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.

Eight of Swords

The Eight of Swords represents a situation where you are unable to act because you are afraid that any choice you make will lead to trouble.

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 Wands

The Four of Wands represents a time of enjoying the rewards of past efforts.

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 Swords

The Three of Swords represents a time of strife and separation.

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.

Queen of Wands

The Queen of Wands represents the necessity for you to take on the qualities of loyalty and constancy.

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.

Ace of Wands

The Ace of Wands represents a surge of raw and unfocused creative energy. There is no direction but rather only an unhappiness with how things are, and a feeling that something new is achievable.

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.

King of Pentacles

The King of Pentacles represents that it is time for you to meet the challenge of worldly concerns.

Position Seven: Future Point of View

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

The Chariot

The Chariot represents a challenge in the form of a struggle or conflict, which if faced and overcome, will strengthen your personality.

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 Pentacles

The Three of Pentacles represents a time when the fruits of your labor come earlier than expected.

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.

The Hanged Man

The Hanged Man represents the need for a personal sacrifice of some kind in exchange for something of higher value.

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.

The Empress

The Empress represents a more down to earth phase in your life. There is the possibility of a marriage or the birth of a child. The Empress is representative of the body and the instincts, (all that is physical).