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What Does The Deck Say? November 7, 2019

The Modern Spellcaster’s Tarot is created by Melanie Marquis and illustrated by Scott Murphy. Breaking with popular thought, this deck assigns the element of Fire to the suit of Swords and the element of Air to the suit of Wands. Blending contemporary and pagan scenes, the deck can be a collection of visual art or a tool for magical act. The Modern Spellcaster’s Tarot is ©Llewellyn Publications.

Today’s cards: Eight of Cups, Seven of Swords (reversed), & King of Cups.

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What Does The Deck Say? November 5, 2019

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. Tavaglione’s Stairs of Gold Tarot is ©US Games Systems.

Today’s cards: 3 of Staves, 4 of Swords, & King of Cups.

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What Does The Deck Say? August 26, 2019

The Modern Spellcaster’s Tarot is created by Melanie Marquis and illustrated by Scott Murphy. Breaking with popular thought, this deck assigns the element of Fire to the suit of Swords and the element of Air to the suit of Wands. Blending contemporary and pagan scenes, the deck can be a collection of visual art or a tool for magical act. The Modern Spellcaster’s Tarot is ©Llewellyn Publications.

Today’s cards: Moon [XVIII] (reversed), King of Cups, & Five of Wands (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? May 20, 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: Wheel of Fortune [X] (reversed), 5 of Wands (reversed), & King of Cups (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? March 28, 2019

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: King of Cups, The Emperor [IV], & Ten of Pentacles.

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What Does The Deck Say? November 27, 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: King of Cups, Page of Cups, & Knight of Pentacles.

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What Does The Deck Say? October 1, 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.

Sweeney Tarot: King of Swords, 2 of Wands (reversed), & King of Cups.
Sweeney Tarot: King of Swords, 2 of Wands (reversed), & King of Cups.

Today’s cards: King of Swords, 2 of Wands (reversed), & King of Cups. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? October 1, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? January 10, 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: 9 of Cups, King of Coins (reversed), & King of Cups. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 10, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? April 22 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: King of Chalices, 6 of Swords, & The Hierophant. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? April 22 2017