Tag Archives: 10 of Wands

What Does The Deck Say? November 20, 2018

The Sweeney Tarot was designed to read with reversals. Having the expected 78 cards, one could use any system of meanings with it. However Lee Bradford has put deep thought into the meanings of the Sweeney Tarot, making sure it is approachable by all and without occult or religious concerns that would restrict its audience or use.

Today’s cards: The Wheel of Fortune [X] reversed, 6 of Swords, & 10 of Wands (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? March 05, 2018

The Fey Tarot is the work of Mara Aghem. 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: 10 of Wands, Knave of Wands, & 2 of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? March 05, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? January 20, 2018

The Bosch Tarot is a series of collages based on the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch. Using a unique set of meanings that is not derived from Waite, it will sometimes read direct, and sometimes read like a koan. It is a good deck for introspection and examination of internal motives.

Today’s cards: 10 of Wands, 2 of Wands, & Knave of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 20, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? November 11, 2017

The Bosch Tarot is a series of collages based on the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch. Using a unique set of meanings that is not derived from Waite, it will sometimes read direct, and sometimes read like a koan. It is a good deck for introspection and examination of internal motives.

Today’s cards: 9 of Chalices, 10 of Swords, & 10 of Wands. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? November 11, 2017

What Does The Deck Say? September 05, 2017

The Universal Waite is Mary Hanson-Roberts’ recolored rendition of the 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: 5 of Swords (reversed), 10 of Wands (reversed), & Ace of Wands (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? September 05, 2017

What Does The Deck Say? August 14 2017

The Fey Tarot is the work of Mara Aghem. 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: King of Swords, Strength [VIII], & 10 of Wands. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? August 14 2017

What Does The Deck Say? July 27 2017

The Sweeney Tarot was designed to read with reversals. Having the expected 78 cards, one could use any system of meanings with it. However Lee Bradford has put deep thought into the meanings of the Sweeney Tarot, making sure it is approachable by all and without occult or religious concerns that would restrict its audience or use.

Today’s cards: 10 of Wands “Oppression” (reversed), Queen of Swords “The Widow”, & The High Priestess. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? July 27 2017

What Does The Deck Say? July 18 2017

Bryan Lahr’s Wyzard of Odd tarot deck is constructed with literally images of smoke and mirrors, and has the margins lined with correspondences from other religious and esoteric practices. The oversize deck is also good for single card contemplation as the images fold onto themselves and the viewer.

Today’s cards: Princess of Disks, Knight of Swords, & 10 of Wands. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? July 18 2017