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What does the Knight of Swords mean?

Here is a pithy meaning for the Knight of Swords:
“Don’t keep searching for the truth; just let go of your opinions.”

This quote is from “The Mind of Absolute Trust” by Seng-Ts’an (translated by Stephen Mitchell). For further discussion of what this means, see ten poems to last a lifetime by Rober Housden.

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Note: Each of these pithy Tarot meanings is just one facet of its card. Find more of them on my Card Meanings page.  Also, get my Pithy Tarot Book and LIKE my Pithy Tarot Facebook page!

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What does the Page of Swords mean?

Here is a pithy meaning for the Page of Swords:
Humbly ask yourself, “What can I learn from this?”

In every situation, but especially in those that are disturbing or challenging, it is a valuable practice to ask yourself this question so that you will grow instead of stagnate. Whenever the Page of Swords comes up in a reading, it can be a reminder of this advice.

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Note: Each of these pithy Tarot meanings is just one facet of its card. Find more of them on my Card Meanings page.  Also, get my Pithy Tarot Book and LIKE my Pithy Tarot Facebook page!

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What does the Six of Swords mean?

Here is a pithy meaning for the Six of Swords:
“The best thing for being sad,” replied Merlin, “is to learn something.” — T.H. White (The Once and Future King)

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Note: Each of these pithy Tarot meanings is just one facet of its card. Find more of them on my Card Meanings page.  Also, get my Pithy Tarot Book and LIKE my Pithy Tarot Facebook page!

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New Tarot de Marseilles — Another Update

I am continuing to work on a new “21st Century Tarot de Marseilles” deck, and I would now like to share with you all my new versions of more of the Major Arcana cards — cards VII to XII

Again,  I have tried to remain pretty faithful to the original line drawings and color scheme of the TdM. The main change is that I have endeavored to make the images look sharper and with coloring that pops, much as I did for the RWS deck with my “RWS 2.0

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New Tarot de Marseilles — Update

As I mentioned in a recent post here, I am working on a new “21st Century Tarot de Marseilles” deck. At that time, I’d only completed the Fool card in order to get some feedback on the whole idea. The response was positive, so I have continued work on this new deck, and I thought I would share with you all my new versions of more of the Major Arcana cards — cards I to VI

As I noted previously, I have tried to remain pretty faithful to the original line drawings and color scheme of the TdM. The main change is that I have endeavored to make the images look sharper and with coloring that pops, much as I did for the RWS deck with my “RWS 2.0

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What does the Moon card mean?

Here is a pithy meaning for the Moon card:
People fear what they do not understand..

Note: Each of these pithy Tarot meanings is just one facet of its card. Find more of them on my Card Meanings page.  Also, get my Pithy Tarot Book and LIKE my Pithy Tarot Facebook page!

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New Tarot de Marseilles deck?

I would like to get some feedback on a Tarot deck project I’m thinking of doing – a new coloring of the Tarot de Marseilles deck (tentatively called “21st Century Tarot de Marseilles”). I plan to remain pretty faithful to the original line drawings and color scheme of the TdM. The main change is that it will look sharper and the new coloring will pop, much like I did for the RWS deck with my “RWS 2.0
I have created a sample version of the Fool, which you can see here, before I dive into this. 
Thoughts?

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I have created an update showing the Tarot de Marseilles Majors I through VI

I have created an update showing  the Tarot de MarseillesMajors VII through XII


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RWS 2.0 deck comparison

I was recently asked by someone if I could show her a comparison of some cards from my RWS 2.0 deck to the traditional RWS deck. Of course, I took that as a message from the Universe to show everyone a few such card comparisons, which you can see below. In each pair, the first image is from my RWS 2.0 deck and the second is from a traditional RWS deck. It was not feasible to do this for all 78 cards, so I just chose a few examples.

PS: Here is a bit of information about how I created this deck:

To create a new version of this classic deck, I first cleaned up the black and white line drawings of the cards featured in the 1911 book, The Pictorial Key to the Tarot by A.E. Waite to make them crisp, distinct, and sharp. I then electronically colored the cards in a way that brings them vividly to life for a 21st Century audience while using a coloring scheme reminiscent of the 1910 Waite deck.

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What does the Three of Swords mean?

Here is a pithy meaning for the Three of Swords:
“What cannot be said will be wept.” — Sappho

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Note: Each of these pithy Tarot meanings is just one facet of its card. Find more of them on my Card Meanings page.  Also, get my Pithy Tarot Book and LIKE my Pithy Tarot Facebook page!

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