He’s a man of will power and competence. Use your will to seize opportunities and create your destiny. The tools are at hand to achieve your goal, and with practice and concentration success is guaranteed. Risks and investments bring great rewards. An exciting new venture of friendship may be in store, or if in the past, still continuing successfully. Good health and successful recovery from any present illness. REVERSED MEANING: Uneasiness, confusion and deceit abound, beware of a possible swindle or a deceiving individual, perhaps a young man. This card also warns against misusing your own talents or position for destructive ends.
|THE HIGH PRIESTESS |
Secrets and hidden feelings and subtle influence are at work. She’s a woman of great quietness and dephth. This card, the one of artists, mystics and poets, can often indicate an exploration of one’s personal feelings and desires. Perhaps someone is too secretive or cautious in dealing with a situation, or perhaps discretion and restraint are appropriate. REVERSED MEANING: Sensual passion, reckless action or a casual affair is indicated: Recognize that the situation is not intended to last and it is only a passing fancy or brief thrill. Still, it could be an exciting diversion or a profitable short-term investment. Use your moral or business sense as a guide.
|THE EMPRESS |
She’s the mother, representing fertility, creation and birth. Now is the time for new ideas and initiative. Begin work on what you want, for what you need will be provided. Success and good fortune are indicated, as well as happy family relationships, a marriage or a birth, luxury, creativity and contentment. REVERSED MEANING: Inaction and infertility, quarrels or disagreements hinder progress. Guard against frittering away your resources or possible loss of material possession.
|THE EMPEROR |
He’s a figure of authority, representing the father as a symbol of power and success. This is the card of a person in possessession of reason and stability. Ambition and leadership are rewarded, but guard against arrogance and obstinance. REVERSED MEANING: Obstruction, immaturity and a loss of control are indicated. Take a good look at the situation and face up to its realities. This card may also represent a benevolent or compassionate person, perhaps a parent or authority figure, who is sympathetic to you, but unable to help. You must rely only on yourself to see your way through the situation.
|THE HIGH PRIEST |
He’s a trustworthy guide of true intuition. Good alliances, beneficial partnerships and successful marriages. Helpful advice or unexpected aid from a friend or a person of a pleasant religious or spiritual nature. REVERSED MEANING: Unconventionalitly and an openess to new ideas are indicated, this is the card of the inventor or rebel. Challenge the preconceived notions and go your own way, for the normal rules do not apply to this situation. This card may also indicate a friend with good intentions who gives bad advice or failure to meet expectations.
|THE LOVERS |
Attraction, love and beauty. A union with someone is indicated, perhaps a choice needs to be made. Follow your heart, for the nature of the situation is emotional and involves acting on one’s true feelings, but try not to be swept off your feet by the happiness of the relationship. REVERSED MEANING:By the ardor of the relationship one's good judgment is blurred. Calm yourself and make a decision with your head.
|THE CHARIOT |
Triumph over adversity. Enemies are beaten and obstacles overcome. The Charioth expresses energy, health, strength, activity, as well as a liking for travel, the arts, personal freedom and self-control. REVERSED MEANING: Bad news. This is the card which asserts its authority without being strong.
|THE JUSTICE |
She’s a wise woman with a well-balanced mind and a strong sense of right and wrong. Justice will be served, wrongs will be righted, lawsuits won. Turn away from wrong ideas, bad habits and frivolous pursuits and follow your true course. REVERSED MEANING: Injustice and inequality, perhaps bigotry or bias is indicated. Guard against judging others too harshly, or showing favoritism. Or don’t expect a fair decision from someone who is biased.
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