|The Shadow Truth spread provides insight into your attitudes and hidden feelings. This spread is used when you are having trouble confronting something, or fear that you are concealing something from yourself. The images of the Minchiate Tarot are drawn from a rare surviving 18th century deck of 97 cards - 19 more than the traditional Tarot. It is considered by many to be the single most powerful divination tool on the web, providing deep insight, rich in ancient symbolism, to any question you may pose. If you would like your own copy of the Minchiate Tarot, you can buy it now!
|The card in the center represents the attitude you assume. Page of Wands, when reversed: The dark essence of fire behaving as earth, such as dry wood: The surprising appearance of a new passion or inflammatory news. A trickster who can unexpectedly ignite a dangerous situation. The intensity and childish imagination that can send even the most stable venture spinning wildly out of control. Can represent a person outwardly timid, but harboring unexpected inner fury. May indicate the birth of a child.|
|The card to the right represents the thoughts and feelings that underly your attitudes. Water, when reversed: A limitless depth of emotion in which to lose yourself. An idle state of passivity and submission. The dark and unknown terrors of the collective unconscious. The embrace of suffocating unconditional love. The inability to project an identity different from that of the observer. Withdrawal from the external world.|
|The card at the top represents how your attitude is evolving and will evolve in the future. Cancer, when reversed: Moodiness and passive aggression, easily triggered by obsessive territoriality. Behaving in an overemotional and clingy fashion. Inability to let go of people and things.|
|The card to the left represents how others perceive your attitude. Aries: An adventurous pioneer, brimming with courage and enthusiasm. Love of competition and conflict. Confidence in your abilities, limitless energy, and a quick wit. The need to be the best.|
|The card at the bottom represents what you cannot confront or are hiding from yourself. Fame, when reversed: Losing control of your identity. Being surrounded by sycophants and shallow admirers. A flood of false opportunities and people who see you as a vehicle for their own ambitions. Lack of privacy and time for yourself. Loneliness within the crowd of humanity.|