POSITION 1 – PAST
This position represents the past where the situation originated.
TEN OF SWORDS – Be very careful how much you share with others at this time. Gossips just love a scandal and your secrets may not remain private for long if you mistakenly confide in the wrong people. The time has come to assess what no longer works for you and walk away from the situation knowing that it had to come to an end in order for a new cycle to begin.
Although you may feel that you have failed, and you may be exhausted by recent events the time has come to put all of this behind you. Move on and don’t look back.
POSITION 2 – PRESENT
The present situation.
SIX OF SWORDS – The stresses and strains of recent events are now coming to a close, very soon the troubles of those events will be behind you and you can once again look forward with optimism to a brighter future.
You have learned from this experience as it has forced you to examine different options and try different approaches when dealing with personal difficulties. As a result of this you have found the right path and this particular test can now be put behind you.
POSITION 3 – FUTURE
The most likely outcome for the near future.
THE HEIROPHANT – The Hierophant is also the card of the advisor and it may be that you need some professional advice at this time in your life. Upright the cards suggests that you are likely to be following a conventional path, such as an organised religion which gives you a spiritual outlet or following a traditional path to education such as college or university.
In a love reading this card can indicate marriage and a relationship following a traditional path. It shows that the partners are a comfort to one another and can be the adviser or guide to each other within the relationship.
In a work reading it shows that you will be following a conventional career path and also perhaps adding to your qualifications. Your boss may be an inspirational leader or you yourself could be inspirational to people in the work place and they may see you as somebody they can come to for advice.
In a business reading this shows that you need the advice and guidance of professional people to assure your success, be this lawyer, bank manager or business-angel. It shows that the advice you receive will be sound and non judgmental and you are advised to follow this it.