As I’ve said in other posts the cards are a tool. If you don’t know how to use the tool how can you be effective? Keep in mind many tools have attachments.
For example, let’s talk about the latest favourite dessert the Lenormand cards. They fulfill a task at hand like predicting the future, describing people and answering questions. There are attachments to the Lenormand cards like advanced techniques (knighting, diagonals, etc.) combinations and Houses. The Lenormand cards are a tool much the same as a Phillip’s screwdriver. For those of you who don’t know what this tool is I’ll explain. A Phillip’s screwdriver has different “bit” for different sized and shaped screws. You as the Cartomancer needs to know which “bit” to use and when to use it.
This is where it gets interesting. Let’s say you are doing a Grand Tableau of the 36 Lenormand cards. Which “bit” do you start with? Most Cartomancers begin with the Significator cards Lady or Gentleman. Many will decide before commencing the Reading if they will use advanced techniques and/or the Houses. More often that is decided during the Reading if additional information is needed. The cards themselves have several meanings. Also, the traditional meanings can be altered to account for modern-day living.
Know your tool inside and out. Get acquainted with it and be aware of some of the limitations.
The only thing that would limit the Lenormand Tool is you or perhaps the person getting the Reading. If you don’t understand all the “attachments” I’ve mentioned in the prior paragraphs you won’t be able to finish the task at hand successfully. When the person getting the Reading prevents you (for whatever reason) from using your tool effectively … reschedule the appointment.