Tag Archives: 4 of Swords

What Does The Deck Say? August 24 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: The Chariot, The Fool, & 4 of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? August 24 2015

What Does The Deck Say? August 06 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: 4 of Swordsrv, 9 of Swords, & 9 of Wandsrv. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? August 06 2015

What Does The Deck Say? May 11 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: 4 of Swords, 8 of Swords, & 10 of Pentacles. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? May 11 2015

What Does The Deck Say? April 13 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: 4 of Swords, 8 of Pentacles, & 2 of Chalices. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? April 13 2015

What Does The Deck Say? March 14 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: Knave of Swords, 4 of Swords, & Knight of Wands. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? March 14 2015

What Does The Deck Say? January 27 2015

The Thoth Tarot is a Love It or Leave It deck. It can be used without knowledge of Thelema or the means by which Crowley arrived at his meanings. Or you can peek into the rabbit hole, and find a new world to explore. Keep in mind that Crowley’s Knights are the same as Waite’s Kings, and Crowley’s Princes are the same as Waite’s Knights. Why? Because Crowley.

Today’s Cards: 5 of Disks, Knight of Disks, & 4 of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 27 2015