Choice/s, reflection, sentiment, imagination, little achievement, ego, spirit, inner-self.





28th of September to the 1st of October

13th of November to the 25th of November

Juniper Berries are a diuretic, carminative and an aromatic.

Juniper Berries make a warming tonic and diuretic and can be used for most non-inflammatory urinary disorders. Juniper Berries can also be used for fluid retention, diabetes and as an aid to digestion.

The Seven of Cups indicates solid development, spiritual perfection, the completion of a cycle, inner-wisdom and the inner-self.

The 7 of Cups is said to be the ‘card of illusion’, and represents the seven deadly sins.

The skeleton face appearing on the 7 of Cups tarot card represents victory but it does not always last. It tells of experiencing difficulties in making decisions It suggests that the choices are many and asks that you use your common sense in choosing a direction. It asks that you wake up and do what needs to be done.

The 7 of Cups card contains various symbolic objects such as a snake, a castle, a dragon-like creature, a bowl of jewels, the head of a young man, a laurel wreath and a mysterious hidden figure, shrouded or veiled. The open wreath tells of mysteries not yet revealed but asks that you remember that all things are possible. It tells that there is much wisdom at your command.

The Seven of Cups relates to the number 7  and 47 / 11 and represents support for the self and others. It suggests the energies of the ‘Spiritual Light Messenger’ and ‘Spiritual Light Teacher’. This number asks that you develop your spiritual gifts and abilities and use them to the benefit of yourself and others. The VII of Cups encourages you to have the courage and confidence to use your abilities to their full potential.

The number 7 is the number of cession but not completion. It tells of intuition and imagination and can indicate strong clairvoyance. It asks that you be sure and check things out wisely and make sure that it is not fantasy or daydreams that you are focusing upon.

The Seven of Cups tells that there is a focus on ‘deception’, so the 7 of Cups appearing in a reading can mean deception – like building castles in the air.

The 7 of Cups suggests that choices must to be made carefully in regards to future goals and ideals. There may be a tendency to fantasize about future achievements, rather than actually putting solid plans in place and into practice. You are asked to look at unrealistic ideals and sort your priorities, casting aside those that are not worth pursuing.  his progress will call for rational analysis and discernment.

The Seven of Cups appearing in a tarot spread may indicate that at times it is easy to become absorbed in the tiny details of life, trying to make sure that everything is in order and controlled. The 7 of Cups encourages one to relax and to not spend so much time and energy focusing on the ‘small stuff’. Instead, the 7 of Cups prompts us to let go and welcome some unpredictability into our lives. By breaking the regular routines and patterns we open ourselves up to new opportunities and new ways of looking at things. Spontaneity brings excitement and adventure into our lives, and the 7 of Cups encourages us to ‘live in the moment’.

The Seven of Cups tells of a time of great energy and creative potential. Many auspicious opportunities will present themselves and careful consideration and positive action must be taken. The Seven of Cups implies that action, effort and hard work are needed in order for you to achieve your goals.

The VII of Cups in a reading suggests that several opportunities will present themselves and it is time to prioritize.

The 7 of Cups is an indication that an issue will find resolution, and with this brings contentment. At this time you are to be grateful for all that is in your life currently. Take stock of all the positives and be thankful for their blessings.

The Seven of Cups in a reading may be telling you that you will need to be determined and to turn your dreams into reality.

Financially, the 7 of Cups indicates that something you have worked long and hard for will prove beneficial on many counts. You may not have expected ‘payment’ as such, but your work has been worth of reward.

The Seven of Cups may be indicating that a change for the better is in the works. Prepare yourself for positive outcomes, but do not become complacent as you must continue to act in realistic terms in order to achieve future goals.

If a substantial purchase is in question, the 7 of Cups indicates that now would be most auspicious.

The VII of Cups in a reading indicates a time of solitude and asking questions of oneself. Your actions will revolve around emotional issues and you may find your sense clouded by emotional ties and sentimental feelings.

The 7 of Cups implies that you may be made an offer that may see too good to be true. You are asked not to make hasty decisions, but rather, wait until all facts are disclosed, as the truth may be hard to define clearly at this time.

