By: Jennifer Elsner
Relationships are at the core of our experience: personal, inter-personal and professional. In fact, they are the building blocks that create our lives. How to purify and make these unions more perfect is rich with opportunity.
ORA+CLE is a vehicle for finding meaning & magic in the quotidian. 50 cards of wisdom gained through my decades-long design practice—illuminating ways to reframe, recharge and reflect.
What’s an ORA+CLE Deck?
An oracle deck is similar to Tarot; an object of meditation that encourages its participant to explore and uncover truths about themselves. It holds the promise of a dynamic, positive, spiritual transformation via understanding our essential selves.
Where ORA+CLE differs from an oracle deck or Tarot is that it’s a looser, more utilitarian exploration. Its scope encompasses the emotional experiences we have as designers. ORA+CLE was developed pragmatically, intuitively, and yes, sacredly.
ORA+CLE is meant to be used on its own — as a way of deepening inquiry — or as a compliment to a Tarot practice. Oh! And it encourages you to use your critical thinking skills, too.
While ORA+CLE is a divination tool created with the needs of designers in mind, it works for anyone who interfaces professionally or personally with humans. So, pretty much everyone.
Why an Oracle Deck?
The designer/client relationship is at the core of my professional and artist practice. How to purify and make these unions more perfect is rich with opportunity. The inquiry lights me up.
Cultivating the intimacy necessary for a rewarding designer/client rapport is often avoided under the guise of being ‘professional.’ This fiction results in distrust, disinterest, dissatisfaction. On both sides. My stance is more emotional investment, not less, is the only way to conduct business. ORA+CLE is a tool to harness a paradigm shift.
Why the name ORA+CLE?
The name ORA+CLE began as a typo, and I liked it. The typesetting is an aesthetic composition that also clearly identifies the nature of the object.
Oracle of Grace
By: Anna Frolik
The Oracle of Grace was created with love by Anna Frolik, the founder of Wonderland Publishing. With her work, she seeks to inspire, empower, and open the door for you to communicate with your angels and celestial guides — helping you find new clarity, direction, and inner peace whenever you have a question about your life’s journey. The cards in this deck provide practical + spiritual guidance that can apply to many different life situations, including your relationships, purpose, career, and more. Simply ask a question, pick a card, and allow the message to work its magic.
This deck was born of a desire to embrace the wild spirit; the part of us that can never truly be suppressed. The part of us that longs to howl, dance the flames with sap laced feet and let the rain wash it all away.
For so long many of us have attempted to hide this part of ourselves because it isn't socially acceptable, 'pretty' or comfortable. Many of us today live in the city and could go far too long without feeling the sweetness of the ground beneath our bare feet or the silken water of a lake caressing our naked body. This deck is meant to speak to the parts of us that are perpetual wilderness. The parts of us that know our ancient ancestors, that know the earth and that know the liminal spaces between yesterday, today and tomorrow.
When we fully embrace our innate wildness and inner wilderness we also embrace the part of us that knows. The part of us that knows what our ancestors knew deeply in their bones, the part that can see what is not visible and hear what is not being said. This goes deeper than feelings of intuition, it is deep seated ancient knowledge that rests in our wild bones waiting to be accessed.
Our inner wilderness is also the birthplace of creation, it is the place of intimacy and knowing. It is our birthright if we are ready to accept it – our wild soul and deepest truth.
Oracle of the 7 Energies Deck
Cards: 49 Guidebook: 5
The powerful energy of the number seven is reflected in belief systems and cultures throughout history . . . and in your own life today. As you will learn in this oracle, the wisdom of the energy of seven can be seen in the way you think, how you make decisions, what you encounter within yourself, and the conditions of your world. Drawing upon the power of seven, this oracle reveals how we as individuals experience our lives, giving us a framework from which to make inspired choices as we co-create our reality. With guidance from intuitive master and oracle expert Colette Baron-Reid, you can now awaken to the power of Source within you, becoming a channel for Divine abundance and miracles.
Ostara Oracle Deck
Cards: 20 Guidebook: 1
This Oracle deck of 20 original cards is meant give you insight the current energies as they connect with Ostara and Ostara imagery. You can use this deck for Ostara rituals, Ostara readings, and regular Oracle card readings.
Each Card has keywords to help you interpret the energies and associations.
