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Knight of Cups

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Element: Water

We see a handsome young man in military armor. The armor is not heavy, indicating that he is more of a lover than a fighter. He is riding a white horse. The Knight is carrying a golden cup, which he is holding straight out in front of him. The horse is trotting gently towards a stream of water. The landscape is rugged, but the rider looks steadily towards his destination.

The Knight of Cups brings a message of love. His appearance shows that you might be in an emotional situation. Maybe you’re so involved that nothing else seems to matter to you. If this Knight does not represent a lover or loved one in your life, he certainly is a friend who is honest, intelligent, and loyal to you.

The Knight of Cups’ message is of love and good news.

But this Knight can also suggest moodiness, fantasy, and in some cases, irritable behavior. It shows you the ups and downs, those emotional swings in your life. On the negative side, this card can warn you not to be too indulgent and be aware of mood swings.

It might be challenging to get a perspective on your problems. And even harder to find a solution during these times. But with the Knight of Cups suggests that you will find yourself gaining more perspective over your problems.

The key to dealing with the power this card holds is to channel and try to harness it to get out of control. Your understanding of any issues will deepen, and they will become more apparent when you have your emotions in check. Then you will be able to see the larger picture.

This card signals that you need to control your emotions instead of allowing them to control you. Sometimes strong feelings can lead you to make poor decisions.

Life can be a roller coaster. The Knight is asking you if we want to ride. It might be a fun ride, but will it eventually lead you onto an unhealthy path or into difficult situations?

Suppose you have found yourself concerned about a situation. ‘The Knight of Cups can remind you to keep your wild side and help you balance this with your quieter and more gentle nature. You might notice that you have acquired new knowledge and wisdom. That will begin to creep into your consciousness as you allow your softer inner voice to be heard and gain more power in your life.

You might also feel as if you have the world on your shoulders and think you are carrying a lot of responsibility. However, if this burden feels heavy, you will be surprised that it is not showing outwardly.

This a gentle and sensitive card. The Knight of Cups is a true romantic. You may be about to meet a new love in your life or find your existing relationships taken to a new level. But be aware that the Knight is an idealist, and while he would love a relationship, The Knight frequently finds it hard to verbalize his feelings.

If you have been thinking about starting a project, this is the perfect time for you to start. The goals you set for yourself must be feasible for you. You have not taken on more than you can deal with, causing you more responsibility.

The Knight of cups is often known as the card of a people pleaser. You must try to ensure that you set your boundaries and want them to be and other people are not controlling you.

Suppose you find yourself concerned about a situation. In that case, you need to follow your intuition because this card connects with your heart.

Although you are often warned against letting our hearts rule your mind, this card can be the exception.


Blocked Meaning

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The Knight of cups blocked meaning suggests that you may have emotions that were not healthy. And they may have to lead you to make bad decisions, and you are now facing the consequences. These have cast a shadow over your life at present. Maybe you are involved in a relationship that is based on deceit. You may also be obsessing about someone who doesn’t have the same feelings for you.

You may have encountered some recent disappointment.