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Tarot Reading What lies in my future?

Reading Performed 04/21/2023 at 10:07 PM

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The querent is the card that this user felt represented them or their situation best.

The Fool

Card Meaning When Upright

Folly, mania, extravagance, intoxication, delirium, frenzy, betrayal.

Card Description

With light step, as if earth and its obstacles had little power to restrain him, a young man in gorgeous clothing pauses at the brink of a precipice among the great heights of the world; he surveys the blue distance before him—its expanse of sky rather than the landscape below. He seems to still be walking, though he is stationary at the given moment; his dog is still bounding. The edge that opens on the depth holds no terror for him, as if angels were waiting to uphold him, should he leap from that height. His face is full of intelligence and expectant wonder. He has a rose in one hand and in the other an expensive cane, which hangs over his right shoulder, dangling a curiously embroidered pouch. He is a prince of the other world, traveling through this one—all in the glory of the crisp morning air. The sun, which shines behind him, knows where he came from, where he is going, and how he will return: by another path, after many days. He is the Spirit in search of experience.

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The Meanings of these Tarot Cards

This Covers You

This card gives the influence which is affecting the person or matter of inquiry generally, the atmosphere of it in which the other currents work.

Ten of Swords from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Reversed

Advantage, profit, success, favor, but none of these are permanent; also power and authority.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Victory and consequent fortune for a soldier in war.

Card Description

A figure lies on the ground, pierced by the swords of the card.

This Crosses You

It shows the nature of the obstacles in the matter. If it is a favourable card, the opposing forces will not be serious, or it may indicate that something good in itself will not be productive of good in the particular connexion.

Ace of Cups from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Immaculate love, joy, contentment, home, nourishment, abundance, fertility.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Inflexible will, unalterable law.

Card Description

A hand extending from a cloud bears a cup pouring out four streams. Calm water lies beneath, and on it are waterlilies. A dove bearing in its beak a communion wafer marked with a cross descends to place the wafer in the cup. Dew falls around the cup on all sides.

This Crowns You

It represents (a) the Querent's aim or ideal in the matter; (b) the best that can be achieved under the circumstances, but that which has not yet been made actual.

Ten of Cups from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Reversed

Indignation, violence.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Sorrow; also a serious quarrel.

Card Description

Above are ten cups in a rainbow. This vision is contemplated in wonder and awe by a husband and wife below. His right arm is around her, his left raised upward. She raises her right arm. Two children dancing near them have not observed the miracle, but are happy in their own play. There is a home on the horizon.

This is Beneath You

It shows the foundation or basis of the matter, that which has already passed into actuality and which the Significator has made his own.

Ace of Pentacles from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Reversed

The evil side of wealth, bad intelligence; also great riches.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

A share in the finding of treasure.

Card Description

A hand extending from a cloud holds up a pentacle.

This is Behind You

It gives the influence that is just passed, or is now passing away.

The Star from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Loss, theft, deprivation, abandonment.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

The Star, Dog-Star, or Sirius, also called fantastically the Star of the Magi. Grouped about it are seven minor luminaries, and beneath it is a naked female figure, with her left knee upon the earth and her right foot upon the water. She is in the act of pouring fluids from two vessels. A bird is perched on a tree near her; for this a butterfly on a rose has been substituted in some later cards. So also the Star has been called that of Hope. This is one of the cards which Court de Gebelin describes as wholly Egyptian-that is to say, in his own reverie.

Card Description

A large, radiant star of eight points, surrounded by seven lesser stars—also of eight points. The female figure in the foreground is entirely naked. Her left knee is on the land and her right foot on the water. She pours the Water of Life from two great pitchers, irrigating sea and land. Behind her is rising ground, and on the right a shrub on which a bird perches. The figure expresses eternal youth and beauty. The star is l'etoile flamboyante, a symbol of Freemasonry. The figure communicates to the earth around her the substance of the heavens and the elements.

This is Before You

It shows the influence that is coming into action and will operate in the near future.

King of Wands from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Dark, friendly man; man from your hometown or country—generally married, honest and conscientious. The card always signifies honesty, and may mean news concerning an unexpected inheritance to arrive before long.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Generally favourable may signify a good marriage.

Card Description

The physical and emotional nature of this card is dark, avid, agile, and noble. The King holds a flowering wand, and wears a cap beneath his crown. He is symbolized by the lion engraved on the back of his throne.

Your Self

Signifies the person or thing about which the question has been asked, and shows its position or attitude in the circumstances.

Five of Pentacles from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Material trouble; destitution.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Conquest of fortune by reason.

Card Description

Two beggars in a snowstorm pass a lit stained-glass window.

Your House

Your environment and the tendencies at work therein which have an effect on the matter €”for instance, your position in life, the influence of immediate friends, and so forth.

Wheel of Fortune from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Destiny, fortune, success, advancement, luck, delight.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

The Wheel of Fortune. There is a current Manual of Cartomancy which has obtained a considerable vogue in England, and amidst a great scattermeal of curious things to no purpose has intersected a few serious subjects. In its last and largest edition it treats in one section of the Tarot; which--if I interpret the author rightly--it regards from beginning to end as the Wheel of Fortune, this expression being understood in my own sense. I have no objection to such an inclusive though conventional description; it obtains in all the worlds, and I wonder that it has not been adopted previously as the most appropriate name on the side of common fortune-telling. It is also the title of one of the Trumps Major--that indeed of our concern at the moment, as my sub-title shews. Of recent years this has suffered many fantastic presentations and one hypothetical reconstruction which is suggestive in its symbolism. The wheel has seven radii; in the eighteenth century the ascending and descending animals were really of nondescript character, one of them having a human head. At the summit was another monster with the body of an indeterminate beast, wings on shoulders and a crown on head. It carried two wands in its claws. These are replaced in the reconstruction by a Hermanubis rising with the wheel, a Sphinx couchant at the summit and a Typhon on the descending side. Here is another instance of an invention in support of a hypothesis; but if the latter be set aside the grouping is symbolically correct and can pass as such.

Card Description

The four Living Creatures of Ezekiel occupy the corners of the card. The symbols on the disc in the center stand for the perpetual motion of an ever-changing universe and for the flux of human life. The Sphinx is equilibrium within that state of change. The letters of Taro or Rota are inscribed on the wheel, interspersed with the Hebrew letters of the Divine Name—to show that Providence is implied through all existence. However, this is the Divine intention within, and the similar intention on the surface is represented by the four Living Creatures.

Your Hopes and Fears

Seven of Wands from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Reversed

Perplexity, embarrassments, anxiety. It is also a warning against indecision.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings (When Upright)

A dark child.

Card Description

A young man on a rocky hill brandishes a staff; six other staves are raised toward him from below.

The Final Result

The culmination which is brought about by the influences shewn by the other cards that have been turned up in the divination.

King of Pentacles from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Valor, capable intelligence, business and normal intellectual aptitude, sometimes mathematical gifts and achievements of this kind; success in these paths.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

A rather dark man, a merchant, master, professor.

Card Description

The face is rather grim, suggesting courage, but is also somewhat lethargic. The bull's head should be noted as a recurrent symbol on the throne.

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