Tag Archives: Judgement

What Does The Deck Say? April 17, 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: 9 of Coins (reversed), Queen of Cups (reversed), & Rebirth [XX].

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What Does The Deck Say? February 21, 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: Judgement [XX], The Sun [XIX], & 10 of Coins (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? February 21, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? October 02, 2017

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: Judgement, The Sun, & The Lovers. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? October 02, 2017

What Does The Deck Say? April 27 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: Rebirth [XX] reversed, 2 of Wands, & Animal [XV] reversed. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? April 27 2017

What Does The Deck Say? February 11 2017

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: The Chariot, 7 of Swords, & Judgement. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? February 11 2017