Every reader comes to their modality differently. I believe we all travel different paths to reach the same place; I just needed to travel farther.
I was born in the former Soviet Union, in a country now known as Moldova. My great-grandmother taught me to read regular playing cards when I was a child. Years later, I discovered the many correlations between a regular deck and its ancestor, the tarot deck. I have been reading using this wisdom for over 35 years.