Ace Wands: Big new project
Two wands: Partnership, collaboration, idea becomes reality
Three wands: success, progress
Four wands: Stability, success, celebration
Five wands: squabbles
Six wands: Victory!
Seven wands: Shields up! Or On Guard!
Eight wands: Smooth sailing! The time is now!
Nine wands: Almost there! One last push!
Ten wands: Burdened, trapped by what you wanted
Ace cups: My cup runneth over LOVE
Two cups: Friendship, relationship growth
Three cups: Abundance, family celebrations
Four cups: Too much of a good thing, or taken for granted
Five cups: Regret and disappointment
Six cups: Nostalgic (have a cup and talk about old times!)
Seven cups: Wishful thinking
Eight cups: Disillusionment, or time to walk away
Nine cups: Cheers!
Ten cups: Happiness and success, great big happy family!
Ace Swords: Charge! Once more into the fray!
Two Swords: Stalemate or stuck between a rock and a hard place
Three Swords: Grief and separation (in my mythic tarot I use betrayal)
Four Swords: Retreat (get some R and R)
Five Swords: Petty behavior / selfishness (in My Mythic Tarot it’s acceptance of the rotten lot in life)
Six Swords: Moving towards calmer waters (In Mythic Tarot its “someone’s got to do a the dirty work)
Seven Swords: Thief! (In Mythic Tarot it’s an extreme need for diplomacy walking the razors edge to sneakiness)
Eight Swords: Trapped! Damned if you do, damned if you don’t, (In Mythic sometimes it’s “you can’t please everyone)
Nine Swords: Fear, anxiety, feelings of persecution but it might be over exaggerated
Ten Swords: Rock Bottom, Darkest before Dawn
Ace Pentacles: Planting a seed, Windfall
Two Pentacles: Doing the juggling act
Three Pentacles: Hard work pays off
Four Pentacles: Miserly or a feeling of poverty
Five Pentacles: Strife and loss
Six Pentacles: financial stability and charity
Seven Pentacles: Harvest the fruits of your labour
Eight Pentacles: Educational or material gain. Successful student
Nine Pentacles: Financial success; independence
Ten Pentacles: Financial security
Pages: signify news, time to bring that energy into being dependent upon the suit
Page Wands: Be courageous, be enthusiastic, be confident!
Page Cups: Be kind, be loving
Page Swords: Be just, be truthful
Page Pentacles: Be practical, be trustworthy
Knights: signify time to move, either one way or the other depending on dignities
Knight Wands: Act quickly but not hastily (if you slow, now is the time to speed up, if you are hasty, now is the time to slow down)
Knight Cups: Rose colored glasses (if you are not a dreamer, perhaps it is time to look at your hopes and dreams, if you tend to be too idealistic, it’s time to take a look at reality
Knight Swords: cut to the chase (if you have a tendency towards being too outspoken, perhaps it’s time to soften up a bit. If you tend not to stand up for yourself or to hold your tongue to your own detriment perhaps its time to speak up!)
Knight Pentacles: Mr. Reliable (if you are too flighty, perhaps it’s time to be more grounded, if you are grounded to the point of being stuffy, or stubborn, it’s time to lighten up a bit.)
Queens: Signify the feeling of the suit, they ask you to feel the way they feel.
Queen Wands: Self Sovereignty (Do you feel strong and energetic? Are you confident in your life?)
Queen Cups: psychic, intuitive, empathic (Are you in touch with your emotions?)
Queen Swords: Smart and sassy (Are you being honest and forthright?)
Queen Pentacles: Generous and practical (Are you warm and caring towards others?)
Kings: Masculine side of the suit, they ask you to act the way they act.
King Wands: Bold and creative (Take bold creative action! Make a splash!)
King Cups: Warm and genuine (respond with diplomacy rather than force, time to be tolerant and understanding.
King Swords: Strong, authoritative and analytical (are you acting with honestly and integrity?)
King Pentacles: hardworking and successful (Keep commitments, support a new enterprise, fix something that is broken)
Major Arcana Key Words
Fool: Carpe Diem! Beginning of a whole new adventure!
Magician: Skills and tools to succeed. Power and Potential
High Priestess: Follow your intuition. Be still and listen.
The Emperor: Father /authority and achievement of a compassionate ruler.
Hierophant: Teacher / Tradition! Tradition!
Lovers: Choices /You better think!
Chariot: Victory with effort /assuming responsibility of power/full speed ahead!
Strength: Courage / inner strength
Hermit: Meditate / withdraw from the world
Wheel of Fortune: What goes up must come down! What goes around comes around.
Justice: Balance / conscious choice
Hanged Man: Sacrifice and surrender/ what needs to be sacrificed in order to bring change?
Death: Transition / inevitable change
Temperance: Harmony / balance with emotions
Devil: Bondage/ obsession / bonds can be broken if chosen to do so
Tower: Sudden change
Star: Hope / light at the end of the tunnel
Moon: Things that are hidden / unconscious shadows/facing fear/phases/psychic ability
Sun: Moment in the sun! / illumination
Judgement: Fresh start / begin again
The World: Completion / oneness