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Tarot for the End of Times - A Podcast with Sarah Cargill

Tarot for the End of Times - A Podcast with Sarah Cargill

By Sarah Cargill
How do we commune with metaphysical archetypes and glean wisdom from ancestors of the collective during times of deep change? This podcast explores this question through the lens of the Major Arcana cards of the Rider-Waite-Smith tarot deck.

Sarah Cargill (she/they) is an artist and cultural worker working primarily in the medium of sound art and performance. Her work articulates and is the alchemical consequence of Black interiority, somatic memory, and queer intimacies.


(Music by Blue Dot Sessions - "Speaker Joy". Attribution-NonCommercial License.)
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Ep. 12: The Hermit
In solitude, we encounter opportunities to pick our poison or to cultivate our medicine. The Hermit encourages us to choose the latter.  CLICK HERE FOR TRANSCRIPT ***Community Post*** Tarot for the End of Times will be on hiatus for a little while. Sarah will be taking this time to cultivate her own medicine in hibernation and looks forward to reemerging soon. In the meantime, you can connect with Sarah on Instagram @sheisnotavirgo. 
21:44
October 16, 2020
Ep. 11: Strength
In your most critical moments, who did you have to become to survive? Does that version of yourself still serve you? Is there another way? The Strength card stewards the inner fire of our hearts to help us reckon with these inquiries. CLICK HERE FOR TRANSCRIPT
25:04
September 19, 2020
Ep. 10: The Chariot
How do we cultivate a generative relationship to our intuition so that we learn to trust our ability to make choices that serve our highest good? How might this shift our understanding of what it means to embody the fullness of our personal power? CLICK HERE FOR TRANSCRIPT
24:46
August 28, 2020
Ep. 9: The Lovers
Love is a mutual recognition of the divinity that exists within each of us.  The archetype of The Lovers reminds us to choose what heals.  CLICK HERE FOR TRANSCRIPT
26:60
August 1, 2020
Ep. 8: The Hierophant
As the momentum of change unravels institutions that represent and enforce outdated values, what will it take for us to restructure them so they reflect the ethics that we aim to live into? What will we bring with us? What will we leave behind? The Hierophant teaches us how to discern connective and liberatory community traditions from harmful and narrow-minded dogma that upholds a toxic status quo. CLICK HERE FOR TRANSCRIPT
25:48
July 17, 2020
Ep. 7: The Emperor
The Emperor's sacred fire has the capacity to assist in performing great acts of human compassion and nurturance, as well as the power to destroy all that it touches. This episode explores what The Emperor teaches us about walking this razor's edge.  CLICK HERE FOR TRANSCRIPT
24:41
June 12, 2020
Ep. 6: A Pause for Black Life (Interlude)
The word "precious" is only two letters away from the word "precarious".  What are you doing to acknowledge and honor this delicate relationship? This episode is dedicated to the memory of the precious Black lives that were stolen from us.  May their spirits live on through the movement for Black lives.  To my non-Black listeners: Instead of asking, "what can I do?" to your exhausted and grieving Black friends, please check out the resources below. Here are some ways to affirm Black life and contribute to the dismantling of anti-Black violence: EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Send $$$ to individual Black folks. Support their work! Here's a link to my Venmo. National Resource List #GeorgeFloyd Split a donation between 70+ community bail funds, mutual aid funds, and racial justice organizers Anti-racism resources for parents + caregivers How to generate $$$ for BLM if you have no $$$ to give Shop Black!  Black-owned self-care brands
06:14
June 5, 2020
Ep. 5: The Empress
What does The Empress teach us about managing and sharing our abundance in ways that reflect our sense of self-worth? How might we learn to care for our shadows and inner child so that we may embrace the whole of who we are?  CLICK HERE FOR TRANSCRIPT LINK TO CHANI NICHOLAS ARTICLE
24:07
May 29, 2020
Ep. 4: The High Priestess
Ambiguity provides tension that serves a purpose. The High Priestess urges us to build our capacity to hold space for ambiguous, mutable information, and to reexamine our relationship to sacred pause.  CLICK HERE FOR TRANSCRIPT
20:38
May 22, 2020
Ep. 3: The Magician
How might we show up in our partnership with the Universe? This episode explores the wisdom that The Magician card offers around the themes of personal power and manifestation, agency, and the negotiation between effort and ease. CLICK HERE FOR TRANSCRIPT
25:16
May 15, 2020
Ep. 2: The Fool
Sarah introduces the first archetype of the series. What does The Fool teach us about beginning new cycles with equal parts trust and discernment? CLICK HERE FOR TRANSCRIPT
27:23
May 8, 2020
Ep. 1: Softening into Change
In this episode, Sarah introduces the series and provides an overview on the symbolic language of the tarot. She offers personal anecdotes that frames her approach to the practice. CLICK HERE FOR TRANSCRIPT
24:40
May 1, 2020