The Cross Spread

The Cross Draw is a very popular classic.



The layout of the cards.

Card 1. It is the left side of the cross. This card represents the assets of the person who consults; the positive factors in connection with his question or problem.

Card 2. It is the right side of the cross. It highlights the negative factors. Those who play against the will of the person who consults.

Card 3. It is the top of the cross. It indicates what the problem is or the state of the question is at this moment or in a short period.

Card 4. It is the bottom of the cross. It indicates where the state of the issue for the future, or in the medium term is heading.

Card 5. This the synthesis which tells us if the issue goes to a positive or negative result. However, we must consider the entire spread to interpret the meaning of this card synthesis. 




 
   

3. Your Situation

 

  

1. The Pros



  

The Synthesis



  

2. The Obstacles


 
  

4. The Evolution


 
 
1. The Pros


Card 16
DESTRUCTION OF THE TEMPLE

The card announces the collapse of a financial and material situation or even the collapse of a dream. Bankruptcy without recourse, missed work, hopes that collapse. It can indicate a disaster that might hit the subject goods: a crack in the basement of his house or his company's buildings, an earthquake, fire or even sabotage. The card is a warning: If there is still time, the subject must take every possible precaution (insurance, etc.). In other cases, it's the front of opposing something that collapses and appears as it is in the eyes of the subject.

2. The Obstacles


Card 9
THE MASTER OF WISDOM

Auspicious: the card shows a wise and intelligent management of affairs and budget. The subject is considered a valuable advisor. One may consult him often, but perhaps he is sometimes too prudent.
Against: the subject is not reasonable. The card announces an administrative mess or financial risk. It indicates that the subject would do well to use a management consultant, or consult one wiser than him.

3. Your Situation


Card 4
THE EMPEROR

The card indicates that the subject has built his profession on a solid and stable basis that he knows to manage and administer. He is the authority in his profession and encourages respect. It announces a high function access.
Auspicious: it can also indicate the support of important figures, like politicians.
Against: One rebels against authority. Administrative issues, disorder, mismanagement.

4. The Evolution


Card 7
VICTORY

The card announces a near success. A success, some honors, a reward. A victory against an opponent or a competitor. The subject became the best in his field. A victory in a championship, or a contest in an election. Generally speaking, victory against adversity.
Against: the subject is going to be defeated by one stronger than him.

The Synthesis


Card 5
THE ILLIMUNATED PAGODA

A great idea can allow the subject to transform a business and grow, to make a scientific discovery or to undertake the creation of a work. This card helps inventors, creators, or artists.
Against: the work or the matter is trivial, dull, or lifeless. It must be given a new impetus.