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 Wands
The Eight of Wands represents a time of action after a long period of inaction.
Position Two: The Crossing Card
The card that is in this position represents that which is causing conflict and blockage in the present moment.
Ace of Pentacles
The Ace of Pentacles represents the possibility of monetary gain.
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.
King of Cups
The King of Cups represents a time when you experience that side of yourself that helps others as a way to avoid dealing with your own problems.
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.
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 Six: Future Influences
The card that is in this position represents the situation both within and without that will soon manifest in your life.
Page of Wands
The Page of Wands represents a new surge of creative energy welling up from deep inside.
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.
Ace of Cups
The Ace of Cups represents an expression of raw and overwhelming feeling.
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 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 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 Hermit represents seclusion from others, patience and maturity, as well as a strong sense of identity and of your own limitations.