Date of death: 10/29/2018
Disclaimer: Tarot readings should not be taken as absolute claims or facts with regard to any person or situation. I only present the possible meanings associated with the cards, as well as intuitions and impressions that I get during the reading. All readings are suppositional and should be treated as such.
Paul M. Hunsinger was found deceased on October 29th of 2018. I don’t know the circumstances surrounding his death.
Question: What circumstances caused Paul’s death?
Queen of Cups – Page of Cups – King of Pentacles (r)
Card pulled for the Queen of Cups: Tower
Card pulled for the Page of Cups: Page of Swords (r)
Card pulled for the Page of Swords (r): 6 of Cups (r)
Card pulled for the King of Pentacles (r): 7 of Cups
Moon (r) – Queen of Pentacles – The World (r)
Card pulled for the Queen of Pentacles: The Devil (r)
Hierophant (r) – Judgement (r) – Hanged Man (r)
There is a lot going on here. What is going to be somewhat difficult is determining what people, influences, and events truly pertain directly to Paul’s death. Keep in mind that it is possible for all of these surrounding influences and energies to present in a reading – even in cases where a death is not clear cut, is accidental, etc. I haven’t gotten to the who or what part of Paul’s death yet and so I don’t have a strong feel for that aspect yet.
The Queen of Cups is a female energy that was in Paul’s life. It’s not presenting as a negative influence necessarily, but the Tower tells me that there was some kind of shocking revelation or event that occurred to or because of this person. Whatever that was seems to be coloring the reading as a whole. The Queen card is a person who can be emotional and sensitive – for better or worse. It is usually someone highly intuitive and who is more likely to act on emotion.
The Page of Cups could be a message, or a person related to some kind of positive situation or event. It could have to do with a marriage, pregnancy, relationship, etc. But the Page of Swords reversed, pulled in reference to the Page of Cups, is showing there was some kind of bad news about whatever the first card represented. The Six of Cups reversed was pulled in connection with these cards as well. It usually points to issues relating to a person’s childhood – issues that have come to the forefront or that a person is trying to address. Sometimes it just represents someone who is stuck in the past though, for whatever reason.
The King of Pentacles reversed is coming across as a negative influence or person. If it’s a person, it is probably an adult male. This is a person who has experienced a lot of failure, might potentially be corrupt, is cold on an emotional level, and focuses too much on money or material things. It can also point to someone who is unfaithful in a relationship.
The Seven of Cups was pulled in connection with the King card, and this shows someone that might be reluctant to face reality. It can show a situation where there are many different options available, but the person responsible for choosing one of those options is not necessarily seeing everything clearly or as it is in reality.
The Moon reversed represents the unveiling of secrets and so I think, when you consider the first two cards, it is possible that Paul found out the truth about something. The Moon can sometimes indicate infidelity and so that is a possibility, though the nature of whatever was revealed is not clear at this time.
The Queen of Pentacles is a female type of energy, or a person, which is generally business minded or has the ability to provide for themselves. When this card represents a person, it is usually someone with a lot of positive attributes. But the Devil reversed – which is the card connected to this one – suggests there was some kind of situation going on with this person. I don’t know if they overcame an addiction, were trying to overcome an addiction, or what that card might represent. It can be a card of freedom and revelation as well.
The World reversed is signifying a situation where there is a lack of success and/or a lack of completion. It can indicate something disappointing or a burden that someone is dealing with.
The Heirophant reversed could represent a troubled marriage, a divorce, or someone who is rebellious and unconventional. Judgement reversed is a person that doesn’t learn from their mistakes or past, can be malicious, places blame on others unfairly, and has a lot of regrets.
The reading ends with the Hanged Man reversed. This card is a difficult one to interpret here. It comes up in a lot of different situations, such as ones where a person is having health issues or ones where someone is extremely psychologically distressed. Sometimes it represents suicide, but there are too many meanings associated with this card to event speculate on this aspect. Hopefully the second reading will shed more light on these matters.
Question: Who or what caused Paul’s death?
Chariot – 10 of Swords (r) – 8 of Cups (r)
Knight of Swords (r) – Page of Cups – Temperance
Card pulled for the Knight of Swords (r): Hierophant (r)
Card pulled for the Page of Cups: 6 of Pentacles (r)
10 of Cups (r) – 6 of Wands (r) – 8 of Pentacles (r)
There are going to be several different perspectives a person can take when interpreting these cards. The first is to consider that if Paul died due to reasons that were not directly caused by another person, then the cards largely pertain directly to him. The second is that the cards represent someone other than Paul. This reading never makes it clear to me which one is the most likely and so my hope is that something in all of this resonates with someone who knew Paul and his circumstances because it might shed light on the entire situation.
The Chariot is a card that typically indicates movement and travel. It can also be a victory card or one indicating that someone is in the process of overcoming obstacles, or that they already have.
The 10 of Swords reversed is often about rising above problems or people that are creating problems. It’s usually more of a card reflecting what is going on in someone’s thinking or psyche then it is one representing specific events. So it’s making me think that Paul was dealing with difficulties from his past and trying to rise above them.
The Eight of Cups reversed is card that can show someone who is afraid of being abandoned or left behind. It can also be a person who should leave a person or problem behind but can’t quite bring themselves to do it and so they basically accept their situation and try to come to terms with it.
The Knight of Swords reversed usually represents a male person or energy. A lot of times, this is someone who has a hard time communicating with others. Sometimes this is because they have a speech impediment, but other times it is just an overall inability to express themselves properly. People represented by this card often engage in aggressive behavior, may behave like a bully, and could have a criminal record. If they don’t have a criminal record, then it is probably only because they weren’t caught doing whatever they’ve done.
The Hierophant reversed has appeared in both readings and so there is definitely significance to this card. It was pulled in connection with the Knight. It could be indicating there was a failed marriage, poor advice or counsel given, or a situation where someone behaved in a rebellious way.
The Page of Cups can represent a child or a positive message of some kind. Sometimes there is a psychic or intuitive nature to the person or message. It could represent romantic news, a pregnancy, or some other kind of positive news. The card pulled in connection with this one was the Six of Pentacles reversed and that could change the meaning of the Page card a lot. It could indicate that there was some kind of scam going on, an abuse of power, or the giving of gifts with some kind of strings attached.
Temperance is a card where someone is seeking balance and harmony.
The Ten of Cups reversed indicates trouble at home or difficulty in one or more close relationships. If it a card of dysfunction and can indicate a broken home or family situation.
The Six of Wands reversed is someone who wanted positive recognition – potentially to the point of wanting fame or widespread attention – but experienced failure in this regard. It can also indicate a kind of fall from grace for whoever this reading represents.
The Eight of Pentacles reversed is a card that I see when a person is bored with their job or career path or is having a difficult time focusing and doing the kind of quality of work that they are probably capable of doing. It can also represent a workaholic or someone who spends too much time thinking about work or engaging in work activities.
Neither of the readings is giving me a clear answer about what caused Paul’s death. I can’t rule much out. He had a lot going on in his life around the time of his death and that makes it appear like there is something more to all this.