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What Does The Deck Say? March 8, 2019

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. Deck artist: Ciro Marchetti.

Today’s cards: Queen of Wands (reversed), Strength [VIII] (reversed), & The Tower [XVI] (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? October 2, 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.

Fey Tarot: The World [XXI], The Wheel [X], & Strength [VIII].
Fey Tarot: The World [XXI], The Wheel [X], & Strength [VIII].

Today’s cards: The World [XXI], The Wheel [X], & Strength [VIII].

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What Does The Deck Say? June 15, 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: Justice [XI], 3 of Swords, & Strength [VIII]. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? June 15, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? May 16, 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: Strength [VIII], The Fool [0], & The Lovers [VI]. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? May 16, 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

What Does The Deck Say? February 10, 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: Strength [XI], 6 of Chalices, & 9 of Pentacles. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? February 10, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? January 09, 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: Lust [XI], Queen of Cups, & Three of Disks. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 09, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? November 04, 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: Strength [XI], 5 of Swords, & 5 of Chalices. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? November 04, 2017