What Does The Deck Say? April 28, 2023

Universal Tarot of Marseille: The Empress – III, The Hierophant – V, & Knight of Pentacles. ©Lo Scarabeo.

Today’s cards: The Empress – III, The Hierophant – V, & Knight of Pentacles.

It is not enough to follow tradition without thinking. Consider why this tradition was established in the first place and what was the purpose that the actions were meant to accomplish. Now consider how that purpose can be translated to your present place and how those actions would change adapt. As you set about making that very thing happen, don’t listen to those that refuse to adapt to current conditions. Carry the heart and the purpose of the tradition forward using the tools that meet the field you are walking.


The Universal Tarot of Marseille is primarily based on a Swiss deck created in 1751 by by Claude Burdel. The pips have color backgrounds to assist readers with distinguishing suite and the majors have had the lines refined and color backgrounds added to soften the overall look. The Universal Tarot of Marseille is ©Lo Scarabeo.

What Does The Deck Say” is a weekday series of 3 card pulls from a cartomancy deck. No context or query is given to frame what the cards say as the posts are reading samples and not personal instruction. The result is sometimes humorous, sometimes serious, and usually surprising. All readers are invited to leave a comment about what they perceive in the random spread as each person will interact with the cards in their own way.

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