A few years ago, when I left a job, I pulled Tarot cards for all of my colleagues as a farewell gift and pasted them on thank-you cards. One of my supervisors, a devout Jewish woman, got the Queen of Cups. When I listed some of the qualities (loving, caring, devoted…) she said, “Oh. So I got the Jewish mother card?”
Yes, the Queen of Cups is a Mothering card, but that’s not all she is:
On her good days, running into the Queen of Cups in your reading can mean:
- A devoted partner
- Falling in love
- Finding your heart’s desire
- Being overwhelmed with joy
On her not-so-good days, this card can mean:
- Being over-sensitive
- Being overwhelmed with “the feels” (as the kids say)
* A note: the Queen of Cups Reversed is more likely to mean the not-so-good things.
All Court Cards can mean roles we play. How does the Queen of Cups manifest as a role you play?
This four card reading, using the Queen of Cups, can provide a clue:
In my reading, I got the 6 of Pentacles, the Ace of Cups, and the 9 of Swords, Reversed. I see the 6 of Pentacles as a card of giving. I see the Ace of Cups as pure feelings. I see the 9 of Swords as stress, but reversed, I see it as something comforting.
What role does the Queen of Cups mean for me? When it represents me in a reading, it is a call for me to give and share, to be open with my emotions, to offer comfort.
If you’re interested in learning more about the Court Cards, I am offering a class focusing solely on those cards on August 9th at 7 p.m. at Mind Body Soul Yoga studio in Washington Heights, NYC! More information and registration at this link.
Don’t forget! My July special is still available. $35 half-hour readings (normally $50). Buy ’em now, use them anytime over the next twelve months!