Light the candle. Shuffle the cards. Focus. Cut the deck into three piles with your left hand then put them all back together. Do not leave the cards unattended. Do not let the candle go out.
By 24, you’d had your cards read hundreds of times at the kitchen tables of your grandmother, your aunts, your mom. Yet, this was the first time you’d had a reading from Aunt Murl- the oldest of the great-aunts, the one with the sailor’s mouth who could talk to the dead beyond the veil, the one who played bingo…Read more