Review: The Moonbeam Magick Oracle

Review: The Moonbeam Magick Oracle

By Susan Lynx

Here in the shop, customers often ask “What is the difference between tarot cards and oracle cards?”  My answer is twofold: Oracle cards require less study and mastery in order to read with them, so they are more accessible to beginners.   They offer insight but don’t necessarily address the tougher side of life or the shadow side of the human soul. It’s not that tarot is more negative, but tarot tends to offer a view of life that includes the challenges and the pain.  Oracle decks are intended to comfort, uplift, and inspire.

The Moonbeam Magick Oracle, with its easy-to-grasp symbolism and appealing rainbow hues, demonstrates this beautifully.  The images are by the artist Sapphire Moonbeam, who creates her “energy paintings” with direction from her Fairy Spirit guides.  Each card offers wisdom in a reassuring way. The nicely-written guidebook invites you to work with each card in 3 ways:

  • Reflect on the direct meaning of the word on each card; and/or
  • Absorb the flowing images to evoke your intuitive and emotional response; and/or
  • Meditate on a card and repeat the affirmation offered at the end of each card description.  

I recommend this deck for those times when you are looking for a positive, lighthearted, and inspiring session.  But that doesn’t mean it’s only for “happy times.” You can use this oracle to challenge yourself to reach for the rainbow even when things look bleak.

The Moonbeam Magick Oracle is available through the Eye of Horus. Bring home your copy today!

 

Everyday Witch Tarot – First Impressions

Everyday Witch Tarot – First Impressions

Everyday Witch Tarot Kit Box

The box has a sturdy magnetic closure flap

First let me confess that I tend to be serious about the Craft and my understanding of a Witch as a practitioner of sacred alignment with the natural world. I don’t have witch kitch decorations everywhere. My idea of Fairies are more along the lines of Brian Froud. My humor is dark or sarcastic. The Everyday Witch Tarot by Deborah Blake is an excellent example of a style and tone which appeals to the lighter side. Still, I liked Harry Potter, just like so many people, so I decided to take a closer look. The first thing I liked was the box. It wasn’t a flimsy affair, but a sturdy magnetic closure contraption you can slide into a bookshelf stuffed with tomes of history and lore and the box will still not fall apart. Then I looked at the cards. I never start with the book, because it’s all about the symbols and the art, for me. The cards in the Everyday Witch Tarot are borderless, and the name of the card is in a banner along the bottom.  The art itself is richly illustrative in a classic storybook style which is slightly evocative of a turn of the century (that is, the turn of the last century).  The artist, Elisabeth Alba, was a new name for me. I have included images of the cards later in this article for you to see for yourself. [Read more…]

Psychic Sunday Dec 11th – Holiday Edition

Psychic Sunday Dec 11th – Holiday Edition

Bring a friend along to Eye of Horus (910 W Lake St, Mpls 55408) and get a reading or two or shop for your own deck or divination tool, because we are having a Psychic Sunday Holiday Sale. For Readings, you have five readers to choose from. Mini-readings are $2 per minute and booked every 15 minutes, with a 10 minute minimum and a 15 minute maximum so you have time to try different reader styles. Book two or more readings in advance and save $5.

Psychic Sunday Sale – Decks, accessories and more!

Plus our entire stock of Psychic/Divination tools will be on sale for one day only! That’s right all decks, runes, and pendulums will be 13% off on December 11th. Tarot Bags and Tarot cloths are also included with this sale. [Read more…]