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What Does The Deck Say? February 8, 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: 9 of Wands (reversed), Ace of Swords (reversed), & 6 of Pentacles.

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What Does The Deck Say? December 17, 2018

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: Ace of Swords, 8 of Wands, & The Tower [XVI].

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What Does The Deck Say? June 13, 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 oversize deck is also good for single card contemplation as the images fold onto themselves and the viewer.

Today’s cards: Prince of Swords, Three of Disks, & Ace of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? June 13, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? May 7, 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 oversize deck is also good for single card contemplation as the images fold onto themselves and the viewer.

Today’s cards: Ace of Swords, Knight of Wands, & Nine of Disks. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? May 7, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? March 26, 2018

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: 2 of Swords, The Emperor, & Ace of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? March 26, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? February 7, 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: The Sun [XIX] (reversed), Ace of Swords, & The Chariot [VII] (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? February 7, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? October 26, 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: Ace of Swords “Conquest” (reversed), Knight of Coins (The Servant), & The Hermit. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? October 26, 2017

What Does The Deck Say? October 04, 2017

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: 5 of Cups (reversed), Ace of Swords, & 2 of Wands (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? October 04, 2017

What Does The Deck Say? September 21, 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: 4 of Coins “Charity”, 8 of Wands “Swiftness” (reversed), & Ace of Swords “Conquest” (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? September 21, 2017