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What Does The Deck Say? December 12, 2018

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 slightly oversize deck is also good for single card contemplation as the images fold onto themselves and the viewer.

Today’s cards: Six of Swords, Four of Wands, & The Lovers [VI].

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What Does The Deck Say? October 10, 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.

Stairs of Gold: 4 of Staves, The Magician [I], & Knight of Cups.
Stairs of Gold: 4 of Staves, The Magician [I], & Knight of Cups.

Today’s cards: 4 of Staves, The Magician [I], & Knight of Cups.

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What Does The Deck Say? April 24, 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: 4 of Wands, 6 of Wands, & Knight of Chalices. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? April 24, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? April 23, 2018

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: 7 of Cups (reversed), 3 of Coins (reversed), & 4 of Wands (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? April 23, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? January 18, 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: Queen of Coins “The Artist”, 2 of Cups “Love”, & 4 of Wands “Completion”. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 18, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? November 23, 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: What Does The Deck Say? November 23, 2017

5 of Wands “Competition” (reversed), 4 of Wands “Completion” (reversed), & The High Priestess. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? November 23, 2017

What Does The Deck Say? September 22, 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: 4 of Staves “Company”, The Moon, & 8 of Coins “Labor”. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? September 22, 2017

What Does The Deck Say? July 25 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: 4 of Wands, The Empress, & The Tower. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? July 25 2017