I was never a fan of three card spreads and I think your explanation put the reason why in clear view. I've been using CC for years but the excitement in this thread has me heading for the cards right now. Thanks, LB! - Sea
Thanks for the explanation, it is making more sense to me now.Little Baron said:Thanks.
If, say, we had the 'Queen of Swords' in Position 3, she would be someone else. Always.
What is hard to explain is that 'we' are always on the left. That could mean either in Position 1 or not shown at all. 'We' are NEVER in Position 2 or 3. That would always be someone else.
So, in your example, with just one court in Position 3, the cards in 1 & 2 are what is shared between us and the queen. We are still on the left, but invisible. Therefore, if the '3 of Cups' and 'Death' were in positions 1 & 2, you might say that there has been a change in the emotional relationship between us and the queen. Or maybe, that a change is required.
Does that make sense? If not, please say.
That's completely correct.sascha said:One question... Is there a difference in how you read position 1 vs the off-stage card in terms of applying it to yourself/the querent? Not sure how to ask this... If position 1 is not a court card, then you would apply it as a kind of "noun, verb, or adjective" to the off-stage card? But... if position 1 IS a court card then you already have a descriptive card and the off-stage card is unneeded?
sascha said:Oh... one more..
Would it be correct to envision the cards' influence as working like this?
[offstage] Position 1 Position 2 Position 3
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