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What Does The Deck Say? February 27, 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: Knight of Swords, Page of Swords, & 8 of Coins.

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What Does The Deck Say? February 14, 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: Knight of Staves, Temperance [XIV], & Page of Swords.

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What Does The Deck Say? November 13, 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: 5 of Cups, Page of Swords, & 2 of Wands.

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What Does The Deck Say? May 8, 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: The Sun [XIX], The Star [XVII] (reversed), & Page of Swords “The Diplomat” (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? May 8, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? January 20, 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: 10 of Wands, 2 of Wands, & Knave of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 20, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? October 23, 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: 10 of Pentacles, Knave of Swords, & The Chariot. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? October 23, 2017

What Does The Deck Say? August 10 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: 4 of Swords “Rest” (reversed), 6 of Wands “Victory”, & Page of Swords “The Diplomat”. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? August 10 2017

What Does The Deck Say? August 02 2017

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: Page of Swords (reversed), King of Swords, & The Empress (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? August 02 2017

What Does The Deck Say? July 15 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: 6 of Chalices, Knave of Swords, & 4 of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? July 15 2017