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THE FOOL

a new beginning
an end to something in your old life
foreshadows important decisions ahead
(which may not be easy to make/involve an element of risk)

2

THE MAGICIAN

intelligent and skilful communicators
self-confidence and drive
translate ideas into action
strength of will and determination

3

THE HIGH PRIESTESS

good judgement
strong intuition
instinct over reason
trust in the wisdom of your heart
warning of concealed facts or influences

4

THE EMPRESS

strong maternal influence
harmony in marriage/family
strong bursts of creative/artistic energy.
strong possibility of pregnancy
(not necessarily your own)

5

THE EMPEROR

powerful male influence
leadership and authority, self-discipline
stability through the power of action
advancement or promotion
responsibility, action and leadership

6

THE HIEROPHANT

Doctrine (religious/political belief)
teaching and guidance
rigid authority
moral, religious, and social conventions
path towards fulfilment

7

THE LOVERS

love (in varying forms)
important or difficult choices
paths to two very different futures
difficult choices
correct decision/positive outcome are within reach

8

THE CHARIOT

hard work (long and difficult)
rough roads and long uphill slopes
dead ends, and setbacks
strength of purpose
organisation, endurance, and confidence

9

STRENGTH

fighting illness/injury will recover
courageous and head-on
perseverance and will
take command of your own actions/emotions
(before they damage you/loved-ones)

10

THE HERMIT

careful examination of situations/decisions
inner reflection,
physical, or a search within
deep and honest introspection

11

THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE

life's cycles
good beginnings
aspects of luck
beyond your control and influence
don't agonise over what you can't control

12

JUSTICE

kindness and fairness towards others/yourself
positive resolution
unfair, abusive, or shady and immoral
(warning to change your ways)
seek out balance in your life

13

THE HANGED MAN

upheaval or change in your future
(beyond your control/unable to turn back from)
sacrifice
permanence
give very careful thought to the decisions in your life.

14

DEATH

permanent, significant, and absolute change
complete (painful) severance between past and future, sense of loss/leads to acceptance
moving forward
end of a close friendship/job/marriage/life
do not focus too greatly on the negative.

15

TEMPERANCE

find balance in your life
approach problems with a calm demeanour
Tread carefully in any major decisions
confidence that good decisions lead to a good resolution

16

DEVIL

entrapment
(a situation from which there is no escape)
road leading to entrapment
need for prudence/caution

17

THE TOWER

disruption and conflict
unforeseen and traumatic events
a threat
life involves tragedy, face it with grace

18

THE STAR

period of respite and renewal
spiritual, physical, or both
recovering from illness or injury
light in the darkness

19

THE MOON

not what it seems
misunderstanding/truth you cannot admit
something important being kept from you
source of worry or depression
use intuition to see past the subterfuge (deceit)

20

THE SUN

personal gain
personal goals and joy are within reach
invest the effort to actualise
new personal venture
(marriage/beginning a family)

21

JUDGEMENT

transition/change that springs from reason
long-term plans coming to fruition
let your mind guide the decision
Logic is a better guide than intuition
major decision that shapes the next chapter of your life.

22

THE WORLD

major and inexorable (unstoppable) change
end to the Old and a good beginning to the New
growing maturity/inner balance/deeper understanding
final sense of identity/security in the self
falling away of boundaries
travels or journeys

23

THE SUIT OF CUPS

emotions, the unconscious, Creativity, and intuition
relationships, imagination and inner world
uncontrolled feeling, fantasy, and disconnect with inner voice.
PISCES CANCER SCORPIO (water)

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KING OF CUPS

worldly and calm projection of authority
someone who will aid you in achieving your goals
(unconcerned/distant but their motivations are pure)
advice they give will be important and should be considered in your own thoughts
inner strength/control of emotions.

25

QUEEN OF CUPS

Sensitivity/affectionate nature
emotionally open
stay in touch with emotional aspects of character

26

KNIGHT OF CUPS

victory achieved through cleverness/savvy mind
flights of wild fancy
maintain your focus w/ new initiatives
seek novel paths to accomplish goals
maintain sight of where you are going.

27

PAGE OF CUPS

introspective nature( art/kind heart)
don't let credit you deserve pass you by out of shyness. someone (overlooked) in your own life aids you in pursuit of a goal
bearer of good news.

