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Decks, Decks and More Decks

On this episode we discuss decks, decks, and more decks. Decks we like, decks we dislike, decks of note, and many other things pertaining to decks. Enjoy!
== Notes and Links ==


Card Conversation

In our latest episode we have a good ol’ fashion conversation about cards. Specific cards we like, we have little use for, and cards we just can’t seem to “get”.
== Notes and Links ==
Cards that fill us with wonder
Kate – The Star
Ronda – The Moon, Page of Cups
David – The Fool, Six of Swords
Stevie Nicks in episode of American Horror Story
15 Things You Should Know About Michelangelo’s ‘Pietà’
Discussion on The Devil
Cards that confuse
Kate – Five of Swords, Justice
Ronda – Judgement (Karma)
David – Justice
Discussion on Death
How To Be Dead by Dave Turner
Incarnations of Immortality series by Piers Anthony
Cards that represent us/speak to us personally
Kate – The High Priestess, Queen of Cups, Knight of Pentacles, Queen of Pentacles
Ronda – Queen of Swords, Queen of Cups
David – The Magician, King of Pentacles
Cards we could do without
David – Seven of Cups, Two of Cups
Ronda – Judgement
Kate – Five of Swords
Benebell Wen mentions forthcoming book, The Tao of Craft

Tarot Trends for 2016

On this episode we take a look at what’s coming up in 2016. We do a round robin drawing of cards on different topics and influences in the upcoming year.

== Helpful links ==

Kate’s deck – Helices Tarot

Ronda’s deck – Rider Waite Tarot

David’s deck – Witches Tarot

Love and Relationships

Ronda – Queen of Swords

Kate – King of Swords

David – Ace of Swords

Social influences

David – Five of Pentacles

Kate – Four of Wands

Ronda – Six of Swords

Work and career

Kate – Ace of Swords

Ronda – Two of Wands

David – Three of Wands


Kate – The Fool

David – The Emperor

Ronda – Knight of Pentacles

Personal growth

David – Karma (Judgement)

Ronda – The Star

Kate – Queen of Wands


Kate – Seven of Pentacles

Ronda – Five of Wands

David – Nine of Swords

Myth busters, television show

Brigit with Biddy Tarot

Brigit and Kate’s webinar,

How to Read Tarot for Yourself in 5 Minutes

Ronda featured in Pittsburgh City Paper

Pop Culture Tarot

After a brief holiday hiatus we return with an interesting episode on current events. We look at each event and decide which Tarot cards best represent that event.

== Helpful Links ==

Donald Trump:

The Emperor (reversed) | 6 of Wands | 7 of Cups | 5 of Swords | 7 of Swords | Judgment | The Tower

Mandy Moore/Ryan Adams divorce:

4 of Pentacles | 9 of Cups | 4 of Cups (Osho Zen) | 7 of Swords

GMO salmon:

The Chariot | The World | The Tower

Josh Duggar on Ashley Madison website:

The Hierophant | The Devil | 7 of Swords | The Chariot

Saint West, daughter of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian*:

we had nothing

* we mentioned an unremarkable picture of Saint West. Not sure who we were looking at as no photos of the baby had been released yet at the time of this recording

Dramatic Irish weather reporter

3 of Pentacles | The Hanged Man | The Empress

Jim Cantore


Mother Nature – The Year Without a Santa Claus

Game of Thrones:

5 of Swords/Wands | 5 of Cups | 7 of Wands | Knight of Swords

50 Shades of Grey popularity:

The Lovers | 9 of Cups | The Moon

Climate change & the environment:

Knight of Swords | The Hanged Man | The Chariot | 8 of Swords

Swedish Girl Tarot’s sources of inspiration

What’s In a Spread?

In this episode we discuss a popular Tarot topic… spreads! Traditional spreads, making one’s own spreads, breaking down spreads. Give it a listen!
== Helpful Links ==
Power Tarot by Trish MacGregor and Phyllis Vega (book)
Medicine Cards: The Discovery of Power Through the Ways of Animals by Jamie Sams and David Carson (book)
“This is a Tarot website…”
“Chicks abound” – Queen of Swords with Nine of Pentacles
“Hope when you’ve got nothing else, he once told us. But if you´ve got anything else, then for Heaven’s sake, Do it!”
Neil Gaiman, Interworld
Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (novel)
Daily Tarot Girl – 6 e-courses for $99 (limited time offer)
Modern Oracle Tarot – Seasons of the Year special $5 off (limited time offer)
New item – Handmade Peace Tarot book on Quirk and Flotsam

Pick A Card, Any Card

This episode David, Ronda, and Kate randomly draw a card Round Robin style and discuss their takes on each one. 
== Helpful Links ==
Kate’s deck – Dame Darcy Mermaid Tarot
Ronda’s deck – Rider Waite Tarot
David’s deck – Witches Tarot
Cards drawn:
Ace of Wands (Kate)
Justice (Ronda)
The Hermit (David)
Queen of Cups (Kate)
Ten of Wands (Ronda)
Page of Cups (David)
Knight of Swords (Kate)
The Hermit (Ronda)
Three of Cups (David)
“What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly.”
~Richard Bach
A Magical Course in Tarot by Michelle Morgan
Magical Tarot, Mystical Tao by Diane Morgan
Kate’s interview with Carrie from Happy Fish Tarot
The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron
You Asked, We Answered