The High Priestess is such an incredible, powerful card. She is the initiator, the guardian of the threshold, the one before whom we must pass if we are ever to attain higher knowledge. (Wow, I just reread that passage after a couple of days away from this draft. I sure do sound pompous, don’t I? […]Read more "Who Is the High Priestess’s Consort?"
This deck is such a delight, and I came across it completely by accident. This weekend, I took a day and went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art (one of New York’s finer offerings); afterwards, I was wandering through the museum shop, and lo and behold! The Medieval Scapini Tarot leapt out at me from a […]Read more "A Review of the Medieval Scapini Tarot"
This historical reproduction of one of the earliest known Tarot decks is an absolute gem.Read more "A Review of the Golden Tarot: the Visconti-Sforza Deck"
My first Tarot deck was actually not an RWS-inspired deck. That’s surprising if you know me, because while I do possess decks from other traditions, I’m more or less a Rider-Waite reader. If you ask me for the meaning of the Six of Swords, I’m most likely to explain it through the imagery of the […]Read more "Reading the Lovers in RWS and TdM"