10 of Cups – 10 de Coupe Tarot | Tarot de Marseille
I. The upright meaning of 10 De Coupe Tarot
Reaching the end of the development process, the path that the heart brings us to generous love is visualized by the nine empty cups below the largest covered cup. That cup is no longer in the process of giving-receiving, but it is longing to work as a saint, who calls himself Lord’s tool and is waiting for Him to give orders. In Christian legends, it is the divine love that turns into the worldly nature to spread the love around the world and to serve, regardless of the price. The card implies that the heart has reached its fullness, a specific act is about to take place (by becoming the Ace of Pentacles) and that the realization of emotions has taken place.
10 De Coupe Tarot embodies happiness, joy, satisfaction and emotional fulfillment, especially in the area of relationships and family. It is almost an idyllic state of peace, harmony, and love where all of your dreams and wishes are fulfilled, and you are looking forward to your luck. Let’s stop for a moment to appreciate what you have accomplished and appreciate what life is giving you right now.
Just like a happy family living in a cozy house, this card perfectly illustrates a harmonious family life. All members of the family get on well, there are lots of fun and love shared with each other. Nobody argues or causes tension. It is an environment of peace and happiness leading to affectionate and caring relationships. The presence of the ten cups can even reflect a family vacation where you can rest, relax, and create great memories.
A family reunion can take place. It is a wonderful time to strengthen ties and extend an enjoyable future. This is also a very positive card in terms of romantic relationships and can indicate either the beginning of a new relationship or the ultimate satisfaction of a long-term one. Commitment and love are the conditions for such satisfaction, and this card promises that even with a little effort, lasting love can be strengthened. It is a time of pleasure that must be shared with the person you love.
Besides, 10 De Coupe Tarot also reflects your system of personal values and aspirations that will bring long-awaited satisfaction and happiness into your life. This card represents a period of lucidity regarding your beliefs and your personal values, and you have managed to create a life in line with these values. It can also imply a spiritual or religious person who lives in peace and harmony as strong family values that were instilled early in life and now allow you to live fully.
This card encourages you to listen to your heart and seize the opportunities that your intuition shows you. You know that you can trust your instinct because when you really feel happy and inspired by something, you know there is a way to go. In addition, you should try to find opportunities satisfying you and match your personal values, rather than simply following the path that others are tracing for you. You must do what is right for yourself.
II. The reversed meaning of 10 De Coupe Tarot
If this card carries a negative meaning, it can be an obstacle, not accepting yourself, easy to bribe and refuse to develop.
10 De Coupe represents or announces a happy family, deep love and respect from everyone involved. But in reverse, there is something that hinders perfect image, and the emotional connection is blocked. You might be hoping for a special time with a loved one, but it looks like everything is falling apart. You may be arguing, not spending enough time together or not respecting each other.
Your hopes for a harmonious relationship are thwarted for the moment. Let’s treat each other with respect and love in order to restore harmony and peace in your relationship. At the same time, show compassion and understanding so that others can eventually follow your example and reward you for it.
This reversed card can also highlight an inconsistency between personal values and events. You do not live according to your personal values, and you are not faithful to yourself. You allow others to determine what will make you happy rather than searching within yourself for that source of fulfillment. As a result, you wonder if you really believe in what you are doing. It is important to consider the coherence between your values and your actions otherwise it may become an obstacle for the future.
The reversed 10 De Coupe Tarot can also mean that you neglect your family and prioritize material goals such as your career or personal enrichment. The balance between your work and personal life tends to go down, and you spend less and less time with your family. You must clearly define where your personal values are and what is really achievable. If you continue to sacrifice relationships with those around you, you will receive painful consequences and not be able to achieve the completion of the family you are aiming for.