Ace of Cups Tarot Card Meanings and Combinations
Water: female, passive energy - emotions
Water corresponds to season of spring: March, April, May.
Keywords and Phrases:
A new beginning surrounded by love and joy.
Ace of Cups Tarot Card Meanings
Water represents the emotions, so Cups is often the suit people mainly look for in their readings in connection with love and relationships, and it all starts with the Ace of Cups. For those who are single, the Ace of Cups can show the surge of emotions associated with falling in love and the possibility of a new relationship. For those who are attached, this Ace can indicate a new start that brings joy and happiness, usually to home and family.
In much older decks, the Ace of Cups appeared as an ornate chalice complete with a lid, which gave the resemblance of a house, and some traditional readers still consider this as the card of home and family, or the family abode, the seat of the emotions.
With the relevant combinations it may suggest the arrival of a new family member, the beginning of married life, a new home, or some lovely new start that's surrounded by love and joyous emotional energy for everyone involved in the situation. The Ace of Cups brings many blessings to the heart department with an outflow of love from a deep well of emotions.
If reversed or ill-dignified, one-sided or unreciprocated love, an insincere heart, an emotionally draining situation, emotional suppression, lack of trust or good feeling in emotional matters.
Ace of Cups Tarot Card Combinations
Ace of Cups > Five of Wands: A new romance may be beset by challenges.
Ace of Cups > Three of Cups: A lovely new beginning brings cause for celebration and is surrounded by love and emotional happiness.
Ace of Cups > Nine of Cups: Everything that you hoped for and more, an abundance of love.
Ace of Cups > Three of Swords: A new romance may get off to a bumpy start and prove quarrelsome. If the Five of Cups follows then it may be short-lived and disappointing.
Five of Swords > Ace of Cups > The Devil: Something is not above board and can sometimes show the start of a clandestine relationship, look for further indications in surrounding cards.
Ace of Cups > Ace of Pentacles: This lovely new start has the benefit of being grounded and provides a good foundation for both emotional and material stability to grow in the future.
Ace of Cups > Five of Pentacles: Emotional bankruptcy; emptiness and a sense of lack. An emotional new beginning that could prove costly.
Ace of Cups > Death: Could be a flash-in-the-pan situation that fails to ignite and ends quite quickly.
Ace of Cups > The Moon: You may be filled with uncertainty about proceeding but trust your instincts as certain facts may have been veiled, this can sometimes suggest deception but check for other indications in the spread.
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