Pastel Magic Tarot
By: Maria Morales
Genre: People Of Color
A 78 card tarot deck based on the Smith Rider Waite format. A cute, pip-style deck with pastel tones, a great addition to any collection. Instruction booklet not included.
Piece of Mind
By: Ceris O'Neill
We all experience our own personal journey.
Pieces of which are left imprinted
on the brain of a sleepy, vulnerable empathic soul.
The secret to awakening, thus learning who you really are,
is to understand how to connect and control your energy,
and the emotions triggered by these memories.
Revisiting memories of people and places that once caused pain. Revealing themselves as visions - like photographs or mini movies, rewinding and replaying, over and over again…
It’s important to understand - as empathic beings we can change our world, when we learn how to be in charge of our thoughts - and manifest an abundance of joyful experiences into our life.
Shed the guilt of other peoples’ teachings, and hear what our inner voice needs us to know about the current situation…
Piece of Mind, is a visual evolution in itself,
From the first card to the last, this deck is a guide to the awakening process, using personal experience.
And by figuring out which wound is bleeding,
We can allow the healing process to evolve
Will you find the missing pieces that hold you back?
Are you ready to become the best possible version of yourself?
Portals of Presence
Cards: 72 Guidebook: 13
Enter a deeper relationship with yourself and the world through the universal language of the human face. The images in this deck were selected from 20 years of work created in the presence of ancient trees, mountains, standing stones, temples, cathedrals, and human wisdom carriers from many lineages. Each face radiates a unique presence. Think of them as allies, nature spirits, beloveds, or visitors from subtle realms. Gaze deeply and explore your relationship with these beings.
Rather than offer written meanings, the guidebook supports you to cultivate your own experience of the cards. It offers ways to select them, lay them out, and enliven them through creative processes. It also includes digital access to a guided meditation with original music. Use it to hold sacred space while you work with the cards. Portals of Presence can be combined with SoulCards 1&2, each deck bringing a new dimension to the other.
“A gift to everyone who will look into infinity through these eyes.” Vicki Robin
“The deck has sacred assignments, for they are instruments of attunement that bridge us to sacred relationships and co-creation with the most intimate forces in life.” Orion Foxwood
“Wonderful windows into the worlds beyond…where wisdom can be sought and exchanged.” Caitlin Matthews
MORE INFORMATION FROM THE GUIDEBOOK
Approach this deck with an open mind and heart. It is not an oracle in the usual sense. It is an invitation to develop relationship with the great community of life. May these faces, drawn from the heart of the world, open portals to the subtle worlds, reminding us of the wholeness within which we reside. Gaze at these beings and allow your experience to unfold.
The Vision for this Deck
The 72 faces in Portals of Presence were selected from among thousands of Touch Drawings I created over twenty years. Each face was drawn in a particular setting: beneath an ancient tree, on a mountaintop, in a sacred temple, before a standing stone, or in the presence of a human soul. As I sat with each of them, I used the process of Touch Drawing https://touchdrawing.com to translate my subtle impressions into the form of a human face. Each face radiates a presence that is both unique and universal.
The face is the most familiar visual pattern in the human psyche. From the moment we are born, we center our world on the faces of the people close to us. As we gaze into their eyes, they gaze back. In mirroring each other, we communicate on a level beyond words. There is mutuality in this meeting.
Can we use this primal visual language to open portals of communion with our own deeper psyche and realms of consciousness beyond our familiar human world? A face in a printed photograph is only ink on paper. Yet we can attune to the presence of the person represented through focusing on the image. The faces on these cards can be used as focal points through which to attune to a more expansive range of consciousness. Think of them as personifications of elemental life forms, ancient wisdom lineages, spiritual allies, or visitors from unfamiliar realms.
There is a mystery that fuels this deck; a sense that unseen beings want to engage with it as a point of contact with our human-centric world. In this time of accelerating challenge on the planet, the possibility of expanding our range of connection can offer hope that we do not have to face our challenges alone. Rather, we are in this predicament because we have lost our sense of communion with life. Use this deck to expand your awareness to your deeper self, subtle realms beyond the familiar human world, and the sentience in all life.
