KaB wrote:

“A little bit about me…hmmm…where do I start…I’m a complicated but simple person…logic tends to get the better of me once I’ve gotten over any conclusions I’ve jumped to, which is generally all the time. I’m a very happy person & love life, I think that this is one of the first characteristics people would notice about me…I tend to smile & laugh a lot! I am a social being with lots of different friends but also keep a close few friends who I can rely on for anything & talk to about everything. I’m impulsive, assertive & very bossy, as well as creative & opinionated. I tend to be domineering quite a bit of the time, have a very strong personality & try to remain independent. I am very family-orientated & rely on my folks & sister for their sound advice & loving, warm personalities although sometimes I think that I’m too influenced by them…sometimes I wish I could really take a step back & make a decision for myself, on my own without any input from them…then again…we wouldn’t be such a close family. I am highly ambitious, love to write & want to make a difference in the world…as cliched as that may sound…it’s the truth! I really believe that I’m here to do something special…what that is I have no idea!

I was born on 28 February 2008 and am a Pisces…hurrah!

I guess my question to you would be…(this is hard to narrow it down)…will I be a rockstar? No, just kidding! Next…um…will I be successful over & beyond my expectation & dreams that I have set for me?

If that’s too hard…I’ll be a cliche & ask…will I meet my Mr Darcy anytime soon?

Right, that should set you off 🙂 Kief…I look forward to it!”

Question: what does my current life path hold for me, with regards to career and love?

Layout: Map of Life Spread

Card One: Relationships and love

Prince of Swords (reversed):

Keywords and Phrases:

· Trouble, a quick exit. Conceit, bad judgment, impulsivity, excessive haste.

· Rash actions, quarrels, selfish behavior.

· Too rapid a pace, lack of focus, extravagance, slyness.

· Belligerence, excessive force, time to lay low.

· When the going gets tough, get going. Trying to catch flies with vinegar instead of honey.

Situation and Advice:

This is not the time to initiate a new relationship. Someone may be actively opposing or upsetting your plans. Someone is about to depart suddenly and without warning from your life. Your own thinking is scattered and out of focus, you need to cultivate patience or will only end up in conflict with those around you.

Avoid harsh words and impulsive decisions, your dictatorial behavior is causing you hassles in the relationship aspect of your life. Take a step back, evaluate your interactions with others and try to see where you could be a little more easy going and co-operative. Perhaps you are projecting the wrong image to people, or are coming on a little strong. This presents itself as a classic case of trying to catch flies with vinegar instead of honey.

This card could also represent a person – already present in your life, or about to enter. This person will be an extremist, with the ability to convince you of anything. Beware his lies. Beware his rash behavior. It is better to avoid someone who has the power to sway you so easily. This person is nosy and two-faced and devious. Now that you have warning of his presence in your life, the best reaction is evasion. After all, prevention is better than cure. People represented by the suit of Swords have difficulties with emotions and do not bode well for romantic relationships. Starsigns associated with the Swords suit are those of Air – Gemini, Libra and Aquarius.

Card Two: Career and work

Seven of Wands(reversed):

Keywords and Phrases:

· Feeling daunted, overwhelmed.

· Giving up in the face of opposition, chickening out, uncertainty, timidity.

· Lack of confidence, running from a challenge,

· Anxiety about a decision, running from change.

· Fear of the future. Missed opportunities, not taking the bull by the horns.

· Her bark is worse than her bite.

Situation and Advice:

The Seven of Wands reversed is an admonishment to persist in pursuing your goals, despite opposition. You can triumph if you do not retreat from confrontation. If you give up now, you may miss valuable opportunities. The confrontation you fear is likely not to be as bad as you thought. You need to confront your insecurities.

Confidence is vital. Assert yourself. Clear the air. Stop fighting yourself, and start working towards your goal. Shying away from making a decision is not helping anyone, least of all yourself. Stop talking, and start doing. Once you have made the decision, you will realize how easy it was, and will have the energy to progress positively. Most importantly, don’t let others take advantage of you – know your worth, and make sure you get just reward for your efforts. Don’t settle for second-best.

Card Three: Wellbeing and happiness

Princess of Pentacles:

Keywords and Phrases:

· Good news about money and finances, willingness to learn.

· Slow and steady progress, patience and persistence.

· Duty, realism, determination.

· The beginnings of a solid foundation, beneficial change.

· Scholarship, mentorship, learning from someone.

Situation and Advice:

You may soon have the opportunity to make money or be engaged in a new business venture – be sure to do your homework so you can be in a position of advantage. Thoroughness, hard work and persistence will pay off in this regard. You are about to receive a letter or written communication that will change the course of events. Be careful of contracts at this time. Read the fine print. This card can manifest in one of three ways in your life.

