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.
The Hierophant represents your search for meaning in your life. The Hierophant suggests the development of a personal philosophy which when adhered to, acts as a guide through life's challenges.
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 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 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.
Three of Wands
The Three of Wands represents an initial stage of completion of a creative project or goal.
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.
Seven of Swords
The Seven of Swords represents a time when diplomacy is needed, rather than brute force, in order to move forward.
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.
Six of Swords
The Six of Swords represents the use of insight to overcome difficulties.
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.
Two of Wands
The Two of Wands represents a new goal or creative project.
Position Seven: Future Point of View
The card that is in this position represents the situation within yourself that you will soon embody.
Ace of Pentacles
The Ace of Pentacles represents the possibility of monetary gain.
Position Eight: How Others See You
The card that is in this position represents how those around you see you and your situation.
Five of Cups
The Five of Cups represents regret regarding something you did in the past.
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.
Ten of Pentacles
The Ten of Pentacles represents a period of time when you feel happy and secure because of a legacy that you have created which provides security and can be passed down to your descendants.
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 Wands
The Ten of Wands represents being overwhelmed by having bitten off more than you can chew. Some of your burden will have to be released in order to move forward.