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Reading Performed 05/21/2023 at 9:42 AM

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

The Moon

Card Meaning When Upright

Hidden enemies, danger, slander, darkness, terror, deception, occult forces, error.

Card Description

In this card the moon is waxing on what is called the side of mercy, to the right of the observer. It has sixteen chief and sixteen secondary rays. Drops of dew descend from above. Beneath are two towers, between which a path winds up to the horizon. A wolf and dog are baying at the moon, and in the foreground there is water, through which a crayfish moves toward the land. The card represents life of the imagination, apart from life of the spirit. The path between the towers is our path into the unknown. The dog and wolf are the fears of the natural mind in the presence of that mystery, when there is only reflected light to guide it.

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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.

Two of Wands from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

This card has contradictory meanings: on the one hand, riches, fortune, magnificence; on the other, physical suffering, disease, chagrin, sadness, mortification. The design gives a suggestion to resolve the contradiction; here is a lord overlooking his dominion while contemplating a globe. He resembles the sadness and mortification of Alexander, amid the grandeur of this world's wealth.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

A young lady may expect trivial disappointments.

Card Description

A tall man looks from a roof with battlements, overlooking sea and shore. He holds a globe in his right hand, and a staff in his left hand rests on the battlement. Another staff is fixed in a ring. The Rose and Cross and Lily appears on the left side.

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.

Nine of Swords from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Death, failure, malfunction, delay, deception, disappointment, despair.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

An ecclesiastic, a priest; generally, a card of bad omen.

Card Description

A woman sits on her bed, sobbing, with swords on the wall above her. She grieves as if she knows of no sorrow like hers. It is a card of utter desolation.

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.

Nine of Wands from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Signifies strength in opposition—if attacked, the person will meet that attack boldly. Possibly delay, suspension, adjournment.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Generally speaking, a bad card.

Card Description

A man leans upon his staff with an expectant look, as if awaiting an enemy. His build indicates that he may prove a formidable opponent. Behind are eight other staves—upright, in orderly arrangement, like a fence.

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.

Nine of Cups from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Goodwill, contentment, physical well-being; also victory, success, advantage; satisfaction for the Querent.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Of good augury for military men.

Card Description

A stout man has feasted to his heart's content. An abundant supply of wine is behind him, as if to show that the future is also assured. The picture offers the material side of assurance only: it does not reflect the spiritual.

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.

Death from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

End, mortality, destruction, corruption; also, for a man, the loss of a benefactor; for a woman, many inconsistencies; for a maiden, failure of marriage prospects.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Death. The method of presentation is almost invariable, and embodies a bourgeois form of symbolism. The scene is the field of life, and amidst ordinary rank vegetation there are living arms and heads protruding from the ground. One of the heads is crowned, and a skeleton with a great scythe is in the act of mowing it. The transparent and unescapable meaning is death, but the alternatives allocated to the symbol are change and transformation. Other heads have been swept from their place previously, but it is, in its current and patent meaning, more especially a card of the death of Kings. In the exotic sense it has been said to signify the ascent of the spirit in the divine spheres, creation and destruction, perpetual movement, and so forth.

Card Description

Death appears here as one of the apocalyptic visions rather than a grim reaper—to show change, transformation, and a passage from lower to higher. In the background lies the whole world of ascent in the spirit. In the foreground, the mysterious horseman moves slowly, bearing a black banner emblazoned with the Mystic Rose, which signifies life. Between two pillars on the horizon shines the sun of immortality. The horseman carries no visible weapon, but king and child and maiden fall before him, while a bishop with clasped hands awaits his end. The natural transition of man to the next stage of his being is one form of his progress. While still in this life, the exotic and almost unknown entrance into the state of mystical death is a change in the form of consciousness. It is the passage into a state to which ordinary death is neither the path nor the gate.

Your Self

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

Queen of Cups from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Good, fair woman; honest, devoted woman, who will do service to the Querent; loving intelligence, and from it the gift of vision; success, happiness, pleasure; also wisdom, virtue; a perfect spouse and a good mother.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Sometimes denotes a woman of equivocal character.

Card Description

She is beautiful, fair, and dreamy; as if she sees visions in her cup. This is, however, only one of her sides; she sees, but she also acts, and her activity feeds her dream.

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.

Eight of Wands from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Activity in undertakings, the path of such activity; swiftness, as that of an express messenger; great haste, great hope, speed toward an end that promises certain happiness; generally, things on the move; also the arrows of love.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Domestic disputes for a married person.

Card Description

This card represents motion through the unmoving—a flight of wands through an open countryside. They approach the end of their path. The future they signify is at hand; it may be even on the threshold.

Your Hopes and Fears

The Empress from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Fruitfulness, action, initiative, length of days; the unknown, clandestine; also difficulty, doubt, ignorance.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

The Empress, who is sometimes represented with full face, while her correspondence, the Emperor, is in profile. As there has been some tendency to ascribe a symbolical significance to this distinction, it seems desirable to say that it carries no inner meaning. The Empress has been connected with the ideas of universal fecundity and in a general sense with activity.

Card Description

A stately seated figure, having rich clothing and royal appearance, a daughter of heaven and earth. Her circlet holds twelve stars gathered in a cluster. The symbol of Venus is on the shield, which rests near her. A field of corn is ripening in front of her, and beyond there is a waterfall. The scepter she bears is topped by the globe of this world.

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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.

Seven of Cups from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Fairy favors, images of reflection, tenderness, imagination, scrying; moderate success, but nothing permanent or substantial.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Fair child; idea, design, resolve, movement.

Card Description

Cups holding strange visions are presented to a figure in the foreground, as if offering a choice.

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