King of Cups (Cross Spread)

King of Cups

The King of Cups, like all the court cards in the suit of Cups, represents creativity, emotion and the unconscious. The King of Cups expresses much more restraint in his emotional state. He is a master of his own feelings, and remains in control of his emotions. He represents the balance between the emotions and the intellect. He is a master of compassion and kindness and his card often indicates strong bonds in a relationship based on understanding and self-control.
The King of Cups indicates that you feel emotionally balanced and in control. You have a very deep understanding of your emotions and feelings, and are able to connect with this when necessary. This is an incredible gift you have, be open to share this emotional stability and calm approach with others.
If you are facing challenges, then the King of Cups suggests that you must create balance in the realm of the emotions.
The King of Cups encourages you to be considerate in your dealings with others and as you advise others. You may need to understand why strong feelings have surfaced and how to best deal with them.
Sometimes, the King of Cups can represent an older male who may appear in your life. This card represents a man of business, law or divinity, who is kind, considerate and willing to take responsibility for his actions. He is paternalistic but in a sensitive, generous manner, and he enjoys the quiet power associated with providing loving energy to others. He is able to listen mindfully to others and he responds calmly in a crisis. He uses diplomacy rather than force, and reached out to help, not to stifle or have it only his way!
This card shows you calmness, love, caring, generosity, graciousness and will give you his healing ways. He has power in the business world and loves law and order. Should there be a crisis, this is someone you would hope to have near you.
The King of Cups is politically correct and highly diplomatic. He is able to balance the need of many people and keeps everyone working together productively and harmoniously. He responds carefully to others‘ emotional needs and can diffuse a tense situation.
If you are facing a challenge personally, the King of Cups suggests you will need to remain emotionally mature in dealing with the negative energy from others. You need to be clear in your own mind about what your boundaries are and what is and is not acceptable on an emotional level. This King is in control of his emotions. He uses his emotional intellect to make wise decisions and does not let other circumstances influence his central belief system and his morals.