Upright: Mental clarity, truth, victory, intelligence
Reversed: Confusion, lies, deceit, denial, miscommunication
One, swords, hand, clouds, crown, olive branch, palm, mountain, yod
Upright: This card represents clear, sharp thinking. When it appears in a reading, it often means that you will be presented with a new problem to solve. The wreath of palm and olive branches atop the crown indicate success, meaning that you will have clear mental focus as you move forward, making new plans, developing strategies, and taking abrupt action. The ace of swords can indicate that you will receive new information or see something from a new angle. Any confusion in your life will clear up quickly. The yellow yods surrounding the sword indicate divine presence pointing to great intuitive insight.
Reversed: If this card is pulled in a reverse position, it can point to confusion or mental clutter. It might be letting you know that you need greater clarity on a new project before moving forward. It also might indicate that there are lies or deceit afoot and you should be cautious of the information you receive. You might need to step back and allow some time before making a decision.
The number 1 represents newness, beginnings, fresh starts, and potential for growth. It points to inventive ideas and clean slates.
In a positive light, the number 1 refers to leadership skills, independence, determination, courageous action, and excitement.
In a negative light, the number 1 represents overbearing behaviors, impulsiveness, and ego.
The Crown Chakra represents our connection to the Divine. It focuses on unity among all things, intuitive knowing, and higher consciousness. Tarot cards associated with this chakra focus on compassion, conscious and subconscious knowing, and infinite power and choices.