Jesus and the Tarot: The Ace of Cups


906DD783-F317-4501-AD88-FEA8D5D33955.jpegThe image to your left is of the Ace of Cups in the Rider Waite Tarot Deck.

If you reflect on the symbolism you may observe that the cup or chalice is being held by a divine hand, usually representative of God or one of God’s angelic messengers. Above it is a dove, symbolic of the Spirit of God, holding a communion wafer marked with a cross. From the cup flows living water, symbolising eternal life.

This is the grail, the cup of Christ. What is offered here is the life of Christ, which is life without limit. These waters never run out.


One thought on “Jesus and the Tarot: The Ace of Cups

  1. Traditional tarot imagery is decidedly Christian.
    When Christians get freaked out or are in conflict about a reading I remind them that it’s largely about Christian concepts.


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