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What Does The Deck Say? July 31 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 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 Moon, The Emperor, & Death.

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What Does The Deck Say? July 30 2014

The Legacy of the Divine’s meanings read like 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: The Hanging Manrv, The Devilrv, & Knight of Cups. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? July 30 2014

What Does The Deck Say? July 28 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: 10 of Wands, Strength, & 9 of Wands. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? July 28 2014

What Does The Deck Say? July 25 2014

Each suit in the Bag of Bones playing card deck tells a visual story progressing from Ace to Ten. A heartwarming lamia, a persistent gardener, a spider’s catch, and a clumsy walker make for quick stories. The face cards stand alone, but have tales for themselves.

For those wishing something more pleasant, Artiphany also has decks featuring dogs, kittens, or mermaids.

Today’s cards: 6 of Cups, 5 of Hearts, & Jack of Hearts. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? July 25 2014

What Does The Deck Say? July 24 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: Justice, Queen of Cupsrv, & 6 of Wands. Continue reading What Does The Deck Say? July 24 2014