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Tuesday’s Tarot

This card has whimsical imagery; check the little sea creature in the background surfing the waves.  The King of Cups typically represents a professor, academic holy man, or other wise man associated with and the arts.  He reigns over water and creative intelligence.  Diplomatic and calm, trust his advice.  Rely on his stabilizing influence in crisis.  When reversed, expect scandal and loss. 

Tuesday’s Tarot

The Queen of Cups symbolizes the ideal spouse and perfect mother – support and service personified.  Gentle, compassionate, and patient, she cares for others.  A woman of profound wisdom, she has deep visionary powers of her own.  Loving devotion supplies the water to the Queen’s limitless, intuitive well.  From this well, the Queen of Cups draws psychic energy and benevolently channels it to those in need.

Tuesday’s Tarot

In the broadest sense, this card symbolizes a journey of imagination and vision.  More specifically, the Knight of Cups foretells an invitation or proposition.  Mindful that Cups source their power from emotions, The Knight’s motivations grow from the heart rather than the mind.  As a result, he can be misunderstood by some who view his decisions as illogical and his temperament moody.  No matter; he’s charming, romantic, and lives on the edge, which makes him irresistible.  When the Knight of Cups is reversed, beware of subtle tricks and swindlers.

Tuesday’s Tarot

The pink-tigthted Page of Cups serves up meditations of the mind come to life in the chalice.  The prince of wild dreams and imagination, his appearance is a good sign for budding relationships.  The Page of Cups represents a studious young man of service, usually acquainted in the context of a business relationship.  He brings a young, handsome, fresh energy, encourages you to trust your intuition, and maybe even inspires an unexpected, thoughtful gesture.

Tuesday’s Tarot

The Ten of Cups is all about family in the form of a celebration, gathering, support or forgiveness.  Familiar comforts trigger a deep sense of gratitude and contentment.  Enjoy this peaceful time, decompress, and let go of old grievances.  Remember nobody has a perfect family, but every nomad has a tribe.  An upside down Ten of Cups signals a domestic tumble, brutality, or animus.

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Mr. Nine of Cups sure looks proud of himself.  That’s because he’s achieved what he thought he wanted.  The Nine of Cups has a discernible pattern of dips, valleys, or destabilizing crises followed by a reversal of fortune and subsequent success.  Sometimes we confuse luck with genius.  Don’t get carried away with the hubris.  The lucrative change of circumstances accompanying this card encourages big eating, drinking, and indulgence.  Not a problem if you follow up the feast with an equally intense workout.

Tuesday’s Tarot

The Eight of Cups represents an ending by way of abandonment.  After a gradual wind down, the time has come to let go and move on.  Leaving behind the investment of energy and time can be difficult, but also liberating.  Possible changes manifest in many different ways: a move, a break-up, a resignation letter, or alterations in behavior and habits.  Change traumatizes many, but it’s a part of life, so nut up and accept it.   Tough love tarot bitches.   Clinging to a shitty situation results in a total lack of energy and inspiration, so don’t delay the inevitable.  When reversed, enjoy happiness and feasting.

Tuesday’s Tarot

The Seven of Cups depicts the yearnings and fears of our fantasy life, and it throws down a challenge to materialize our deepest wishes.  Numerous clichés abound on the subject of dreaming big, but stargazing is the easy part.  Working to achieve goals separates the successful from the regretful.  The visions presented in the Seven of Cups represent our deepest ambitions and anxieties, but mindfully focus your energy.  Our desires often corrupt our purest intentions.   Depending on circumstance, an alternate interpretation of this card involves releasing rigid patterns and relaxing the emphasis on strict order.  This view applies to those who have forgotten how to daydream of a more magical life.  Use Seven Cups to actualize,  because castles made of sand fall into the sea, eventually.

Tuesday’s Tarot

Fill Six Cups with flowers.  This card represents innocence, well-intentioned giving, and simple pleasures.  Engage in frivolity, entertain a child with simple fun, and remember how carefree feels.  Flipping through past childhood memories makes for bittersweet nostalgia.  Avoid the tendency to sugarcoat.  Take the sense of well-meaning goodness with you, but don’t waste time longing for the past.