Cups!

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While the wand energy we looked at before we got into the cups was active and energized, the cups are receptive and mysterious.  The cups are all about emotion, about what’s lying under our subconscious, and are about tuning in to our shadow selves.  The cups have everything to do with emotional maturity, spirituality, relationships, and love.  Continue reading

Queen of Cups/Mother of Water

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The Queen of Cups, with her double water elemental energy, is one of the most intuitive cards, rivaled only by the intuition of the High Priestess.  She functions almost exclusively through her intuition in a way that seems to defy logic.  The Queen of Cups is deeply loving, nurturing, calm and compassionate.  The queen is a master of her emotions.  She holds the only cup in the deck that is covered, an indication that her thoughts come from deep within her unconscious mind.  The Queen of Cups is surrounded by angels, a sea nymph, fish, and shells.  All these symbols suggest the subconscious.  She’s surrounded by water, symbolic of emotion.  However, notice how her feet aren’t actually touching the water.  She’s in control of her emotions and is calm, cool and patient.  Continue reading

II of Cups/2 of Water

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The Best Friends Card!  Twos are all about balance, and in the case of the 2 of Cups, this is about balance in a relationship.  This card represents two people coming together.  This is also a balance of masculine action energy (see how he’s reaching toward the woman) and the more meditative feminine energy.  This relationship is fun and carries a vibration of bliss.  Enjoy it! Continue reading