A Larger Context
I have been involved with the teachings of David Spangler for many years. He offers a spiritual perspective that is deeply affirming of the experience of being human. His articulation of the sacredness of life, which he calls Incarnational Spirituality, encompasses an ecological understanding of the subtle realms. This worldview has provided a larger context in which I hold my life and work. Here are some of his thoughts. I hope it will enhance your understanding of this deck:
What is important in working with the subtle dimensions and with subtle allies is a deepening of your sense of being part of a living universe. Although contact and collaboration with the subtle worlds serve an important purpose — and increasingly so as we move into the future —what is equally important is that you re-envision and re-experience who you are.
You are a citizen, a participant, in a community of life, unfolding and thriving in a cosmos that is itself alive. One of the vital lessons arising from taking the time and attention to seek communion with the subtle life around you, is that you can discover yourself deepening into this community. And not only deepening, but being welcomed home. You are discovering the family you are part of, and with it, discovering the power you possess arising from this relationship.
One of the unfortunate consequences of life in our incarnate realms is that conditions of separation and alienation have developed. This is certainly true within the human experience, but it extends into the experiences of other forms of life as well. Barriers come into being that were never intended, but which are the result when different members of the same family forget how to talk to each other. To ignore the life around you or assume, because you cannot see it, that it does not exist is to confine yourselves to an echo chamber in which you only talk with others of your kind. Your world shrinks and you shrink with it.
The world you live in is expansive, and you are expansive as part of it. Achieving communication with a specific subtle being is less important than achieving communion with the community of all life, physical and non-physical, that embraces and holds you. This is a deepening and an opening of the heart to the life in the world around you. Just a simple acknowledgement, with love, of this life is enough to start the key turning that unlocks the door to the wider universe.
—David Spangler, Lorian.org
The faces in this deck were selected from among many drawings created in many settings. I do not identify the situation in which Portal drawings were created. This allows the user to experience them directly, without mental associations. But to give a sense of the depth and breadth of this body of work, below is a list of places, events and people whose spirit inspired one or more of the faces in this deck. Over time I will offer stories behind some of the faces in this deck as blog posts. Find these plus more images at touchdrawing.com.
Isle of Iona, Rosslyn Chapel and the Callenais Stones in Scotland, Chartres Cathedral in France, Mayan Temples Tikal & Uaxactun in Guatemala, Llanfeugan Yew Circle in Wales, Avebury Stone Circle in England, Singing Hill in California, La Push Quilute Reservation, Whidbey Institute, Mount Pilchuck, Skalitude, and my island studio in the Pacific Northwest US.
Parliament of the Worlds Religions, Global Earth Repair, Fairy and Human Relations Congress, Women of Wisdom, Seeds of Compassion, Dawn of Interspirituality, Findhorn Co-Creative Spirituality, Engaging the Other, Whidbey Winter Gathering, Gather the Women, New Stories, One the Event, Systemic Constellations Conference, Wisdom University’s Wisdom and Civilization, Mevlevi Whirling Dervish Sema, Indigenous Grandmothers Gathering, and Lorian Association classes.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama, David Spangler, James Twyman, Jim Garrison, Junko Kurata (Japan), Sister Lucy Kurien (India), Kai Fleming-Snow, Elias Lonsdale, Leland Kaiser, Mayan elder Tata Pedro Cruz Garcia (Guatemala), Lomilomi Kahuna Aunty Angeline Locey (Kauai), Maori Chieftess Dell Wihongi (New Zealand), Shaman Don Alverto Taxo (Equador), Abuela Margarita (Mexico), and the spirit of George Floyd & BLM.
Quantum Human Design Oracle Cards
Genre: Learning & Coaching
Cards: 64 Guidebook: 2
Beautiful card deck with golden gilded edges. QUANTUM HUMAN DESIGN™ EXPERT, Karen Curry Parker, has created this original oracle system with 64 unique cards to connect you with the transformative wisdom of Quantum Human Design™ for practical guidance about all aspects of your life. Ask a question and focus on intentions for your healing and transformation. Pick a card and receive wisdom from the cross-cultural archetypes of the Chinese I’Ching, the Hindu chakra system, and the Judaic Kabbalah mixed in with the modern science of quantum physics. Reflect on the intimate and life-altering messages and begin your journey of aligning with the fulfillment of your Authentic Self and your Higher Purpose. This card deck comes with a small booklet to guide you and you can also purchase the full-size companion book.
Remember Who You Are
Turn into your own wisdom and remember your gifts, your resources, and your beingness.
By: Evina Schmidova
Black Agate Rune Set for Goddess Freya Rune Cards.
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