Deck of Interest—The Wonderland Tarot

Aug 16 2019

Have you been down this rabbit hole?

The world of oracle decks is suddenly filled with images of magical/mystical beings. In the midst of that, all things Alice in Wonderland are trending. I thought it was time to remind people of this cutting edge deck (originally published in 1989) which was re-released two years ago in US Games’ iconic small card/tin container format. Chris Abbey discovered Alice in early childhood and remains an enthusiastic fan. While this deck is anchored to the traditional 78-card Waite-Smith tarot format and the illustrations rely on Sir John Tenniel’s original Alice artwork, the imagery from there is all Wonderland magic at its best.

The new version retains the playing card indices in the borders making this a deck that can be used as either playing cards or tarot cards (an oracular crossover).

Chris Abbey suggests that users read Lewis Carroll’s original tale before they get too involved with this deck. I’m thinking that a lot of you will want to just take the plunge and follow Alice down the rabbit hole first and seek out Carroll’s classic work when you are ready to add the historic details. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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Deck of Interest—Sacred Geometry Healing Cards

Aug 03 2019

How sacred is your geometry?

The Earth Plane is moving into closer connection with the frequencies of the Mental Plane, the plane of sacred geometry (the sacred language of the universe) and the blue prints of the material world. You will find this on social media if you look. Crystals, crystal grids, and things like essential oils which capture the innate frequencies of plants, are beginning to trend seriously right now. Emily Kisvarda, working with her graphic designer, Kenz, has created a series of visual images which are intended to help viewers tap in to these higher frequencies and learn to access them in practical ways.

I was immediately captivated by the graphic rendering of an owl with golden eyes which graces the cover of this deck, as well as Card 48 Wisdom, From the shadows into the light. You can feel the energy as soon as you look at it and the golden eyes let you know that the wisdom is being offered to those who are ready to receive it.

If you’ve been put off by obtuse, mathematical discussions of sacred geometry elsewhere, please know that Kisvarda invites you to leave the complex math and science behind and just jump in and experience this level of awareness for yourself. She provides facts, concisely, if and when you are ready for them. (If you want to know what Solfeggio Frequency resonates with change, she tells you that at the end of the book.) She does, however, encourage you to forget your left brain and connect with the images intuitively via the right brain.

My personal experience is that Sacred Geometry comes into focus in the realms beyond words and concrete thoughts. This deck will help you let go and experience things that will change your life despite the fact that you can’t explain them to anybody else afterwards. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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Deck of Interest—Crow Tarot

Jul 27 2019

What does crow want to say to you?

Crow might not have the mystical allure of Eagle or Owl, but the truth is that Crow has much more interaction with mere mortals and, therefore, has much more impact on their lives. Cullinane fell under their spell in childhood and knew that they needed to be the anchor in her first tarot deck. It is a contract with the natural world that has served her well. The unique artistry of this deck has made it a bestseller since it first hit retailer’s shelves. And the appeal of the deck shows no signs of wearing off.

Dynamic, insightful, and sometimes showing a bit of tongue-in-cheek humor, the deck builds on the basic Rider-Waite-Smith format to add a new perspective to the classic symbolism of that landmark deck.

I started studying tarot in 1970. I may not have seen it all but I have seen more than enough of it. This deck broke through my jaded mindset to show me something new and exciting. If you love tarot, this is a deck you don’t want to miss. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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Deck of Interest—Magickal Herb Oracle

Jul 19 2019

Do you speak plant?

Botanical explorer and scholar Cheralyn Darcey, author of The Book of Herb Spells, has now created this amazing oracle deck based on the wisdom of herbs from around the world. Her ongoing mission is to reconnect people to the innate wisdom and magic of plants, utilizing as many avenues as possible. For this project she has joined forces with artist Deer Dandy who creates art that is both cathartic and fascinatingly mysterious.

The sacred symbolism that is Dandy’s stock and trade is turned into a lacy backdrop for her dynamic drawings of each herb. Coupled with Darcey’s knowledge and insight, it makes this gorgeous deck a powerful intuitional tool. The accompanying full color guidebook offers a wealth of instruction, magical correspondences, and spells. Whether you are seeking to learn about the magical properties of each herb , the non-magical properties of each herb, or to acquire a divinational tool that reflects life and the natural world, this is the deck you’re looking for. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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Deck of Interest—Enlighten Up Card Deck

Jul 12 2019

What are you ready to let go of?

Graffiti meets guru in these highly energetic, visionary paintings by world peace artist Andrea Smith. She’s painted answers that are waiting for your questions. Anchored in vibrant, unfettered feminine spirituality, each painting is meant to be a world unto itself that readers can enter in search of awareness and serenity. The titles for each artwork were created separately and miraculously matched up perfectly with the illustrations after the fact.

While the cards were intended to be used one at a time for personal guidance and insight, the animated illustrations work very well in spreads and can easily be used for more formal readings.

