The Ace of Cups is the sweetest tarot card for love.
The Ace of cups is a beautiful card to pull from the tarot deck if you are asking about a relationship you are currently in; It would more than likely mean that the relationship is long lasting, is full, romantic, endearing and enriching. It is a soul union.
Depending on whether you have met someone and want to know if it is lasting, or if you are single and are ready to open your heart, this card is the one that you really want to be in your tarot card reading or love tarot reading.
This card is specifically about love; the Ace depicts a cup overflowing and gives prophecy of a reciprocated, deep, compatible romantic partner. It implies an offer of warmth, compassion, friendship, intimacy and longevity.
It can also be asking you to open your heart to your true self, so as to allow this real love in.
This card is about an honest love, a love that moves beyond passion, a love driven by the heart, communion with the soul; an egoless love that can overcome the external desires and fractures of the past.
It foretells an opening up of your authentic self with another, a sharing, a caring, warts and all.
The Ace of cups is sometimes a warning to ready oneself for something new and rewarding. It pertains to love and romantic relations. It is the creme de la creme of the love cards.
Being aware and witnessing as you fall in love with someone makes for a very subtle and honest beginning. The silence and presence as you look into and learn the others way. The awareness allowing acceptance of a slow merging, a knowing. It’s utterly delightful. And divine if nurtured.
The Ace portends sustainability, faithfulness and commitment of the heart.
All Aces in a tarot reading, generally give a clear YES to any query unless reversed.
If the query is not specifically about love relations it can indicate that a project, event or situation will not only be successful but will be filled with love. This is always a sign from the universe that you are on the right track, as love is the ultimate universal essence.
If we dig a little deeper and go back to pagan times we can get a more spiritual meaning of the Ace of Cups (of course it always depends on the individual reading and the context or visions coming through).
But at a spiritual level in the Ace of Cups, the cup is symbolic of the Cauldron of Kerridwyn – granter of wishes and inspirational dreams – a time is ahead where the deepest and most heartfelt spiritual desires of the querent may be realised and set in stone.
A new start, a spiritual awakening, a time of dreams and opening up to your true self is approaching.
The Ace is asking you to allow in the love and trust that your heart is speaking the truth and yes it is time to move away from the pressures of the ego, the love will guide you :).
Here is a little pagan magic spell, to help increase potential love energy into your life – as with all magic we never do a spell directly onto another person as we do not want to interfere with anyone’s free will.
Simple love magic
flowerpot or garden
As always draw a circle by calling on the four elements: fire, water, air and earth
Scratch the word ‘love’ into the onion, with the pen, under a waning moon. Focus on feelings of love, imagine all the qualities you desire in another, rub the jasmine oil on the onion then say:
“May this plant take root and grow shoots.
May the shoots grow into leaves.
May a flower bloom among them.
And as the flower blooms,
May love Take root, bloom and flower.
And it harm none, so mote it be.”
Now plant the onion and place some compost over it.
Close the magic in your usual way, and put the pot on a window sill or place it in the garden and let any thoughts of the magic dissipate.
Tend to the bulb well and by the full moon love should have come your way :
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