Activity in undertakings, the path of such activity, swiftness, as that of an express messenger; great haste, great hope, speed towards an end which promises assured felicity; generally, that which is on the move; also the arrows of love. Reversed – arrows of jealousy, internal dispute, stingings of conscience, quarrels; and domestic disputes for persons […]
Waite’s direction for the Eight of Cups is: The card speaks for itself on the surface, but other readings are entirely antithetical, giving joy, mildness. timidity, honour. modesty, marriage with a fair woman. Reversed – Great joy, happiness, feasting. I have to say that I agree somewhat with the first part, in that the card […]
Bad news, violent chagrin, crisis, censure, power in trammels, conflict, calumny; also sickness. Reversed – disquiet, difficulty, opposition, accident, treachery; what is unforeseen; fatality.
Work, employment, commission, craftsmanship, skill in craft and business, perhaps in the preparatory stage. Reversed – voided ambition, vanity, cupidity, exaction, usury. It may also signify the possession of skill, in the sense of the ingenious mind turned to cunning and intrigue.