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What Does The Deck Say? October 02 2014

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: 6 of Wands, 6 of Coins, & Queen of Coins. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? October 02 2014

What Does The Deck Say? September 29 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 Pentacles, The Magician, & 10 of Pentacles. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? September 29 2014

What Does The Deck Say? September 04 2014

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, 6 of Coinsrv, & King of Wandsrv. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? September 04 2014

6 of Pentacles

A rich man, dressed in extravagant fabrics, stands with a scale held in his upraised left hand. He faces mostly towards the viewer, but is turned somewhat to the viewer’s left. There at his feet is a beggar in a patched cloak and wearing a cap on his knees. He is holding his hands out to catch the coins given by the rich man. Kneeling under the scales, on the rich man’s left (viewer’s right) is another beggar. This capless beggar is holding his hand out in supplication, but it is not clear if he will receive anything. In the low distance are trees and the towers of a keep. Above the scene are six large pentacles. Continue reading 6 of Pentacles