Four of Wands
This was the first card turned over in my impromptu reading from Susan’s cousin. I have puzzled over this for almost two months. How does this apply to my life, now? Hmm. More information required.
No. I haven’t got its meaning for me, yet. So, let’s look at the Tarot of the New Vision description:
New shoots sprout from four poles planted into the ground. A flowered festoon joins the poles together – a symbol of festivity. In fact, nearby, we can see many people dancing and playing. Two women – one dressed in red (the color of passion) and one dressed in blue (the color of temperance) – can clearly be seen lifting bouquets of flowers to the sky. They express their wish to join in the party, even if only indirectly and from a distance. In any case, this is the representation of the joy derived from a success involving numerous people.Page 96
A glimmer is starting to appear. Could this be the last birthday party (age 35) I celebrated with Rus and my sisters, Anne and Rachel, in Canada, before I flew to the UK? Hmm.
Then that raises the question: what does the next card drawn mean?
Three of Wands
Treachery?! Ooh, dear me.
I suspect that this card may represent my actions after I arrived in England in early March 1985. I’m starting to see the significance of this Tarot reading.
On the top of a hill, a man looks into the distance while a caravan of horses and wagons comes up behind him. He has probably gone ahead to scout the area; perhaps he is an explorer. His clothes are colored red (a desire for knowledge) and green (the hope of obtaining it). The caravan represents a project, an idea, or ambition involving many other people. The caravan is at the bottom of the hill and about to go up the steep path to the top of the mountain; this means that the journey will be rough, and that the destination is a long way off.Page 95
OK. Now we’re getting somewhere.
To be continued…