You don’t need to know the difference between a three-card and a Celtic cross spread, to get the most out of a tarot card reading. All you need: Your Sun sign! Here’s what I do: Shuffle my tarot deck and pull out the cards in order from Aries to Pisces, plus one general card for everyone so that you can get specific advice around your personality. Let’s go!
A GENERAL CARD FOR EVERYONE: THE SUN
Here comes the Sun and it’s all alright! This is the tarot’s most positive card. The Sun beams down on us all, lighting up our lives, filling us with confidence, and creating a joyful environment. This week, be bold! Draw the things you wish for closer to you. Have faith in your abilities and where they can take you. See more of the world. Broaden your horizons. The life you wish for is waiting… you just need to take the bold steps towards it. This is the week to do it.
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ARIES: THE MOON
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Turn your gaze to things in your realm that don’t feel fully understood, clear, or resolved. Aim to finish unfinished business and answer unanswered questions this week. The Moon reveals there are mysteries to be solved. You need to research, ask questions, and dig for truth. Don’t take things entirely at face value. You can uncover really important truths and insights this week, and they will make a difference to your choices going forward.
TAURUS: SIX OF WANDS
Celebrate your success, Taurus! Raise a glass, treat yourself, take a break, ask for feedback, and showcase your results. The Six of Wands is a victory card inviting even more success if you acknowledge and appreciate your achievements. Why gloss over them? Why diminish them? You worked hard for all of this. It’s time to reap the rewards and plan to do even more, building on what you’ve already done. Success leads to more success. You’re on a roll!
GEMINI: THE MAGICIAN
The Magician is *your* card, Gemini, because it represents Mercury (your ruling planet and source of power). This is going to be an amazing week where you will have the opportunity to create, invent, and fulfill your potential. You are a naturally creative person, and you have ideas to make a reality. Activate them this week. Reach out and get support. If you can dream it, you can do it. There’s magic in the air and possibility swirling all around you. Communicate, create, be curious, and be confident. The sky’s the limit!
CANCER: THE LOVERS
The Lovers shows that emotions are running high and you feel conflicted, torn, and unsure about what to do regarding a situation that stirs up intense feelings. You can see both sides, and you’ve thought it over so much that you don’t have a gut feel anymore; it’s all ~noise~. Take your time, Cancer. Ruminate and reflect. Make lists. Talk to friends. Take the long and winding road towards this decision point, and you will come to a peaceful and right resolution. Be patient with yourself.
LEO: KING OF WANDS
The King of Wands is one of your tarot talismans, Leo, because it represents fire signs. In fact, this card holds all the best traits of fire signs: Passion, inspiration, warmth, ambition, and courage. These traits are operating strongly in you this week, so use them to take a chance, take a risk, and try for your dream. Others look up to you and your unique nature. Set a good example. Show them what it is to be a firing-on-all-cylinders fire sign at the top of their game!
VIRGO: NINE OF SWORDS
I draw the Nine of Swords in tarot readings every day; I honestly think it’s the most commonly drawn card. It means that unspoken fear and anxiety is bothering you. You’ve been bottling up your worries and concerns, and they are festering and growing out of proportion. Virgo, get it all off your chest this week. Talk to someone. Write about your feelings in a journal. When you say things out loud, it removes a lot of their power. You are going to be alright. This isn’t as bad as you think. Share it and deal with it.
LIBRA: KNIGHT OF PENTACLES
Hard work leads to success this week. There are no valid shortcuts that will overcome the effort or perseverance you need to put in. And that’s okay. This project or situation is worth the investment. The Knight of Pentacles asks you to dig in and get your head around what needs doing. Make a robust to-do list, clear space and time to tackle it, and then simply get on with it. You can relax later. For now, get to work.
SCORPIO: THREE OF WANDS
Be spontaneous! Look for openings and opportunities that weren’t there this time last week. Notice shifts and changes. Predict what might happen and prepare to act if it does. The Three of Wands shows that things are in flux this week. You’re in a good position to capitalize on new opportunities, if only you can notice them and take action at the right time. Expect the unexpected! Be ready to roll the dice. Interesting events await you.
SAGITTARIUS: TWO OF SWORDS
It’s time to make that big decision you’ve been avoiding, Sagittarius. Time has run out and you’re in danger of losing the opportunity altogether if you drag your feet any longer. The Two of Swords asks for total commitment and focus. Get your head in the game. Look at this decision from all angles. Look for answers to questions you’re unsure about. Be informed. And then make a choice. No more delays.
CAPRICORN: ACE OF PENTACLES
Planning is your catnip. You love making long-term and ambitious plans for the future, especially relating to your work and wealth. This is a great week to invest time and energy, Capricorn, so get your out your pen and paper. The Ace of Pentacles demands you put a long-term plan in place, something that will take up to one year to come to fruition. This might be about your career. It could relate to money, an investment, or financial management. Be shrewd but also hopeful. A great deal can be achieved in a year. Aim high and have faith in your capabilities. If anyone can, you can!
AQUARIUS: KING OF CUPS
People value your opinion, Aquarius, because you are truthful, direct, and objective. Emotion rarely clouds your mental processes and view of situations. You see things as they are plainly vs. through a prism of your own ego. This makes your perspective valuable to others. The King of Cups sees you weighing in, by request, on other people’s situations. Be mindful of having compassion and caution; people are sensitive. But do share your thoughts, because what you have to say is useful.
PISCES: EIGHT OF WANDS
Everyone likes you! Pisces, you are naturally kind, warm, understanding, funny, and charming. Use your goodwill this week to expand and nurture your network. It’s who you know, not what you know. Reach out, reconnect, gossip, socialize. The more conversations you have this week, the more openings, ideas, and energy you will receive.