Grand Lenormand in Translation – Part 13: Nine – King of Hearts

I apologize for taking so long in getting this installment published – I have been super busy at work. Hopefully I will be able to get the final installment out quicker. This section finishes out the listing of the cards and their meanings. The last (very short) section deals with four of the more popular spreads that can be used with this deck. Enjoy! ______ Nine of Hearts [ Group: The Zodiac ] This card represents secret dreams realized. It also foretells that all of your wishes can materialize very … Continue reading

Grand Lenormand in Translation – Part 12: Five – Eight of Hearts

Here is my next installment of my translation from the French meanings for these cards. As always, anything in [ brackets ] are ‘aside notes’ where I comment on odd turns of phrase or other translation issues where it’s not clear what the meaning is. In any event, I hope you find the information useful. The next installment (hopefully in the next week or two) will finish off the card meanings. After that, there about 10 pages describing a few methods of divination with the cards, and then the translation … Continue reading

Grand Lenormand in Translation – Part 11: Ace – Four of Hearts

Hmm – Well I goofed up the image for the Ace of Hearts, not exactly sure what happened there, but you get the idea [NOTE – somehow the move from fixed the image for the Ace, cool!] – now on to the translation: Interpretation of the cards: Hearts Ace of Hearts [ Group: The Unforeseen ] This card represents the home, the couple, or the family. In addition, it declares new loves or strong relations in the future. The Letter Z Represents: Organization, Power, Inspiration Floral Arrangement: Emerging rosebud, banana, boxwood … Continue reading

Grand Lenormand – Part 10: 9 – King of Spades

Nine of Spades [Group: The Trojan War] This card exerts influence on neighboring cards. It often foretells of health problems, nervous tension, or psychological problems. The Letter E Represents: Nervousness, Inspiration, Independence Floral Arrangement: Willowherb [Epilobium], Blueberry, Rose of a Hundred Leaves/Petals [Rosa × centifolia] Interpretation: You’re preoccupied with the health of a friend because you know the situation is not very good. Send them your good vibes or give them a little of your time. Large Subject: Isis brings news to Helen who is occupied with embroidery. Interpretation: Someone … Continue reading

Grand Lenormand – Part 9: 5 – 8 of Spades

  5 of Spades [Group: The Zodiac] This card represents misunderstandings which provoke problems in most sectors [of life]. It announces that with some effort, you can ameliorate [improve] the situation. The Letter ARepresents: Autonomy, Ambition, Mastery Floral Arrangement: Yellow Carnation, Raspberry, ArumInterpretation: Your current preoccupations are purely artistic and aesthetic. You have good reason to allow yourself to go where the climate is most favorable for you. Large Subject: The centaur Chiron, killed by an arrow, is metamorphosed into the sky as Sagittarius. Interpretation: You have a tendency to … Continue reading