Card Number: IX
Key Number: 20
Rulership: Virgo ♍
Hebrew Letter: Yod י
Translation: The Human Hand Closed to Grasp or Hold
Numerical Value: 12
Upright — Caution. Discretion. Need for prudence. Counsel sought and taken. Inner calm. A need to reach into one’s inner resources. Assimilation. Planning. A wise guide or spiritual mentor. A time to stand back and reflect upon circumstances.
Ill Dignified or Reversed — Refusal of counsel or assistance. Immaturity. Isolation from others. A negative resistance towards help. Groundless suspicions about the motives of others. Imprudent actions or decisions. The continuation of bad habits or unproductive lifestyles. Foolish obstinacy. The reliance on one’s own resources that are inadequate.
Herb: Blessed Thistle
Gemstone: Desert Rose
Focus: Rituals to prevent loneliness, for prophetic dreams, for starting again alone, for finding the way and for personal integrity.