Each card represents a “house.” Each house is associated with an element, a tarot suit, a zodiac sign and the planet that rules that sign:
1st House– is identity. This is you – your personality, your physicality, how you look.
Associations: Fire, Wands, Aries, Mars
2nd House- is resources. This is your self worth, your possessions, your money (& how you earn it).
Associations: Earth, Pentacles, Taurus, Venus
3rd House– is communication and knowledge. What you know, your early learning style, your siblings, your neighbours, your short or routine journeys, your environment. Associations: Air, Swords, Gemini, Mercury
4th House– is Home & Family. This is where you live, your attachments, your roots, your structure, your history, your domestic life & your emotional security (or otherwise).
Associations: Water, Cups, Cancer, the Moon
5th House– is Creativity & Children. The things we give birth to & take risks on. This is where we play, fall in love and create.
Associations: Fire, Wands, Leo, the Sun
6th House– is Work & Service. This is your health (& habits), your responsibilities, the mundane work that you do & those who do work for you.
Associations: Earth, Pentacles, Virgo, Mercury
7th House– is Relationships. This is where you interact with others- and how. Committed romantic or business partnerships…& openly declared enemies are represented here.
Associations: Air, Swords, Libra, Venus
8th House– is challenges and losses. This house represents the things we don’t want to talk about- death, taxes, inheritances. It’s also joint resources, other peoples money, sex & transformation.
Associations: Water, Cups, Scorpio, Pluto*
9th House– is Expansion & Beliefs. This house is about expanding your mind, your horizons, your knowledge & your belief systems. It’s religion, philosophy, travel, adventure, law and the learning we do because we want to.
Associations: Fire, Wands, Sagittarius, Jupiter
10th House– is Career. This is your career, your reputation, you in the world, your public persona, your social responsibilities.
Associations: Earth, Pentacles, Capricorn, Saturn
11th House– is Friends & Community. Here we find your hopes & dreams, your friends, your associations, & your social life.
Associations: Air, Swords, Aquarius, Uranus*
12th House– is Secrets & Undoing. This is us in private. It’s the things we keep locked away in the closet- the things that bring us undone. It’s also karmic lessons, spirituality, where we escape and what we know subconsciously.
Associations: Water, Cups, Pisces, Neptune*
*The modern rulers of Scorpio, Aquarius & Pisces are Pluto, Uranus, & Neptune. These signs also have a traditional ruler-ship - Mars, Saturn & Jupiter, respectively.
Training & Qualifications
Throughout the many years of self teachings, the cognitive ability to read the cards for others came naturally. Providing insights to folks by giving them a different interpretation of something they may be trying to understand better has been a blessing to provide.
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