The Seven of Cups indicates a time of illusion and of difficulties in decision-making. It asks that you wake up to yourself and know that all things are possible.

The 7 of Cups tells of the realization of the impact of one’s thoughts in creating their daily reality. The 7 of Cups asks that you not be fooled by illusion and fantasy. Positive thinking and an optimistic outlook on life lightens daily life.

The VII of Cups asks you to narrow down your choices as you have too many options to choose from which may lead to confusion. Push aside these that do not suit your goals. You are asked not to be too disheartened by the delay in activities. It would be wise to use the time to reflect on the positive aspects that already exist in your life.

Appearing in a reading, the Seven of Cups can indicate that life feels as though it is at a standstill or crossroads at the moment. Choosing the right path seems challenging and daunting but you are encouraged to follow your intuition and instincts and try new avenues or a new course of action. 

The 7 of Cups appearing in a spread tells of an important decision to make … one that sees you on the brink of a new life cycle. There may be choice here, so consider all options carefully. Use common sense, logic and a dash of intuition when deciding.

The message of the 7 of Cups is that once a true commitment to a goal, dream or aspiration is made, it makes that goal more achievable, therefore, remain focused in order to reap the rewards.

VII of Cups indicates a definite change for the better but you must remember that life works in cycles.

The VII of Cups is a message to expect the unexpected.

2 Sevens:
Two Sevens appearing in a spread together warns of false-friends.

3 Sevens:
Three 7s in a spread often foretells of a pregnancy.

4 Sevens:
Four Sevens appearing in a reading warns of serious misunderstandings and even verbal abuse.

Next to The WORLD:
When the 7 of Cups appears in a reading next to The World, it asks you to have a good look at your life and be prepared to make some big decisions and big changes to your life and lifestyle.

Appearing next to The World, the 7 of Cups brings a message to analyse your fears, then rid yourself of them. This will enable you to attain your goals and aspirations. 

Next to The LOVERS:
The VII of Cups, when it appears next to The Lovers in a tarot spread is a message to take someone close into consideration when making choices and decisions, as there are imminent changes coming into your life. Be thoughtful of other’s wants and needs during this transition. There is enough room on your path for two.

Next to The Lovers, it indicates that your life’s path is broad enough for two.

Next to The WHEEL of FORUNE:
When the Seven of Cups appears in a reading next to The Wheel of Fortune it is telling you to seek out the right advice before making important decisions and moving ahead with your plans. There may be some aspects you have missed. With the right guidance and advice you will prosper in your endeavour.

Next to the Wheel of Fortune you are asked to seek the right advice before moving ahead.


Confusion, uncertainty, desire, determination, success.

The reversed Seven of Cups implies that there may be too many choices and possibilities for an easy decision to be made. The VII of Cups reversed tells of missed opportunities due to indecision and confusion.

The reversed 7 of Cups says that you may be deluding yourself with unrealistic and unattainable dreams and fantasies at this time.

The reversed 7 of Cups indicates that you may achieve success, but success can sometimes lead to spiritual poverty.

When the Seven of Cups appears reversed in a reading, it is an indication that if you persist on your chosen path you will eventually succeed. Follow through with your ideals and plans to reap your rewards, and do not allow others to deter or distract you.

When the 7 of Cups appears reversed in a reading it is an indication that your hard work may be undone and/or undermined by negative thoughts, weak-will and/or the influences of others. It is a warning that some of your expectations in regards to your goals and aspirations are unrealistic, and because of this, lost opportunities and non-achievement will prevail. 

The reversed 7 of Cups reversed may be indicating that you need to ‘focus’ rather than scatter your energies. You are asked to use common sense.

Appearing reversed, the 7 of Cups suggests a necessity to develop a plan before taking further action, and that a review of past actions needs to be made. Lay the foundations for your future by listening and taking heed of your intuition and gut feelings.

Health-wise, the reversed VII of Cups tells you to seek medical advice, as prevention is better than cure.

Joanne WalmsleySacred Scribes