Cups – Queen of Cups

To be in touch with your emotions without being overwhelmed by them is to be in sync with the Queen of Cups. The Queen of Cups tarot card reminds us to entwine our logic with intuition. To be human is to think and to feel, to be alive is to be the embodiment of thought, and as human beings we are blessed with both subconsious and concious thought.

Do you choose head over heart or heart over head or is there an equilibrium you can reach between both. Knowledge and learning has been one very important key to human survival and evolution but the Queen of Cups would have us acknowledge that instinct and intuitive play an equal role in driving successful lives.

Look to your heart now and ask where it wants to lead you. Have you been faced with an unsolvable problem of late, one where logic, law and

The Crown of Thorns and Roses worn by the Queen of Cups depicted on this card reminds that all of  life is imperfect. In relation to love it asks you to question if you are being overly cautious in romantic relationships?  It dares us to consider if we should continue with caution given every rose has it’s thorns or throw caution to wind giving thanks to the fact that thorns have roses?! Well the truth is you shouldn’t grab blindly at either of these statements. Use your intuition as guide, and you’ll find supportive life choices more easy to discern and make.

the Queen of Cups sits alone, serene, peaceful and trusting. This trust is born of the inner belief that she can ‘feel’ her way through problems and


Draw Your Boundaries

When we develop our compassion, empathy and understanding of others if follows that we often attract more people into our lives as people naturally crave the care and compassion we can give. Remember that you cannot truly care for others however if you are unable to care for yourself. We are all bound by reality in terms of what we can achieve. Finite time and resources means we most likely cannot meet the needs of every person we meet. This card gives us the freedom to say without judgement, guilt or regret. We all have the right to draw boundaries around our selves, letting people in when and as we choose. By using your inner guidance you are able to discern when compassion toward others can only be given at a great cost to yourself or perhaps other loved ones. In these situation it’s ok to say ‘no’. The Queen of Cups is not a white knight. She is poised, resolute and compassionate with an innate ability to priortise whom her compassion is best savoured for.

Draw Your Swords

While the Queen of Cups is known in the Tarot world to be kind, caring and compassionate, being driven by the heart means she can be equally protective, proud and  The Queen of Cups is resolute in the way that she feels. Being in touch with our emotional selves makes it easy to stand firm in our convictions

Empathy of course can be both a strength and a weakness. Heartfelt empathy when truly deserved and However empathy can be used by those without conscience to manipulate and guide others down a darkened path. The Empress seeks to warm newcomers to the world of EQ about the pitfalls of following the heart without the engagement of the head. Remember both are of equal importance in the decision making game.


Strength of Mind

The Queens of Cups is further ability to withstand life’s thorns without losing countenance, poise or resolution that gives her strength beyo

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Biddy When the Queen of Cups appears in a Tarot reading, you are being asked to trust your intuition and pay attention to your feelings and emotions. Lead with your heart, not your head. Be open to receive the intuitive messages flowing to you, be it through your dreams, meditation or visualisation. And ‘feel the feels’, even if those feelings are tricky or challenging. You are stronger than you know.

Do you find yourself always taking the role of caregiver and supporter in your relationship? The reversed Queen of Cups tarot love meaning can signal that you’re putting much more effort into the relationship than your partner. You may even occasionally feel more like a parent than a lover. The balance between the two of you must be corrected. Alternatively, you may find the emotional environment to be rather turbulent and constantly shifting. You or your partner may feel as though you are walking on eggshells, never knowing when the next argument will arise.

labyrinth She is seen as compassionate, caring, sensitive, and nurturing. She connects with people on the emotional level, so people enjoy her honesty and fairness. The appearance of the Queen of Cups in a reading can be guiding you to find help from others. Most times, like the other queens, this is a female figure that will come into your life.

The Queen of Cups has an intuition which is very powerful, and is only rivaled by the one of the High Priestess. The Queen of Cups acts as a mirror and reflects the depths present in others, so they see themselves in a new light. Most times, the Queen of Cups can also represent the trusted inner voice you have within you. She seems to say that you should take the time to focus on your emotional health before trying to help others. Self-love creates compassion.

he Queen of Cups says you are highly intuitive, creative, and in flow with the surrounding energies. In your interactions with others, you can easily read other people to get a sense of how to communicate effectively, enabling you both to feel heard and understood. Others may come to you to confide their personal issues regarding relationships, emotions and feelings. They trust you and know that you always have the right solution. You can instantly tune in to what others are going through and can help them make sense of it. You may be a healer, counsellor or intuitive coach; or maybe just a good friend. You recognise the Divine in everyone you meet.


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