Palm Reading Spread
On This Day
In 1807 Lenormand read Napoleon’s palm and predicted his intention to divorce Josephine. He imprisoned Lenormand for twelve days in December while he finalized his divorce. This incident propelled her into notoriety, making her the most sought-after reader of her time.
French fortuneteller Marie Anne Lenormand was born on this day in 1772. Lenormand was a cartomancer and palm reader for more than forty years. Famous in her day, she is enjoying a renaissance among modern card readers.
Summation of Spread
The general questions of this spread are inspired by the lines palm readers look at when analyzing a client’s palm.
All tarot aces connect to the palm. Note the hand on each ace where the symbol of each suit rests. All aces are connected to the number 1 and represent the beginning of a cycle, issue, or chapter in your life.
Cast Your Cards
1. The Simian Line: How do I manage thoughts and emotions?
2. Marriage Line: Will I have a long marriage?
3. Children Line: How many children will I have?
4. Health Line: Will my health be good?
5. Line of Intuition: How sensitive am I?
6. Medical or Teaching Lines: How do I help others?