Monday, April 20, 2009

Ace of Cups

Keywords for the Ace of Cups:
  • Love
  • Joy
  • Intuition
  • Intimacy
  • Believe
  • Emotional Force
  • Peace
  • Harmony
  • Patience
  • Faith
  • Spiritual


Meaning of The Ace of Cups:
  • Depiction of spirituality and love in its purest form.
  • Your "emotional" acceptance is needed before any project can develop and flourish. LOVE gives your life meaning
  • This card depicts a hand holding out an overflowing cup. this represents the creative imagination needed to dream up new ideas.
  • The Ace of cups represents the initial flow of emotional awareness that has been planted in your life that you may or may not be aware of.
  • The Ace of Cups is a very powerful card. It can mean that the querent should start new projects from a place of love and the results will be blessed. It may be an indication that new sparks of passion are being lit in your life.
  • The presence of this card in a layout can signify a time in your life when you feel fulfilled and emotionally connected to life through your relationships, personal projects, work and creativity.
  • Regarding relationships: indication of a rewarding connection to another person - the start of a new love or a new relationship, or a new perspective /new stage in an existing relationship. It is important to remember that the Ace of Cups indicates the potential for a relationship to develop into true love or a great relationship. It is not demonstrative of the end result. Like all aces it is a seed. it is not just indicative of romantic love, it can be about any type of relationship with others.
Ace of Cups could Signify:
  • The beginning of a new relationship. Could be a proposal of marriage or love. One person offering themselves to another. Could indicate a person offering themselves to the world through their energy and or talents.
  • Sign of renewal, starting over - look at the surrounding cards for clarification
  • a premonition of blessing - if we start our endeavours from a place of love, peace and compassion, there is no end to the blessings and beauty that can flow into our lives.
  • Signals spiritual understanding, a connection to your inner voice that can guide you, without censoring any feelings.
  • The opening of the heart chakra, the genital or solar plexus chakras.
  • Practically speaking the ace of cups can show that an individual is open and receptive to loving emotions and has a caring nature.
Symbolism:
  • The cup is a symbol of receptivity and love.
  • The open hand - symbol of a divine gift that is coming towards you - a blessing.
  • The white dove - symbol the purity of the gift.
  • The pond - symbol of the unconscious mind.
  • The five waterfalls - symbolizes the five senses; they nourish the lilies on the pond which symbolize the development of our inner emotions.


The Ace of Cups Reversed:

  • A reversed Ace of Cups could mean love lost and a feeling of despair in your heart.
  • Not feeling worthy of receiving the love that is coming to you.
  • A period of emotional hunger.
  • Lack of fulfillment when pursuing a particular goal. Lack of inner trust.
  • Emotions have been damaged, - that the heart chakra is blocked and that person has difficulties connecting to other people.
  • Unable to feel, feeling numb - A broken heart.
  • Someone who is heart broken due to infidelity
  • People who remain in a loveless relationship.




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