Knight of Cups represents the passionate heart – mastery of the emotional desires which bring out the “lover” in all of us through the expressions and experience of deeply emotional passions. Relationships with Karmic ties. You may be offered an interesting invitation, which will result in an emotional experience that will bring high energy and lift you to an exhilarating state as new situations seem to come from nowhere. Your decisions will be made without much thought and you will experience the feeling of “inner” direction – the experience of warmth, friendliness, love and the need to share these qualities with everyone. There will be good will and a partnership in which good feelings will prevail.
Direct your imagination into the world – true imagination feeds on “action.” If you do nothing with your dreams – they will remain vague and unrelated to the rest of your life. Your imagination can lead you to an awareness of the underlying spiritual truth. Maintain your emotional equilibrium – make constant adjustments – flow with the direction being presented and retain your “inner” control. Take advantage of your emotional energies – be open and trust yourself. Explore your deep feelings and you will experience the ecstasy of living.
“Fantasy” – excites, but it lacks any real meaning as you deny your basic commitment to the world and your imagination produces nothing. “Passiveness” can be a means of denying the temptations and desires that are disturbing your peace. The “lover” who does not wish to commit to anything – who is attractive yet always remains passive and withdrawn. Follow a genuine vision, rather than being “pulled” by outside commitments, responsibility or desire – then you can go very deeply into yourself and turn your energy into an exploration of your own inner world.
Emotional, sensitive, creative, dedicated, motivated, sensual, tender – a loving person ruled by the drive for expansion. Close ties with family and friends – a defender of heart and honor. The heart of the group, a leader or volunteer. Art. Emotional change agent – nurturing, emotional learning and growth. The younger lover of an older partner or someone taken under the wing of an emotional advisor. Innocence maturing – a student of romance. Sacrificing for someone or something else.
Questions to Answer:
- What dream, vision, ideal or love are you following?
- Who is inviting you on a journey of emotional significance?
Special Messages based on card position:
In the first position: The allegiance of this knight will always be to the heart – there is great nobility and power in this ability of the human heart to love so deeply that it will offer all to its cause, even against insurmountable odds.
In the second position: In some cases this can be a young person on whom you must rely. Otherwise, this is your own creative energy and intimate contact with the people and things you love. You are one with your surroundings, sensitive to the most subtle of changes and have usually reacted before others have even been aware. This is the mark of a good fencer.
In the third position: Think well on this card for it is coming to you in one form or another. This is the extra manpower, the added energy, the new resources, the movement that you have needed. This increases your sensitivity to who and what is important and your ability to express your feelings.
In the fourth position: The ideal of the lover, either as yourself or for yourself.
In the fifth position: This knight has your attention, either in person or influence. New emotional factors, new input is anticipated to change the status quo. This can be a bright new idea in the subject matter related to the Emotional/creative Plane, a highly creative or sense oriented business. An emotional investment.
In the sixth position: The Knight of Cups may be arriving in person in the near future. The energy of this archetype is refreshing and meant to generate movement here, from personal love to creative projects.
In the seventh position: Your mind may be on this knight in the near future. This may be the birth of a project whose energy and/or subject matter is rooted in the Emotional Plane. The emotions are at work to stimulate and support the mind. Poetry, romance novels, storybooks, childcare, couple and family counseling are just a few of the areas of interest.
In the eighth position: The knight is in your physical house. There is sensitivity here as your Material Plane takes on a delicacy and attention to the emotional ramifications to things physical. A new creative project may be emerging.
In the ninth position: Your heart is on this knight. He/she may be an object of your affection or the centerpiece of a creative project underway.
In the tenth position: Here is the support, the energy and resources that you need to invigorate your Emotional/creative Plane and it may well come in the physical personage of the Knight of Cups. It may however, be the access to what he/she represents.