Tiffany Reid

Disappearance: 05/17/2004
16 years old at the time of her disappearance
Location: Shiprock, New Mexico – Navajo reservation

Question: Who or what caused the disappearance of Tiffany Reid in 2004?

Row 1
10 of Wands (reversed) – 5 of Cups – 4 of Pentacles

Row 2
3 of Pentacles – Ace of Cups – Star (reversed)

Row 3
3 of Swords (reversed) – 9 of Swords (reversed) – Justice

Tiffany Reid reading 1

Disclaimer: Tarot readings should not be taken as absolute claims that something did or did not happen. I only report the meaning of the cards, their relationships and the meaning in the context of those relationships, as well as intuitions I have based entirely on the cards presented in the reading. When/if I say that something happened, in any part of a reading description, I mean that is what I am interpreting from the cards, their positions, and other related factors. Tarot reading is an art and not a science.


Tiffany Reid was 16 years old when she disappeared on May 17th of 2004. That morning, Tiffany left the Navajo reservation where she lived to walk about one mile to her school. She did not return home and is still missing. Two weeks after her disappearance, some of her belongings were found scattered on a dirt road in a town nearby.


I asked the cards to give information about who or what caused Tiffany to disappear. The Ten of Wands reversed usually shows someone who is overwhelmed and potentially on the verge of a breakdown.

The Five of Cups suggests that someone was depressed and mourning over a loss. It can also point to someone who is unstable emotionally.

The Four of Pentacles is someone who is probably stingy with money or possessions. This card can come up when people have past issues that contribute to a hoarding-type mentality. Not everyone represented by this card is a hoarder but there is usually a sense that they are guarding their possessions or controlling about their finances.

The Three of Pentacles has come up in past readings as a collaborative result. It suggests the possibility of two or more people other people involved in Tiffany’s disappearance. Sometimes it represents someone who works as a tradesperson.

The Ace of Cups is showing me a new beginning type of situation. The card can refer to a pregnancy or a plan to get pregnant; however, that is not always the meaning. It is typically a positive card but can also just reflect someone’s hopes – versus their reality. It can pertain to emotional or general types of beginnings as well.

The Star reversed is a card that signifies a loss of hope and a lack of faith pertaining to a person’s situation. This card can represent the person I am asking about – in this case Tiffany. I would not describe this as a card that gives insight into the outcome of a situation when this particular question has been asked. I got it in an after-the-fact reading I did on Jaycee Dugard about halfway through.

The Three of Swords reversed is a card that signifies that a person is getting over an emotionally difficult situation. It might be linked to the Five of Cups that suggests that something was lost that caused grieving. If so, this card might indicate that the person reached – or is reaching – a point where they are beginning to let go and move on. Sometimes, though, it refers to a romantic reconciliation with someone who caused prior heartbreak and so I want to put that possibility out there also – that if someone else is involved, it might be someone she knows or has known in the past.

The Nine of Swords reversed is a light at the end of the tunnel card. I got this card in my after-the-fact reading on Jaycee Dugard and so I hope that it pertains to Tiffany. It can signify someone who is feeling guilt or shame about something.

The last card pertaining to this question was Justice. It is an accountability card, as well as one that pertains to karma, and so it appears to communicate a just outcome associated with whoever is involved. I don’t have an idea of the timeframe involved.

Question: What happened to cause the disappearance of Tiffany Reid in 2004?

Row 1
Judgement (reversed) – 8 of Swords (reversed) – 7 of Wands

Row 2
10 of Cups – Wheel of Fortune – The Emperor (reversed)

Row 3
6 of Cups (reversed) – 8 of Pentacles – 2 of Swords (reversed)

Tiffany Reid reading 2


I know I have said this before in other readings, but I just want to remind anyone reading this that nothing I write here should be taken as fact or absolute unless there is existing evidence supporting it. I have no way to know for sure what happened, or the status of a person in terms of well-being.

Judgement reversed usually refers to someone who doesn’t learn from the past and repeats mistakes or poor choices. It can also point to a lack of awareness on someone’s part – about themselves and other facets of their life.

The Eight of Swords reversed is a card that I have gotten in two kidnapping readings – one done before the person was found (Cleo Smith) and the other conducted after-the-fact (Elizabeth Smart). In those contexts, it referred to people that had been abducted and escaped or gained freedom. It can signify a survivor. It is showing up early in this reading and I don’t know what that means in this particular case and so I am just putting my experience with this card out on the table in case it refers to something positive happening. It is no guarantee of that.

The Seven of Wands may signify a situation where someone stands up for their beliefs or behaves defensively – to real or imagined trouble. It can depict someone who feels territorial or protective of something.

The Ten of Cups is one that is usually positive since it denotes happy home situations. It can refer to marriages, the birth of a child, and things of that general nature. My hope is that this card means there may be a homecoming or reunion, but I have no way to know that. It might mean something else entirely that I am not picking up on here. However, it can also simply mean that another person involved is in the family or has a connection to one or more family members – someone known along the way, basically.

The Wheel of Fortune is often looked upon as a change in someone’s luck. It is often for the better, but it depends on the situation and other factors involved. It usually refers to changes, opportunities, or events that are out of someone’s direct control – the person they impact directly, at least.

The Emperor reversed is a person that I can best describe as a tyrant, a control freak, and rigid in the way they function or operate. Often a person depicted by this card is a male and behaves in ways that are immature. This card came up in an after-the-fact reading on Amanda Berry, in reference to Ariel Castro, so that might help to paint a picture of possible personality traits associated with such a person.

The Six of Cups reversed shows someone who is in a situation where they may need to let go of the past but are struggling to accomplish that. Sometimes people associated with this card have experienced childhood trauma. I have no way to know if this is referring to Tiffany or another person. There seems to at a minimum be an older male involved in all of this, though I don’t have enough information to say what their role might be specifically.

The Eight of Pentacles may represent a new job or a similar type of opportunity. It also pertains to achieving goals and experiencing success.

The Two of Swords reversed is a card that I have seen in cases where the truth has come out or lies have been exposed. I always tend to hope that past meanings will still apply to present or future ones – indicating the possibility that the truth will emerge about what really happened here.

I did not feel this was a particularly clear reading. I can’t completely work out what kind of story the cards are trying to tell. It is just a tarot reading, but I’m hoping that the more positive possibilities discussed might reflect in a future outcome.

Question: How can Tiffany Reid be found?

Judgement (reversed) – 6 of Water – 4 of Fire

Tiffany Reid reading 3


Judgement reversed appeared yet again. It shows someone who has not learned from past mistakes and likely continues to repeat them. It also points to a lack of self-awareness and a need to come to terms with a person’s authentic self or identity.

Six of Water is a card that depicts a happy outcome. I know I’ve said it a hundred times, but this is just a tarot reading. I don’t want to give false hope. I can only hope this card turns out to be positive. A positive outcome is a relative concept because for some people, merely getting answers, understanding what happened to someone, and locating them (for better or worse) counts.

The Four of Fire is a card that depicts the need for harmony and balance. It also suggests the need to work hard, and be strong, to achieve the goal pertaining to this reading. It seems to suggest that answers might not come easily or without effort.

That is unfortunately all I have for this one at this time. Never rely on the cards or these readings as an absolute depiction of what may have happened, who might be involved, etc. These are just tarot readings. If you can back up details with facts and evidence, then that ultimately just speaks to their accuracy (or inaccuracy when they don’t match up). I hope this beautiful woman is located sooner rather than later.


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