|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. Death, when reversed: Stagnation or petrifaction. The refusal to let go of the past. Resistance to change because of fear.|
|The card to the right represents the thoughts and feelings that underly your attitudes. Gemini, when reversed: Anxiety and inconsistency hiding behind a cunning and duplicitous facade. Superficiality and obsession with shallow charms. Being unable to stay in one place, with one person, or on one project for too long.|
|The card at the top represents how your attitude is evolving and will evolve in the future. Capricorn: The embodiment of practicality and caution. Maturity and dedication to duty and responsibility. Patience and discipline hiding a reserved sense of humor.|
|The card to the left represents how others perceive your attitude. Knight of Coins: The essence of earth behaving as fire, such as molten magma: One slow to action, but decisive and unrelenting once set in motion. A force of nature whose methods are as predictable and dependable as they are unstoppable. The voice of duty, honor, and responsibility. The will to the change the world, not through bold action, but through the thorough and unwavering application of proven means.|
|The card at the bottom represents what you cannot confront or are hiding from yourself. Nine of Wands (Strength): A pause in the current struggle to ready oneself. Preparation to meet the final conclusive onslaught. Forces assembled in anticipation of trials and tribulations. The steeling of the will to stand or fall. A line drawn in the sand.|