Encountering a black tarot card reader

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Pick a card: The truth could be revealed in Ms L's deck of cards. Photo: supplied
Pick a card: The truth could be revealed in Ms L's deck of cards. Photo: supplied


When we speak about someone having a calling or mystical gift, we assume they will choose to explore this through the lens of local tradition and culture. Phumlani S Langa has a chance encounter with a young woman who has chosen to use her talents differently.

We have a healthy reverence for mysticism in this country and sometimes our supernatural beliefs might explain certain issues, and other times not. To have the calling has also become a rather trendy thing, with some very popular names claiming to have the gift of sight.

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