This is a short Tarot Card reading for Emma. If your name is Emma and you can relate to the problem statement of the first card, this reading may be for you. If you are not Emma, maybe you can help Emma find this reading.
2 of Swords
Key Words: Indecision, refusal to face a situation, stalemate, choices, truce, stalemate, blocked emotions, stress, denial.
Key Feelings: The feeling of having to choose between to suitors.
Description: This card suggests that there is a decision that needs to be made but you’re refusing to make it. You may be weighing the pros and cons, but no matter how you measure the situation, you could go either way. It’s a stalemate, so you’ll just close your eyes and wait it out. The situation is obvious, but the will is blocked and unwilling to participate. The energy is still, as if you’re in a truce with yourself, but it’s waiting to explode.
This card indicates that Emma may be facing a situation where she has to choose between two very different items. It’s the type of situation that you don’t want to have to make because you might want both. It’s like the situation where you have two lovers and you know you’ve got to choose just one of them or all hell will break loose. It could also be that you are refusing to face a situation that needs to be dealt with. With the clarifier card below, it could very well be a relationship issue that you are not facing.
Q1 Problem statement clarifier
The Lovers (↓)
Principle: Acting against the heart. Emotionally destructive choices.
Key Words: Disharmony, imbalance, misalignment of values.
Key Feelings: The feeling of always choosing what gets you in trouble. Hurt by choices.
Description: Reversed, this card is the inharmonious manifestation of the choice of the heart. It represents the willingness to go against what you feel is the right thing or going with the temptation. It suggests that the energy seeks immediate gratification without regards to the future impact. It is the idea that pain and pleasure are two sides of the same coin. You are encouraged to consider the future impact of your actions before making your decision.
This card shows that you may be making chooses of the heart that get you in trouble or at least it feels like it gets you in trouble.
If this is something that you can relate too, here is the reading and the remaining cards.
9 of Cups
Key Words: Emotional fulfillment, true contentment, wishes fulfilled, comfort, happiness, satisfaction.
Key Feelings: The feeling of proud of achieving your heartfelt desires.
Description: The energy associated with this card is that of a mature understanding to what it takes to live and enjoy an emotionally satisfying life. It is the type of comfortable, sensual, deeply emotional satisfaction that most people dream of for their relationships. The card hints that the fulfillment is so great that it overflows to others in your environment. It is that feeling that your wishes have been granted. The happiness is grounded, firm and solid. It is the card that represents the energy of genuine pride at reaching your goal.
Success and emotional satisfaction. This card represents that feeling of achieving your heart felt desires. So again, this card supports that there may be a relationship issue at hand where you’re refusing to make a decision about because you feel like you might get hurt.
Well, with emotions, if you don’t make yourself vulnerable, you don’t get to experience the bliss that comes along with it. But let’s keep reading…
Q3 Advice: what can the cards show us so that you can make your decision and not feel hurt about it?
Principle: Do no harm. We are obligated to bring about good in all our actions. Where hurt can’t be avoided, minimize the damage. We must take positive steps to prevent harm.
Key Words: Courage, self-confidence, inner resources, strength, courage, patience, control, compassion.
Key Feelings: Choosing to act creatively, delicately and with conscious intent.
Description: This card represents the principle that we must not do harm with our actions. We are obligated to avoid causing pain if we can. We need to strive to do good in all parts of our lives. Upright, this card shows a harmonious alignment with this principle. To uphold this principle, it requires that every thought, action and emotion is controlled and expressed with compassion. It takes courage and self-confidence to maintain the harmony. Ultimately, weak people break down.
Have strength. Calm your mind and have some courage, control and compassion. Be strong. Have faith. You have the strength to make this situation work out. You might need to be creative, but you’ll still have to put yourself out there.
Q4 Is there advice the cards can provide to help you get to your heart felt desires?
6 of Cups
Key Words: Past efforts bear fruit in the present, reunion, nostalgia, childhood, memories, innocence.
Key Feelings: That intense carefulness expressed when handling the most delicate flower.
Description: This card suggests a mature emotional understanding and acceptance to the fragility of people with regards to emotions. It hints that you are here to protect the innocence that is present in all living Beings. The energy draws you to pay close attention to your actions for everything grows in time to mature into what each seed will become. What was planted, cared for, emotionally supported has now matured into something you can share and help others with. This is the card of reunions, gatherings, sharing with long lost lovers and reflecting upon how things have changed.
Look back upon the things that have happened in the past and use that to help you. Be very careful and treat the situation delicately. Choose your words carefully. Don’t blow the dust.
Q5 Overall outcome or how you’re going to be able to get through this.
7 of Cups (↓)
Key Words: Temptation, illusion, diversionary tactics.
Key Feelings: The feeling that the idea is a gamble, yet can’t help but choose.
Description: Reversed, this energy brings up the need to be cautious. The situation, or choices, that you are presented with may not lead to what you expect. The temptations of your situation may be more than can be rationally thought out. You may be deceiving yourself because your hopes are unrealistically high for the situations at hand. Be careful, others may use diversionary tactics to redirect your energy for their own fantasies.
You may feel that the decision you make is a gamble, but sometimes we need to gamble a bit in order to bridge the gap to what’s important in our lives.
Overall, you’ve got 3 suit of cups which indicate that this really is an emotional issue, but the strength card tells us that the mind must be calm in order to really feel what the heart has to say.
Please let me know if this helped.