Tarot Keywords – Minor Arcana – Cups

Tarot Quest

~ “Without the Heart, there can be no understanding between the Hand and the Mind.” ~

— Madonna

The Suit of Cups is associated with the element of Water. Like Water, Cups go with the flow and relate to how we respond to the emotional influences and impulses. Cups can open us to our inner feelings about things, as well as, the connection we have with others and the world around us. Within a reading, an excess of Cups could represent things like oversensitivity, a lack of boundaries, moodiness, confusion and illusions, and perhaps even a susceptibility to addictive substances and influences. A lack or absence of Cups could represent a lack of empathy, self-centeredness, insensitivity, narrow-mindedness, and a lack of flexibility within our lives.

The following are a list of keywords for the suit of Cups. These keywords are not to be relied on as crutches, but as creative…

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Tarot Keywords – Minor Arcana – Wands

Tarot Quest

~ “Toughness is in the spirit, not in muscles.” ~

— Alex Karras

The Suit of Wands is associated with the element of Fire. Wands signify the desire for growth, the inspiration that fuels us, the desire that leads the way, and the future-oriented aspiration that initiates action. It reflects enterprise, energy, and the constant renewal of all things. Within a reading, an excess of Wands could represent things like burnout, megalomania, stress due to excessive work pressure, and issues related to anger and temper. A lack or absence of Wands could represent a lack of passion and will to ‘get up and go’, and perhaps even a feeling of staleness, and borderline melancholia.

The following are a list of keywords for the suit of Wands. These keywords are not to be relied on as crutches, but as creative springboards for us to develop our own interpretation and understanding of…

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