Four of Cups

Tarot Card Meaning


FOUR OF CUPS
FOUR OF CUPS

“Four of Cups represents not paying attention to opportunities presented to you”


Four of Cups Yes or No

Four of Cups
(Upright)
Yes or No
Four of Cups
(Reversed)
Yes or No
The answer is “No”. 
In a period of prosperity, you need to think about the future, otherwise you can miss important chances.
The answer is “No”. 

Four of Cups (upright) Keywords

Discontent. 
Boredom. 
Fatigue.
Apathy. 
Disappointment in love. 
Resentment. 
Bitter experience. 
Stagnation. 
Inertia. 
Retreat. 
Loss of hope. 
Public isolation.
a person offended at all and at once;
a person who, considering himself superior and smarter than everyone, misses the opportunities open to him (this is not a royal matter);
dissatisfaction with oneself, self-examination;
uncertainty;
lack of motivation;
wounded pride;
warning: do not waste time nagging so as not to miss a new chance.
ignoring a partner;
apathy, isolation;
rejection of public proposals;
imaginary annoyance.

Four of Cups (reversed) Keywords

New opportunities and connections. 
New views. 
New attempts to solve problems. 
Inspiration. 
Restoration of vitality. 
The beginning of greater socialization. 
Willingness to accept the gifts of life. 
Taking advantage of missed opportunities. 
Healing from addiction or disease.
the chance has already been missed;
new relationships, new acquaintances;
motivation for work; 
new ambitions;
self-pity, depression.

Four of Cups Advice

Four of Cups
(Upright)
Advice
Four of Cups
(Reversed)
Advice
Even if you are offended and upset, keep your eyes open. 
A new chance is at hand.
Be attentive to the little things.
Live for your pleasure.

Four of Cups Warning

Four of Cups
(Upright)
Warning
Four of Cups
(Reversed)
Warning
Don’t get too deeply into your hurt, anger, and bad mood.
There is no movement in your life.
You are grabbing at everything and you might miss out on the most important things.

Four of Cups as a Person

Four of Cups
(Upright)
As a Person
Four of Cups
(Reversed)
As a Person
Indifferent, boring, lethargic; 
a person immersed in himself and searching for meaning.
not satisfied with something . 
Those who have to overestimate the situation. 
Hermits. 
Hermits.
A greedy, impudent person.
Those who have retired from routine activities or do not participate in social activities.

Four of Cups as feelings

Four of Cups
(Upright)
as feelings
Four of Cups
(Reversed)
as feelings
unsatisfied, bored, ignorant, dissatisfied, wounded pride, rejected motivated, ambitious,

Four of Cups : Card of the Day

Take a close look at your mood today. 

Some stupid little thing can make you resentful, runny nose, or even heartburn. 

And even if you really have a reason for grief, do not leave the world for her sake, do not get carried away by your grief. 

Otherwise, you can easily miss the opportunity that is already so close.

Four of Cups as someone sees you

  • Indifferent, boring, lethargic; person immersed in himself and searching for meaning.
  • Unsatisfied person

Four of Cups : Love

Four of Cups
(Upright)
Love
Four of Cups
(Reversed)
Love
Boredom, tiredness, disappointment in each other, unjustified expectations. licentiousness, attitude,
disregard for relationships because it can be bought.

The four of cups indicates that you are in an introspective period. This does not necessarily mean being in crisis within a relationship or being refused to meet new people if you are alone.

This self-absorption can be very positive to remove old things from the closet, remove traumas from the past and be liberated to put everything in favor of love. On the contrary, it is a negative warning, if your introspection has to do with denying yourself opportunities out of fear, so as not to be emotionally damaged.

In the worst case it means that you have adopted a very selfish attitude, you have locked yourself stubbornly, and that is complicating things. It is very important what other letters accompany the reading in order to determine what the message of The Four of Cups is.

With the Four of Cups, you will have a tendency to take all the things and people around you for granted which makes it hard for us to see what are the real happiness that universe will provide us or presenting us.

It is a case in which we actually have all our answers around us be the person is not able to see it through as his focus is not on them.

You must understand that apathy is something that is very insidious evil. If you do not try to curb it out then it has the potential to influence the person’s life and it will be too late when you would realize what you lost.


