Tag Archives: 7 of Wands

What Does The Deck Say? June 11, 2019

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: Strength [VIII] (reversed), Page of Wands, 7 of Wands (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? March 22, 2019

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. ©Lo Scarabeo

Today’s cards: 7 of Wands, 5 of Swords, & 10 of Chalices.

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What Does The Deck Say? March 7, 2019

The Universal Waite is Mary Hanson-Roberts’ recolored rendition of the Waite-Smith deck. Nearly identical lining is softened by gentle coloring. Some faces have been reworked to be more pleasing to the eye. The Universal Waite Tarot is ©US Games Systems, Inc.

Today’s cards: 7 of Wands, Knight of Pentacles, 6 of Swords (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? January 30, 2019

The Smith-Waite Centennial Edition Tarot is a reprint of Pamela Coleman Smith’s original deck that is true to the print process and original coloring. The deck appears muted compared with more recent and more popular derivations of the Smith-Waite deck, but the gentle colors are easier to look at. The Smith-Waite Centennial Edition Tarot is ©US Games Systems, Inc.

Today’s cards: The Star [XVII], 8 of Pentacles (reversed), & 7 of Wands.

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What Does The Deck Say? October 17, 2018

The Universal Waite is Mary Hanson-Roberts’ recolored rendition of the Waite-Smith deck. Nearly identical lining is softened by gentle coloring. Some faces have been reworked to be more pleasing to the eye.

Universal Waite: The Lovers [VI], 9 of Swords (reversed), & 7 of Wands.
Universal Waite: The Lovers [VI], 9 of Swords (reversed), & 7 of Wands.

Today’s cards: The Lovers [VI], 9 of Swords (reversed), & 7 of Wands.

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What Does The Deck Say? September 27, 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: 7 of Staves, Knight of Staves, & King of Swords.
Stairs of Gold: 7 of Staves, Knight of Staves, & King of Swords.

Today’s cards: 7 of Staves, Knight of Staves, & King of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? September 27, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? April 12, 2018

Designed and illustrated by Megan Weber under the name of “Zaheroux“, this black and white deck features an animal for each card. Though there are bones in every image, don’t let this deck frighten you. There is wisdom for those who seek it.

Today’s cards: Two of Pentacles “Rat”, Seven of Wands “Chameleon”, & Queen of Swords “Eagle”. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? April 12, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? March 27, 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: 3 of Wands “Partnership” (reversed), 7 of Wands “Valor” (reversed), & 10 of Coins “Wealth”. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? March 27, 2018