This layout forms the shape of an arrow pointing upwards, symbolic of the focus of any ambitious, career-minded individual. The first card shows where you are currently at in your career. The second shows the challenge you will need to overcome on your way up the ladder of success. You can rely on your strengths, hinted at in Card #3 to help you along your way. Cards #4 and #5 show the Past and Future Influences that affect your journey. Finally, Card #6 shows the outcome of your efforts.
Ace of Pentacles
|Past Related Influences
The Hanged Man
|Future Related Influences
Ace of Swords
8 of Wands
|The Challenges Before You
6 of Swords
|Your Current Position
Your Current Position
A dog and a wolf join in howling at a brilliant full moon situated between two towers. A lobster emerges from the lake, ready to embark on the journey of evolution.
Hidden enemies, lurkers, danger, calumny, darkness, terror, occult forces, error, the unknown, thief in the night, denigration, slander.
A ferryman delivering passengers to the further shore. The course is smooth, and seeing that the freight is light, as the workload is not beyond his ability.
Journey by water, route, way, envoy, commissionary, expedient, travelling, a short trip.
The card represents motion through the immovable – a flight of wands through an open country; but they draw to the term of their course. That which they signify is at hand; it may be even on the threshold.
Arrows of jealousy, internal dispute, stinging of conscience, quarrels, domestic disputes for married people.
A man hangs upside down from the Tau cross. This is a card of self-sacrifice and enlightenment.
Wisdom, circumspection, discernment, trials, sacrifice, augury, prophecy, pause, reflection, ideas, imagination, meditation.
A hand reaches out from a cloud, grasping a sword, the point of which is encircled by a crown.
Conception, childbirth, augmentation, multiplicity, creativity.
A hand reaching out from a cloud holds up a pentacle.
The negative side of wealth, malicious intelligence; also great riches, prosperity, comfortable material conditions, but this is to your disadvantage when the card appears reversed.