The Divinatory meaning for each card in this series of posts is derived from A.E. Waite: The Key To The Tarot. They are presented first. The term Querent is the person asking for the insight of the Tarot
The factors we must keep in mind for each card dealt.
The type of spread that is used to conduct the reading.
The position of the card in the current reading.
Your intuitive feelings as they relate to the overall reading.
1. THE MAGICIAN
Skill, diplomacy, address, subtlety; sickness, pain, loss, disaster, snares of enemies; self-confidence, will; the Querent, if male.
Reversed: Physician, Magus, mental disease, disgrace, disquiet.
Reversed: Passion, moral or physical ardor, conceit, surface knowledge.
Reversed: Light, truth, the unraveling of involved matters, public rejoicings; according to another reading, vacillation.
Reversed: Benevolence, compassion, credit; also confusion to enemies, obstruction, immaturity.
Reversed: Society, good understanding, concord, over kindness, weakness.
Reversed: Failure, foolish designs. Another account speaks of marriage frustrated and contrarieties of all kinds.
Reversed: Riot, quarrel, dispute, litigation, defeat.