Fire and Intuition
Wands are ardent, keen and burn with enthusiasm in the manner of their element Fire. They are aspiring, intuitive and impulsive. Representing will and positive energy drives. Wands can flare with an all consuming passion. Conversely, their 'fire' can quickly fade and die without other elements to stabilize its exuberance. Wands are assertive, creative and initiatory with flashes of intuitive inspiration giving birth to brilliant ideas.

King of Staffs
The King of Staffs
The King of Staffs He is warm, humorous and generous. He is noble in defence of principle.

Divinatory meaning
A fair man, impulsive, clever and he tends to make instant decisions. He is a family man or a friend.

Reverse meaning
Exaggerated ideas. Severity. Opposition

Queen of Staffs
Queen of Staffs
Queen of Staffs She is a noble woman, dynamic, independent and facinateing.

Divinatory meaning
A fair woman who is a formidable rival to other women. Success in business.

Reverse meaning
Jealousy. Treachery. Failure in business.

Knight of Staffs
Knight of Staffs
He is a creative, resourceful and energetic young man who seeks adventure.

Divinatory meaning
A journey. Change of home. Opportunity leading to change. Departure.

Reverse meaning
Discord. Broken relationships. Unexpected or unwanted change.

Page of Staffs
Page of Staffs
Page of Staffs Is a cheerful, impulsive, fair haired child or young person bearing good news.

Divinatory meaning
Good news. Birth of a child. Stranger with good intentions. Bringer of enthusiastic optimism..

Reverse meaning
Ill intent. Bad news. Reluctance. Indecision.

Ace of Staffs or 1
Ace of Staffs
Ace of Staffs Creation. New Beginnings

Divinatory meaning
Energies renewed. Inspiration. Initiative. Ambitions. Progress. New project of birth of a child.

Reverse meaning
Goals realized. False start. Decadence.

2 of Staffs
2 of Staffs
2 of Staffs Will power can reconcile opposites

Divinatory meaning
Partnership with potential unfulfilled. Restlessness. Change. Strength overcomes obstacles.

Reverse meaning
Delay caused by others. Disillusionment. Melancholy.

3 of Staffs
3 of Staffs
3 of Staffs Growth, expansion. Eventual fruition

Divinatory meaning
Satisfaction. Goals achieved but there is more to accomplish. Negotiations. Business enterprise.

Reverse meaning
Offers of assistance may come with ulterior motives. Treachery. Loss

4 of Staffs
4 of Staffs
4 of Staffs Labour followed by reward

Divinatory meaning
Happiness. Harmony. Peace. Romance. Rewards reaped. Prosperity.

Reverse meaning
Disharmony. Insecurity. Desires unfulfilled.

5 of Staffs
5 of Staffs
5 of Staffs Difficulties and opposition

Divinatory meaning
Struggle. Opposition. Minor difficulties in all areas of life. At odds with others.

Reverse meaning
Possible lawsuit. Frustration. Contradictions

6 of Staffs
6 of Staffs
6 of Staffs Conquring hero

Divinatory meaning
Conquest. Achievement. Success. Acclamation. Just reward for commendable effort. Good news.

Reverse meaning
Fear. Apprehension. Indecision. Delay.

7 of Staffs
7 of Staffs
7 of Staffs Wisdom and determination prevail

Divinatory meaning
Strength and determination overcome real odds. Courage. Knowledge and teaching skills..

Reverse meaning
Uncertainty. Anxiety. Hesitance leads to loss

8 of Staffs
8 of Staffs
8 of Staffs Movement and haste

Divinatory meaning
Travel. Activity. Hasty decisions. Speed. Sudden progress. Initiative and action to the fore.

Reverse meaning
Dispute. Discord. Quarrels.

9 of Staffs
9 of Staffs
9 of Staffs All elements combine for success.

Divinatory meaning
Through reserves of strength, courage and endurance, challenge and opposition may be overcome.

Reverse meaning
Adversity. Disaster. Obstacles

10 of Staffs
10 of Staffs
10 of Staffs Problems resolved by personal effort

Divinatory meaning
Heavy burdens. Responsibilities. Self-imposed mental or physical problems can be resolved by enquirer's own efforts.

Reverse meaning
Treachery. Subterfuge. Seemingly insurmountable difficulties

The Major Arcana

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