Seven of Cups Tarot Card

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What is the Meaning of the Seven of Cups Tarot Card?

The Seven of Cups is likely to appear when temptation has wormed its way into your life.

This card presents to us seven golden chalices each overflowing with a different object.

The picture is quite chaotic and reflects the many different options that have appeared, or will soon appear, in your life.

It’s also very common for the Seven of Coins to appear to someone who isn’t making the necessary effort to actualize their goals.

In this instance, the contents of each cup represent the overwhelming feeling of not knowing where to start in order to get ahead.

Too many options to explore may leave you feeling defeated, but this is rarely the case. The Seven of Cups is pointing out this flaw in your plan in order to encourage prioritization.

The Upright Seven of Cups Meaning

seven-of-cups-tarotThe way we interpret the Seven of Cups will depend on its position in a spread.

In the past position, it says that there was a time when choices were made for selfish reasons, and those choice more than likely have caused setbacks in the present.

The past pursuit of pleasure without considering future consequences is a wrong that must be corrected.

Be honest with yourself about your past transgressions, and make amends if possible.

In the past position, it says that there was a time when choices were made for selfish reasons, and those choices more than likely have caused setbacks in the present.

The past pursuit of pleasure without considering future consequences is a wrong that must be corrected.

Be honest with yourself about your past transgressions, and make amends if possible.

The Seven of Cups in your present position means that you have some choices to make. Temptations may have already presented themselves in your life, or they are about to.

It’s important that you are not being sidetracked from your goals, and that you are making informed decisions about your actions.

This can also be a sign that you’re going to be receiving unexpected news.

In your future position, the Seven of Cups is a lot lighter. It means that there will be a choice to make in the future relating to your current situation.

There will always be temptation in life, but you have time to prepare. Think long and hard about where you want life to take you, and stick to your guns.

The future has a positive outcome if you’re staying true to yourself and denying temporary pleasures in order to make room for longer lasting happiness.

Work and the Seven of Cups

When the Seven of Cups appears in relation to your career, it means that a good business opportunity may not be what it seems. It is wise to get all the facts before diving head first into a new career.

Now is the time for you to be careful in the decisions you make.

If you’ve been considering starting your own business wait a bit longer before locking yourself into any deals or contracts.

Love and the Seven of Cups

In a relationship oriented spread, the Seven of Cups spells trouble. If you’re already attached, it means that you can expect some bumps in the road.

At this time, it’s important for you to evaluate your relationship objectively. Are you being completely honest with your partner about your intentions?

If you are looking for love, this means that your romantic pursuits may not be what they seem. If you are unsure about someone, do not jump into a relationship with them.

This card is very likely to come up if your potential partner is not being honest about their emotional availability.

The Seven of Cups and Finances

The Seven of Cups is a red flag when it comes to your finances. It is a bad time for investing, and even worse for emptying your savings account on a big ticket item.

Since this card is often a sign of an unexpected event crash landing in your life, you’re going to want to make sure you have the funds to keep you afloat, as the event could come with some monetary setbacks.

Hold onto your paycheck until everything blows over.

Meaning of the Seven of Cups in Health

If you should find the Seven of Cups as the focal point of your health-oriented spread, it means that you haven’t been paying attention to your body.

This card is common for someone to see who has been making excuses for the way that they feel.

What might be considered exhaustion from being overworked could, in reality, be a symptom of a more serious illness.

Because the Seven of Cups tells us that we have hard decisions to make and too many options to consider, it is important that you are managing your health despite other things life is currently throwing at you.

Get a check up, or a second opinion, even if it’s only for your own peace of mind.

The Seven of Cups in Reversed Position

A reversed Seven of Cups is a good sign. It means that with all of the choices you have in front of you, you are making the right ones. Have faith in yourself and trust your intuition because you are on the right path.

Seven of Cups Combinations

Court cards that appear with the Seven of Cups are helping to pinpoint a specific person that these decisions revolve around.

It’s important to look at their suit to determine how this person is influencing your life and for you to be able to plan the best course of action.

When the Seven of Cups appears with the Ace of Swords, it means that whatever decisions you make will have attractive results. This pairing is considered a win despite the odds.

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