Favorable: Material well-being - enough to live on with some
left over. A house with land enough for at least a
garden. Prudence, safety, success, accomplishment, There may
be a suggestion that the good things in life will be enjoyed in
Unfavorable: A project proves not to work out. One
reference suggests the possible loss of home, but this may amount
to no more than late payment of rent or mortgage. An
investment proves worthless or the return is disappointingly
small. A bad loan - surrounding cards will suggest whether
the subject defaults, or loses money to another.
Favorable: Shame, doubt, suspicion, despair: "the dark night
of the soul. " Delay, misery, suffering. Another source
suggests the need for indirect action.
Unfavorable: Imprisonment, actual or mental and emotional;
this may represent a battered spouse. Debasement.
Favorable: Material desires are wholly fulfilled;
traditionally, this is the "wish" card. Robust health; mental
and emotional well-being. There may be a tendency toward
smugness. Unfavorable: Overindulgence, gourmandizing,
"conspicuous consumption. " Wishes fail or fall short.
Readings may vary, however: alternate suggestions are truth,
loyalty, liberty. Surrounding cards will suggest the correct
Favorable: Defensive strength, with reserves enough to mount
a counter-attack. Delaying tactics, bull-headedness . When the
subject of the reading is a committee, may signify stalemate
leading to adjournment.
Unfavorable: Obstacles and adversity, but the strength is
still present and they can be overcome. The idleness of one
who will not work rather than one who can not work. Otiosity,
laziness and their analogues.