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WHAT WE ARE TO DO

Activity 6-1
** Select one, two or three keywords or phrases that express the qualities of EACH SUIT in your deck.
RWS

Wands
(Fire)- Inspiration; enthusiasm; action
(Air)- Confidence; power; initiation
(Earth)- Progress; security; tyranny
(Water)- joy, change, upheaval

Cups
(Water)- Joy; receptivity; empathy
(Air)- Love; sentimentality; home
(Earth)- Idealization; confusion; growth
(Fire)- Creativity; emotions; music

Swords
(Air)- Decisions; wit; self-doubt
(Fire)- Force; will; spirit
(Earth)- Organization; hardship; struggle
(Water)- Invisible difficulties; negative emotions; fury

Pents
(Earth)- Self-worth; skill; results
(Air)- Intelligence; finances; thoughts
(Fire)- Content; family; attitude of gratitude
(Water)- Going with the flow; emotionality; illusion


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** Which SUIT/ELEMENT keywords best express the qualities of our chosen card? In this step we can combine, join or re-state the keyword for the suit and the keyword for the element so as to get a composite or synthesis single word or phrase that relates to a primary meaning for our card.
5 of Swords
Air/Water
invisible difficulties; force directed by will; necessity
Events happening rather quickly, perhaps caught in the passion of the moment, a decision reached that not all can agree on or understand.

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Activity 6-2
** Examine each of the four MODES and select one, two or three keywords that speak to you in a reading.
RWS

Aces
speak to me of abilities, initiatives, and intention.

Major Arcana
speak to me about ideals, the end result and/or process.

Number Cards
speak to me about experience, decision making, and movement.

Court Cards
speak to me about growth, gestation, connection.

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** Separate your deck into the four modes. From which does that come? What does that suggest about it's significance?
5 of Swords is a numbered card which answers the question "what?"
In this card a current life event is unfolding where there is a need for balance between emotion and intellect.
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