Tuesday, May 30

Grand Jeu Lenormand ―The Hearts



Ace of Hearts, the Unforeseen  This card represents the home, the couple, or the family. In addition, it declares new loves or strong relations in the future.

Overall Interpretation of the Card   Danaus has the power to make peace, joy, and happiness around him. The card often brings good news about the family concerning births or marriage. It is not uncommon to enable reconciliation within family conflicts.

Constellation  The Milky Way 
Interpretation  Brings with it a happy event

The Letter Z Represents  Organization, Power, Inspiration

Large Subject  Danaus is surrounded by his fifty daughters, the Danaides.
Interpretation  This card symbolizes the home, family, or a family reunion. It indicates that certain events will happen at your home. If, however, you are looking for a home, this card will help you.

Lower Left Subject  A censer burning incense
Interpretation  Your family truly seems very disjointed right now. Confusion reigns between different parties. The atmosphere is not light, but instead consists of quarrels. Now is the time to find out why.

Floral Arrangement  Emerging rosebud, banana, boxwood
Interpretation  Here is a period that seems neutral, because nothing interesting is happening. It’s the humdrum of daily living. Take this opportunity to reassess yourself.

Lower Right Subject  The interior of a church, where the faithful pray. 
Interpretation  Even if your mother has influence over you, you can say that you have created a very solid family. Peace and serenity are emanating in extremely simple ways.




Two of Hearts, the Unforeseen   This card represents quite simply two hearts united. Additionally it brings equilibrium and harmony between couples.

Overall Interpretation of the Card   Throughout time, the image of the dog always represents fidelity. So it helps to give you peace and serenity. This will allow you to moderately adjust to your problems without upset, and remaining calm. This serenity allows you to rediscover yourself.

Constellation  Bo├Âtes 
Interpretation  Represents Gratitude and sincerity

The Letter Y Represents  Independence, Sensibility, Discretion

The Geomantic Figure Puella is to resemble the vulva or a woman with exaggerated breasts. It is good in most situations, especially with women, beauty, or feminine situations. It represents peace and passivity, which can be either positive or negative depending on the question being answered, though generally positive, requiring to be acted upon instead of it acting on a situation. It is the symbol of feminine sexuality, balancing the energy of Puer.  It is associated with the kidneys, lower back, buttocks, and skin.

Large Subject  A covey of partridge in a meadow is stopped by a dog
Interpretation   This card represents disinterest. Often it means fidelity for either a man or a woman. If you have plans with others, everything will be in your favor and you will succeed in achieving your goals.

Lower Left Subject  A hermit sits in front of his hut. 
Interpretation   You are firm in your decisions and convictions. Flattery has no hold over you. The least one can say is that you are incorruptible. Your integrity in your view is something very important.

Floral Arrangement  Hyacinth, Double Violet, Sea Weed [or Ficus Tree] 
Interpretation   You can be proud of yourself and look straight ahead because you have done well to follow your own path without being drawn aside by tempting offers.

Lower Right Subject  A jet of water in a fountain
Interpretation  This is not the time to give in to weakness. Do not allow yourself to be overly influenced by the judgment of others. All of the maneuvers around you are essentially being made to flatter you.




Three of Hearts, the Unforeseen   This card represents a creative project. It can also mean a relationship that could lead to creativity or positive associations.

Overall Interpretation of the Card  Like the baboon, intelligently and calmly analyze every situation, so you can in all moderation make a decision without being premature. In any event, this card indicates that you need to take time to study all the facts with logic.

Constellation  Pegasus
Interpretation  Liberty and independence

The Letter F Represents  Responsibility, Adaptation, Amiability

The Geomantic Figure Fortuna Major is good in all situations in a best case scenario sense and represents great good fortune, especially in beginnings. It denotes power and success, and so is very favorable in conflicts and contests; being a figure of stability and long-term success, it also denotes hardship at the outset of an endeavor. It is associated with the heart and chest

Large Subject  A baboon holding a roll of paper writing with a stick
Interpretation  Considered the best in the deck, this card cancels bad prognostics and considerably augments the good. It brings immense occult and spiritual protection, not to mention the inspiration it provides.

Lower Left Subject  A young man looking at a partially shaded sundial
Interpretation  You are surely dismayed to sit in the shadows, despite your qualities. You just have to wait a little longer because in a short while, opportunity will come knocking on your door. But in the meantime, be a little patient.

Floral Arrangement  Elderflower, Bay Laurel, and Papyrus 
Interpretation  Former enemies seek to become friends. What a turnaround! Obstacles and difficulties give way to great hopes.

Lower Right Subject  A young knight before a burning branch of laurel. 
Interpretation  Opportunity is knocking at your door. Your quality will be put forward and you will obtain the rewards. You will benefit from a prosperous time which allows you to shine in your chosen field.




