Tarot Card Description & Meanings
The Tower: This card shows a tower that has been set on fire by a lightning strike. There are people falling out of the tower down to an unknown destiny. It is a card of disruptions, setback and destruction.
This card represents sudden and unexpected changes that will affect us in a profound way.
The card tells us that this is a time to start things over and rebuild our lives.
The Tower advises you to be prepared for and welcome dramatic changes in your circumstances. Much of our human suffering comes from a resistance to change, which is unfortunate as change is the only certainty in life. If you can be adaptable and try to see the positive side to changes in your circumstances you will be much more likely to find inner peace.
Meaning - upright
What this upright card means
Upright, this card has the following meanings:
- unexpected and sudden changes.
- come to terms with the changes and confusion that ensues.
- mental progression of some type.
- adopting a new approach.
Meaning - reversed
What this reverse card means
Reversed, this card has the following meanings:
- we may be in an untenable situation that cannot be avoided.
- you may be avoiding something or someone.
- a feeling of oppression and unhappiness.
- the sudden change may still happen, bu wont be as dramatic.
- Key Meaning: Disruptions and setbacks.
- Mythology: No Meaning.
- Astrology: Mars: anger, power, strength.
- Numerology: 7: accidents, danger.
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