Tag Archives: 2 of Wands

What Does The Deck Say? March 29, 2018

Tavaglione’s Stairs of Gold Tarot is a richly decorated esoteric book in the form of 78 tarot cards. Sometimes wildly diverging from Waite’s road, the deck can read as slim as necessary and as deep as the reader is willing to focus.

Today’s cards: 2 of Staves “Regret”, 3 of Staves “Undertaking”, & 2 of Coins “Embarrassment”. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? March 29, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? February 19, 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: The Wheel [X], 2 of Wands, & The Seer [II]. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? February 19, 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 20, 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: Death, 7 of Chalices, & 2 of Wands. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? November 20, 2017

What Does The Deck Say? October 04, 2017

The Legacy of the Divine is a work of art by Ciro Marchetti. Warm images tell a fantastic story across rural, urban, and fantasy settings. A visually inviting deck, it has hints of esotericism for those that are seeking such things, but those hints do not interfere with those that do not.

Today’s cards: 5 of Cups (reversed), Ace of Swords, & 2 of Wands (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? October 04, 2017

What Does The Deck Say? August 11 2017

Tavaglione’s Stairs of Gold Tarot is a richly decorated esoteric book in the form of 78 tarot cards. The deck can read as slim as necessary and as deep as the reader is willing to focus. Eschewing Golden Dawn attributions, this deck leads the reader and querent down a path where Waite does not exist.

Today’s cards: 6 of Coins, 2 of Staves, & 6 of Staves. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? August 11 2017

What Does The Deck Say? April 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: Rebirth [XX] reversed, 2 of Wands, & Animal [XV] reversed. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? April 27 2017

What Does The Deck Say? April 13 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: 3 of Coins reversed, 7 of Coins reversed, & 2 of Wands reversed. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? April 13 2017