Your Chosen Card – Seven of Cups Reversed Golden Deck
When reversed, the Seven of Cups suggests that you are in the process of resolving the confusion of the upright card and choosing realistically from among many possibilities. The period of daydreaming is over. Now is the time to plan your course of action with determination and take into account what you genuinely want to achieve. An opportunity may arise allowing you to deal with problems related to the misuse of drugs or alcohol.
Keywords Reversed: Escapism, wishful thinking, illusion, pipe dreams, unrealistic desires, confusion, uncertainty, lies, deceit, misuse of alcohol or drugs, intoxication, drunkenness, excessive sensuality.
Timing: 20 Scorpio30 Scorpio. Tropical, 13 November22 November. Sidereal, 6 December15 December.
Astrology: Lovely and affectionate Venus (debilitated) in the third decan of watery Scorpio, realm of the Prince of Wands (Fire of Fire) and Death (Scorpio). Venus is linked to the Empress.
Number Symbolism: 7 – assessment, reevaluation, standing at a threshold, seeking advantage.
Mathers: Idea, sentiment, reflection, project; (R) plan, design, resolution, decision.
When Seven of Cups is reversed you can pretty much take it that life is going well but that’s when life takes us by surprise. If Seven of Cups is unclear it may help to choose a card from the Major Arcana to provide more insight into what it is Seven of Cups is trying to tell you. If you had a particular issue in mind, or want to seek clarification on something else, you can also choose again to get more guidance.
This chosen card is part of your reversed card reading for Seven of Cups using cards from the Golden Tarot Deck. You will find many more tarot pages that will be of great help if you need tarot card meanings. Use the search at the bottom of the page. We have some amazing tarot books for you to browse. Please see below.
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Complete Book of Tarot: How can tarot help in this process? Because the cards depict archetypal images universal to the human condition, you can use your daily draw as a starting point for self-examination and reflection in your journal. For example, a card may bring to mind memories that you would like to explore further. The images on a card might remind you of a relationship you’d like to understand more deeply. If you have suffered emotional trauma (and who hasn’t at some point in their life?), the research of psychologist James Pennebaker suggests that journaling just twenty minutes a day for a few days can have a remarkably healing effect. This healing appears to be the result of exploring without inhibition, and in a safe environment, your deepest feelings about the emotional upheaval. 15
Complete Book of Tarot: The sleep-with-your-cards myth: you must sleep with a new deck of cards under your pillow to become properly attuned to them.
Complete Book of Tarot: A critic might object that the tarot reader is simply making up stories that coincidentally connect with the querent’s concerns. To some extent this objection is valid, but most readers soon discover that especially relevant cards often do appear in ways that can feel quite uncanny.
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Tarot Triumphs: In most Tarot layouts there is a significator, a card selected to stand on its own, which indicates the querent at the present time, or the topic of the question asked. Although the three-card reading I’m about to explain does not include a significator, we will come to it directly afterward with a four-card layout. It’s also worth mentioning now because it is relevant to the issue of whether the diviner is told the question or not; if there is a significator in the layout, even if the querent doesn’t voice the question aloud, the significator will usually give you a handle on the situation. So, for most Tarot readings, the significator is a signpost that you can use to point the way to the nature of the situation.