Four of Cups : Career

Four of Cups
(Upright)
Career
Four of Cups
(Reversed)
Career
Everything is going so well that you don’t want to do anything. 
And although there is a chance to change something, there is no desire, and there is no certainty that it is worth doing it.
An attempt to squeeze more out of business than possible; 
Overexploitation of people and resources. 
The profits are good, but there are few prospects, and our own resources are being depleted.

The four of cups is positive in terms of what opportunities there are and they will not be lacking, whether you are unemployed and looking for one, or if you have one.

If you already have a job, interesting opportunities open up, promotions, promotions, new businesses or expansions, but the point that this letter wants to touch is that beyond these opportunities before you, what you should do is focus firmly within yourself to know what it is. most convenient.

It is not a matter of simply taking an opportunity because it is there, you have to consider other things that are as or more important than the opportunity itself.

It is a very strong card which brings a warning that you need to break out of your vicious cycle of your work life. This must be done in order to make new goals for your life and work towards them. You must seek out to have new paths to reach them.

It is the right time when you take the risk while seeking success. There will be continuous though in your mind which you will not be able to remove it easily. You would be ignoring most of your closest kins which will make them sad.


Four of Cups : Money

The message is similar to work. It is undoubtedly an incentive of good opportunities that are offered and available to you, but it is your part to weigh them well to make the right choice.

Its message is also dual: on the one hand, it can indicate that there are a lot of favorable opportunities that you are not seeing because you are “anchored in your thirteen” and do not move from there.

On the other hand, it can tell us that not all that glitters is gold and no matter how promising the opportunities appear, you should think about it.

Dealing with monetary issues would be something you would find it difficult. But you still need to hold on to it without losing any hope.


Four of Cups : Health

Four of Cups
(Upright)
Health
Four of Cups
(Reversed)
Health
Depression, lack of exercise, overeating.Poor health, exhausted body.

The four of cups can indicate that you refuse to face or accept a certain problem. You have opportunities and various alternatives, but you are idly doing nothing. If you have an ailment or discomfort, make an inquiry Denying or being indifferent to the problem will not fix it.

Our body is a temple, the more you take care of it, the more it will long last. Being healthy helps you curb all the daily work and issue but when your body does not support you it might be the gravest thing ever. So while you would get a sign that you body might have some health issues keep a keen eye on it.


Four of Cups Card : past, present, future

Four of Cups Card Is In The Past Position:

The fact that comes with the card is that it will bring discontent and there is nothing that can change it or influence it. It is your desire to bring change that will be a really powerful impetus for the world around you to change. With the new path and new approach to life, you can even transform your life circumstances.

Four of Cups Card Is In The Present Position:

In the present condition, you need not be afraid to move ahead in your life. You would witness a positive change in your life and feel that you are overly satisfied with your present life situations. You would be continuously seeking for new paths and new situations to progress it on new levels.

Four of Cups Card Is In The Future Position:

When the card is placed in the future position then you would have to be very patient while achieving your goals. It might happen your targeted projects are getting delayed due to some or other reasons but still, you need to make sure that you do not lose the sight of the exciting rewards that you desire.


Four of Cups (Upright) Meaning

  • Boredom. 
  • Fatigue. 
  • Retreat. 
  • Public isolation. 
  • Rejection of public invitations. 
  • Revaluation. 
  • Appeal to your inner world. 
  • Apathy. 
  • Closure. 
  • Deepening in thought. 
  • Silence. 
  • Despair. 
  • Distance. 
  • Disappointment. 
  • Something is missing. 
  • Feeling of inner emptiness. 
  • Yearning. 
  • Introversion. 
  • Routine. 
  • Resentment. 
  • Depression. 
  • Feeling exhausted. 
  • Deepening into yourself. 
  • Lack of motivation. 
  • Feeling of satiety. 
  • Nobody understands me. 
  • The honeymoon is over. 
  • I never promised you a million scarlet roses. 
  • The grass is greener on the other side. 
  • The winter of our discontent. 
  • Disgust for many things.

When Four of Cups appears in a reading, it shows stagnation. A person may be stuck with his old beliefs. He is not taking notice of the change around him. This can eventually lead to failure. It is necessary to rethink and observe. Times may have changed. You need to change time.

