A City Within A Deck

Inside the Byzantine Tarot by John Matthews, author of RedFeather’s newest release, The Byzantine Tarot: Wisdom From An Ancient Empire (illustrated by Cilla Conway) and also The Grail Tarot: A Templar Vision (illustrated by Giovanni Caselli). When Cilla Conway and I announced that we were working on a Byzantine tarot a number of friends asked us if this was possible, since the period in which tarot received its formulation was much later, toward the end…

Writing The Da Vinci Enigma Tarot

by Caitlín Matthews, author of RedFeather’s new release, The Da Vinci Enigma Tarot as well as Untold Tarot: The Lost Art of Reading Ancient Tarot. The idea for this tarot began back in Venice in 2001 when, with my husband John, I went to an exhibition of Leonardo’s flying machines and other engineering inventions. In the echoing nave of a decommissioned church were hung models of winged flight and other strange contraptions that Leonardo dreamed…

Invoke the Dark Goddess

by Ellen Lorenzi-Prince, creator of RedFeather’s long-anticipated newest release, Dark Goddess Tarot, as well as Goddesses A to Z, a delightful ABC book that teaches children about 26 goddesses from 19 cultures around the world! Our world is getting darker. The year has already been a doozy — enough that even the most resolute among us may be concerned about getting through another dreadful day or endless night. When I wrote the words, “The Dark…

Gender and the Goddess Tarot

by Kim Huggens & Nic Phillips, creators of the award-winning Sol Invictus: The God Tarot and RedFeather’s new release, Pistis Sophia: The Goddess Tarot. The idea for a Goddess Tarot to mirror our first deck, Sol Invictus: The God Tarot, came not long after the latter’s publication in 2007. In the time between the inception and publication of Pistis Sophia: The Goddess Tarot, gender politics has transformed within the public eye. There is now growing…

Insight Tarot

by guest author Stanislav Reshetnikov, creator of Red Feather’s newest release: Insight Tarot. What you seek, seeks you in return. Zdravstvuyte! My name is Stanislav Reshetnikov. I was born and live in Moscow, Russia. A graduate of Moscow Medical Academy, and after years working for big pharma companies, my focus shifted to psychology and the surrounding disciplines, especially the Jungian school. This way led me to complete the Moscow Association of Analytical Psychology (Jungian analysis). Now I…

Strive to Be Inspired

RedFeather is delighted to invite you to join us on our next spirited adventure: We welcome you to RedFeather’s inaugural issue of Inspired, our quarterly Mind-Body-Spirit Magazine that we hope will become an enduring tradition throughout the years to come. With the magazine’s release, however, we find ourselves and our world not just in flux, but in crisis. How—in the midst of this world-sequestering pandemic, the tragic events exposing deep racial wounds, political and ideological…

Creative Self-Care with Smudge Sticks

How to Make Personalized Wellness Bundles from Herbs, Plants, and Flowers by Peg Couch, author of Creating Smudge Sticks: 15 Projects to Remove Negative Energy and Promote Wellness. “Protect your peace, get rid of toxicity, cleanse your space, cultivate love.” Author unknown If you are not already aware, smudging is the act of burning sacred herbs (typically white sage) to clear a space of negative or stagnant energy. Smudging is deeply rooted in Native American…

The Inner Battle

by guest author Gita Rash, creator of Red Feather’s newly released The Mahabharata Oracle. EARLY INLUENCE Growing up as a child in India, I often overheard conversations between my parents where they were discussing certain events and happenings in the lives of their friends. These friends were so close they were like family, we got to know the entire intimate goings-on and other details. In fact, they were like family but friends, so they were…

The next evolution of RedFeather is “in the bag”

by Christopher R. McClure, Director of RedFeather Mind, Body, Spirit. As RedFeather Mind, Body, Spirit looks ahead to its fourth year as an imprint of Schiffer Publishing, we are continually looking for ways to serve the needs of our consumers and give them the high level of quality and innovation that they are accustomed to getting from us. This Summer we are proud to feature our first line of products: Four beautiful metaphysical bags! To…