The Pages: What The?

Page cards are the last bastion for me to crack on this blog. I struggled to write about the Ace cards because I was wrestling with a couple of different ideas about them. But it’s a whole other story with the Pages. I struggle to write about them because they are just so darn tootin’ hard to understand. But I’m gonna give it a go. (Deep breath)….

Like all the court cards Pages usually represent people. But not always. They’re complicated. Whilst kings and queens represent the mature and the experienced, Pages represent the young, the immature, or an aspect of your own personality that is beginning to blossom. If they symbolise an event it’s usually something new and undeveloped. And each Page card represents these things according to their suit as follows:

Page Cups

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The Two Sides Of Ace Cards

Until recently I thought I had the Ace cards all figured out. But then I realised that just like their playing card doppelgängers they have two sides. On the one hand they signify beginnings. And on the other they signify a bonus of some sort.

In playing cards the Ace can equal 1 or 11. In Tarot an Ace can symbolise the start of something or a great blessing being bestowed in some area of your life. Often they signify both at once i.e. The new thing coming into your life IS a great gift.

Let’s take them suit by suit.

Ace Wands

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