The Tarot 7’s in Love

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The Tarot 7’s in Love

  The number 7 is a magickal and mystical number. It’s a known as the bridge number between the celestial 3 (Holy Trinity) and earthly 4 (four corners of the world). The number 7 has been revered as a number of great mystical power for thousands of years. There are 7 days of the week and the colours of the rainbow are 7. Traditional Astrology recognises 7 planets as influencing our lives. The human body has 7 chakras which each correspond to one of the 7 musical notes on the Western scale. It’s a number of planning, strategy and analysis but also of confusion, illusion and delusion. It tends to spiritualise things and sometimes creates a spiritual by-pass, preventing issues to be dealt with thoroughly. It can create an egocentric and ‘kooky’ personality which tends to isolate itself but on the other hand, it can also generate a person with high ideals who leads a life of selfless service. In general, the lessons of the 7’s require perseverance, patience and altered perception (from the mud of the ego to the open lotus flower of the higher self). In love relationships, the 7’s usually relate more to the inner journey of the self, as well as the outer manifestation of steps taken on the path of one’s life purpose, than to communion and exchange between you and your beloved. There is a decidedly vertical ‘as above, so below’ feel to the energy of all the 7’s. In general, the 7’s take the focus off the relationship and onto individual issues, especially issues concerning spiritual growth and service. It points out the need for focused effort… single-mindedness, even. That’s not to say that this energy won’t affect the relationship – it most certainly does… 7 of Wands. You need to find a way of expressing yourself creatively and to not use the relationship or your partner as a ‘crutch.’ You may be involved in tough competition at work or putting a lot of effort into seeing a creative project to the end in spite of being surrounded by nay-sayers. Coping with the demands of a lover may be too much right now. If ill-dignified or reversed, there are some serious self-confidence issues going on and it’s possible that you look for recognition as ‘Mrs so-and-so’ rather than as an individual in your own right. Sexually, this Mars in Leo card is very potent. Perhaps this is where you need to channel all your frustration? 7 of Swords. If this card describes your relationship or the person you are seeing, count on an element of deception! This is one of the truly nasty cards to see in a relationship reading and it doesn’t matter which way it is turned. The truth is being concealed on purpose and someone is trying to gain the upper hand by hiding vital facts from you. For...

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