Pinocchio’s Truthfulness Spread

365 Tarot Spreads: Revealing the Magic in Each Day - Sasha Graham 2014

Pinocchio’s Truthfulness Spread

On This Day

Nose twitching, mouth covering, fidgeting, and tense lips are signs a person might be lying. Other signs include micro-expressions, quick flashes of emotion the liar is attempting to cover up.

Pinocchio, a timeless tale of mischief, heart, and adventure, was released this day in 1940. Pinocchio is a youth finding his way toward self-worth and self-esteem. When circumstances grow beyond Pinocchio’s control, his lies and rationalization result in the famous growing nose.

Summation of Spread

Are you honest with others and with yourself? Pinocchio’s Truthfulness Spread plays upon elements of truth as a central theme. The questions posed regard all areas of truthfulness in our lives.

The King of Cups is connected to lying, fabrication, and tall tales. While the King of Cups is not inherently deceitful, he is the tarot personality with the broadest imagination. The rolling sea and cresting waves he sits upon are reminders of extraordinary ingenuity and imaginative capacity.

Cast Your Cards

1. Is someone I know lying to me?

2. Am I lying to myself?

3. What is my biggest rationalization for something I failed to do?

4. Why is truth important?

5. How do I get to the truth of my situation?

6. What action do I need to take?