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The High Priestess – staying non-active – withdrawing from involvement, becoming calm, being passive; accessing the unconscious – using your intuition, opening to dreams and the imagination, trusting your inner voice; seeing the potential – understanding the possibilities, seeing your hidden talents, allowing development; sensing the mystery – looking beyond the obvious, opening to the unknown, seeking what is concealed
2 of Swords – blocking emotions – denying true feelings, hiding distress, being defensive; avoiding the truth – refusing to look at facts, pretending everything’s fine, avoiding an unpleasantness; being at a stalemate – feeling afraid to act, reaching an impasse, staying on the fence
7 of Pentacles – assessing – evaluating the situation, reflecting on progress to date, taking stock; reaping a reward – finally seeing some results, receiving payoffs, reaching a milestone; considering a direction change – weighing a different approach, opening to a new strategy, standing at a crossroads
The Chariot – achieving victory – reaching your goal, winning; using your will – sustaining an effort, fixing on a goal, focusing your intent; asserting yourself – being ego-focused, establishing an identity, having faith in yourself; achieving hard control – assuming the reins of power, showing authority, curbing impulses
Justice – respecting justice – insisting on fairness, acting on ethical principles, seeking equality; assuming responsibility – settling old accounts and debts, handling the situation, doing what has to be done; preparing for a decision – weighing all sides of an issue, balancing all factors, choosing with full awareness; understanding cause and effect – accepting the results you created, recognising the action of karma, making connections between events
Knight of Cups – romantic/over-emotional – idealising love/lacking self-restraint, emphasizing feelings/often being jealous; imaginative/fanciful – being visionary/shading the truth, never taking the mundane path/having an unrealistic approach; sensitive/temperamental – being aware of moods and feelings/being prone to mood swings, responding deeply to life/getting melancholy and depressed; refined/over-refined – creating a pleasant environment/lacking good health, appreciating beauty in all forms/leaving dirty work to others; introspective/introverted – valuing the inner life/focusing inward to excess, seeking self-improvement/exaggerating personal failings
Judgement – making a judgement – having a day of reckoning, making an honest appraisal, taking a stand; feeling reborn – awakening to possibilities, transforming, discovering joy; hearing a call – recognising your true vocation, feeling inner conviction, knowing what you must do; finding absolution – feeling cleansed and refreshed, atoning for past mistakes, feeling sins washed away
The Hanged Man – letting go – having an emotional release, accepting what is, giving up control; reversing – turning the world around, changing your mind, doing an about-face; suspending action – pausing to reflect, giving up urgency, taking time to just be; sacrificing – being a martyr, putting others first, putting self-interest aside
10 of Pentacles – enjoying affluence – having material abundance, feeling financially secure, having a good run of fortune, seeking permanence – looking for a solution that will last, having an orderly family life, nailing down the plan; following convention – staying within established guidelines, taking part in traditions, being conservative
10 of Cups – feeling joy – embracing happiness, having a sense of wellbeing, radiating love, expressing delight; enjoying peace – experiencing serenity, reducing stress and tension, restoring harmony, calling a truce; looking to the family – working for peace in the home, supporting a relative in need, bonding with family members, forgiving someone in the family
Ace of Swords – using mental force – being objective, finding out the facts, using your intellect; having fortitude – facing problems, surmounting obstacles, being undaunted by setbacks; seeking justice – righting a wrong, doing what is right, accepting responsibility; proceeding with truth – having clear understanding, being honest, finding out what is real
9 of Cups – having your wish fulfilled – achieving what you desire, having your dream come true, obtaining your goal; feeling satisfied – indulging in a little smugness, feeling pleased as punch, being contented; enjoying sensual pleasure – experiencing luxury, making love, enjoying physical exertion
r previous readings, see Notes by Nectar.