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Gypsy Oracle Cards and Meaning

Evoking another time and place, this reproduction of a nineteenth-century

deck characterizes a bygone era, while offering old-fashioned guidance and
wisdom. With any sort of fortune deck it is already suggested that the reader
needs to read between the lines since the placement of the cards will not
necessarily make sense towards the question asked.

So what I am doing here is giving readers a better insight to some of the most
vague cards you will ever see.

1. Old Woman May be something from the past to incorporate into your
life. Wise decisions. Alternatively, unyielding ways and rigid thinking. Fear
of aging. Running out of time.
2. Messenger An announcement or invitation. Waiting for results and/or a
telephone call. There is an important message that you need to convey
and let others know.
3. Letter An answer, approval, application, document, contract. A
message via any mode of communication. News brings change one way
or another. A new opportunity or challenge.
4. Thief Cheating. Losing something, misplacement, swindle. This card
signifies all that is stolen does not have to be physically taken. Theft
goes on all the time. Spending time with someone who drains you is a
form of theft -they are stealing your peace of mind. When this card is next
to the enemy card there is a warning not to be careless with your
5. Servant Single female. Uncharted territory. Obedience. Too yielding or
too submissive in some situation.
6. Service Submission. Crew. Serving. Receiving help or offering help to
7. Doctor Medicine man or woman. To care. Advisor. Need for emotional
or physical healing. Medical concerns. An emotional wound you need to
bandage up.
8. Wife Discord and unresolved issues. A desire to be in a committed
relationship. May symbolize an actual wife. Something needs to be
tended to.
9. Falseness Lies, corruption, defensiveness, negative. A fake something
or other. Betrayal. Two-faced person. Deception of the worst kind. Trying
to cover up some mistake or lie. Lying to yourself that everything is okay
when in reality it is not.
10. Enemy Weakness. Hostility. Impostor. Self-doubt. Opposing ideas and
contradictory attitudes.
11. Foe A competition. A comparison. The other side of the fence. An
embrace of some joy not thought of.
12. Friend Friendship. Positive news. Lessons learned. Signifies aspects of
your personality that you have rejected but are ready to incorporate and
13. Joyfulness Gaiety, having a good time. Creativity, feelings of pleasure
from entertainment. Well being. Attending a function where there is much
joy and laughter. Harmony amongst friends and loved ones.
14. Thought Planning. Contemplation, indecision, the thinking process.
Study. Meditating on your problems. Digesting information. A form of
15. Prison Limitations, rules. Entrapment, loneliness. Suggests that some
situation or relationship is making you feel restricted. You may be
experiencing a loss of freedom in some area of your life. Alternatively,
this card represents your feelings of shame a guilt. It is telling you to stop
punishing yourself. Perhaps your outdated beliefs or old ways of thinking
is preventing you from going anywhere. Censorship. Unable to express
16. Money Inheritance. Winning, luck, abundance. Increase. Wealth, if this
card is beside the FORTUNE card. Success and prosperity is within your
reach. Confidence, self-worth, success, or values.
17. Scholar Senior, retirement, longevity. Wisdom or forgiveness. Offering
guidance to some daily problem.
18. Pleasure-seekers (Desire) Anxiety, longing, craving, wishful thinking.
Wishing or yearning for something that is out of your control. If you wish
hard enough though, you can manifest what it is you desire if it is in the
highest good for all concerned.
19. Gift A donation, present, contribution. Rewards. The act of giving and
20. Fortune Victory, satisfaction guaranteed, a sale, a miracle. Give praise
for all your abundance. Lucky streak. Your dreams come true. Inner
riches, unexpressed talents.
21. Lord House owner. Boss. Teacher. Obligations. You may feel that
someone else has authority over your life and dictates what you can or
can not do.
22. House Family and emotional bonds. Home, office, security. The
environment you live in. A project.
23. Cherfulness A social event, reception, wedding/baby shower,
celebration. A need to get out more and enjoy yourself. Uncertainty of
social skills.
24. Haughtiness (Pride) An arrogance,conceit. Overly ambitious. Showing
25. Wedding (Marriage) Commitment, bonding, loss of independence,
marriage. Can predict marriage. Mainly a card of union and commitment.
A bond or agreement.
26. Hope Anticipation, waiting. In the future. Believing in a positive
outcome. All is possible through faith.
27. Young woman A blind date. Represents nurturing, passivity, caring
nature and love. Refers to your own female aspects or your mother.
Alternatively, it represents temptation and guilt.
28. Merchant (Profit) Gain, advantage, increase, freebie. Open to changes
and looking at things with a different perspective. Business aspirations
