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 at now in your career. The second shows the challenge that 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 effect your journey to the top. Finally Card #6 shows the future in the outcome of your efforts.
Knight of Swords
|Past Related Influences
7 of Cups
|Future Related Influences
Ace of Pentacles
|The Challenges Before You
Knight of Pentacles
|Your Current Position
Ace of Cups
Your Current Position
Atop the waters are water-lillies; the hand reaches out from the cloud, holding in its palm the cup, from which four streams are pouring; a dove, bearing in its bill a cross-marked Host, descends to place the Wafer in the Cup; the dew of water is falling on all sides.
House of the true heart, joy, content, abode, nourishment, abundance, fertility; Holy Table, felicity hereof.
He rides a slow but steady horse, which is just like him. He holds the pentacle, but does not look therein.
Utility, service, interest, responsibility, rectitude, authority, obligation, accountability, work, trust.
A hand reaching out from a cloud holds up a pentacle.
Perfect contentment, felicity, ecstasy, sharpness, intelligence, a quick wit, gold.
Strange chalices of vision, but the images are more especially those of the fantastic spirit.
Faerie favors, images of reflection, sentiment, imagination, things seen in the glass of contemplation - skrying; some attainment in these desires, but nothing permanent or substantial.
Lightning strikes the top of a Tower, knocking the crown off the top. Reminiscent of the Tower of Babel, two figures fall from grace.
Misery, calamity, deception, ruin, catastrophe, distress, adversity, disaster, discord, falling apart, going all to pieces, injury.
He is riding in full course, as if scattering his enemies. In the design he is really a prototypical hero of romantic chivalry. He might even be Galahad, whose sword is swift and sure because he is clean of heart.
Skill, bravery, capacity, defence, address, enmity, wrath, war, destruction, opposition, resistance.