You’re about to take a tumble. And yes, The Tower is exactly as bad as it looks. This card is about sudden changes and shifts. And you need to prepare for tough times ahead.
We see lightning striking a tower which is on a high mountain peak. Smoke billows out of the structure and we get the sense The Tower is burning down. Two individuals are presumably falling to their deaths.
Meaning: The Tower
This card is about chaos, destruction, the end as we know it. It usually indicates a sudden change and not for the better, at least in the short-term. However, in the long-term this upheaval might bring new opportunities, even if the process is painful.
If this card is in the future position in a tarot layout, you should prepare yourself. Not just emotionally but financially. You might lose your job or have a huge unexpected expense. It could indicate the end of a relationship.
This change will be swift and sudden. Whatever happens, isn’t your fault, but you must deal with the fallout.
When this card is reversed, the destruction The Tower brings won’t be as bad. However, change is coming.
If The Devil appears in this tarot spread, take extra caution. You might have inadvertently set things into motion. However, you also have the ability to make changes.
It could also mean you’re resisting a change that is inevitable. You’re under pressure, trying to hold on to the past, but it’s futile. Eventually, the metaphorical dam will break.
Whatever’s going to happen in your relationship, it will throw you for a loop. This might be the end of your current relationship. It could mean a terrible fight which changes the way you perceive yourself or your partner.
If you’re single, it could also be someone new is going to drop out of the sky and turn your life upside down in a wonderful way.