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What Does The Deck Say? January 28 2015

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: 6 of Cupsrv, Page of Swordsrv, & Strength. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 28 2015

What Does The Deck Say? January 08 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: Page of Swordsrv, 2 of Wandsrv, & The Towerrv. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 08 2015

What Does The Deck Say? January 07 2015

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: 7 of Wands, Page of Swords, & Page of Coinsrv. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 07 2015

What Does The Deck Say? December 27 2014

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 it reads like a koan. It is a good deck for introspection and examination of internal motives. And then there’s those times when I wonder if the cards are drunk.

Today’s cards: Knave of Pentacles, 7 of Swords, & Knave of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? December 27 2014

What Does The Deck Say? September 22 2014

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 Wands, 7 of Pentacles, & Knave of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? September 22 2014

What Does The Deck Say? September 03 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: Queen of Cupsrv, Page of Swordsrv, & The Lovers. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? September 03 2014

Page of Swords

A young man stands on small rise of land. He appears to have been turning sharply to look behind him, which is the viewer’s left. He holds a two-handed sword before his torso which is still facing the viewer’s right. Bound hair reveals a sharp face. His right foot is tipped to follow the turning motion. Behind him, puffy clouds dominate the sky and give the impression of a passing distant storm. Birds fly high above him. Far in the distance, trees appear dominated by wind. Continue reading Page of Swords