and professional goals. Alternatively, you or someone is taking advantage
in a negative light.
29. Child A new start. Pregnancy, a baby. Naivety, inexperience. Infancy
stage. Start of project or relationship. Satisfying repressed desires and
unfulfilled hopes. A longing for the past.
30. Constancy Lack of change, solid, accountability, fixed. Everything
stays the same, this is usually positive. If you are wondering about a
negative situation, it doesnt look like it will improve.
31. Conversation (Judge) Final verdict, decisions by those in authority.
Weighing the pros and cons in a situation. Being put through a test.
Seeking acceptance to move forward.
32. Malady Illness, burden, recovery, tardiness. Negative well-being.
Illness but within the card are also clues to a recovery. Possibility of using
sickness as an excuse not to deal with something or someone.
Unpleasant changes. Inability to cope with a situation.
33. Sorrow (Loss) Risky, decline, decrease, losing. Its a no-go. Money
issues. A break-up in a relationship. Betting against the odds & losing.
Unable to see the causes of your problems and consequences of your
34. Frivolity Undecided, irregular, fickle, changing.
35. Love Happiness, affection, love, positive. Emotional situation involving
feelings. Romance. The love of a person or thing.
36. Sweetheart Female seeker of cards: The special lady, wife, girlfriend. If
you are a female this card represents you in a reading. The cards
surrounding the sweetheart will tell you whats going on currently. If you
are a male, then the sweetheart is your special lady or girlfriend. If you
dont have one, she can represent a good female friend or sister.
37. Lover Male seeker of cards: The special man, husband, boyfriend. The
special man for a female seeker of the cards.Represents the male getting
the reading. If you are a female, then the lover is your special man or
boyfriend. If you dont have one, he can represent a male friend or
brother. In the future spot predicts the potential of a love affair.
38. Melancholy Grief, unwanted, crying, mood swings, unfavorable. Tears
of pain. Upsetting time. Very depressed. Under the weather. This shall
pass, a temporary state of mind. Signifies disappointments.
39. Soldier (Man in uniform) The other man, person in authority.
Professional dealings. As a person it will be anyone that wears a uniform.
News comes from this person that is more formal than personal. If you
get involved with this man, he will love you & leave you. A playboy.
Signifies discipline and structure. Imposing thoughts and feelings on
others. Preparing to do battle over an issue.
40. Priest Faith, power of prayer, religious connotation, a church or chapel.
Anyone involved in an organized belief system. A church type building.
Spirituality. Last rites. A need for morality. Chastity and abstinence.
Sexual repression.
41. Journey Travel. Emergency. Taking off, physical trip. Vacation.
Signifies profits, self-discovery or progress. A welcoming and harmonious
42. Sighs (Widow) Divorcee, loneliness, grief. A woman in sorrow. A
situation that causes pain. A woman without a partner. Menopause,
crone. Isolation and the feeling of abandonment. Differentiate between
things and prioritize them. Fear of separation. Feeling overwhelmed.
43. Death Farewell, finalization, endings, the answer is no. Its over. A
cycle card. Saying good-bye. Time to move on. Forget the past and head
off into a different direction.
44. Faithfulness (Good news) Yes, positive results. Announcement.
Passing the test. Intuition. Loyalty. Generosity. Protection. Fidelity. Strong
values and good intentions will enable you to move forward in the world
and succeed.
45. Consolation (Some Money) Raise, bonus, a purchase, small win,
refund. Can be a small raise or increase. Finding or having some loot you
forgot about. Receiving a refund check, rebate, etc. Entitlement.
46. Misfortune Bad news, discomfort, obstacles. Unlucky. A card of
warning. Potential mishap or freak circumstance. Expect the unexpected.
Something is in need of your attention. Stop and rethink the
consequences of your actions.
47. Reunion Loyalty, honesty, unconditional, friendship. A loyal person or
situation. A trusting friend. A volunteer.
48. Despair Frustration, negative emotions, annoyed, bad mood. A card of
emotions. Flying off the handle. Anger issues.
49. Waiting (Jealousy) Spying, resentment, envy, the other woman. Green
eyed monster. Wanting that which is not yours. Envy.
50. Widower Older male relative. Mourning. The past, remembering. A
lonely and sad man. A situation that must be accepted. Pining over loved
one. Isolation and a feeling of abandonment.
51. Room Company, meetings, errands, teamwork. The act of receiving
guests and being welcomed by others. Usually there is an element of
surprise involved. This card can represent an errand. New strengths and
taking on new roles.
52. Surprise Findings, recognition. A situation comes up that started
horribly and turned out great. Getting good news about a worrisome
condition. Open in acknowledging and confronting your feeling.