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Reading the context: The spread

Several of my spreads are hiding inside articles. Here is one I'm digging up.

This one is also a favourite of mine when I want a quick look at where I am and what is going on.

The card positions are similar to the first six cards of the Celtic Cross, except that I don't have a "Covers me" position.

Spread 5-card as 2-4-1-5-3

  1. Around me
  2. Below me
  3. Above me
  4. Behind me
  5. Before me

Read card position 4, "Above me," as a blessing or something helping you.

"Behind me" and "Before me" are recent past and immediate future, respectively.

The original article is Reading the context: How cards influence each other.

As always, if you need a brief refresher on reading tarot cards, look at my free article "How to read tarot cards: A quick guide."

You might also consider my tarot-reading course, "Reading the cards for your self."

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