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…

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…

“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,…