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4 of Cups – being self-absorbed – concentrating on your own feelings, being unaware of others, ignoring gifts and blessings; feeling apathetic – losing interest, feeling disengaged, lacking motivation; going within – meditating, dreaming, pausing to reflect
The World – integrating – experiencing wholeness, bringing parts together, joining together; accomplishing – realising your goals, flourishing, seeing dreams come true; becoming involved – sharing what you have, feeling engaged, contributing; feeling fulfilled – savouring the present, getting satisfaction, counting your blessings
Ace of Pentacles – using material force – having a real-world impact, improving the body/health, focusing on concrete results; prospering – drawing to what you need, increasing assets, experiencing growth; being practical – being down-to-earth, grounding yourself, accepting the tools at hand; proceeding with trust – feeling safe and protected, having a support system, knowing you have total security
3 of Pentacles – working as a team – finding all the needed elements, functioning as a team, cooperating; planning – organising resources, reviewing beforehand, being prepared; being competent – getting the job done, meeting your goals, being up to the job
Death – ending – closing one door to open another, completing a chapter, putting the past behind you; going through transition – changing status, being in the middle, moving from the known to the unknown; eliminating excess – shedding old attitudes, getting back to basics, concentrating on essentials; experiencing inexorable forces – riding your fate, accepting the inevitable, being in the path of sweeping change
4 of Pentacles – wanting to possess – keeping what you have, hanging on to someone, declaring ownership; maintaining control – denying weakness, wanting to be in charge, insisting on your own way; blocking change – maintaining the status quo, refusing to look at new approaches, holding on to the present
The Chariot – achieving victory – reaching your goal, dominating, coming out on top; using your will – focusing your intent, fixing on a goal, letting nothing distract you; asserting yourself – being ego-focused, feeling self-confident, having faith in yourself; achieving hard control – showing authority, holding in anger, mastering emotions
7 of Pentacles – assessing – evaluating the status, reviewing what’s been done, taking stock; reaping a reward – receiving payoffs, reaching a milestone, finally seeing some results; considering a direction change – pondering alternatives, opening to a new strategy, standing at a crossroads
5 of Swords – acting in your own self-interest – looking out for number one, gloating, encountering selfishness; experiencing discord – creating ill will, experiencing conflict, choosing to battle; witnessing open dishonour – sacrificing integrity, knowing of criminal activity, losing sight of what is right
King of Swords – being intellectual – being comfortable in the world of the mind, grasping information quickly, being knowledgeable; being analytical – cutting through confusion and mental fog, understanding problems quickly, being adept at argument and debate; being articulate – being a stimulating conversationalist, being a lucid writer and speaker, communicating ideas successfully; being just – understanding and honouring all sides of an issue, being impartial and objective; being ethical – encouraging high standards, living by your highest principles
Page of Wands – being creative – taking a novel approach, inventing, using your art; being enthusiastic – getting excited, showing optimism, being the first to volunteer; being confident – tackling a challenge, stretching your envelope, focusing on success; being courageous – taking a risk, being daring, having an adventure
The Devil – experiencing bondage – being obsessed, feeling tied down against your will, submitting to another; focusing on the material – believing only in the physical, getting and spending, forgetting the spiritual; staying in ignorance – being unaware, choosing to stay in the dark, fearing the unknown; feeling hopeless – believing the worst, thinking negatively, foreseeing a bleak future
For previous readings, see Notes by Nectar.