The GREAT INBETWEENING

Welcome Yule! The Winter Solstice. The Time of Inbetweening. by Ted Enik, co-author with Beth Roth of Wee Witches — a playful and richly symbolic introduction to the world of Wicca and the magic of Nature. A Very Jolly Holiday to You! Some say “Jól” is Viking for “wheel.” Early calendars used a wheel to mark when the holiday rolled around. And the ye Olde English word “jolly” also comes from “Jól.” A Jolly Holiday! ­Solstice is…

Oracle vs. Tarot?

–OR–The Differences Between Designing and Creating Oracle Cards vs. Tarot Cards (A.K.A playing it safe vs. facing your deepest, darkest fears….) by Michelle Motuzas, author of RedFeather’s new release, Intuitive Wisdom Color-Your-Deck Tarot, as well as Shamanic Healing Oracle Cards, The Wild Elemental Oracle, and The Empathic Oracle (co-authored with Steve Wilson). When RedFeather asked me to write blog posts in the past, I jumped at the chance to create content that might educate, inspire,…

Inspirational Visions

by guest author Judy Mastrangelo, creator of RedFeather’s new release: Inspirational Visions Oracle Cards. Welcome to my world of Fantasy, where I create imaginative paintings, write and illustrate fairy tales, and communicate with the spirits of nature.  Flowers, trees, mountains, and clouds are just a few of the fantastic and beautiful aspects of Mother Nature, and they are our friends.  I love to share these feelings of love for the world around us.  I also…

“A” is for ALTAR

Guest Authors Ted Enik & Beth Roth, authors of Wee Witches — a playful and richly symbolic introduction to the world of Wicca and the magic of Nature — have written this special Mabon blog post to be shared with your children (or the child in all of us). Now, let’s get ready to make our Mabon Altars! It’s Mabon! Witches and Pagans all over the world gather to celebrate this high holiday also known…

The Star Tarot 2nd Edition

by Cathy McClelland If you are not familiar with The Star Tarot, I would like to introduce it to you. The Star Tarot’s creation started in 1991. I decided to paint my own Tarot Majors, beginning with The Fool. These images would be part of “The Star Tarot Deck,” a name inspired by my love and fascination for the stars. Each image became a labor of love, taking up to three months to complete. In…

Meet Your Animal Totem

by guest author Michelle Motuzas, creator of Red Feather’s newest release: The Wild Elemental Oracle, as well as our best-selling Shamanic Healing Oracle Cards and The Empathic Oracle (with Steve Wilson). Everyone loves animals. It almost seems redundant when someone goes “Ohhh, I just LOVE animals…” The snarky me comes out and I want to come back with “EVERYONE LOVES ANIMALS!” But I don’t, because I know how to adult in society. That being said,…

The Time of the Magician

by Paige Ozma Ashmore, author of Red Feather’s newly released Tarot of the Kingdoms.                                          “​May you live in interesting times.”   –Unknown Today there is no better time to be a magician. I don’t mean someone who does sleight of hand tricks and illusions, but a magician who practices magic to change patterns and outcomes in life. Aleister Crowley stated the following: “Magick is the science and art of causing change to occur in conformity with…

Reflecting on Creating The Transparent Tarot

by Emily Carding, multi-talented creator of The Transparent Tarot (both 1st and 2nd Editions), The Transparent Oracle, and Tarot of the Sidhe. The Bolt of Inspiration It’s 12 years now since The Transparent Tarot was first released, and so it must have been a good couple of years before that (at a guess — publishing is a slow process but also I’m terrible with time) when I first had the idea and immediately started working…

Empathic Card Reading

This week’s guest author is Michelle Motuzas, creator of The Shamanic Healing Oracle and The Empathic Oracle (with Steve Wilson). How to Use Your Empathic/ Intuitive Skills in Card Reading by Michelle Motuzas Empathy? Intuition? Psychic? Are they the same? Are they different? Do they overlap?  Does it matter? When Red Feather asked me to write a blog article on using empathy to read oracle cards, I jumped at the chance, mostly because I thought…

The Art of Beth Seilonen

by Beth Seilonen, creator of Tarot Leaves, Guardian Tarot, Bleu Cat Tarot, and Dream Raven Tarot. Beth’s Ravyness Drakon Tarot is coming in 2021! From Chickens to Dances: Tarot as Biography and Story My Tarot decks are visual stories. Many, if not most, are biographical.  They celebrate life through development and guidance, showing us all how we continue to rise and strive to be better than we were the day before. The art I have…