The Ace of Cups is a card of beginnings. The opportunity for happiness and emotional and spiritual fulfillment has presented itself or will. It can indicate the start of a new relationship, platonic or a romantic or an opportunity that if you choose to accept it, will bring positive energy into your life. The water in the card reflects the potential flow of emotion and positivity, give and accept love, open your heart and mind to new possibilities. The Ace of Cups is also about bringing emotion into creative expression, now may be the time to set aside the analytical approach in favor of the spiritual or emotional. Like all cups, this card is associated with relationships, creativity, compassion and your ability to connect with others.
Reversed this card indicates an unhealthy flow of emotion. You may be repressing or bottling up feelings about a situation or your emotions may be out of control and excessive. Seek balance, try to get to the core of the situation and find a way to express yourself with compassion and fairness to both yourself and others. If you are mourning, angry, or in another state of strong emotion this card indicates a time to heal and balance things in order to be ready to give and receive love again.