Four of Cups|
The Four of Cups is a card of gifts
Focus on this card when you want to
take advantage of opportunities you might otherwise
A sad-looking student sits underneath a tree, ignoring
a silver cup that’s magically materializing from a cloud on his right.
Clouds represent the veil between heaven and earth;
the ethereal cup that’s manifesting is a gift from another world.
The old oak behind him symbolizes strength and
The young man doesn’t seem to notice the cup. Instead,
he’s looking blankly at three silver cups lined up on the grass in front
of him. For some reason, the three cups he has don’t satisfy him. He
seems disillusioned, disappointed, and disenchanted. That might explain
why he’s overlooking the offering that will complete the set.
young man is dressed in blue, the elemental color of water. It indicates
that he’s emotional and deep, and that he’s a student of water magic.
He’s pictured in an autumn landscape, because the suit
of cups corresponds to the season of autumn.