the card in the middle represents the creative force behind the
project, be it a person, organization, or other entity. seven
of cups (temptation): fantasy. imagination. daydreams. foolish
whims. wishful thinking. illusionary success.
the card on the top represents imagination - the prophetic
image that stems from the creative force of the previous card to
initiate the project. this is the poetry or voice of
the undertaking. temperance: moderation. temperance. patience.
accomplishment through self-control and frugality. accommodation.
harmony. the mixing or bringing together in perfect union.
management. fusion, adjustment. good influence. consolidation.
the card on the left represents emotion - the feelings aroused
by or surrounding the ideation of the project that takes place in the
previous card. this is the music or scent of the
undertaking. six of swords (science): a trip or journey.
headstrong attempts to overcome difficulties. expedient manner.
success after anxiety.
the card on the bottom represents thought - the analytical
process of organizing the project and capturing the emotional content
of the previous card. this is the science or vision of
the undertaking. eight of cups (indolence), when reversed:
effort continued until full success is attained. festivity. gaiety.
the card on the right represents manifestation - the real work
involved in completing the project, and the form it will take upon
culmination. this is the painting or touch of the
undertaking. strength: strength. courage. conviction. energy.
defiance. action. confidence. zeal. matter over mind or mind over