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What Does The Deck Say? March 26 2015

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: King of Wands, Knight of Swordsrv, & The Wheel of Fortunerv. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? March 26 2015

What Does The Deck Say? February 16 2015

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: 10 of Chalices, 4 of Wands, & Knight of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? February 16 2015

What Does The Deck Say? December 10 2014

The Legacy of the Divine’s meanings are a reconciliation between Waite and Crowley. While purists of either system will be howling at the mingling of meanings and symbolism, the deck stands for itself and Leisa ReFalo’s meanings have proven themselves over the years.

Today’s cards: Knight of Swordsrv, Knight of Wandsrv, & Ace of Cupsrv. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? December 10 2014

What Does The Deck Say? September 25 2014

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: Knight of Swords, 5 of Wandsrv, & 6 of Wands. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? September 25 2014

Knight of Swords

A knight in full armor urges his steed forward as they both proceed from right to left across the card. His raised visor reveals a determined countenance and his right arm holds a sword high. The crest of his helm is blown back from the speed, as is the cloak and tabard over his armor. His horse moves with determination under him, with both front legs stretched out in preparation for the landing of the jump captured by the card’s image. The bridle is decorated with birds in flight, and the colors show butterflies. Two tall trees are leaning as if blown by a stiff wind, and the clouds overhead are streaked with unsettled weather. Far above the knight are birds in tumultuous flight. Continue reading Knight of Swords