The Major Arcana
The Major Arcana shows the fool's journey, a path to The World, the final card in the Major Arcana. The Fool, card 0, serves as our protagonist on this journey.
Suit of Wands
The Suit of Wands is associated with fire and deals with passion, desire, creativity, and ideas. If wands were personified they would be the muse; potential, ideas, and moments of epiphany that fire up creativity within. The suit of wands is also the suit of primal energy and our core selves. Wands are often trying to tell us what is best for us at the center of our being, our personalities, our driving forces.
Suit of Swords
The suit of swords is associated with air. Swords are cards of the mind and action. Sword cards cover the battles within you and with external forces, challenge, and physical or moral conflict. The suit of swords tends to deal with decisions regarding conflict, and the changes that result, for better or for worse. The suit of swords suggests choices The suite of swords suggests choices are being made with the head over the heart.
Suit of Cups
The suit of cups is associated with water, and the meanings of the cards deal with emotions, relationships, and connections. Cups are about the heart, displays of feelings, and the roles of emotions in relation to people in your life. Cups also often deal with intuition; the focus on intuition over logic suggests that you are or you should be making decisions with your heart over your head.
Suit of Pentacles
The Suit of Pentacles is associated with earth and represents the material results of the other 3 suits. They are what you get as a result of your ideas, emotions, and intellect turned to action and in the material world. Pentacles speak often of money and wealth, but also of employment, objects, shelter, and charity. Pentacles are about work and what you get out of work. Even those who are not interested in material wealth have much to learn from pentacles because they speak to all aspects of our physical, feet-on-the-ground life.