I believe this deck heralds a trend toward more free-spirited card decks which will open doors to personal intuition and move beyond reliance on the wisdom of others. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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Deck of Interest—ALICE The Wonderland Oracle

Jul 06 2019

Which rabbit do you follow?

Lucy Cavendish, the Godmother of oracular wisdom, first consciously embraced the White Rabbit as her work became recognized in Japan and she embarked on a trip through a country with which she had no prior experience. She chose as her guide an old copy of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Randomly opening the book every day, she let the passage that presented itself inform her physical journey as it connected to the esoteric wisdom that it carried. Alice’s adventures reminded her to follow curiosity (not fear), to embrace differences and the unknown, to make the most of an unpredictable environment, and to understand that alone wasn’t really alone.

Once she decided to translate her experience into an oracle deck, it was Jasmine Becket-Giffith whom she chose to express the wisdom and eccentricity of the journey she was trying to share. Becket-Griffith’s evocative, symbol-laden imagery was more than up to the job. Together they have translated Alice’s journey through the mysterious realms of the subconscious (and creative) aspects of the human brain into a readily accessible series of illustrations which captures the inner wisdom as effectively as Carroll’s original work. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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Deck of Interest—Dark Mirror Oracle Deck

Jun 29 2019

What are you afraid to shine a light upon?

This unique, and beautifully rendered, deck is designed specifically to summon and process aspects of our subconscious that remain in hiding. Using the moon as a model, it takes us from the light of a waxing moon, to the full moon and its reflected insight, through waning, and finally into the darkness which is sometimes so very scary. The design of the cards factors in the five stages of grieving, as well as other psychological truths.

If you feel as if something inside of you has been knocking on a door, trying to get your attention, this deck will help you recognize the issues that might be coming to the surface so that you will be more comfortable facing them.

Initially the deck might seem haunting and mysterious. With use, I think you will find that it is a helpful companion during difficult passages along your life’s path.

Professional card readers might want to consider pulling one card from this deck to provide perspective for a spread that doesn’t seem to be making sense. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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Book of Interest—Tarot for Troubled Times

Jun 22 2019

How does the Tarot help?

But know this: we’re living in a time of profound shadow work … Collectively and individually, we are being called to take action, to face the shadow and instigate radical change.

Even a superficial look at the world around us seems to indicate that as a society, as a species, we have lost our way. This book is a response to that. With an amazing amount of insight and backup information, these authors ask us to give up domination and reclaim the personal strength that comes from within. That will require us to face our own shadow self and stop projecting it outward onto others without getting lost in the darkness. Using the tarot as a mirror and extracting guidance from its archetypal symbolism provides a tested and true path for doing this complex and invaluable work.

In addition, to explaining in detail how all this works, the authors have filled the book with personal anecdotes, suggested visualizations, rituals, ceremonies, and strategies for taking what is gained out into the world to create real and lasting change. It’s an amazing contribution to the world of tarot. SHOP FOR THE BOOK

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Deck of Interest—The Spirit Animal Oracle

Jun 15 2019

What do the oracles of the natural world want to tell you?

As interest in the spirituality of the natural world increases, oracle guru Baron-Reid has joined forces with illustrator DellaGrottaglia to create this amazing deck that both pays homage to non-human living beings but also passes along the archetypal wisdom that they carry.

Baron-Reid created the deck in response to what she sees as a “crucial choice point“ in human evolution. She offers it to readers as an “invitation to reclaim our essential Truth”. It is a deck created for modern mystics who run the gamut from worldly wise to grassroots savvy. Come as you are. You will find an open door.

As a visual artist, it was the spectacular beauty of the deck that won me over in the beginning. The more I worked with the deck, however, the more I engaged with the subtle, exquisitely-detailed symbolism included in every card. Everything in these cards tells a story and the more you work with them, the more that story becomes personal. SHOP FOR THE DECK

If you like this deck (and I think you’ll love it), don’t miss the GODDESS POWER ORACLE, also created by Baron-Reid and DellaGrottaglia.

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Deck of Interest—Sacred Earth Oracle

Jun 08 2019

How do you honor Mother Earth?


Global author and artist Toni Salerno joined forces with spiritual editor and author Williams to create an oracle deck that is deeply connected to the physical realm and sensory perception. Add in the extraordinary watercolor visions of Helena Nelson-Reed and you have an oracle deck that not only shows the way to connecting with the powerful forces of Mother Earth but also demonstrates reverence to Sacred Earth as a powerful healer, teacher and muse. If you’re feeling that you’ve lost touch with the grounding of the physical plane around you, this is the deck that will help you get reconnected.

At a time when we hear more and more about the stresses (and possible demise) of Mother Earth, this is the deck that will remind you why the Earth has survived for so many millenial. The imagery of these cards bring magic into that survival. It is a deck that affirms the future of the earth and those who inhabit it. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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