Four of Hearts, the Zodiac  This card represents difficult decisions to be made in business, personal, or financial respects. Do not rush to make your decisions.

Overall Interpretation of the Card   Like Venus and Amour, your personal life is troubled. Passion no longer lives. Remember to take a step back, or no reflection will be possible and this would lead you to more troubles.

Constellation  Cygnus 
Interpretation  Inconsiderate and aggressive acts

The Letter P Represents  Emotions, Amiability, Adaptation

Large Subject  Venus and Amour pass by in the Euphrates on the backs of dolphins. 
Interpretation  This card represents adultery. In personal matters, you should not make a hasty decision. Lightning bolts are often just flashes in the pan. On the professional level, beware of bad advice.

Lower Left Subject  A man on the arm of a woman giving a secret letter to another
Interpretation  You are disturbed that your personal life is not simple. You will need to make a choice between two women, be careful not to find yourself alone if you cannot make a choice.

Floral Arrangement  Safflower, Pondweed, Bulrush 
Interpretation  After throwing a tantrum you may find it necessary to restore order to your affairs. This reorganization is needed anyway.

Lower Right Subject  A sentry standing guard in front of a ship
Interpretation  Your companions have an unfortunate tendency to support those who can get you in trouble. Know this and do what is needed to avoid being disturbed in your affairs.




Five of Hearts, the Unforeseen   This card represents emotional setbacks. It encourages prudence in your relations and to be on your guard against possible misconceptions.

Overall Interpretation of the Card  Like the gentlemen, you will need to negotiate with tact and a willingness toward conciliation. It is necessary and preferable for you to treat your business affairs with competence, but coming on too strong' risks losing everything.

Constellation  Leo
Interpretation  A beautiful change

The Letter N Represents  Cleverness, Strategy, Sociability

The Geomantic Figure Amissio is a representation of two bowls or cups turned upside-down. In general, the figure is bad or negative figure for all charts except those for love (being a figure of Venus) or where loss is desired and denotes loss. Often it represents something outside of one's grasp. It is associated with the neck and throat.

Large Subject  Two gentlemen of different nationalities are received by the king.
Interpretation  Benefits will be conferred and you may begin conducting business at a very high level. You may even begin a desired relationship with foreign countries. However, you need to be careful with letters you send.

Lower Left Subject  A chained falcon
Interpretation  Within a narrow margin of freedom, you need to negotiate for your best interests. The current period is favorable to others, but you can wisely manage your business affairs to reverse the situation.

Floral Arrangement  Sorrel, Lichen
Interpretation  You want to change everything and take a new direction in your life. Don’t act on a whim, however don’t end up doing nothing in the slightest either.

Lower Right Subject  A planter containing an orange in flowers
Interpretation  Your place for routine business will serve your friends, family, and yourself. Altogether, your business will get better and better, but with that your responsibilities will grow
increasingly heavy.





Six of Hearts, Alchemy   This card represents the work and sacrifices that must be done before reaching a goal. Accept a compromises and keep working [toward your goal] accordingly.

Overall Interpretation of the Card  Like the alchemist, with hard work and perseverance you will attain the goal you’re working toward. All of the effort and passion that you have put into your work will earn you rewards and success.

Constellation  Aries
Interpretation  Goals finally achieved

The Letter I Represents  Inspiration, Idealism, Availability

The Geomantic Figure Puer is a representation of a sword or erect phallus and refers to male energies, primarily aggression and passion, but also war and male sexuality. It is bad in most cases, but good in situations where the male excelled: love and war. It is associated with the head.

Large Subject  The alchemist observes with satisfaction the material changing into gold
Interpretation  You will be rewarded for your patience which will grant you a certain boost which will propel you to success after success. Additionally, this card can foretell a long life.

Lower Left Subject  A man discusses the future with a rich older woman.
Interpretation  You are going to receive an interesting and satisfying proposition. Neither age nor social status will interfere with your work. On the contrary, very often experience and age become assets.

Floral Arrangement  Interlaced Ivy and Lilies, Sage flowers, and French Rose
Interpretation  Life is made of positive and negative cycles. For now, you will surely find yourself in a positive cycle, awash in waves of splendor.

Lower Right Subject  An old man at the feet of a young woman, her fortune and title
Interpretation  This card represents a union which elevates you to the very top of your standard of living. It can also represent a senior who will be of great help and largely devoted to your work.




Seven of Hearts,  Alchemy   This card represents the realization of all of your dreams of love, without any problems at all. Equally, it can foretell great wisdom and inner peace.

Overall Interpretation of the Card  Just like the alchemist full of action, you too must keep moving, receiving news, letters, and visitors In all of this action, surprises of all sorts will be found both on the personal level as well as the professional.

