The Seven of Cups represents perfection, imagination, delusion, temptation, fantasy, weakness and regrets.
A woman is fantasizing and daydreaming about the seven golden cups which represent the seven perfect deadly sins which are: wrath, envy, sloth, vanity, greed, gluttony and lust!
If you look closer at the card, there is woman on the right, pointing her right hand at the golden cups (the right side represents the present), and her feet are touching the water.
Water represents emotions, but also is connected to the subconscious, unconscious, our spirit and intuition.
Is the woman on the right a mermaid or sea goddesses, or is the woman just fantasizing? Did you know that mermaids are known as the guardians and protectors of the sea, and will connect to your inner voice and your soul, if you call them for help?
Mermaids also represent something very deep, which may be locked away in your secret closet of mysteries. The secret closet represents the secret part of yourself that you are not willing to talk about. The woman is praying and asking for help to connect to the seven golden cups, which she longs to have.
Is the dark haired woman delusional or is she dreaming? She has her back to you because she is tempted to do something that she will later regret. If the dark haired woman follows through with what she is thinking, it will cost her more than she will receive because her delusional fantasies will lead her into the seven deadly sins of wrath, envy, sloth, vanity, greed, gluttony and lust!
Here are seven short stories about the seven deadly sins:
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The first golden cup represents wrath and a person that cannot shed their skin to heal. They hate themselves and others and have no love in their heart, only hatred. The dark haired woman hangs on to her anger, which gets stronger because she does not know how to shed her skin and heal. She is like wine that ferments and ages and becomes more aggressive with anger. Wrath is one of the seven deadly sins.
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The second golden cup represents envy and the dark haired woman is jealous of others and their lifestyle and success. She wants what belongs to others because she loves possessions rather than being happy for another person’s success. Envy is one of the seven deadly sins.
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The third golden cup represents the dark haired woman’s fantasy with her goals that give her a false, unrealistic sense of security. She is slothful and puts off what she should be doing for her family. She is being idle and not accomplishing what she needs to do; she is dreaming about it instead, because she loves being lazy. Sloth is one of the seven deadly sins.
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Person Is Missing Something—Too Vain To See What They Are Missing
The fourth golden cup represents the dark haired woman’s prideful soul, suggesting that she cannot admit her vanity or her faults. She is in a delusion about herself importance with no respect to others. She has an excess of pride, and tries to conceal her faults. Vanity is one of the seven deadly sins.
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Greed—Wanting More Than You Need
The fifth golden cup represents the dark haired woman is a hoarder. She guards everything and is very selfish and greedy. She wants wealth rather than love, and she wants to gain more than he needs. Greed is one of the seven deadly sins.
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The sixth golden cup represents gluttony and the dark haired woman wants to hoard her treasures, and also wants more than she needs. Gluttony also suggests that she likes to overindulge when she eats and drinks, and she does not want to share with others. Gluttony is one of the seven deadly sins.
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The seventh golden cup represents the woman’s lustful fantasy and temptation, her intense desire or sexual craving. Her lust represents her pleasures but do not merit any value or love. Lust is one of the seven deadly sins.
With Love and Joy,
© Safina 2012
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