Ciro Marchetti’s Legacy Of The Divine Was One Of The First Tarot Decks I Purchased Back In 2009.
For some reason I started thinking about this Tarot Deck. I have my “go-to” Everyday Witch Tarot deck I use most of the time, but I went on a search to find Legacy of the Divine. I just had to have it . . . There wasn’t a particular question I wanted to ask. I just wanted to hold it in my hands and look through the cards — not for anything in particular . . .
I did remember this deck was futuristic and this statement from the publisher came to mind: “Millennia have passed and only humankind has survived―through the divine gift of dreams.”
Like everyone else, I have dreams — some I can remember and some I can’t . . . But this concept intrigued me. I’ve always been fascinated by how we can work through issues in our lives through our dreams and come up with solutions . . . The whole fate of humankind’s survival was due to the gift of dreams . . . fascinating . . .
And usually in our dreams we allow our imaginations to soar . . . exploring where we may not venture in our waking state . . . Being able to accomplish great things . . . or think outside the box for a solution to a real problem . . .
Then this publisher’s statement caught my eye: “A world veiled in darkness after a cataclysmic collision that stilled the earth.”
When The Word Dark Is Brought Up In Tarot Descriptions, It Brings Up Images Of The Dark Side Or Perhaps Evil . . .
Not something I’ve picked up from this deck. I believe it is mysterious and mystical. I do like the “steampunk” feel to the images . . . It allows one to “dream” and immagine various possibilities . . . Something I truly like to find in Tarot decks.
Of course, I love the fact that this deck follows the traditional Rider-Waite-Smith format. This makes it easier for me to read cards from various decks. And brings some consistency in my Tarot study.
I also thought about the concept of “dark times” . . . the transition of putting things in order . . . particularily after a battle or horrible event . . . the remnants of what once was . . .
I do, however, prefer to view Legacy of the Divine as mystical and magical — all that advanced science fiction-ism that makes taking a look at the future so amazing and appealing . . . knowing you’re in a new world or galaxy . . . way away from time and space of your personal awareness . . .
It’s Always Good To Have A Detailed Walk-Through
I’m Always Interested In Your Thoughts . . .
But since you haven’t shared them yet, I get to ramble on with my own . . . And I believe an interview would be quite fitting.
I am truly interested in what this deck has to say and to share with us. I would like to know if I’ve drawn some wrong conclusions about this particular deck — Yes, in the past I’ve had Tarot decks tell me the error of my ways regarding my thoughts and beliefs . . . Of course, some do it more gently than others . . . I’m an adult . . . and I’ve been able to work with all my Tarot decks after I’ve become well versed in what a particular deck has to offer . . . Thus the value of having a deck interview.
All right . . . I’m taking several deep breaths . . . sorting the cards and trying to clear my mind . . . focusing upon the cards and what The Legacy of the Divine Tarot has to tell me . . .
1.Tell me about yourself. What is your most important characteristic?
The Magician — Awareness. I was actually thrilled to have The Magician come up right at the start. I do see The Magician as having a strong focus and having all necessary resources readily available. I also view The Magician as Mastership as well as having direct and deliberate intention.
Moving on . . .
2. What are your strengths as a deck?
Four Of Coins (Pentacles) — Stability. Grounded. Consistency. This is an excellent card for this question. I do appreciate a deck that is reliable by being consistent, stable and grounded.
3. What are your limits as a deck?
The Star — Direction. A Guiding Light. I’m always confused by this question — the limits do seem like strengths . . . Direction could be a limitation in needing to choose which one would be most appropriate . . . We face this regularly with decisions we have to make . . .
4. What are you here to teach me?
Ten Of Cups — Completion. Fulfillment. A rewarding end. From the image on the card, I receive a sense of contentment. It could also be assessing what has gone on before and be content with what has been done and why has been created. I could learn from this . . .
5. How can I best learn and collaborate with you?
King Of Coins (Pentacles) — Knowledge. Rulership. This card represents for me that the wheels are in motion, insight is key as is having things in order and having made clear decisions . . . I imagine my quiries need to be clear and precise in order to receive the best “advice”.
Oh my! We’re already to our last question . . .
6. What is the potential outcome of our working relationship?
The Sun — Nurturing. I believe this will be a very positive working relationship. I usually seek answers, not trivial stuff . . . I believe I’ll receive what I need to know at that time . . . or what I can comprehend . . .
I’m very comfortable with this Tarot deck. I am a bit intimidated by Tarot at times, maybe not really wanting to know something I need to know . . . I am feeling confident that Legacy of the Divine will tell me what I need to know in a way I can understand . . . or I’ll receive more insights from my dreams.
I’m thrilled by the cards I’ve received from this Interview and how peaceful and calm I feel . . . I’m thrilled this deck is one I’ll be reaching for on a regular basis just to do nothing more than draw a card to say hello . . . and learn what The Tarot has to tell me.
I probably shouldn’t admit this, but I was having a difficult time locating this deck. Awhile back I was receiving some strange dreams that were a bit disturbing . . . I attributed them to this deck and once it was put away, the dreams stopped . . . or at least weren’t as insistent . . . Now, hopefully, I’m in a place where I can gain the wisdom I obviously need . . .