Four of Cups
boy sits sulkily with his arms crossed as an angel offers him
a cup of wine. Another three cups sit on the ground beside him,
but he shows no interest in any of them. A flock of sheep sleep
at his feet, and a dog looks warily up at the angel. A donkey
stands stubbornly nearby.
grass is always greener.
card warns against taking what you've got for granted. There
is the tendancy to yearn after that which is forbidden or unattainable,
but you have so much to be thankful for in your life already.
Is it really worth risking what you've got for that which may
lose appeal when obtained anyway?
Fear of boredom may result in a rash decision - take care to
consider all consequences before taking action)
notes to self: Different
to v1.0 card as I've added more symbolism
to assist readers and made it far more similar to the Rider-Waite
card. The donkey indicates stubborness, and the snarling dog,
boy is from one of my favourite pictures of the era - I've
always called it "Sulky Jesus" - looks
like even Christ went through being a painful and unco-operative
teenager - see