Of course you have! “What if” stirs the imagination in everyday life and in art and creativity.
- What if he sees me in the old outfit?
- What if I had superpowers?
- What if she lied to me?
- What if I left a bit earlier?
- What if I paint this red?
- What if I make this character less pretty?
- What if, one day, the sun didn’t come out?
- What if we had infinite resources: how would that help us solve the problem?
- What if I did it the other way round?
- What if I did this instead of that?
And of course, in tarot:
- What if this card means that?
In a tarot reading, you could ask, “What if I were someone or something on this card? What would I do?”
What would I do if I were the dog on the Fool card? Barking mad?
How would I feel if I were a snail on the Queen of Pentacles card? Slimy? What does that tell me about the problem?
If I were the chair the Empress sits on, would I say she’s sitting pretty? Would this change my mind about her?
What if I were the hand in the Ace of Pentacles, what could I offer?
If I were the horse on the Knight of Wands card, would I feel half crazy?
What if I were one of the swords left behind in the Seven of Swords, would I feel neglected?
If I were the black cat on the Queen of Wands card, what am I looking at?
If I were the falcon on the Nine of Pentacles, how would the mask prevent me from seeing the truth?
If I were the man on the Four of Cups, why am I ignoring what’s on offer?
This question offers more potential in interpreting the cards.
What if you tried it? :-)
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