Game Plan Spread

Game Plan Spread



Difficulty: Easy

When you have a certain plan in mind, this simple 5-card spread presents a choice, hinting at what action or attitude should be taken for your plan to succeed, and what should be avoided in order to help your plan work out for the best.

The initial card is laid in the center of the layout, the significator. The following 4 cards are laid out clockwise around the significator.

In this spread, the second card shows what drives you, but also says you are not fully conscious of this, perhaps even completely unaware of it. It gives you a hint as to the reason that you strive for your goal.

The third card shows what others think of you and your goals. You may or may not be aware of this. Sometimes other people factor into your plans, and sometimes they don’t.

The fourth card shows what you should not do. If things are permitted to go down this path, your plan will collapse.

The fifth card is a hint as to how to make your plan work out favorably. The idea that this card presents should be followed in order to make your plan a success. It is the differences between Cards #4 and #5 that should be noted, as the differences provide the clues you need.









Your Game Plan Reading

Unconscious Drive

10 of Pentacles
  External Influences

4 of Pentacles

The Hanged Man
How it Will Succeed

5 of Swords
  How it Will Not Succeed

Knight of Wands





The Hanged Man

5:00 - Card 2

Male, Water, Cancer.

A victim, weakness, prey. To try and then to fail in the worst way hurts, but it's better than standing still or letting those around you dictate your actions. There are great ambitious lives throughout history now deemed failures, even some angels have failed. But failure nonetheless.





10 of Pentacles

The tree of life doesn't play out flawlessly like it does in the diagrams. It's actually far more distorted than that. Don't mistake the map for the territory and follow books blindly.





4 of Pentacles

It doesn't always come out the way you wanted. That doesn't mean you can't still enjoy it.












Knight of Wands

Read 'The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote of La Mancha,' preferably the edition with illustrations by Gustav Dore. At the very least see the play 'Man of La Mancha.'

Mock what lunatics you may, but at some point you've been the fool too, and fools, whatever else they are, are also the best dreamers.






An homage to Bosch and Bruegel, and a card symbolic of victory to the well-armed and pain to the unprepared or unwilling to defend.




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