28

TEN OF CUPS

long goal
emotional undertones
mending of bridges between friends/family
inner emotional turmoil being resolved
lasting emotional bonds

29

NINE OF CUPS

lasting or powerful contentment in your life
nothing is permanent
you can expect to be truly happy
creative endeavour
good wishes for the future

30

EIGHT OF CUPS

stability and security in your life at a personal cost
unfulfilled by your current life
move on/find courage to strike out in new directions
look closely at work/relationship/own beliefs
set aside some stability in order to find happiness

31

SEVEN OF CUPS

inner self, unconscious, realms of your imagination
hopes, dreams, and unrealised aspirations are fair game
deep confusion/lack of understanding of motivations
Look carefully at your own motivations
reexamine your goals

32

SIX OF CUPS

rooted deep in the past
happiness
family/old friends,/past lovers, are adding to joys in life.
past effort/labours of love/personal projects
emotional reward

33

FIVE OF CUPS

warning of loss and disappointment
emotional setback in your life
emotionally invest in project or goal
regret or heartache
(optimism; this too shall pass.)

34

FOUR OF CUPS

Apathy
break out of your current cycles
Seek out causes/people to care and fight for
Make new goals/then seek out new paths to reach them
take risks

35

THREE OF CUPS

celebration and cause for it
great happiness in the future
joy which will last/be shared with those around you
completion of a project/birth

36

TWO OF CUPS

Powerful partnership
absolute trust and commanding respect
emotional love affair/deep and abiding friendship
source of happiness for you, though
their well-being will be as important to you as your own.

37

ACE OF CUPS

beginning of period of strong emotional health
copious joy, happiness, and love
Existing personal relationships strengthen
meaningful new ones form
Foundations for marriage

38

THE SUIT OF SWORDS

intelligence, logic, truth, ambition conflict and communication
power of intellect
abusive, harsh, and lack empathy.
GEMINI LIBRA AQUARIUS (air)

39

KING OF SWORDS

professional aspects of authority
someone who will aid you in legal/business
(assertive/seek to dominate you in their confidence)
their primary motivation is unlikely to be emotional

40

QUEEN OF SWORDS

perceptive, sharp-witted and professionally distant
aid and counsel (possibly a teacher)
trusted and interest in you, but unlikely romantic
A powerful ally
respect their intelligence rewarded with guidance

41

KNIGHT OF SWORDS

forceful personality
zealous dedication to success, razor-sharp intellect
a formidable enemy.
headed for turbulent times
successfully faced with decisive action

42

PAGE OF SWORDS

stubborn and opinionated
strong analytical skills/energetic nature
identifying reason for issues/excellent negotiator
many important decisions in short time frame
Trust in your reason/judgement to navigate difficulties.

43

TEN OF SWORDS

disaster which cannot be avoided
complete unavoidable failure
not be small or easily overcome
stay strong, new dreams can be built from the ashes.

44

NINE OF SWORDS

powerful mental anguish
casting a negative light on your actions/abilities
paranoia/sleeplessness/fear/depression/loneliness/isolation
Beware pushing away those seeking to help you
find the courage to reach out for help

45

EIGHT OF SWORDS

held back by something beyond your control
bad boss/international politics
restricted options
frustration and anxiety
patience and preparation

46

SEVEN OF SWORDS

forces opposing you
single source of your frustration
identify that source and change your circumstances
sabotage
be cunning instead of confrontational

47

SIX OF SWORDS

mental focus
leave your current troubles behind
better times ahead
face your problems from a mental standpoint
the worst is over

48

FIVE OF SWORDS

conflict with traumatic defeat
retreat and regroup
injury to pride or self-esteem
Handle defeat with grace and move on

49

FOUR OF SWORDS

order and stability
respite from the battles in your life
temporary peace
recovery from prolonged illness.

