Inner Traditions was really high on my work and gave me the senior editor to work with which was a pivotal experience for me as a writer; struggling by myself for years was like plowing the hard soil of my mind, through the skilled questions of the editor I suddenly became a much better writer. I no longer needed an editor to ask those probing questions, I could ask them myself.
I am very proud of this book because as one person wrote to me, there is not an extra word written–I consider that a great compliment. I was looking forward to a career as a writer, but that is not what happened; instead the Rabbis snubbed the book, not one Jewish publication would would review the book plus the Tarot community was no more accepting–it was in stores but nobody bought it.
This book is very unique because I never studied the Tarot I only studied the Cabala and though my system of reading differs from the conventional wisdom mine has the advantage of being a clear explanation of the Cabala by means of the Tarot Cards. My book explains the origin of the Tarot 2300 years ago when the Jewish People were being oppressed by the Greeks.
The link between the Tarot and Torah is the human body patterned after the Four Letter Name of God YHVH responsible for the four divisions in creation physical and spiritual as reflected in the configuration of the universe and the four elements upon the earth. In this small book are the root secrets to creation–the Cabala.
As the book failed I became extremely ill. I found a little cottage along the upper norther California coastline where I sat and wrote the secrets I had discovered in my quest for essential knowledge. A well had been dug in me and words were gushing out. The Dance of the Pig was being born.