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What Does The Deck Say? March 20, 2019

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 Swords (reversed), Ace of Wands (reversed), & The High Priestess [II] (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? November 23, 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. ©US Games Systems

Today’s cards: The Knight of Pentacles (reversed), The High Priestess [II], & The Hierophant {V] (reversed). ©US Games Systems

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What Does The Deck Say? March 23, 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: The Tower (reversed), The High Priestess, The Queen of Pentacles (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? March 23, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? March 20, 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 (reversed), The High Priestess (reversed), & 2 of Cups (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? March 20, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? February 22, 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 Tower, The High Priestess (reversed), & 9 of Cups “Material Happiness”. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? February 22, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? February 19, 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: The Wheel [X], 2 of Wands, & The Seer [II]. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? February 19, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? January 29, 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: 5 of Wands, The Seer [II], & 6 of Swords. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? January 29, 2018