Tarot Reading: Past, Present Future
using a full 78 card deck based on use of standard playing cards as pip cards
You have selected a Past, Present, Future tarot reading using our Playing Card Tarot Deck (upright cards only).
To proceed with the reading now, first quiet and clear your mind, then focus on the subject or situation that you would like the cards to offer insights about.
Tap each of the three cards in sequence (1, 2, 3).
The card in this position indicates a possible future direction or developments if actions and attitudes continue as at present.
This is the ninth of the 22 cards of the Major Arcana (numbered 0-21). These cards, also known as 'trumps,' are considered particularly strong indicators of e.g. important people, situations, considerations or events. Pay attention to the meaning of the position in the tarot spread in which Strength appears.
- Emotions tamed, self-control
- Victory without violence
The Strength card is also associated with the astrological sign of Leo and the element of Fire.
Read more about the Strength Tarot Card.
Present: The Moon
This is the 19th of the 22 cards of the Major Arcana (numbered 0-21). These cards, also known as 'trumps,' are considered particularly strong indicators of e.g. important people, situations, considerations or events. Pay attention to the meaning of the position in the tarot spread in which The Moon appears.
- Warning of deception
- Possibility of insincerity or self-deception
- Illusions appearing to be real
- Mysteries; part of the moon is unseen
- Importance of intuition
The Moon tarot card is also associated with the astrological sign of Pisces and the element of Water.
Read more about The Moon Tarot Card.
Past: King of Wands
The card in this first position provides insights about aspects of the past leading to the present situation.
Tarot Wands (clubs in playing cards) concern power and ingenuity. Court cards can sometimes refer to particular people. In that case a king might represent a mature man, a father figure or the presence or need for people who make things happen. Alternatively, kings can also indicate motivations and/or publicity incl. e.g., honours, awards and ceremonial positions.
- Be aware of ones ability to influence people, use it responsibly
- A commanding presence, someone who has earned the respect of others
The tarot suit of wands is associated with the element of Fire, the direction South and the season of summer.
Read more about the King of Wands Tarot Card.