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    Deck Review – Amenti Oracle Feather Heart Deck by Jennifer Sodini and Natalee Miller

    Deck Review The Amenti Oracle Feather Heart Deck Created by Jennifer Sodini Illustrated by Natalee Miller Published by RP Studio, Hachette Book Group 42 card deck and 129 page guidebook     The serene and beautiful 42-card Amenti Oracle comes in a very sturdy 5 1/4” x 6 1/2” by 2” thick cardboard box with a magnetic closure. The box has a full color matte finish with a card image on the front, deck name on the sides, and seven more card images and a brief description of the deck on the back. The first thing we see after opening the box is the beautiful lid lining with a star…

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    Book and Deck Review – Womanrunes by Shekhinah Mountainwater and Molly and Mark Remer

    Book and Deck Review Womanrunes by Shekhinah Mountainwater and Molly and Mark Remer Publisher: Brigid’s Grove Publication Date: August 2018 [2nd Edition] 208 pages     Shekhinah Mountainwater was a foremother of Goddess spirituality, working as a priestess with women’s circles from the 1970s until her death in 2007. On Summer Solstice in 1987, in “a state of enchantment,” she created a system of forty-one female-identified symbols for divination and personal growth, and in 1991, introducing them in her book “Ariadne’s Thread.” In 2012, Molly Remer stumbled upon Womanrunes and fell in love. She began sharing them in her groups, using them in a variety of projects. When many women…

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    Book Review – The Goddess Devotional Deck: #30DaysofGoddess Companion by Molly Remer

    Book Review The Goddess Devotional Deck: #30DaysofGoddess Companion by Molly Remer Publisher: Brigid’s Grove 100 cards     Goddess Devotional Deck #30DaysofGoddess Companion was created as a month-long promotion for Molly Remer’s Whole and Holy, the second in a series of three goddess devotional books, that was published in December 2020. The practice began January 2021. When followers wanted to continue past the thirty days, she kept producing content, surpassing 500 consecutive days this past May. While some people continued with the ongoing practice, this companion devotional deck offers an alternative. It was meant to keep things simple. Small. Easy. Quick. Portable. This deck leaves me no reason not to…

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    Deck Review – The Edgar Allan Poe Tarot by Rose Wright and Eugene Smith

    Deck Review The Edgar Allan Poe Tarot Created by Rose Wright Illustrated by Eugene Smith Published by Llewellyn Publications Published September 8, 2020 288 page book     The Edgar Allan Poe Tarot is exactly what you would expect: a beautiful kit dramatically illustrated, complete with all the fog and candlelight and horror and mystery associated with Poe’s work. The 5 3/4 inch by 8 1/2 inch box, the work of art containing this vibrantly colored kit, is sturdy with a magnetic closure and a full-color glossy finish. The image on the front of the box is Poe himself. The back of the box has a brief destruction of the…

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    Deck Review – Soul Helper Oracle by Christine Arana Fader and Elena Dudina

    Deck Review Soul Helper Oracle: Messages from Your Higher Self Written by Christine Arana Fader Illustrated by Elena Dudina Publisher: Earthdancer 43 card deck and 128 page guidebook Publication Date: April 19, 2022     Christine Arana Fader’s loving messages and Elena Dudina’s dreamlike illustrations combine for an oracle deck I’m happy to have. The illustrations are absolutely beautiful and printed on thick glossy stock. There are wise and gentle messages on each card, including: “Live playfully and with a light heart,” “A message is trying to reach you,” “Have courage,” and “The tree of wisdom is calling your name.” Each has two pages of information in the accompanying guidebook.…

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    Book and Deck Review – Soulflower: Plant Spirit Oracle by Lisa Estabrook

    Book and Deck Review Soulflower: Plant Spirit Oracle by Lisa Estabrook Publisher: Findhorn Press 44 card deck and 176 page guidebook Publication Date: March 29, 2022     “The one big truth that I most wish to share is that we already have, and always have had, everything we need to be happy, to be whole. We are not broke; we are simply disconnected from our hearts and the truth of who we are,” Lisa Estabrook writes in the preface. She had lost her way in the culture of constant action, separation, scarcity, and elusive goals such as success and happiness. To begin listening to her heart and soul again…

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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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    Oracle Deck Review – The Wild Unknown Archetypes Deck & Guidebook Created and Illustrated by Kim Krans

    Oracle Deck Review The Wild Unknown Archetypes Deck and Guidebook Created and Illustrated by Kim Krans Publisher: HarperOne 78 Cards Deck. 224 Page Guidebook Publication Date: October 15, 2019     Kim Krans is already quite popular in the Pagan community as the Creator of the best selling Wild Unknown Tarot deck. If you’re not familiar, The Wild Unknown has taken the world by storm. I love the art, though I have not worked with it personally, it never called out to me. She also has an animal spirit deck, which seems to accompany the Tarot deck very well. Neither of them called out to me. They’re both very beautiful…

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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…