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…

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…

The Tarot and The Holy Grail

by John Matthews, author of The Grail Tarot: A Templar Vision, illustrated by Giovanni Caselli. The Grail Tarot comes out of almost 40 years of study focusing on two of the most enduring and enigmatic mysteries of the Middle Ages. The mystery of the Holy Grail — once described as the holiest relic in Christendom — and the equally fascinating mystery of the enigmatic Order of the Poor Knights of Christ and the Temple of…

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…

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…

Lughnasa

by Anna Franklin, author of Pagan Ways Tarot. With the hot days of summer shortening, the Fool reaches the coast. He finds a voluptuous, reflective woman standing alone by the sea, which represents the unconscious mind. She holds a goblet in one hand and a sheaf of wheat in the other, symbolizing the harvest of water and earth. Behind her, the Sun is beginning to set in the west, descending into the Otherworld. “The Wheel…

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…

Anyone Can Read Tarot

This week’s guest author is Juno Lucina, creator of The Healing Tarot: 78 Ways to Wellness with illustrator Monica Knighton, as well as The Kingdom Within Tarot deck and The Alchemy of Tarot: Practical Enlightenment through the Astrology, Qabalah, and Archetypes of Tarot with illustrator Shannon ThornFeather. I still remember the first time I held a Tarot deck in my hands. I was wandering the Winchester Mystery House gift shop in San Jose, California, both…

Mysteries of the Grail

Few legends have captured our collective imagination as much as the tale of King Arthur and his Knights’ Quest for the Holy Grail. The Grail legend is one of the most famous mysteries the world has ever known. Red Feather’s newly-released The Grail Tarot written by John Matthews and illustrated by Giovanni Caselli is a traditionally structured 78-card Tarot deck with spectacular Medieval-style art that relates to the quest for this sacred Christian relic and…