The tarot deck leads us through a journey of discovery. The tarot deck is composed of two groups of cards, and the minor arcana is one of these groups. The minor arcana consists of four suits, and each suit leads us through a path of learning in a different area of life. The suit of pentacles speaks of work and effort, and the suit of cup deals largely with emotions and the heart, and this article will help you get a better understanding of the seven of cups as you move long in your journey of the suit of cups in the tarot deck.
The seven of cups is so accurately and descriptively pictured by a man or woman standing with his back turned. In front of him hangs seven cups floating in the sky. The man holds his hand to his head as he examines the contents of these cups. All of the cups bear a different choice; a snake, baby, tower, mountain, dove, a crown and a powerful orb fill these cups. The imagery of this card so accurately reflects the meaning of the seven of cups because the seven of cups represent illusions, options and indulgence.
This card suggests that you are letting your imagination run wild, and you may be building illusions for yourself that can only add to confusion and cause disappointment. The seven of cups suggests that you are making up false realities in order to hide the facts from yourself. You have many ideas that all seem profitable and pleasurable, but you do not test them, and they simply hang in front of you waiting for action. This card warns against wishful thinking. The seven of cups suggests that you may be getting your self caught up in illusions.
You have many options when the seven of cups is present in a reading, and you are facing a tough decision. The seven of cups suggest that you are surrounded with possibilities, but you do no choose. This card warns against believing that your options will always be limitless. The seven of cups is vividly depicted by many cups filled with different things and this is obviously symbolic of the decisions you must make.
The seven of cups suggests overindulgence. This card implies that you may be eating, drinking and partying too much. This behavior is allowing you to become disorganized, and it is causing you to neglect your health. This card warns against addictive behavior and procrastination.
The seven of cups represents many options, but your failure to choose between these options can cause an overindulgence that will lead to unhappiness and unhealthy behavior and existence.