Highest Peaks to Lowest Valleys: a Brief Study of I Ching

Using REDFeather author Chao-Hsiu Chen’s “I Ching”, let’s unpack the text that has guided Chinese governments, oracle readers, philosophers, and the people for almost 4,000 years. A Very Brief History The I Ching is considered to be both an oracle to forecast the future and the source for all of Chinese Wisdom. It originally served as a divination manual in the Western Zhou period, but after Confucius wrote his own interpretation, the text’s value was firmly established….

What’s in your Spiritual Toolbox?

with Michelle Motuzas, creator of Shamanic Healing Oracle Cards, The Wild Elemental Oracle, The Empathic Oracle, and Intuitive Wisdom Let’s unpack your spiritual toolbox! Its Saturday morning and you look at your to-do list: Fix the hole in the bathroom wall Go grocery shopping Rake the yard Fixing the hole in the wall has been on your list for weeks now. You know you need to do it, you even want to do it (kind…

How to Manifest a Stress-Less Lifestyle in 5 Simple Steps

by Shannon Cox and Natalie O’Brien, creators of The Intuitive Adventure What do you need to make your life a little bit easier? Have you tried schedules, weekly menus, alarms on your phone — and my favourite — writing reminders on your hand?  Are you always running late, over-promising, and wanting to fit as much as possible into one day? The stress-less life may seem like the beach holiday that is too far away.  But what…

Calling in Spirits

By Kelly Patton, creator of Secret Woods oracle deck It was a lonely and quiet Seattle morning, perfect for calling in spirits. I sat in my studio with a hot mug of coffee and the music turned up. I began a free-flowing method of gestural drawing to call one of the spirits into the room. The lamps burnt and the candles’ flame warmed the space as rain fell on towering pines outside; their forest scent…

Kipper Cards

The Return of the Situational Deck by Toni Puhle, author of REDFeather’s newest release: Rainbow Kipper (with artist Steven Bright). The Kipper Cards are making a comeback with many readers grabbing for their favorite decks and laying down a predictive read that amazes the sitter in situational accuracy. This German system dates back to the 19th century and the original deck highlights moments in the everyday Biedermeier lifestyle. But how is Kipper becoming so applicable…

Conversations with Your Inner Fire

by Kooch N. Daniels and Victor Daniels, authors of Sacred Mysteries: The Chakra Oracle (illustrated by Pieter Weltervede), and Tarot at a Crossroads: The Unexpected Meeting of Tarot & Psychology. Kooch N. Daniels is also the author of the Mystic Spirit Tarot Playbook. In California, four dollars will buy a latté or espresso and a free pass for a seat in an outdoor garden where you can dive into your favorite book. That might help…

Ripened Narcissism

…A Mystic’s Perspective by Ari Honarvar, creator of Rumi’s Gift Oracle Cards. Myths, told from a different perspective, can change our outlook and inject our life with a sense of joy and freedom. One of my favorite retellings is featured in the “Confidence Card” of Rumi’s Gift Oracle Set. In the Greek Myth of Narcissus, the ill-fated chap falls in love with his own image in the lake. This adoration renders him unable to move…

Eternal Seeker Oracle

by Pamela Steele, creator of REDFeather’s newest release: Eternal Seeker Oracle. Inspired by the tarot’s major arcana, the Eternal Seeker Oracle has evolved from over 40 years of tarot study and reflection. In 1978, I acquired my first deck, the Rider-Waite-Smith tarot. After returning to the motel where my cousin, Maya, and I were camped, I opened the cards and laid them on the bed to have a first look at my first deck. After…

Dreams, Hummingbirds & the Soul

by Yasmeen Westwood, award-winning author of The Tarot of Enchanted Dreams. It’s going to be two years in November since my first tarot deck — The Tarot of Enchanted Dreams — was released. What an amazing moment it is, to see your work being sold all over the world! The deck was named runner-up in the CARTA Awards and won the Bronze at the COVR Awards, too. Not bad for a deck that was created…

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,…