The Ace of Cups


If you have been following my Chaos Pen Challenges over on my sister’s blog the Writing Hallow, then you are familiar with the artwork and artist of this card on DeviantArt. And yes, you can still purchase this amazing Tarot deck from this online store.

Today we’re featuring and exploring the Ace of Cups, the first card of the Cup Suit in the Minor Arcana.

Additional Card Images

So take a look at these three cards and compare them to the first one I presented. How are they the same? How are they different? What do they say to you?

Take your time. Let them “speak” to your soul and mind.

Feel free to click on each one to visit their page on DeviantArt to see a larger image and read what the artist had to say about it.

Themes of the Card

The Ace of Cups is the first card in the Cups Suit of the Minor Arcana and as such represents the pure essence of its suit.

According to the Learning the Tarot website, the keywords associated with the card are:

  • LOVE

You can read more about this card in detail on their website here.

What This Card Means to Me

Like all the Aces, this card is the budding energy of its suit. Here we can feel the swelling tide of our heart within us. While it encourages us to embrace what we feel, we must be mindful not to be pulled under the current.

The Music Playlist

In the spirit of all this, these are the songs picked out thus far for this card.

My Ace of Cups Playlist

Do you have any songs you think should be on this list? Suggest them in the comments!

The Writing Prompt

Now as a writer with everything we’ve gone over with this card what comes to mind? Start writing! Doesn’t matter what it is. Stretch your mind and let The Ace of Cups speak to you.

I would love it if you linked or pinged back what you wrote so I could see where you went with this.

Happy writing!

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