Card Meanings

Grand Tableau Traditional Method I: Near & Far Meanings

As I mentioned in my last post, the instructions that came with most Lenormand decks from the mid 19th century onwards were the so-called “Philippe Lenormand” instructions. These were printed with the Game of Hope cards when they were rebranded as Le Petit Lenormand after the famous French fortune teller. They gave a particular way …

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Personal Development Readings I: Cards & Combos To Look Out For

We often talk about context when reading Lenormand, and how that affects the meanings of the cards. (Take a look at the post Why Context Is Important in Lenormand Readings for more detail on this.). In different contexts and situations, whether it be life in general, love, career, money, college, the world at large, you should find …

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Lenormand Card Meanings: Different Traditions, Different Meanings?

Now, if you’ve been exploring Lenormand for a while, you may have come across completely different meanings for certain cards, depending on who you talk to, who you’ve been following, which books you’ve read, what you’ve been doing up til now and in which  traditions. Quite often, you’ll hear people talking about  German and French …

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Lenormand Money Readings I: Cards & Combinations To Look Out For

We often talk about the importance of context when reading Lenormand, and how that affects the meanings of the cards. (Take a look at the post Why Context Is Important in Lenormand Readings for more detail on this.). In different contexts and situations, whether it be love, career, money, family, school, the world at large, …

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Lenormand Playing Card Inserts I: What Are They For?

First Off, Do You NEED The Playing Card Inserts? I first learned Lenormand well over a decade ago using the Lo Scarabeo deck – which doesn’t have playing card inserts at all, only the familiar Lenormand symbols. And they’ve worked brilliantly well for me like that in all sorts of spreads and situations This is …

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5 Reasons NOT to (Just) Rely On Lenormand Lists

You may have heard me and other Lenormand readers/teachers going on (and on, and on) about not JUST relying on Lenormand lists all the time. But why? I mean, we put them here, right? Well, yes, they are incredibly useful to have to hand, especially when you start learning Lenormand and need a quick reference …

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Positive and Negative Card Meanings: Answer Yes or No?

As many of my readers will probably know, I’m not generally a massive fan of Yes/No Lenormanding, as personally, I find the approach a bit superficial and would rather get in-depth with the cards to get a complete answer to my questions. However, there are times when you might just quickly want an at-a-glance overall …

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