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“Anonymous” inquires: “What will this summer be like for me? Thank you!” Continue reading Public Reading: 2014-05-26.01
The Fey Tarot is the work of Mara Aghem and Riccardo Minetti. While the card names mostly track conventional tarot naming, the scenes differ from Pamela Coleman Smith’s renditions. Not all minors display the full pip count of their number. Rather, the scenes are meant to evoke the intuition of the reader rather than depend on long lists of regurgitated meanings.
Today’s cards: 8 of Wands, 7 of Wands, & 6 of Swords.
By changing how we perceive and respond to those things that threaten our stability, we find new ways to mitigate those threats and restore peace to ourselves.
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Two youths face each other. A young woman on the viewer’s left. A young man on the viewer’s right. They both hold large chalices, though the man is shown with his hand outstretched. The texts say he has just given her the chalice, but the posture could be taken as either giving or taking. She wears a leafy laurel, he wears a flower crown. Between the cups, starting just about his hand, begins the image of a caduceus. A vertical rod rises up, with two snakes spiraling about it in opposite directions for 3 complete turns. The head of the rod is topped by a large lion’s head, with a pair of wings stretching out from it. The youths are shown to be ignorant or indifferent to the visage. In the far low background is a tree topped hill, with what appears to be a house cresting it. Continue reading 2 of Cups
30 Days of Tarot — Day 11: What spread do you use most often/prefer and why?
It’s not really a spread as it is leaning back and asking the universe what it got for the bonus question on the test. Continue reading 30 Days of Tarot: Day Eleven
The Universal Waite is Mary Hanson-Roberts’ recolored rendition of the Rider-Waite-Smith deck. Nearly identical lining is softened by gentle coloring. Some faces have been reworked to be more pleasing to the eye.
Today’s cards: The Hermit, 5 of Swords, & 8 of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? May 25 2014
A crowned woman sits on a throne bearing an upright sword in her right hand and raising her left hand in gesture. Both woman and throne face the viewer’s right. Her robe is simple and her cloak is decorated with clouds. The side profile of the throne is decorated with carvings of butterflies and a cherub’s face and wings. Behind her in the distance, puffy clouds are accumulating low on the horizon. Above her head a single bird soars. Tall windblown trees can be seen, with a river moving at their base. Continue reading Queen of Swords
30 Days of Tarot — Day 10: What card best represents you/your personality (or, is most often pulled to represent you in a spread)?
My friends would tell you the Happy Squirrel. It’s a shame that none of my decks have that card. Continue reading 30 Days of Tarot: Day Ten
The Bosch Tarot will sometimes read direct, and sometimes it reads like a koan. It is a good deck for introspection and examination of internal motives.
And then there’s those times when I wonder if the cards are drunk.
Today’s cards: 7 of Wands, The Emperor, & 4 of Wands. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? May 24 2014