This card indicates moving beyond simply working toward a dreams, and becoming a purveyor of knowledge and skill, recognized by the community. We are looked up to by others. With this new opportunity comes new responsibility.
In a reading, it tells us: as we go forward, what will we do? Will we cater to the lowest denominator? Will we try to appeal to the masses? Or will we use our new status to try to promote ideas of worth and value? It suggests a situation where we have a choice to make, and urges us to make it responsibly.
Keywords: Progress Respect Choice Responsibility Opportunity
This is a card of both chaos and opportunity. Just as the schoolgirl is completely overwhelmed, but throught it all she also feels pleasure, the Eight of Tentacles symbolizes a circumstance in which we are overwhelmed, bombarded from all directions, but also promises that we can find a way to turn the tumult into something positive, even if the alchemy of that transformation is not understood.
In a reading, it is both a statement and a promise: a statement that some situation exists or may exist in which we are inundated by a tide that threatens to sweep us out to sea, but also a promise that we can find a way to turn it to our advantage, or at least experience something positive from it.
Keywords: Action Chaos Choice Transformation Learning Opportunity
The Adept of Tentacles is a master of the physical realm, at the right time and the right place with just the right skills to improve the lives of those around her.
In a reading, this card turns up to indicate a time when we have been handed a situation or stumbled upon an idea that we are are uniquely situated to capitalize on. We no longer have to wait for the light at the end of the tunnel; we ARE the light at the end of the tunnel.
Keywords: Opportunity Knowledge Success Mastery