Tag Archives: Two Testaments of Terra Lucida

The Database in Etruria

Who doesn’t like Christian allegory? Who doesn’t like mythology and facsimile decks and virtues and elements? Not me. Today I am looking at the Ancient Minchiate Etruria published by Lo Scarabeo. It is a reproduction of 41 Major Arcana and … Continue reading

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Love the Body, Sayeth Ezekiel

Daily Draw – December 5th, 2012 Hah, the fifth of the month and I get the fifth card, which in the Minchiate is similar to The Lovers in regular tarot. LOVE – 5 – L’AMORE This is about important decisions … Continue reading

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Gemelli in the Mouth of the Whale

Daily Draw June 22nd, 2011 Today Job has come to call, specifically Job 31:16-23. In this part he is defending himself and claiming his charitable behaviour toward the poor; he wouldn’t hurt anyone because he fears God. I gather he … Continue reading

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A Coin for the King’s Proverbial Friend

Daily Draw January 27th, 2011 I’ve been stuck on my Minchiate draws because for almost a year, the fabric cover for my NIV Quest Study Bible lay unfinished. Now it’s done and I can get back to random draws and … Continue reading

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The Minchiate Quest, and Resurrecting Projects

I puttered away and cleaned off my dining room table, thus enabling me to resurrect some creative projects. One of those projects was for the book cover for the NIV Quest Study Bible with annotations that I am using with … Continue reading

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Moses Meets the Water Bearer

Daily Draw February 2nd, 2010 Back to the NIV Quest Study Bible and the Minchiate today. Today’s random passage is from Deuteronomy 9:17 “So I took the two tablets and threw them out of my hands, breaking them to pieces … Continue reading

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Absalom Makes Sense of Centaurs

Daily Draw January 10th, 2010 While browsing through the Minchiate deck I became interested in the Knights and the Sagittarius card because of the Centaurs on them. Sagittarius depicts the centaur Chiron. I was puzzled by the boar on this … Continue reading

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