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.

Seven of Swords

The Seven of Swords represents a time when diplomacy is needed, rather than brute force, in order to move forward.

Position Two: The Crossing Card

The card that is in this position represents that which is causing conflict and blockage in the present moment.

Four of Swords

The Four of Swords represents a time to recover and gather strength for the future.

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 Cups

The Four of Cups represents a time of unhappiness in a relationship.

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.

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 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.

Page of Wands

The Page of Wands represents a new surge of creative energy welling up from deep inside.

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.

The Fool

The Fool represents a situation where there is an opportunity to be gained, but which requires a leap of faith to obtain. You run the risk of failing and looking foolish, but the potential rewards that come with success are great.

Position Seven: Future Point of View

The card that is in this position represents the situation within yourself that you will soon embody.

Knight of Cups

The Knight of Cups represents that it is time for you to experience romantic love.

Position Eight: How Others See You

The card that is in this position represents how those around you see you and your situation.

Three of Cups

The Three of Cups represents a situation of emotional fulfillment such as the start of a relationship or birth of a baby.

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.

Page of Cups

The Page of Cups represents something new in the realm of feeling such as a new relationship or the development of a new dimension of an existing relationship.

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.

Ten of Cups

The Ten of Cups represents ongoing commitment and happiness in a relationship.