An Oracle with Teeth

I'm on a mission to discover an oracle deck with a natural or mythological theme that isn't full of bland, breezy New Age affirmations or shamanistic pretensions. Angel decks are "right out," as Monty Python used to say. Tennyson's line "Nature, red in tooth and claw" comes to mind, although I'm looking for a balance … Continue reading An Oracle with Teeth

Mystical Motivations: A Weekly Meditation

This idea has been a long time coming to fruition, but I think I've hit upon a meaningful way to use the handful of oracle decks I currently own. I've commented elsewhere that oracle cards seem more "atmospheric" than pragmatic for the purpose of divination; in sports broadcasting terminology, they are more about the "color … Continue reading Mystical Motivations: A Weekly Meditation

Sacred Geometry Cards for the Visionary Path: A Deck Review

First off, I want to say that I bought this deck by accident. I thought I was getting Francene Hart's original Sacred Geometry Oracle deck, which has a "Frieda-Harris-synthetic-projective-geometry" vibe to it, and which I hoped to use in combination with the Thoth deck. That said, my first impression is that this deck has charms … Continue reading Sacred Geometry Cards for the Visionary Path: A Deck Review

The “Flashing Colors” Tarot/Oracle Lemniscate Spread

I haven't created many spreads for use with oracle decks (to be honest, except for Lenormand, exactly none). But I know people love their oracle cards, so here is a spread that is intended to blend your favorite tarot and oracle decks into a single comprehensive overview of any situation. It displayed "flashing colors" on … Continue reading The “Flashing Colors” Tarot/Oracle Lemniscate Spread

Cutting-Edge Cartomancy

The Cartomancer is a glossy, elegant, high-quality and high-caliber quarterly international journal for the card-reading enthusiast, mainly focusing on Tarot, Lenormand and Oracle deck study and practice. After a distinguished turn at the helm by Jadzia deForest, the publication has now been purchased and is being published by Arwen Lynch-Poe. This is Arwen's inaugural effort, … Continue reading Cutting-Edge Cartomancy