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What Does The Deck Say? May 29 2014

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 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 Star rv, Wheel of Fortune, & Page of Swords rv. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? May 29 2014

What Does The Deck Say? May 28 2014

The Legacy of the Divine and the Sweeney Tarot are the only decks in my stable I read reversals for. While Waite does have explicit reversed meanings, I look at the neighboring cards and the context of the query to determine if the cards in question are ill-dignified or not.  Having all the cards come up reversed is a significant rarity for me. I don’t “correct” an all reversed throw. If tarot is a game of chance, then all chances are equally valid.

Today’s cards: 2 of Coinsrv, Knight of Swordsrv, & 9 of Coinsrv.
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What Does The Deck Say? May 26 2014

The Fey Tarot is the work of Mara Aghem and Riccardo Minetti. 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: 8 of Wands, 7 of Wands, & 6 of Swords.

Fey Tarot: 8 of Wands, 7 of Wands, & 6 of Swords.
Fey Tarot: 8 of Wands, 7 of Wands, & 6 of Swords.

By changing how we perceive and respond to those things that threaten our stability, we find new ways to mitigate those threats and restore peace to ourselves.

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