Marilyn regularly appears on Psychic TV Australia.
"A Psychic Tarot Reading can assist you in moving FORWARD with a clear mind.
In LOVE, Career, Life, Family - any area of life.
I believe we are Souls in human bodies, here to have this EARTHLY experience.
Being Present is the most important thing. I think Tarot is an insightful way.”
HERSTORY - How I got into Tarot.
I grew up catholic. When i was 14 my mum had a spiritual breakthrough.
I tagged along going to psychic fairs, channelling groups, reiki groups, started growing crystals from salts, reading books on Tao and energy work, putting out candle flames at will.
My journey toward becoming a full time Tarot Professional was an interesting one.
Leaving high school i studied a Diploma of Beauty Therapy, to heal the ugly duckling within. I had a business on Chapel St Melbourne for a while, waxing manicuring & meeting some amazing people who have since become lifelong friends, colleagues and mentors.
I managed a modelling agency, then i blew off working all together to join a band, playing drums guitars and keys with a spiritual group of creatives, with whom i also participated in in mentoring a music/ jamming program for adults with intellectual disabilities. We also were involved in serious study of the work of G. I. Gurdjieff.
This led me to volunteer at Prahran Mission for 4 years, from which by default i qualified as a Social Worker. However this line of work felt like a bandaid solution. My role in aid of providing food vouchers and material aid to the local homeless population, along with the addition of our outreach and housing programs, was not successful in being able to keep one person off the street for more than a few months.
I was thinking of leaving the Social Work industry.
I felt that social work was valuable but limited... even back in beauty therapy i was always a fish out of water, a novelty, like i didn't really belong there...
A promotion came up for offer in my social work job, which i didn't get... this just confirmed what id been feeling- I wasn’t living the life I was SUPPOSED to live.
I felt dread - as i no longer knew what to do that felt meaningful anymore...
I walked home, past the (Toni Carmine Salerno) BLUE ANGEL healing centre in st Kilda, with these thoughts on my mind... and there was a sign in the window with a change of management, now calling it LEAP OF FAITH Healing Centre: and they were looking for Tarot Readers!
In my spare time I was always giving tarot readings to friends and family. I just loved it.
but I didn’t think of it as a real career.
It would be a risk. I wouldn’t get paid by the TIME I was there, but by how MANY readings I did.
I was scared I wouldn’t get readings. That I couldn’t pay my bills. And that anyway, I didn’t really fit.
I walked in and pulled an animal card from one of the shelves, and it said:
“Often we see messages, but we don’t think they’re the right messages, so we ignore them. Ask for something specific and then wait for it to come. For example: ask for a woman with a YELLOW dress to offer to take your photograph, and ask for it to happen in four days. And then, when you get your message, you will believe it.”
I want a person wearing yellow to offer to take my photo WITH A CAMERA (not a phone), and I want it to happen in 24 hours. And THAT PERSON will have the answer I’m looking for.
I left LEAP OF FAITH and went to see a friend.
After a swim, my friend put on a yellow t-shirt, and pulled out his cannon camera!!!!
He said ‘Marilyn, my camera’s playing up. Can I take a photo of you to see if it’s working properly?’
(((((Inside I was like WHAAAAAT?!!!!))))))
I said “I Asked for this to happen! And it’s happening!!”
Then I asked him “Should I leave my job in social work to work in a healing centre and read tarot?”
He said: “Marilyn, I think you should take a LEAP OF FAITH and do it!”
True story. I’m not even joking.
Since then I have been on Channel 7 two's Psychic TV and other international TV and radio programs and lifestyle shows.
I help many people everywhere in Love and Life, and I LOVE THAT!!!
Im a modern retro girl, bringing a Modern take to the ancient wisdom of Tarot.
I am available for Group Bookings/Weddings/ Parties/ Special Events.
'Tarot reading is like having a d&m with strangers all the time, who become your friends.
it doesn’t feel like work'.
'Working in TV and having the cameras on me means I have to be really self aware, it’s fun'.
'What's it like performing onstage? Terrifying and Exhilirating. I LOVE IT'.
I once had this realisation, that we all walk around with a lot in our minds and not really experiencing life, We're trapped in our little boxes in our houses, not connecting, and that’s why people are dying from depression in various ways. Were so separate and busy.
What I really love about doing readings is, if someone has a lot on their mind, they're not really able to experience their life fully or meaningfully, or have their life how they want it. A reading can help because you are getting an objective opinion and also that spiritual insight that when we are clouded and attached to the situation we don’t receive.