Published in 2022 by Red Feather, the Powerful Perspectives Oracle is a collaborative project designed and created by Amy Chace and Amanda Rhodes. This bright, bold, and very busy deck consists of forty fabulously fulgent divination cards which may be read both upright or in reverse to provide intuitive, inspirational messages of guidance, support, and clarity.
I was and am still a huge fan of Amy’s first divination deck, ‘Manifesting Your Own Greatness Oracle‘. I was rather excited therefore when Amy first told me that she was in the process of designing the Powerful Perspectives Oracle as her awesome bright, busy, bold, and vivacious artwork and illustrations never fail to make me smile.
Amy Chace & Amanda Rhodes
Based in Massachusetts, USA, Amy is an artist and illustrator. She grew up in Rockport, Massachusetts and currently lives with her husband and her rather needy cat.
Amanda is a spiritual medium who first discovered her connection to Spirit at a very young age. Amanda enjoys providing comfort, closure, and clarity to her clients via the use of mediumship, Tarot, and oracle card readings. Her heartfelt approach to communicating with Spirit has made Amanda a well-loved and highly sought-after medium where she lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Powerful Perspectives Oracle arrives packaged in a sturdy, octagonal-shaped, brightly coloured, magnetic-close box ideal for storage and display purposes. Inside the box are a guidebook of the same shape and some card packaging in which the cards are housed.
The Powerful Perspectives Oracle comes with a detailed 96-page black-and-white printed guidebook. The guidebook is an essential element of this deck as the cards lack keywords and thus rely entirely on intuitive reading in order to acquire information.
The guidebook includes information on both Amy and Amanda (at the front and back of the book) alongside a dedication note, a note from Amy, a note from Amanda, an introduction, a guide on how to use the deck, a full description of each card and its meaning, and a concluding statement.
The Powerful Perspectives Deck is a large-sized deck of forty reversible cards featuring bold, bright, cartoon-style card backs with plain edging, and borderless busy imagery which is labelled only with a number. The card stock is quite thin but fairly rigid with a smooth matt-style finish ideal for smooth shuffling.
Let’s Take A Closer Peep At The Powerful Perspectives Oracle
I have created a full walkthrough of the deck so that you can get a better idea of how the cards within this deck appear and function.
Reading & Working With The Powerful Perspectives Oracle
I spent quite some time sitting and looking at the various cards within this deck, each and every card is filled with an array of bright, bold, and incredibly busy imagery. Each time you look at the card you are likely to see a different image, feel a different mood, and intuitively pick up different messages depending on whether you’ve got the card upright or in a reversed position.
Having personally spoken to Amy about the lack of keywords she suggested I sit with the guidebook and use it to help me to acquire clear messages. I did precisely that and low and behold the messages I began receiving were indeed far clearer and interestingly very much relevant.
Though entirely different to Amy’s previous deck ‘Manifesting Your Greatness Oracle’, the Powerful Perspectives Oracle is a really interesting deck which makes for a rather unique and personal read. I would suggest that this is a deck for personal use rather than for reading for others as I would feel rather awkward having to fish out a guidebook if I were reading for others. Unlike the Tarot or keyword-based oracle decks, the Powerful Perspectives Oracle is a tool for personal insight, reflection, and guidance.
At first, I must admit I saw the lack of keywords and felt a little disheartened. I first likened this deck to the likes of ‘Soul Cards’ due to the messages requiring intuitive responses to imagery alone. I, however, stand corrected as after having worked with the Powerful Perspectives Oracle for just over a week, I’ve now grown to rather adore the vivid, multi-coloured scribbles and sketches used within this deck. Though the Powerful Perspectives Oracle lacks keywords and is a little like flicking through a ‘Where’s Wally’ in terms of style, I love how well this deck works with the addition of the guidebook.
I’m not sure whether I’d recommend this deck for beginner readers, I would however suggest that whoever chooses to work or read with this deck will most definitely require the guidebook!
Purchasing & Pricing Information
The Powerful Perspectives Oracle is a bright, bold, colourful, creative deck suitable for those wishing to delve into divination without having to learn the likes of the Tarot or any specific divinatory system. Ideal for those wishing to practice meditative and intuitive skills, the Powerful Perspectives Oracle is a bright, fun, friendly, and creative tool for cartomancy.
For further information on the Powerful Perspectives Oracle or alternative Red Feather publications visit www.redfeathermbs.com
Disclosure: I was sent the above product for the purpose of this post however all opinions are my own.