‘Four of Cups’ shows that new opportunities might be in front of you. But you may be ignoring them or seeing right through them. Taking up the new opportunities will be helpful for you at this stage. You may be procrastinating decision related to these opportunities. In case you are not sure if the opportunities will work for you, you can seek someone’s help analyzing the situation.

There might be something that has disturbed you in the past. A person close to you may have hurt your feelings. Do not think too much about it as it will do you no good. Due to this, your current life is being affected. Let go the past and live in present so that you will have a happy life.

Four of Cups shows that this might be a time when you are looking inward and evaluating your past decisions. Meditate and connect with your higher soul. You will receive the guidance you need. Once you are ready, you can start again afresh and valuate the new opportunities presents to you.


Four of Cups (Reversed) Meaning

Positive Meaning

  • Restoring relationships with other people. 
  • Someone you expect. 
  • Acceptance of a public invitation. 
  • Motivation. 
  • Initiative. 
  • Communication. 
  • Inspiration. 
  • Willingness to accept new opportunities. 
  • Restoration of vitality. 
  • Energy. 
  • Breaking your shell. 
  • Breaking down the walls. 
  • Satisfaction. 
  • Getting rid of the routine.

Negative Meaning

  • Self-pity. 
  • Fatalism. 
  • Satiety. 
  • Excessiveness. 
  • Apathy. 
  • Lethargy. 
  • Despair. 
  • Depression. 
  • Exhaustion. 
  • Lack of pleasure. 
  • Missed opportunities.

Four of Cups Reversed show you being eagerly looking forward to new opportunities. You will be going out of the way to seek new opportunities. You will grab on every possible lead and get things your way. Your enthusiasm will be high. You will be seeking opinion from many people. You will be in ‘Go-getter’ mode.

When Four of cups is Reversed, You will be observant of situations. You will appreciate every little success you get. You will be thankful for the blessing you have received. Though situation might not perfect, you will choose to be happy.

Change will excite you. You will move ahead with time. Progress is on cards.  

Read More about Four of Cups Reversed ….


Four of Cups : Spirituality

The four of cups in its most positive message, leads us to make a similarity with The Buddha. Beyond the various offerings of earthly life or spiritual life, the important thing goes through a contemplation of yourself.

Take a journey inside yourself to find that “illumination” so necessary for you to find your way. Find the time to meditate and think about your problems.


Four Of Cups Symbolism (Raider Waite)

In four of cups card, we see a young man sitting under a tree. This looks sad and unhappy. His hands are crossed – indicating he is not ready to open up.

A hand is appearing from the clouds and offering a cup to the man. The man is looking away from the cup. He does not want to take it. Probably, it is not good enough for him. On the ground in front of him, there are four more cups. They all are placed upright. Even after having 4 cups in total, he does not seem to be happy. These cups can be looked at as opportunities. So, this many is not paying attention to the new opportunities presented to him.

The Tree under which the man is sitting is tall and has thick green foliage. This indicates that the man is well protected.

The place where he is sitting is slightly raised above the surrounding area. This can show that the status of the man is higher in the society.

Far away in the background, we can see a hill and a few trees.  


Four of Cups Significance

Four of Cups is about thinking about your own self, stubbornness and selfishness. This card implies that you are depressed and hurt due to a past experience. You are still carrying that pain. This is making it difficult for you to get back to social life. In this situation, you have become recluse. You are not seeking help from even your friends and family. You prefer to be isolated

This card has the potential to affect all your life decisions and hence you need to have a close observation of it. When this card will appears in a a reading, it indicates  you won’t be having a good time. You would try to isolate yourself from the world which includes your family,  friends colleagues and loves ones. You would attain a state in life when these people would not be a part of your life. You would be tempted by various different opportunities, but you would look at it in a very unimpressed manner. You would have undivided attention toward what you are thinking of yourself by ignoring all the other people.


Conclusion

, we hope this description of the card – Four of cups might have kept you indulged in reading and knowing new as well as actual facts about the card. The card might have a great impact on you would be looking at your future terms but being always positive will help you in all situations. Just be careful of all the decisions you take rather than ignoring them.


Tarot Cards:

Cups – Upright Card Meaning

Cups – Reversed Card Meaning

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Four of Cups Reversed

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