Constellation  The Sextans
Interpretation  New encounters

The Letter C Represents  Expression, Creativity, Originality

The Geomantic Figure Acquisitio resembles two bowls or cups turned upright. It is good in almost all situations, especially for getting and obtaining things. Mostly, it is a positive figure, except where a loss is desired. It indicates a gain financially, mentally, or in any other form, or something within one's grasp. It is associated with the hips and thighs.

Large Subject  The alchemist introduces a solvent into the philosopher’s lamp.
Interpretation  You learn by chance that someone has profound feelings for you, about which you have known absolutely nothing. In the end, this person ends up marrying someone else.

Lower Left Subject  A mailman gives a letter to a man.
Interpretation  You may soon receive news that will not please you, or you find downright unpleasant and annoying. This news immerses you in a climate of temporary uneasiness.

Floral Arrangement  Dahlia, Bindweed, Snowdrops
Interpretation  You truly have a cult of friendship, nothing is more important to you. Moreover, you believe this way of life brings you balance.

Lower Right Subject  A postman brings a package to a young woman.
Interpretation  You will receive an unexpected gift or better, a visit from someone you really enjoy.
Without a doubt, your house will be filled with joy and happiness in the coming days.




Eight of Hearts, the Unforeseen   This card represents both joy and disappointment on a purely personal level. Equally, it can mean a time where it will be necessary to let go.

Overall Interpretation of the Card   The eagle has always symbolized the ability to travel through time. It foretells that your situation will change for the better in all areas. Your future will be more serene and include far fewer difficulties, not to mention the pleasant surprises awaiting you.

Constellation  Aldebaran
Interpretation  Goals finally attained

The Letter R Represents  Emotions, Idealism, Understanding

Large Subject  An eagle over a pond taking a toad
Interpretation  It’s well known, the misfortune of one is the happiness of another. You will be concealing your joy, but your happiness will be great. Also, the people that bothered you yesterday, will leave you alone today.

Lower Left Subject  A flame hovers above a tombstone.
Interpretation  Someone will get a gift or an inheritance. You don’t expect such a gift, however this person will make a gesture that you will always remember.

Floral Arrangement   Willow, Daphne
Interpretation  You’re spending your time of nostalgia by losing yourself in your artistic and creative passions. You have your reasons, it will do you good.

Lower Right Subject  A woman collects herself in front of a tomb.
Interpretation  You absolutely must separate yourself from someone or change your way of life if you want to realize your ambitions and follow your destiny. Equally, a distant affection or friendship may cause you sorrow.




Nine of Hearts, the Zodiac  This card represents secret dreams realized. It also foretells that all of your wishes can materialize very quickly.

Overall Interpretation of the Card   Like Hercules facing the lion, you will find the strength to overcome. You should never lose hope or be discouraged. You must have self confidence and fight for what is yours. Thanks to your skill and abilities, you will triumph.

Constellation  Regulus
Interpretation  It represents your projects being realized.

The Letter P Represents  Logic, Reason, Equity

Large Subject  In the forest of Nemi, Hercules subdues a lion leaving a cave.
Interpretation  You will be given the opportunity to acquire power, it is up to you to use it wisely and with diplomacy. Your work and courage will bring a kind of popularity. Your efforts will pay off.

Lower Left Subject  The mayor crowns a Rosiere.
Interpretation  Unexpected events will come to fill your heart with joy and happiness. Recognition of your unique talents and abilities will top it all off. Your skills will be recognized.

Floral Arrangement  Lilac, Arum, Imortelle (Helichrysum)
Interpretation   You need to harmonize your surroundings with your heart, and anything goes; decorating, landscaping, etc. At the same time, don’t forget to adjust your lifetime relationships.

Lower Right Subject  Napoleon gives a medal of honor to a soldier.
Interpretation  Your achievements will soon be grandly recognized. Honor and compensation await you. Financial gain will follow, but not for several weeks. Your renown will permit you to be patient.




Ten of Hearts,  Alchemy  This card represents a new cycle full of promise, happiness, and profound joy. It can also portend good news.

Overall Interpretation of the Card  Like the alchemist who contemplates his work, you will become one of the people that others admire. Know how to take a step back from this situation and keep a cool head. Don't fall for an exaggerated admiration from another person.

Constellation  The Cup
Interpretation New possibilities for you

The Letter E Represents  Mobility, Curiosity, Change

The Geomantic Figure Fortuna Minor indicates a weakly positive outcome in nearly all questions, representing transient success that is dependent upon outside help. It favors situations that can be resolved quickly and do not need to be sustained. It is a figure of change and instability. It is associated with the spine.

Large Subject  The alchemist, arms crossed, considers the whiteness crowning the matter
Interpretation  This card represents a very young woman, because the color white is synonymous with the feminine. But it can also represent a young man with plans about to hatch. It can also highlight an emerging love affair.

Lower Left Subject  A young woman plays the piano.
Interpretation  You will find yourself in an artistic profession, in which you will find full self-expression of yourself. Your ability in this area is enormous, you must follow this path.

