Seven of Hearts meaning
Seven of hearts represents thoughts, imagination and sweet dreams. No great achievement in your life will come without you imagining it first. This card is a good omen for business plans, personal resolutions and love ambitions. Seven of hearts is a sign that you have to have the courage to dream.
Detailed meanings for the Seven of Hearts
SEVEN OF HEARTS
Considered isolated, this seven represents Thought.
Its entourage, whatever it is, is always a good omen. When it is a card that opens when the deck is cut, in any circumstance, it means: Little joy.
Sometimes it symbolizes an advantageous marriage.
Its meanings with other cards are: savings, peace of heart, order, honesty.
It assures a young man the love of a kind blonde;
To a young woman, this card announces that she will soon be in a happy relationship. Love is not out of reach.
For married people, it is the symbol of inner peace, of perfect harmony.
It is only to divorced persons and widowers that this card is unfavourable, announcing only trouble and rivalry.
Therefore, divorced and widowed must consider the Seven of Hearts only at its face augury and ignore the meaning of the surroundings of this card.
Having on the right a
Spade: A little trouble about a relationship.
Heart: Perfect happiness. – Happy and upcoming relationship or marriage.
Diamond: A small delay for everything you expect; but success is guaranteed.
Club: Everything you want will happen.
Having on the left a
Spades: Rivalry. – Boredom.
Heart: Love. – Certain marriage. – Prosperity.
Diamond: You will have a long journey that will bring you joy and profits.
Club: You will overcome a difficulty with ease.
Between two cards of the same value: Gift.
Between two spades: Rivalry.
Between two Kings or two Jacks; Support from friends.
(Note: This interpretation is based on the XIX century work of French cartomancer Armand Bourgade. His ideas were an inspiration of many later tarot and fortune telling books. The original of the book (in French) can be found on Google books. )
Seven of Hearts—Upright.
When this card emerges in its natural position, its primary signification is that of thought, an arm, or a jewel.
As thought, it has many secondary significations prominent among them those expressed by the synonyms:
The soul; spirit; intelligence; an idea; memory; imagination; conception; comprehension; extension of ideas; designs; intentions; desires; will; resolution; determination; premeditation; meditation; reflection; opinion; sentiment; philosopher; philosophy; wisdom.
This card is sometimes employed to signify solitude, when it obtains a secondary signification:
A desert; seclusion; retreat from society; hermitage; exile; banishment; isolation; abandonment.
Seven of Hearts—Reversed.
When this card comes out reversed, one of its primary significations is a package, or bundle, present, new clothes, etc., in accordance with the signification of the cards immediately preceding or following it, which can be easily learned by study.
Nevertheless, its most ordinary signification is desire, or a strong longing for, or hankering after, some person or thing; but then again the interpretation is qualified by the cards coming near this one, either before or after; reading from the consultant to the right, by a simple change in position of the cards, desire may be changed into aversion, and an attraction into repulsion.
When its signification is desire, its synonyms will be:
Wish; now; will; coveting; cupidity; lusting after; concupiscence; unlawful desire; extreme hankering after; jealous; passion for good or bad; illusion; craving; appetite; a fancy for a thing; decided inclination.
It will be seen that the term desire is employed as antagonistic to love, or a holy and righteous phase of passion.
As Master-Card Seven of hearts is the Card of Trust and Confidence approved of.
Influenced by like suit, honest Love, or Family regard.
By a Diamond, wise Trust in a commercial or social step.
By a Club, in a Secret.
By a Spade, Confidence misplaced in a person or event.
7 of hearts Card title – Daydreaming, reverie.
Sweet dreams. Friendship. Family happiness.
If reversed – Boredom. Sadness caused by friends or children.
Strange chalices of vision, but the images are more especially those of the fantastic spirit.
Divinatory Meanings: Fairy favors, images of reflection, sentiment, imagination, things seen in the glass of contemplation; some attainment in these degrees, but nothing permanent or substantial is suggested.
Reversed: Desire, will, determination, project.
Seven of Hearts meaning in a card spread
Cartomancy is never based on the interpretation of a single card. It is the interplay of the cards that creates the most interesting insights.
Go ahead and try the card reading below.
If you get the 7 of hearts on the first go – that’s a sign of good luck. The Fortune will smile gently and generously upon You.
If you are looking for more personal and intimate cartomancy experience – try Spirits in My Head oracle. Be careful though, because the unstable arcana cards might be nasty and sometimes gang up on you. They are like human beings – some are nice and friendly, some are jealous and mean. Some are outright evil. That’s how those cards are, because that’s how life is.