Symbols from F – H
Falcon: The symbol meaning has reference to higher vision, vibrancy, power and superiority, rising above the mundane. As an example, with the nine of pentacles, we are prompted to think carefully if we are living our lives according with our vision. Are we living at our highest potential? The falcon encourages us to fly high and show our brilliance.
Falling: Falling in the cards mean absolute loss of control. There isn’t one thing that can be done, just hope for the best when you land.
Feathers: Feathers express intuitive wisdom and dealing with higher thoughts.
Feet: Feet symbolically make reference to our spiritual walk. For example, with the Temperance card the right foot (consciousness) is dipped into the water that relates to our subconscious. The left foot (unconsciousness) is settled on land and is a signal to ground ourselves. It sends a message of necessity to obtain the balance.
Fire: Fire is a symbol of both creative and destructive energy and power. It also has meaning of transformation, passion, inspiration, strength, purification and ambition. As an example, fire is featured in the Tower and Devil cards. It can represent a test of faith or a measure of one’s purity.
Fish: The fish is featured on all the cups court cards and deals with emotion, creativity and intuition. It tells you to be aware of the nature of the water; learn to recognize if the water fast flowing, stagnant, calm or unpredictable.
Flag: The flag is a message about change, something has shifted, and a flag makes the announcement to the world about this shift. This is an obvious sign that a new day prelude. The flag tells about transformation and an event to be announced.
Flame: The flame is a symbol of illumination. It tells us that there is no darkness, but the absence of light. With the light in our hearts and minds we can clear lower energies.
Flowers: The flowers are full development of potentialities, expansion and sharing. They are opening up the light of joy, beauty, love, sensitivity, growth into our lives. As an example, Six of Cups reminds us of the good times, success, and all nice things that surround us.
Globe: We have the entire world in front of us and achievement is imminent. This is also a symbol of comprehension, ideas and bigger picture and dealing with infinity, cycles and completion. With two of wands card it encourages us survey our surroundings, add up assets and moving in the direction of our goals and ambitions.
Grapes: Symbol meanings of grapes deal with fertility, blessings and abundance. They are considered the fruit of the earth. We can see this symbol in many tarot cards: Four of Wands, Three of Cups, King of Pentacles, Seven of Pentacles, Nine of Pentacles and Ten of Pentacles.
Green grass: Green grass indicates the fertile soil of inspiration.
Halo: A symbol of enlightenment and gaining higher awareness and insight. This is a light of truth, radiance and vital energy.
Hammer: The hammer is a sign getting the point across or getting the job done. This is also a symbol of force, masculinity, creativity and action. As an example, Eight of Pentacles encouraging to take the action learning or improving skills so you can use to the full potential whether this is your work or hobby.
Hand: The main meanings of this symbol are power, force, domination and protection. This is the point of transmission of giving and receiving. With the Ace of Cups card, it will be starting point of exchanging love and feelings, but with the Hierophant card it will be a sign that your spiritual needs will be met.
Heart: This is an obvious symbol of love, joy, affection and truth. Symbolically the heart is the centre of existence. With the Empress card it expresses love in our hearts and creativity in our souls.
Hoe: This symbol deals with resourcefulness, work and accomplishment. It makes us question whether we are using tools available to us and how we are doing things. As an example, Seven of Pentacles tells us what we can expect to receive from our hard work and efforts.
Holy Grail: The Queen of Cups is the keeper of Holy Grail. It has been the actual cup from which the Nazarene drank at the last supper. It is also a sign of spiritual enlightenment.
Horn: The horn is a symbol of a forceful, victorious, joyous and triumphant announcement. This is also a signal that something has happened or is about to happen soon. With the Judgment card, horn can announce both a victory and an oncoming attack.
Horse: The symbol meaning deals with strength, action, vitality, motion and powerful balance. Horse is featured on all Knight cards. This is also a strong spiritual symbol.
House: This is a place where we live, play, grow, dream, hide, die and the list goes on. Houses are symbols of our deepest secrets. When house comes up in reading, it may be a sign that our security is threatened; however we should not be too concerned with safety as we are protected. As an example, in Ten of Cups it represents happiness in one’s home life, together with a promise of lasting success in a relationship.
To be continued…