Ace of Cups – Rider-Waite

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Ace of Cups is a card used in Latin suite playing cards. It is the Ace from the suit of Cups. In Tarot, it is part of what card readers call the “Minor Arcana”, and as the first in the suit of Cups, signifies beginnings in the social area and emotional life. Connected with the number 4, 40, 400, 4000. Wikipedia

In a general context, the Ace of Cups Tarot card in an upright position signifies new beginnings, usually in terms of love, empathy, compassion and/or happiness. When this Minor Arcana card appears it shows that you will feel happy, positive about yourself. Now is a great time to begin new friendships and get out there and socialise. People will be very receptive to you with this card appearing in your Tarot reading. It can also show good news or celebrations coming your way.

This card in context. It is “Today’s Card.” It doesn’t tell you about your future; It gives you the lense to see the world through. If you find yourself frustrated, consider how much is new. Look at the day with eyes of opportunity. (EZ)

The Rider-Waite tarot deck, originally published 1909, is the most popular tarot deck for tarot card reading.[1][2] Other names for this deck include the Waite-Smith,[3]Rider-Waite-Smith,[4][5] or Rider tarot deck.[4] The cards were drawn by illustrator Pamela Colman Smith from the instructions of academic and mystic A. E. Waite and were originally published by the Rider Company. The deck has been published in many editions and inspired an array of variants.[6][7]


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