The Cross Layout is good for questions asking for advice. It can also be used to determine the meaning of a confusing card from a previous reading, or for that matter, to shed light on other points of confusion as well.
In questions asking advice, this layout is self-explanatory. The main thing is to determine the difference between cards #2 and #3. #1 is the topic and #4 is the result.
In questions regarding confusion, such as: “What was the meaning of Card (X) in the last layout?” the main thing is also to determine the difference between cards #2 and #3. In this case, Card #2 will show what the card was not referring to, and Card #3 will show what the card really meant. #1 is the topic and #4 represents the purpose it serves.
Your Cross Reading
|It Deals with This
|Do NOT Do This
|It Leads to This
It Deals with This
New friendships and opportunities will soon be yours. It is possible you will meet a new love, or the love you already have will deepen. However you must be open to change and dare to take risks.
Do NOT Do This
It is best to postpone your efforts to achieve them later, as they will not be successful yet. There will be great obstacles and destruction if you press forward. This would appear to be a negative sign, however works of destruction will have much success. Now may be a good time to organize your plans and develop new strategies for managing the tasks before you.
Your world is about to become more harmonious. All the pieces will come together, and personal power will take form, leading to a hightened level of confidence. However, for this to occur you must be open to change and embrace new ideas.
It Leads to This
Your pursuits are spoiled; hopes are scattered like dust in the wind. You would be well advised to perform suppression rituals, burial rituals, or a peaceful fire ritual. Enemies wish you ill. Welcome visitors bring bad news. You have accumulated bad energies through faulty decisions, and you may need to retrace your steps to see where things went wrong.