Floral Arrangement  Violet, Mock Orange, May Rose
Interpretation  Don’t waste your moments of happiness by being too nostalgic. Even if you’re in a state of mind, cast away your sad thoughts and force yourself to change.

Lower Right Subject  A young woman embroidering seated in her bedroom.
Interpretation  It is indisputable that you have a gift for the arts or learning. You will need a little perseverance to come into your own, but you will succeed. Even if you lack the funds to pursue [your art or education ], you will soon find a solution.




Jack of Hearts, the Zodiac   This card represent a young man full of good intentions. Often it also represent a young blond man very in love [or amorous].

Overall Interpretation of the Card   Like Jupiter helping Bacchus, your friends around you will not fail to assist you. They are sincere, efficient, and not interested in rewards. But at the same time, be careful of their proposals.

Constellation  Corona Borealis
Interpretation  Arrival of expected help

The Letter I Represents   Emotions, Realism, Approachable

Large Subject  Jupiter, with the head of a ram, shows the god Bacchus a spring where he can drink
Interpretation  This card represents a very young man with light hair. Equally, it can represent protection and much joy around you. But beware, it could also simply mean speaking of your beloved.

Lower Left Subject  Moths fly around a lit candle
Interpretation  Sweet talkers surround you. Do not succumb to their artificial paradise, none of their promises will stand the test of time. In times like these, only count on yourself.

Floral Arrangement  Fuchsia, Duckweed, Chaff
Interpretation  You have within you, without knowing it, a priceless treasure. This treasure is your intuition. Hey! Stop doubting yourself and finally trust yourself.

Lower Right Subject  A Horn of Plenty (Cornucopia)
Interpretation  You will meet luck and fate. Your material goods will accumulate and you will be free from need. If you are in need, someone will come to your rescue or help you.




Queen of Hearts, the Zodiac  This card represents a very loving woman who can be caring and protective. Often it can represent a mature, blond  woman [over 40 years old].

Overall Interpretation of the Card   Like Astraea, you will soon be surrounded by kindness and sympathy which will touch on your sensibilities. People will naturally come to you to offer their sympathy. A feminine presence will also demonstrate her quality of heart.

Constellation   Coma Berenices
Interpretation  Represents the qualities of the heart

The Letter E Represents  Inspiration, Adaptation, Intelligence

Large Subject   Jupiter points out to Astraea [his daughter by Themis], her rightful place in heaven
Interpretation  This card represents a young blonde or light haired woman, generous and very dedicated. This person can give you some useful protection. But beware, this card can simply represent your beloved.

Lower Left Subject  A nun contemplates a bird of paradise.
Interpretation  Your thoughts are pure and serene, they can bring enlightenment. Don’t search to rebuild your life in your head. Instead, allow purity to drive your meditation.

Floral Arrangement  Rock Rose [cistus], Poppy, Lilac
Interpretation  You are like a fine wine, you get better with age. It’s true that you have a real artistic ability. Now is the time to use it.

Lower Right Subject  A young woman in front of a pipe organ.
Interpretation  The least one can say is that you are very inspired at the moment. Take in this sweet harmony and indulge your thoughts, because it would be a shame not to enjoy such precious
moments.




King of Hearts, the Unforeseen  This card represents a loving and caring man. It can also represent a blond or light-haired man over the age of 40.

Overall Interpretation of the Card  You will surely meet a thoughtful man who listens to others, like the one pictured on this card. In any event, it represents a masculine presence in your surroundings which will always be there when needed and will provide comfort to you if the need arises.

Constellation   Triangulum
Interpretation  Foretells your perseverance will be rewarded

The Letter V Represents   Mastery, Analysis, Practical Sense

The Geomantic Figure Fortuna Minor indicates a [b]weakly positive outcome in nearly all questions, representing transient success that is dependent upon outside help. It favors situations that can be resolved quickly[/b] and do not need to be sustained. It is a figure of change and instability. It is associated with the spine.

Large Subject  A meditating old man, seated at a table.
Interpretation  This card represents a blond man with the wisdom of age. It represents maturity, experience, and knowledge. His advice will always be wise and useful. It can also represent any aged
person.
Lower Left Subject  A lectern on which sits the Laws of Solon
Interpretation  You will increase by tenfold your energy to assert yourself and take the opportunity to demonstrate your intelligence. Additionally, you may be put in contact with a lawyer or
scientist.

Floral Arrangement  Thrush, Marshmallow, Cherry leaves and fruits
Interpretation  You are the person to whom one turns to confide in or tell their little problems. This is a very good thing, but be very careful to remain neutral.

Lower Right Subject  A lectern on which sits a bible.
Interpretation  You are in an extremely calm period. This will change with the meeting of someone with high aspirations. You will exit this period flat.