Tag Archives: The Lovers

What Does The Deck Say? January 22, 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: 4 of Wands (reversed), The Lovers [VI], & Animal [XV] (reversed).

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What Does The Deck Say? December 03, 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. ©Lo Scarabeo

Today’s cards: The Devil [XV], 6 of Chalices, & The Lovers [VI].

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What Does The Deck Say? November 8, 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: Knave of Chalices, The Fool [0], & The Lovers [VI].

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What Does The Deck Say? October 17, 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.

Universal Waite: The Lovers [VI], 9 of Swords (reversed), & 7 of Wands.
Universal Waite: The Lovers [VI], 9 of Swords (reversed), & 7 of Wands.

Today’s cards: The Lovers [VI], 9 of Swords (reversed), & 7 of Wands.

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What Does The Deck Say? September 21, 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.

Universal Waite: 8 of Swords (reversed), The Lovers [VI] (reversed), & Ace of Wands (reversed).
Universal Waite: 8 of Swords (reversed), The Lovers [VI] (reversed), & Ace of Wands (reversed).
Today’s cards: 8 of Swords (reversed), The Lovers [VI] (reversed), & Ace of Wands (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? September 21, 2018

What Does The Deck Say? June 14, 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 Lovers [VI], 3 of Swords “Separation” (reversed), & 3 of Wands “Completion” (reversed). Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? June 14, 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