Weekly Tarot Reading – May 8, 2017

Weekly Tarot Reading for the week of May 8, 2017

Two of Wands, Ace of Cups, & Eight of Wands

Two of Wands– click here for an in-depth analysis

This week you may find yourself needing to make a decision that will change the path you’re currently on. It may result in an expansion, moving to another stage of development, broadening your horizon, or could even involve a relocation or travel. In addition, this may be a good time to consider future goals and begin planning for them.

Ace of Cups–

The Ace of Cups suggest you may be forming a new relationship, whether it be platonic or romantic, either way, you have an immediate connection with this person. If it’s love related, s/he could make you feel tingly all over. The Ace of Cups could also point to a pregnancy.

Eight of Wands–

The Eight of Wands is all about speedy movement, being full of energy, and taking action; seizing the moment. If you are working on a project, or towards a goal, you can expect to complete it rather quickly. You may also find yourself drawn to new things, taking on another project before finishing the original because you’re energetic. The Eight of Wands can also indicate travel.


Whereas Minor Arcana cards represent our day-to-day lives; our ups and downs, challenges and opportunities.

2 Wands, 1 Cup, 0 Swords, Pentacles, Courts or Majors.

Two Wands Cards – Keywords: Enthusiasm, energy, ideas, the first spark, initiative, adventure, inspiration, expansion, creativity, career, hobbies, sports, art etc. All things you are deeply passionate about.

With Two Wands and One Cup, just from an elemental aspect, this week will focus mostly on your goals and passion, and some emotions may be involved. However, there may be a lack of conflict or challenges and lack of financial/physical issues. But, you will need to engage mentally, thinking through the decisions in the 2W.

Directionality – The innovator in looking down at his invention and well as the world down below. The Eight of Wands is look the opposite way, possibly to the future. But, what is interesting they are both ignoring the central card.

Weekly Reading 5_8_17directionality

Summary –

The Two of Wands involves the planning and decisions needed to be made in order to develop your idea or vision. You’ve done that and now you’re waiting to see the outcome. The Eight of Wands suggest you will reach or complete this goal quickly but it comes with a warning of being too hasty. Try not to make hasty decisions and make a mistake. The 2W says to patient while waiting for success. So this may be a struggle.

Both also indicate travel. So you may find yourself going on a trip for business or hopefully for pleasure.

The central card the Ace of Cups, seems like it’s being ignored by the Two and the Eight. Maybe they feel, this is not the right time to begin a new friendship or a new romantic relationship. Decision, decisions. However, you never know, on this trip you may meet someone new who give you butterflies and new love can be intoxicating. Love may trump your goals.

The Tarot cards used in this reading are from The Steampunk Tarot  by Barbara Moore and Aly Fell © 2012 Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd. 2143 Wooddale Drive, Woodbury, MN 55125. All rights reserved, used by permission.

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