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Tarot Reading When this bad situation will end?

Reading Performed 03/20/2023 at 4:43 PM

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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.

Four of Swords from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Vigilance, retreat, solitude, isolation, exile, tomb and coffin.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

A bad card, but if reversed a qualified success may be expected by wise administration of affairs.

Card Description

The corpse of a knight in a position of prayer, laid out upon his tomb.

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.

Strength from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Reversed

Tyranny, abuse of power, weakness, discord, sometimes even disgrace.

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

Fortitude. This is one of the cardinal virtues, of which I shall speak later. The female figure is usually represented as closing the mouth of a lion. In the earlier form which is printed by Court de Gebelin, she is obviously opening it. The first alternative is better symbolically, but either is an instance of strength in its conventional understanding, and conveys the idea of mastery. It has been said that the figure represents organic force, moral force and the principle of all force.

Card Description

A woman, over whose head is the same symbol of life seen in the Magician card, closes the jaws of a lion. Her benevolent strength has already subdued the lion, which is being led by a leash of flowers. Fortitude, in one of its most exalted aspects, is connected with the Divine Mystery of Union. It connects also with untouched innocence, and with the strength that resides in contemplation. These higher meanings are hinted at in a concealed manner by the leash of flowers, which signifies the sweet yoke and the light burden of Divine Law, when it has been taken into the heart of hearts. The card has nothing to do with ordinary self-confidence—it concerns the confidence of those whose strength is God and have found their refuge in Him. In one sense, the lion signifies the animal passions, and the lady called Strength signifies the higher nature of Man in his liberation. The higher nature of Man has walked upon the asp and the basilisk and has trodden down the lion and the dragon (see Psalm 91:13).

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.

Three of Swords from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Reversed

Mental illness, error, loss, distraction, disorder, confusion.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

A meeting with one whom the Querent has compromised; also a nun.

Card Description

Three swords pierce a heart; there are clouds and rain behind.

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.

Ten of Wands from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Reversed

Opposition, difficulties, conspiracies.

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

Difficulties and contradictions, if near a good card.

Card Description

A man carries ten staves, burdened down by their weight. It represents the burden of material wealth. It may also represent false-seeming, disguise, corruption, as if the place the man approaches will suffer beatings from the rods he carries.

This is Behind You

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

The Magician from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Skill, diplomacy, subtlety; sickness, pain, loss, disaster, the traps of enemies; self-confidence, will; the Querent, if male.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

The Magus, Magician, or juggler, the caster of the dice and mountebank, in the world of vulgar trickery. This is the colportage interpretation, and it has the same correspondence with the real symbolical meaning that the use of the Tarot in fortune-telling has with its mystic construction according to the secret science of symbolism. I should add that many independent students of the subject, following their own lights, have produced individual sequences of meaning in respect of the Trumps Major, and their lights are sometimes suggestive, but they are not the true lights. For example, Eliphas Levi says that the Magus signifies that unity which is the mother of numbers; others say that it is the Divine Unity; and one of the latest French commentators considers that in its general sense it is the will.

Card Description

A youthful figure in the robe of a magician, having the appearance of divine Apollo, with a smile of confidence and shining eyes. Above his head is the mysterious sign of the Holy Spirit, the sign of life, like an endless cord, forming the figure 8 in a horizontal position. About his waist is a serpent-sash, the serpent appearing to devour its own tail. This is familiar to most as a symbol of eternity, but here it indicates the eternity of attainment in the Spirit. In the Magician's right hand is a wand raised toward heaven, while the left hand is pointing to the earth. This dual sign indicates the descent of grace, virtue and light, drawn from things above and passed to things below. The suggestion throughout is therefore the possession and communication of the Powers and Gifts of the Spirit. On the table in front of the Magician are the symbols of the four Tarot suits, signifying the elements of natural life, which lie like tools before the adept, and he uses them as he wills. Beneath the Rose of Sharon and the Lily of the Valley (see Song of Solomon 2:1), changed into garden flowers, depicting the culture of self-improvement. This card signifies the divine motive in man, reflecting God.

This is Before You

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

Ace of Wands from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Creation, invention, enterprise, and the powers producing these; guiding principles, beginning, source; birth, family, origin, and perhaps the virility behind them; the starting point of enterprises; possibly money, fortune, inheritance.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Calamities of all kinds.

Card Description

A hand extending from a cloud grasps a stout wand or club.

Your Self

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

The Lovers from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Reversed

Failure, foolish designs, prevented marriage, and opposition of all kinds.

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

The Lovers or Marriage. This symbol has undergone many variations, as might be expected from its subject. In the eighteenth century form, by which it first became known to the world of archaeological research, it is really a card of married life, shewing father and mother, with their child placed between them; and the pagan Cupid above, in the act of flying his shaft, is, of course, a misapplied emblem. The Cupid is of love beginning rather than of love in its fulness, guarding the fruit thereof. The card is said to have been entitled Simulacyum fidei, the symbol of conjugal faith, for which the rainbow as a sign of the covenant would have been a more appropriate concomitant. The figures are also held to have signified Truth, Honour and Love, but I suspect that this was, so to speak, the gloss of a commentator moralizing. It has these, but it has other and higher aspects.

Card Description

The sun shines above, and beneath is a great winged figure with arms extended, pouring down mystical influences. In the foreground are two human figures, male and female. They are naked before each other, like Adam and Eve when they first occupied Paradise. Behind the man is the Tree of Life, bearing twelve fruits. The Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil is behind the woman, with the serpent wrapped around it. The figures suggest youth, virginity, innocence, and love before it is contaminated by gross material desire. This is the card of human love; part of the Way, the Truth and the Life. In a very high sense, the card is a depiction of the Covenant and the Sabbath.

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.

Six of Pentacles from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Reversed

Desire, greed, envy, jealousy, illusion.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

A check on the Querent's ambition.

Card Description

A merchant weighs money in a pair of scales, and distributes it to the needy and distressed. It is a testimony to his own success in life, as well as to his goodness of heart.

Your Hopes and Fears

Six of Swords from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Journey by water, route, travel, messenger, assistance.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

The voyage will be pleasant.

Card Description

A ferryman carries passengers in his raft to the far shore. The course is smooth, and the freight is light; the work is not beyond his strength.

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.

Two of Pentacles from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Reversed

Enforced fun, simulated enjoyment, handwriting, composition, payment by check.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Bad omen, ignorance, injustice.

Card Description

A young man dances with a pentacle in either hand. They are joined by an endless cord: the number 8 on its side.

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