Ace of Cups

Meaning of the Ace of Cups Tarot Card

A hand appears from a cloud, holding a large cup as if in offering to the viewer. Water may be overflowing the sides of the cup. There may also be a dove hovering over the cup.

Ace of Cups Tarot Card Upright Meaning

When you see the Ace of Cups upright in a reading, there is a lot of positive energy around you to start something new, especially when it comes to relationships. It doesn’t necessarily mean a romantic one. It could be referring to any heartfelt connection, like a friendship. Also the relationship itself doesn’t have to be a new one. The energy offered by the Ace of Cups can indicate a new, more positive phase in a long-standing relationship too.

Ace of Cups Upright Keywords: relationships, love (platonic or romantic), emotional expression, fresh start

Ace of Cups Tarot Card Reversed Meaning

Reversed, the harmonious energy of the Ace of Cups is still present, but there is something blocking its free expression. Take a look at the cards surrounding it to get an idea where the blockages are coming from. If you can identify them, you may still be able to harness this energy.

Ace of Cups Reversed Keywords: blockages of emotional expression, lack of harmony, misunderstandings, two ships that pass in the night, hesitation