Here we see a man accepting his fate. There is no struggle. His face is serene. This man has been hung up by the mob, perhaps for what he has done, or for what he believes. But even though it’s others that have hung him up, it’s a form of self-sacrifice as he allows them to do this for the greater good. He’s not struggling against the injustice. He accepts his fate. When you see The Hanged Man in a reading, you may also be going through a situation where people around you don’t agree with what you’ve done, or don’t agree with your outlook.
Balance and equilibrium are at play when you draw the Justice card. There is balance in the situation you’re reading about – you might experience it as a sense of fairness, or balance is about to come into your life. Equilibrium is being restored. This balance is man-made and external to yourself. For this reason, it can sometimes relate to legal situations. If so, Justice will be served, and the outcome will be fair and impartial. This is the card of human justice and external balance.
The Wheel of Fortune appears when we’re at a turning point in our lives. Upright, the wheel indicates a period of good luck. Things will go your way. Higher forces are at play and you will be surprised at how events unfold. The wheel has turned and you’ll feel it as a turning point in your life. It will come as a surprise. This is a time of good fortune for you and you’ll feel changes in the energy surrounding you.
The Hermit offers wisdom and guidance. I find that, most often, you’ll be the one receiving advice and guidance from someone wise. You should listen to this advice. It’s what you need to hear and it’s the right advice for you at this time. However, it may also be you that is guiding someone, sharing your wisdom and experience.
When we use Tarot for divination and to gain insight, it becomes an aid or a tool. The images awaken something in our subconscious that allow us to see things more clearly, or in a different light. The answers to our questions, and the solutions to our problems, are buried deep within us. When we use Tarot we can bring forth those answers – we become conscious of them.
The force depicted in the Strength card is inner strength. It’s the strength of your spirit and character. No matter what difficulties you’re face with, you have the strength to overcome them.
Pamela Coleman Smith, 1909. The Chariot Keywords: Victory, Willpower, Control, Success The Chariot Tarot Card Description A charioteer stands tall beneath a blue canopy decorated with stars, which represent divine influences. He wears an eight-pointed star on his crown. Placed, as it is, on his crown, it may represent knowledge the charioteer has received from …
In readings about love and relationships, this card is always a welcome sight. It signifies a desire for union and partnership. In a new relationship, you’ll be feeling the excitement and pleasure of sexual desire.
The Emperor represents themes such as structure, stability, solid foundations, order, paternity and control. He uses rational thought and intellect to establish order.
The Empress is a card of fruition. Her appearance in a reading denotes fertility and abundance in your life.