50

THREE OF SWORDS

significant pain by conflict
disrupted partnership or friendship
new beginning
face your pain honestly

51

TWO OF SWORDS

balance of forces
equal distribution of force in opposition
mediate a conflict
caught in a dilemma with no clear outcome
The resolution of this state will bring peace

52

ACE OF SWORDS

focus, determination, and an intellectual capacity
change through warring forces,
internal conflicts
reasoning regarding inner consciousness
keep energetic

53

THE SUIT OF WANDS

passion, inspiration and willpower
primal energy and cycle of creation
action, ambition and making plans
recklessness and lack of direction
LEO ARIES SAGITTARIUS (fire)

54

KING OF WANDS

upcoming financial windfall
masculine authority figure (a leader and arbitrator)
aid in solving a dispute
Be open to the advice of those with more experience

55

QUEEN OF WANDS

outgoing and friendly personality
extroverted but self-contained
strong attachment to your friends/family
someone close to you who you can rely on

56

KNIGHT OF WANDS

spontaneity, shifting your positions quickly
capricious (inconsistent) but enjoy your energy
change in the form of travel
change in environment

57

PAGE OF WANDS

good news from/about a youthful individual
boundless energy, deep loyalty, and love of learning
new project

58

TEN OF WANDS

working too hard
taking on more burdens
excessive workloads in pursuit of your goals

59

NINE OF WANDS

struggles ahead and the capacity to overcome them
trouble in less critical aspects of personal/professional life
maintain the current situation
move forward when progress becomes possible

60

EIGHT OF WANDS

abrupt increase in the pace of life
busy but success
projects will progress quickly
needing to travel for relationships
buckle down and get to work

61

SEVEN OF WANDS

courage, and the perseverance
Expect conflicts, possibly small, but significant
Uncertainty
possess the ability to overcome your adversaries (opponents)

62

SIX OF WANDS

recognition for your past work/material reward
success/good news
magnanimity (generosity) and grace
do not let the good fortune go to your head.

63

FIVE OF WANDS

struggle and aggravation
competition
victory will come at a personal cost

64

FOUR OF WANDS

Peace and security in the smaller aspects of life
good endings and fresh starts
beginning a new relationship/marriage/engagement

65

THREE OF WANDS

creativity and inventiveness
productivity and accomplishment is favourable
new career opportunities/possibilities
be patient and stick around for the long haul
new allies/success in partnership

66

TWO OF WANDS

formation of/success in partnerships
reap the rewards of partnerships
financial gain or promotion
insecurity or worry

67

ACE OF WANDS

new business enterprise
childbirth
harness innovation, enthusiasm, and ambition

68

THE SUIT OF PENTACLES

worldly and material, financial matters
security, stability, nature, health, and prosperity
long term future/career/generosity/household/business investments/sensuality
greed, jealousy, miserliness(frugality) and unbridled ambition
TAURUS CAPRICORN VIRGO (earth)

69

KING OF PENTACLES

mature and dependable maturity
success and status
people who can aid you
(value prudence of intelligence)
financial windfall or promotion.

70

QUEEN OF PENTACLES

family
financially adroit (skilful)
pragmatic (realistic), practical, nature.
aid in financial matter
how to manage your money.

71

KNIGHT OF PENTACLES

patience, honour, and dependability
dependable bearer of good news

72

PAGE OF PENTACLES

introspection and conscientiousness
good tidings to you/young people close to you
in academic or financial fields.

73

TEN OF PENTACLES

financial security and emotional well-being
close relationships with friends and family
inheritance

74

NINE OF PENTACLES

financial reward borne of hard work and careful planning
reward for prudent action
time of hardship is ending/pleasant living beginning
solitary individual
lack people to with whom share your gains

75

EIGHT OF PENTACLES

creative inspiration or craftsmanship
skills you are still trying to master (hobbies)
prudent and organised

76

SEVEN OF PENTACLES

avoid failure but fall short of success in an endeavour.
achieve your goals but not in the time hoped for
setbacks, slow/difficult progress
avoid becoming too hesitant/timid

77

SIX OF PENTACLES

generosity
(financial investment/advice and support for a friend)
success from the generosity of someone else
benevolent acts and charity.

78

FIVE OF PENTACLES

financial matters, employment, or relationships
duplicity, loss of jobs, and the possibility of infidelity
evaluate what matters in life/work out priorities
to mitigate the damage let some others fall away

79

FOUR OF PENTACLES

gift or inheritance, business savvy
financial and material security
pleasant chapter of your life,
emotional and spiritual needs are satisfied

80

THREE OF PENTACLES

clear sense of purpose
hard work gains recognition it deserves
maintain your own pace
rely and trust on others
material reward/sense of lasting accomplishment.

81

TWO OF PENTACLES

change, and of balance.
final outcome depends on response to challenges
best outcome through prudence and careful planning.

82

ACE OF PENTACLES

positive new beginning
productive period
relationship on stable ground
content with your situation.