Position One: The Covering Card
The card that is in this position represents the situation both within and without that you currently find yourself in.
Wheel of Fortune
The Wheel of Fortune represents a sudden change in your luck. The change may be for the better or the worse but in either case it will bring with it personal growth and a new chapter in your life.
Position Two: The Crossing Card
The card that is in this position represents that which is causing conflict and blockage in the present moment.
Seven of Pentacles
The Seven of Pentacles represents that a hard career decision must be made. You must consider carefully whether to continue with what you've already built or to begin something new.
Position Three: The Crowning Card
The card that is in this position represents that which is in full view and thus which is most obvious in your life at the moment.
Four of Swords
The Four of Swords represents a time to recover and gather strength for the future.
Position Four: Inner Drive
The card that is in this position represents the main subconscious drive or motivation that is truly behind the surface situation described by the crowning card. This card will tend to be surprising since we are rarely aware of our unconscious motivations.
Ten of Swords
The Ten of Swords represents the final conclusion of a difficult time.
Position Five: Past Influences
The card that is in this position represents the situation both within and without that is currently passing out of your life.
Death represents a situation where something must come to an end. The ability to gracefully let go can open up the opportunity for a new life.
Position Six: Future Influences
The card that is in this position represents the situation both within and without that will soon manifest in your life.
Seven of Cups
The Seven of Cups represents an emotional situation which can lead to a number of possibilities if you take realistic action to make them come into being.
Position Seven: Future Point of View
The card that is in this position represents the situation within yourself that you will soon embody.
Six of Wands
The Six of Wands represents public acclaim or recognition of some kind.
Position Eight: How Others See You
The card that is in this position represents how those around you see you and your situation.
Knight of Swords
The Knight of Swords represents sudden changes that alter the established structures of your life.
Position Nine: Things Desired and Dreaded
The card that is in this position represents either what you desire or what you dread or both since every card in the tarot deck can be interpreted as having either a positive or negative meaning depending on how they relate to your specific inquiry.
Nine of Wands
The Nine of Wands represents the hidden strength within you that only surfaces when just short of achieving your goal, a final obstacle stands in your way threatening to defeat you. Although you feel that you cannot go on, this strength surfaces and allows you to try one more time.
Position Ten: Outcome
The card that is in this position represents the situation which is the inevitable outcome of whatever it is that you are currently experiencing.
Nine of Pentacles
The Nine of Pentacles represents a period of time when you are rightfully pleased with what you have achieved in life so far.