The minor arcana should never be dismissed as inferior; each Suit has its own message and depending on what is asked could be more relevant than a spread with major arcana.

Suit of Wands; represents work and the home environment.

Suit of Cups; relates to relationships, love, family and friends.

Suit of Pentacles; deals with finances, wealth and work.

Suit of Swords; looks at the inner self, morals, emotions and reactions.

A reading with an abundance of a Suit can send an affirmative message, and cup cards, along with the Lovers would reinforce relationship queries.

Most decks begin with an ace through to ten, followed by a Page, Knight, Queen and a King. The power is not necessarily in the rank of the card, but in relation to the other cards and what has been queried.

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