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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? November 23, 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. ©US Games Systems

Today’s cards: The Knight of Pentacles (reversed), The High Priestess [II], & The Hierophant {V] (reversed). ©US Games Systems

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What Does The Deck Say? November 19, 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: The Moon [XVIII], 8 of Disks, & Prince of Disks.

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What Does The Deck Say? November 9, 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: 8 of Chalices, 9 of Pentacles, & Knight of Pentacles.

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What Does The Deck Say? October 30, 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.

Today’s cards: The Hierophant [V] (reversed), Knight of Pentacles (reversed), & The Chariot [VII].

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What Does The Deck Say? May 2, 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: 9 of Wands “Strength in Reserve” (reversed), Knight of Coins “The Servant” (reversed), & 10 of Coins “Wealth”. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? May 2, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? April 06, 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: Eight of Cups, Prince of Disks, & Seven of Cups. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? April 06, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? February 26, 2018

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: Death, Strength [VIII], & Knight of Pentacles. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? February 26, 2018