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What Does The Deck Say? December 24 2015

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: 2 of Wandsrv, Page of Swords, & 10 of Wands. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? December 24 2015

What Does The Deck Say? August 15 2015

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: The Devil, 2 of Wands, & 6 of Pentacles. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? August 15 2015

What Does The Deck Say? August 03 2015

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: Ace of Wands, 2 of Wands, & Queen of Wands. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? August 03 2015

What Does The Deck Say? April 23 2015

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: 2 of Wandsrv, King of Cups, & 2 of Cups. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? April 23 2015

What Does The Deck Say? February 05 2015

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: 2 of Wands, Death, & Strengthrv. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? February 05 2015

What Does The Deck Say? January 08 2015

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: Page of Swordsrv, 2 of Wandsrv, & The Towerrv. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 08 2015

What Does The Deck Say? October 20 2014

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: 6 of Chalices, 2 of Wands, & 3 of Wands. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? October 20 2014

2 of Wands

A richly robed man stands on a roof of a fort. He stands facing away from the viewer, towards the card’s left. His left hand holds a short staff firmly against the parapet. On that same block is a cross made from blooms of lilies and roses. His raised right hand holds a globe with the continents of Africa, Europe, and part of Asia visible. A second staff is bolted to the parapet behind him. The sky is cloudless above him, in the distance is a village and the shore of a bay. The entire scene gives a sense of patient waiting. Continue reading 2 of Wands