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What Does The Deck Say? December 27, 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. ©Lo Scarabeo

Today’s cards: Knight of Swords, The Chariot [VII], 3 of Chalices.

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What Does The Deck Say? December 05, 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. The Universal Waite Tarot is ©US Games Systems.

Today’s cards: Knight of Swords (reversed), 2 of Wands (reversed), & Temperance [XIV].

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What Does The Deck Say? December 04, 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: 9 of Swords, Knight of Swords, & Queen of Swords.

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What Does The Deck Say? October 31, 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: 4 of Swords, 8 of Wands (reversed), & Knight of Swords.

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What Does The Deck Say? October 12, 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.

Wyzard of Odd: Six of Disks, Death, & Knight of Swords.
Wyzard of Odd: Six of Disks, Death, & Knight of Swords.

Today’s cards: Six of Disks, Death [XIII], & Knight of Swords.

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What Does The Deck Say? October 4, 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: 5 of Swords (reversed), Knight of Swords, & 3 of Wands.
Universal Waite: 5 of Swords (reversed), Knight of Swords, & 3 of Wands.

Today’s cards: 5 of Swords (reversed), Knight of Swords, & 3 of Wands.

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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 1, 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: Knight of Swords, The Wheel [X], & Ace of Pentacles. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? May 1, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? April 26, 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: Knight of Swords, The World (reversed), & Page of Pentacles (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? April 26, 2018