When the Magician is pulled upright represents willpower, desire, creation, and manifestation. It means he takes the potential that the fool shows and molds it into being with the power of desire. It is time to tap into your full potential . The time to take action is now. Anything holding you back is in the way of you becoming your best self.
When the magician is pulled in reverse represents trickery and illusions. It means it might be time for you to make a change. In reverse the Magician is the master of illusion. He casts magic if deception and trickery. There may be intent to manipulate you for selfish gain. Getting this card reversed may mean there is someone two faced in your life who really doesn’t have the best of intentions for you. Something to consider is if the deceptive magician is in your close circle or if it represents your current state of emotions. It could mean you have become obsessed with power.
Here is a tarot spread that focuses on the Magician. It is about taking the potential of the fool and making it happen. Firstly, take out the Magician card and meditate on it and what it means in your situation. How would you as the Magician state the progress of a new journey. Next shuffle the cards using your preferred method and pull them as you see fit. Lay the cards 1-3 face up and 4-7 face down.
Card 1: This card represents inspiration, seizing the lightning, gifts from above.
Card 2: This card represents the change the inspiration goes through, the transformation through you; process.
Card 3: This card is the manifestation, the final form it takes out in the material world.
When you have read the first 3, turn the other four over.
Cards 4-7 represent the ingredients you can draw on to make this happen. You can read them as gifts from the four elements, or another way if that makes more sense. If you read them elementally:
Card 4: Earth, or Pentacles, material gifts, gifts of the body.
Card 5: Air, or Swords, intellectual gifts, decisions and clarity and discernment.
Card 6: Water, or Cups, emotional gifts, intuitive knowledge, gut feelings.
Card 7: Fire, or Wands, gifts of passion and drive and life. That which you love and are driven towards.
Thanks for reading! Please feel free to leave any thoughts or question in the comments. Maybe even share your results for your tarot reading if you try this spread out. Merry Meet and Blessed Be.