The Joie de Vivre Tarot is the second deck by Paulina Cassidy (the first was the Paulina Tarot. It’s a unique Paulina-inspired artistic style but is more luminous, less complicated, and less hectic than her earlier deck.
“Joie de Vivre” – French means “joy of living”. This deck is a happy, lighthearted deck that reveals the child within each one of us. Something we do not often! In her introduction, Cassidy states that the living beings who reside in this world are all sentient souls full of affection who wish to provide the best for all who are able to navigate their lives. They will assist you in letting your light up so that you can better connect with your senses and be connected to God’s source. The Seeker will discover that they are responding by heart, mind and soul.
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In the final section of the book is a distinctive six-card spread titled “Spreading the Joy”,as as blank pages to notes. The bio of the author is one that you should look over – as it is in this bio where you’ll find out that Cassidy is studying energy healing for more than ten years and she applies her knowledge of Reiki and prannic healing to her artistic art. She also composes and records music. The healing energy of the healer is evident into this card deck!
The art is a softly executed fantasy, with pastel shades. The Fool appears to be floating in space, while there’s an element like an image of the Mad Hatter in the Magician’s top ha. It appears that the Hanged Man hangs from a vine suspended in mid-air The Two of Wands is a gorgeous muse, holding the globe in one hand, with her owl companion appears to be resting in her hair. The Nine of Cups is a beautiful lady, with nine cups floating around her. The Four of Swords depicts a person standing with an ethereal spiral that is that is where her lower body will be. The LWB states that it is Chrysalis who has fled into her sacred healing cocoon out of which she emerges as a butterfly. “The King of Swords is a cat-like character and his dove friend.