my ankle (things like this can happen to anyone) and secondly, it's not possible to read that far into the future because, as I've said before, we all have free will which will change the course of our lives on a constant basis.
Having previously trained as both a counsellor and a psychotherapist between the early eighties and the nineties, we were taught how to give information and advice to our patients. We were then supervised after qualifying, to ensure that we practised safely and without damage to said patients. I wish that more tarot readers and psychic readers would take this on board and I also wish that more readers would be a little bit more humble about their "abilities". There's such a thing as Continuing Professional Development in other spheres and it would be really beneficial for the tarot and psychic community to think about this, rather than just solely trusting in their own inner channels especially as we all go through challenging times ourselves which can affect our inner balance.
As for my student, I'm so sorry that she has this burden to carry round with her. I'm sure you're glad it's not you! Bottom line: do check people out before you go and see them.