Valentine’s Day 2023 Tarot Spread
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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and with it an opportunity to reflect on our relationships and the love in our lives. Whether you’re in a relationship, single, or just looking to connect with yourself, a tarot reading can help you explore your thoughts and emotions. Below is a special tarot spread designed specifically for Valentine’s Day in 2023. It also incorporates astrology and numerology. This spread will help you gain insight into your love life and guide you on how to make the most of this special day.
THE ASTROLOGY The astrology supports an ideal Valentine’s Day. The moon will be in Sagittarius, which is adventurous, optimistic, and passionate. Venus will be approaching a union with Neptune in Pisces. This is a dreamy combination. The entire week will be full of the gooey kind of love, with opportunities for erotic explorations for those who are interested.
THE NUMEROLOGY: ENERGY OF 5 The numerology of a day is calculated by adding up the day, the month, and the year and reducing it to one number. If any of these elements have more than one digit, it should be reduced before adding all of them together.
Day: 14th. 1 + 4 = 5
Year: 2023. 2 + 0 + 2 + 3 = 7
Day, month, and year: 5 + 2 + 7 = 14
1+4 = 5
The energy of the number 5 is restless. This can also be associated with heightened curiosity and a strong urge to explore new things (wink, wink). The energy is dynamic and fun, but also unpredictable, making it difficult to focus on tasks. Keep an open mind and go with the flow. Also, unusual flavors and forms of art may hold a newfound appeal.
THE TAROT CARD: THE HIEROPHANT The Hierophant is considered the masculine counterpart of the High Priestess. When applied to Valentine’s Day, this means it’s a good opportunity to discuss how traditional values apply to you and your relationship, if at all. If you’ve been happily single for several years, you might question if you even want to be in a relationship in the first place. If you’re in a relationship, you might have discussions about the foundation sustaining the two of you. Do you value monogamy? Are you ready to try polyamory? Is this someone you want to marry? Do your values align?
THE TAROT SPREAD While this spread is for Valentine’s Day, I want it to be accessible to everyone, regardless of relationship status. If I’ve done my job right, then the messages from this spread can be applied to romance and creative pursuits equally. I’m also aware that there are people who are aromantic or asexual, but they still have deep love, passion, and desire for other aspects of life.
Summary/theme of the day: This card will set the tone for the day. Remember to consider the context. For example, The Devil here might have a sexual meaning. But if you’re asexual, then not so much.
What will give you a gooey feeling: The warm lovey-dovey feeling may come from a date or partner, but it can also come from platonic sources. Maybe it’s a best friend sharing a heart-shaped pizza with you, or a first grader in your life giving you a rose. Be open to feeling loved.
How to approach your desires: You know what your “desires” are in this context. Will it require a serious conversation on consent? Does it mean canceling plans with friends because you rather get something done on your own? This card will clarify how to go about it.
Where you should focus on: Because of the dreamy energy of the week, it will be hard to stay focused. This card will help you prioritize.
A message on self-reflection: Love may feel like a group project, but always take time to reflect on what you really want. Will you feel happy? Do you want to be alone? Are you becoming interested in someone or something else? Do you want to explore something new?
FEELING’ GOOEY This Valentine’s Day is sure to be a dreamy one. Whether you’re partnered, single, or uninterested, look for opportunities to connect with your community. There’s a lot going on in the world and we could all use a little love and a little kindness.
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