E.M. has requested an interpretation of the above cards that were drawn according to the protocol of silently completing the sentence, “Please give me some insight into __________.” E.M. has not told me what (s)he has put into the blank space. The first three cards are the “heart” of the reading and are read as a unit. Then, the fourth card is drawn and read as a summary or clarifier. If we include the summary card, there are three pentacles in this mini-reading, so we know that this request for insight focuses on E.M.’s values, priorities, and work. Because there are no members of the Major Arcana, the context for these insights is E.M.’s everyday life rather than her/his soul’s agenda for this lifetime. There are no other two-of-a-kind or more in suits or numbers.
The spotlight has been on the Ace of Cups, a triumph of being. People enjoy spending time with you, E.M., and it’s not necessarily because of anything you say or do; it’s because of who you are. The Light that you carry causes blessings to fall into the lives of those near you because you give with the overflow. You bless and inspire others,
The spotlight is now on the four of pentacles, sometimes called the Fiddler on the Roof. You have spent a great deal of time figuring out what you think, how you feel, and where you stand. The only problem with having done that is limiting yourself to values that lie outside of yourself. This leaves all your energy tied up and you stuck in a vulnerable spot on the roof. Go within and acknowledge your Divine Life Partner, the one who beats your heart and takes in your breath. Value yourself and the divine blueprint that created you and sustains you. Then you can come down to earth and be of service to the light within you.
The spotlight is moving toward the Ace of Pentacles, a triumph of integrity. Aligning with the best and highest allows you to “walk your talk” and serve as an inspiration to others if they choose to look up. This is the only ace in the deck that has no automatic blessings falling on others. This card appears to emphasize free will and choice. You triumph when you align your vibration with the best and highest.
The summary card is the seven of pentacles, the nostalgic gardener. This card appears when you get excessively sentimental about “the good old days,” when things were easier, simpler, or when you were younger and/or carefree. Please know that whatever you did in the past to make that plant you are gazing at grow up to be so strong and healthy, you are more than capable of achieving with the new growth at your feet. You are being encouraged to “Be here now” and invest all your energy in the present moment instead of spending time focusing on the past.
Does this make sense? I hope it was helpful.
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