|The Two Paths spread provides insight into an important decision ahead of you, the possible outcomes, and the forces that draw you towards each of these outcomes. The images of the Minchiate Tarot are drawn from a rare surviving 18th century deck of 97 cards - 19 more than the traditional Tarot. It is considered by many to be the single most powerful divination tool on the web, providing deep insight, rich in ancient symbolism, to any question you may pose. If you would like your own copy of the Minchiate Tarot, you can buy it now!
|The top left card represents the first possible outcome. Six of Swords (Science): Trusting in intelligence and intuition and setting off into the unknown. Leaving an untenable situation and charting a new course. Passage from difficulty and progress towards a solution. The road to recovery. Travel and exploration.|
|The top right card represents the second possible outcome. Earth: The established order and pattern by which the world is defined. The substance of all things, stable and resolute, resting firmly on the foundations of reality. The basis of all transactions, and hence of all value. The medium of sensual experience.|
|The middle left card represents the force drawing you towards the first possible outcome. Air, when reversed: Blindness to the concerns of the real world. Losing yourself in idle theorizing divorced from fact. Inability to recognize the circumstances, emotions, and motivations of others as real and important factors in a decision. The effortless application of excessive and inappropriate force to a situation.|
|The middle right card represents the force drawing you towards the second possible outcome. Prudence, when reversed: Using caution as an excuse for inaction. Endlessly pondering the circumstances, without setting a criteria for decision. Ignoring the problems with the current circumstance and focusing on the inevitable challenges of any solution.|
|The bottom card represents the critical factor that decides what will come to pass. Fire, when reversed: Boundless destructive energy that cannot be restrained. A burst of passion and excitement causing you to scatter your efforts and lose sight of your goals. Wild vacillation, strife, and chaos.|