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    Oracle Deck Review – The Inspirational Visions Oracle by Judy Mastrangelo

    Oracle Deck Review The Inspirational Visions Oracle by Judy Mastrangelo Published by Red Feather Published on September 28, 2020 50 cards, 120 page guidebook     The Inspirational Visions Oracle is an Oracle deck, created by Judy Mastrangelo, artist and illustrator (copyright 2020 by Judy Mastrangelo), and is published by Red Feather Mind Body Spirit, an imprint of Schiffer Publishing, Ltd, 4880 Lower Valley Road, Atglen, PA 19301. The Inspirational Visions Oracle comes in a 6” x 6 1/2” by 1 3/4” inch thick sturdy cardboard magnetic box that looks like a bound book and could easily be stored with other books in a bookcase. The box has a glossy…

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    Tarot Deck Review – The Relative Tarot by Carrie Paris and Tina Hardt

    Tarot Deck Review The Relative Tarot by Carrie Paris and Tina Hardt Published by Weiser Books Published on November 8, 2021 78 cards, 94 page guidebook     The Relative Tarot: A Guidebook for the Diligent Diviner is created, illustrated and written by Carrie Paris (copyright 2020 and 2021 by Carrie Paris) along with Tina Hardt, and published by Weiser Books, an imprint of Red Wheel/Weiser, LLC, 65 Parker Street, Suite 7, Newburyport, MA 01950. The Relative Tarot comes in a sturdy 5 ¼” by 7 ¼” magnetic closure box with a matte sepia- toned finish, and a beautiful vintage image on the cover, with card images and a deck…

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    Book Review – Tarot in Motion: A Handbook to Embody Wisdom Through the Cards by Miriam Jacobs

    Book Review Tarot in Motion: A Handbook to Embody Wisdom Through the Cards by Miriam Jacobs Published by Red Feather Published on October 19, 2021 128 pages     Tarot In Motion: A Handbook to Embody Wisdom through the Cards is by Miriam Jacobs, published by Red Feather Mind, Body, Spirit, an imprint of Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 4880 Lower Valley Road, Atglen, PA 19310. Copyright 2021 by Miriam Jacobs. Tarot in Motion is a 6 inch by 9 inch soft cover book with a matte finish full color front cover showing the book’s title and a back cover containing a description of the book. It contains 128 pages with black…

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    Tarot Talk

    Comparing The 9 of Pentacles & The Empress     This month, we will examine two cards that seem to have similar messages, with the intention of discovering more subtle meanings. We will mix the Major Arcana and the Minor Arcana as we compare The Empress and the 9 of Pentacles. First, let’s review some terms. If you’ve read my column before, you can skip the next two paragraphs. There are 22 Major Arcana cards in a Tarot deck, with numbers from 0 to 21; the Majors usually deal with broader and more far-reaching life experience issues, archetypes that are easy for us to identify with and connect with at…

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    Tarot Deck Review – Nature Spirit Tarot: A 78-Card Deck and Book for the Journey of the Soul Illustrated & Written by Jean Marie Herzel

    Tarot Deck Review Nature Spirit Tarot A 78-Card Deck and Book for the Journey of the Soul Illustrated & Written by Jean Marie Herzel Publisher: Bear & Company 78 Card Deck & 192 Page Book Publication Date: February 16, 2021     The Nature Spirit Tarot: a 78-Card Deck & Book for the Journey of the Soul is created, illustrated and written by Jean Marie Herzel (copyright 2014 and 2021 by Jean Marie Herzel, originally titled Nature Spirit Tarot: Encounters With Nature and the Journey of the Soul), and published by Bear & Company, a division of Inner Traditions International, One Parker Street, Rochester, VT 05767. The Nature Spirit Tarot…

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    Book Review – The Zenned Out Guide to Understanding Tarot: Your Handbook to Reading and Intuiting the Tarot by Cassie Uhl

    Book Review The Zenned Out Guide to Understanding Tarot Your Handbook to Reading and Intuiting the Tarot by Cassie Uhl Publisher: Rock Point 184 Pages Publication Date: October 18, 2021     The Zenned Out Guide to Understanding Tarot: Your Handbook to Reading and Intuiting the Tarot by Cassie Uhl, founder of the Zenned Out series, published by Rock Point, an imprint of The Quarto Group, 142 West 36th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10018. Copyright 2021 by Quarto Publishing Group, USA Inc., and text and illustrations copyright 2021 by Cassie Uhl. Practical Tarot Techniques is a 6 inch by 8 inch hard cover book with a matte finish…

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    Tarot Deck Review – The Entanglement Tarot by Sarah McMenomy

    Tarot Deck Review The Entanglement Tarot by Sarah McMenomy Publisher: Laughing Cat Publishing 78 Card Deck & 56 Page PDF Guidebook Publication Date: August 2021     The Entanglement Tarot kit comes in a very sturdy 3 inch by 3 1/2 inch by 1 1/2 inch cardboard box with a gift-box style lid.  The box has a black matte finish with card images on the lid, and a brief description of the deck and the link for the Entanglement Tarot Guidebook on the back.  The cards are hexagram in shape, 1 1/2 inches per side, with a matte finish, black for the background and colors for the card name and…

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    Oracle Deck Review – Rainbow Kipper By Toni Puhle & Artist Steven Bright

    Oracle Deck Review Rainbow Kipper By Toni Puhle Artist Steven Bright Publisher: Red Feather 36 Cards, 112 Page Book Publication Date: April 28, 2021     The Rainbow Kipper is a Kipper deck created by author Toni Puhle and artist Steven Bright, and is published by Red Feather Mind, Body, Spirit, an imprint of Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 4880 Lower Valley Road, Atglen, PA 19310. Copyright 2021 by Toni Puhle and Steven Bright. A Kipper deck is a cousin to the Lenormand and Gypsy or Tzigane Oracles. Kipper is a German divination system dating back to the 19th Century, using 36 cards that are clearly focused on day-to day roles, relationships and…

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    Tarot Talk

    Comparing The Hierophant & The Devil     Let’s look at an interesting pairing this month, and compare The Hierophant with The Devil. Not everyone is comfortable examining at The Devil, but there are interesting similarities between these two cards. First, let’s review some terms. If you’ve read my column before, you can skip the next two paragraphs. There are 22 Major Arcana cards in a Tarot deck, with numbers from 0 to 21; the Majors usually deal with broader and more far-reaching life experience issues, archetypes that are easy for us to identify with and connect with at some point in our lives. An archetype (pronounced “ark eh type”)…

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    Book Review – Archetypal Tarot: What Your Birth Card Reveals About Your Personality, Path, and Potential by Mary K Greer

    Book Review Archetypal Tarot What Your Birth Card Reveals About Your Personality, Path and Potential by Mary K. Greer, foreword by Theresa Reed Published by Red Wheel/Weiser 288 Pages Publication Date: June 1, 2021     Archetypal Tarot is a 7 inch by 10 inch soft cover book with a matte finish full color front cover showing the book’s title and a version of the Wheel of Fortune card, and a back cover containing reviews, a description of the book, and a brief bio of Mary K. Greer.  It contains 271 pages with black print on sturdy off-white paper that is amenable to pencil notations; my copy is already filled…