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
A new life's path is unfolding before you. Opportunities abound. You will do well if you have the courage to move down this new path, as long as you do not stray from acting morally.
Do NOT Do This
Spontaneous strength arises from within, like wind fueling the fire. Dreams and fantasies lead you to your correct path. Activities of power and destruction have great potential when used in accordance with a higher power. More offerings should be made to your spiritual protectors. Results will be good for what you wish to achieve, though works involving water will only be mediocre.
This sign indicates great stability, and that projects already begun will meet with success. Generally a favorable sign, the only problem may be a delay in travel, as this is a sign of staying in one place.
It Leads to This
What you have asked will be settled like the clarity of daylight. Things will work out well. However, things do not work out so well in questions regarding earth, houses, and objects used as supports such as tables or stages.