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Suit of Cups

14 cards make up the Suit of Cups; Ace through 10 and the court cards: Page, Knight, Queen, and King. Cups make up 14 of the 56 Minor Arcana Tarot cards. Symbolically represented on the cards as a chalice, the Cups are either being filled, overflowing, spilling, empty, or full, depending on the card. If there is water on the cards, it is a representation of the emotions and emotional depths within us. Each card has its own special scene which clarifies its meaning. When combined with other cards of the Tarot deck, the Suit of Cups can either be a minor part of the reading or a pivotal point in a spread. When a Cup appears in a reading, it is a reminder of emotional health in a particular area. Examples of this are relationships with co-workers, friends, love partners, and family. We can call on the Suit of Cups to guide us.