What Does The Deck Say? February 6, 2024

Red Magician Tarot: Three of Swords, The Magician – I, & Five of Swords. ©Jay LeRoy.

Today’s cards: Three of Swords, The Magician – I, & Five of Swords.

While the situation was avoidable, now that it has happened, the resulting pain is not. While it is your first and loudest instinct to make the pain go away by any means necessary, consider this: What if the pain is part of the medicine you need to come through? What if the pain comes from you acknowledging that mistakes were made and that you will have to adjust your lifestyle if you are going to come through? What if trying to mask the pain only make the situation less tenable to the point where the only way to come through is in pieces? Don’t wait for things to get that bad. Face what happened and the pain that grew from it, so you can adapt to the new circumstance you find yourself in and keep going.


The RM (Red Magician) Tarot is a limited edition deck created by artist Jay LeRoy. Being that it was originally meant to be the artist’s personal tarot, the artwork is a collage-based, subconsciously-driven interpretation of Hermetic and universal symbolism. The Red Magician Tarot is ©Jay LeRoy.

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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