Theoretical, clever, humanitarian. They are hard-working people with strong wills. Spades are the suit of experience. They can be very concerned with power. Positively, they express self-discipline and the ability to apply themselves. Negatively, they may be too focused on the process and lose sight of the need for higher meaning.
Sensitive, emotional, supportive, affectionate, sensual, caring. Hearts are the suit of youth, love, romance, creativity, sensuality, self-indulgence, and pleasure. They can be ruled by their emotions. On the negative side, they can be lazy and emotionally manipulative, and they can hold a grudge.
Curious, communicative, creative. Courts are the suit of communication, ideas, People belonging to the Clubs suit believe in the power of intentions and ideas. They may be in love with words, they may search for the truth and for meaning. They rarely hold a grudge because they are able to rise above emotions and actions and find explanations or excuses for others’ actions. On the negative side, they can use words as weapons, and they can finagle their way out of a jam with their clever minds by stretching the truth.
Practical, down-to-earth, analytical, materialistic, resourceful. Diamonds are the suit of the physical, material world. They assess the world around them on the level of the five senses. They can be overly attached to money and to possessions. In order to find value in life, they look at things, people, and situations in terms of how useful they are.
Aces are leaders. Ambitious, energetic, motivated, and dynamic. They are independent people who easily initiate new projects. If expressed negatively, they can be over-bearing, impatient, and self-centered.
Twos are considerate, cooperative, receptive, and agreeable. They go out of their way to lead a balanced, peaceful, and harmonious life. If expressed negatively, they may be dependent, indecisive, overly subjective, and lacking in willpower.
Threes are creative, sociable, self-expressive, humorous, fun-loving, resourceful, and clever. They are restless, versatile people who seek variety. They need channels for their ideas, or else they can be prone to worry and indecision.
Fours are grounded, realistic, committed, reserved, hard-working, and security-conscious. They can be micro-managers, very caught up in details. They look for stability and security. Too much change in their lives feels overwhelming.
Fives are intelligent, restless, adventurous, creative, and freedom-loving. They are multi-taskers who are witty, enterprising, and enthusiastic. If expressed negatively, they can be inconsistent, unreliable, and too easily bored.
Sixes seek balance. They are home-loving, caring, loving, artistic, and dependable. They can be complacent, allowing their lives to get into ruts as they wait for things to happen to them.
Sevens are sensitive, faithful, intuitive, spontaneous, idealistic, and spiritual. They can be too dreamy to the point of expecting too much from others and from life. If expressed negatively, they can be withdrawn, confused, and self-absorbed.
Eights are goal-oriented and strong. They are determined people who work hard, are good with money, realistic, and dependable. They can, however, be too controlling and stubborn.
Nines are generous, intelligent, humanitarian, and helpful. They are sentimental people who can sometimes get too caught up in taking an escape route in life.
Tens are ambitious, success-oriented people who possess sound minds, strong convictions, and a healthy level of competitiveness. If used negatively, they can be demanding, controlling, and impatient.
Jacks are youthful, charming, mischievous, romantic, witty, and creative. They have unusually clever minds, and some can be given to using their ingeniousness to “get their way”. They have good people skills, much enthusiasm, and multiple talents (think “jack of all trades”). However, they may try to get out of taking responsibility for their lives and they can lack clear goals.
Queens are the matriarchs. They are receptive, intelligent, intuitive, creative, strong, and dramatic. They are good at organizing and executing, but they can sometimes over-dramatize their lives.
Kings are proud, willful, and authoritative. They are creative people who have a sense of the dramatic. They have strong executive ability and they naturally take the lead. If used negatively, they can be demanding, bossy, impatient, impulsive, and rebellious.