About the Deck: The Smith-Waite Tarot deck was published in December 1909 by William Rider And Son of London. The deck was the product of the collaboration between the artist, Pamela Colman Smith (b. 1878 d. 1951) and Dr Arthur Edward Waite (b. 1857 d. 1942), who were both members of the Order Of The Golden Dawn, a famous occult group of the 19th Century. It was not uncommon for a woman’s contribution to be ignored, therefore, Pamela Smiths’ name was. and still, is omitted from the title (Rider Waite). On this website, we acknowledge her.
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5 Card Reading
Bravery, Compassion, Focus, Inner Strength
Reversed: Self Doubt, Weakness, Insecurity
KNIGHT of CUPS
Following the Heart, Idealist, Romantic
Reversed: Moodiness, Disappointment
IX of WANDS
Resilience, Grit, Taking Last Stand
Reversed: Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lack of Motivation
KING of CUPS
Compassion, Control, Balance
Reversed: Coldness, Bad Advice, Manipulation
VIII of WANDS
Rapid Action, Movement, Quick Decisions
Reversed: Panic, Waiting, Slowing Down
What or who is the main influencer in this situation.
The existing state of affairs
What to expect if you continue on your current path.
Course of Action
The best course of action you can take to get the desired result.
Further information to help you understand a specific card or the entire draw.
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