1. An event. Material or career matter – a new job. Even if the opportunity doesn’t appear much at first glance, look closer. There is more to it than you think. It’s up to you what you make of it.

2. A person – someone young of body, but old of mind. Diligent worker, uses common sense instead of intuition, does things by the book instead of taking risks. Despite this, this person is open to new ideas and will see the best in every situation, and exactly how to exploit it for personal gain.

3. As an aspect of yourself – manage responsibility. Gather your resources and use them wisely, only through such wisdom can success be achieved. Develop a passion for learning and new ideas. Apply knowledge with enthusiasm and express your new ideas and you will find success.

Think practically in all situations, and you will not fail.

Card Four: Friends

Justice:

Keywords and Phrases:

· Being judged, a fair outcome, harmony, restoration of balance.

· Order restored. Accountability, integrity, examination of conscience.

· Carefully considered choices, clear vision, a sense of proportion.

· Rationality, a just outcome. The right decision.

· An apology, justice will prevail.

· “Put yourself in my shoes”

Situation and Advice:

Justice usually appears when you must weigh many factors to make a reasoned and thoughtful decision. This card cautions you to deliberate carefully and wisely before you make any conclusions. It is a card of balance.

You would do well to examine your conscience and consider the other persons’ point of view before making a moral choice. Issues of fairness are prominent. An impartial third party might assist in bringing about a fair outcome. If someone has wronged you, you may receive an apology soon. If you acted unjustly, you are about to face the consequences.

The Justice card’s prime message is that of accountability. Justice appears to us when we know we should do something and we’re not doing it. Justice in a reading is a call to examine what we’ve done in the past, contemplate future actions – balance the equation – take responsibility and be sure in all matters we remain as even-minded as possible in our endeavors.

Keep in mind the Justice card is straight-forward and to the point. There is no hiding, no making excuses and especially no procrastination. Lady Justice cuts out all illusions and exposes the core of the matter for what it is. The Justice card can help you take a look at your responsibilities and obligations and see where you’ve been falling short of the mark. This is not a negative experience. There is no judgment or disapproval here. Justice simply exposes the facts as they are with no bias.

Because the Major Arcana do not apply directly to physical life, it follows that Justice does not apply to laws made by man. Justice refers to the laws of cause and effect, stating that all events are connected and each present state is the result of past states. From the law of cause and effect develops the law of Karma. Showing that all your actions will be returned to you, eventually. Be mindful of your actions.

This card teaches the hardest lesson of all – you do not get what you expect, or even what you want. You get what you deserve. If you deserve good things, then they are awarded without ceremony. You simply get back what you have made for yourself. What you deserve remains for you to decide.

Righting any wrongs in your past must be done before you can right wrongs in the present. Before you judge others, make sure you are prepared to judge yourself, and be sure that you are not guilty of the same errors as they.

Card Five: The Next Step

The Magician:

Keywords and Phrases:

· Focused energy, ability to achieve your goal, transformation through willpower.

· Ability to harness creative forces, creative visualization.

· Ability to make decisions, new skills, self-confidence.

· Trial and error learning. Problem-solving ability. Sleight of hand.

· Adaptation to change, virility. Being in the limelight.

· Creating new projects of lasting value, action.

· The lungs, the hands, the five senses.

· I am the master of my own fate. I am the captain of my soul.

Situation and Advice:

You are about to take advantage of the expertise you gained in a period of disciplined training. you are able to use special talents to achieve your goals. The time is right to initiate new projects, because you are the master of your own destiny. Any tools you need will be at hand. You are able to master new situations and focus your attention to realize your potential. At this point, your potential is unlimited. Market yourself well.

Creative visualization is beneficial at this time. Your organization skills will come in handy. This card tells you that you are able to manipulate forces to get what you want. This card urges you to observe, experiment, remain adaptable, refine your skills and learn how to manipulate the world. A wish alone can change nothing. But a decision can change everything. A desire to create is nothing without the ability to do so.

Change your desires into actions, your goals into achievements.

Card Six: The Outcome

Wheel of Fortune:

Keywords and Phrases:

· A change for the better. Good luck, opportunity, important developments.

· Rapid change, the upside of a cycle, fate, destiny, progress.

· New doors open, a lucky break.

· The end of one phase and the beginning of a new one.

· Games of chance, lady luck. A new vehicle.

· Karma, everything changes.

· “You cannot step into the same river twice”

Situation and Advice:

You are entering a new cycle involving a fortunate set of circumstances that promise beneficial change and rapid progress. Forces in motion offer opportunities to improve your life. A chance circumstance will bring an end to past difficulties and herald a new period of good fortune.

You need to make an important decision that will influence the unfolding of events in your life. A new chapter is beginning. The finger of fate is pointed in your favour. Every path leads somewhere.

Sometimes the wheel literally also refers to a new vehicle.

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