The Cross Spread is good for questions asking for advice. It can also be used to determine the meaning of a confusing tile from a previous reading, or for that matter, to shed light on other points of confusion.
In questions asking advice, this layout is self-explanatory. The main thing is to determine the difference between tiles #2 and #3. #1 is the topic and #4 is the result.
In questions regarding confusion, such as: "What was the meaning of Tile (X) in the last spread?" the main thing is also to determine the difference between tiles #2 and #3. In this case, #2 will show what the tile was not referring to, and Tile #3 will show what was really meant. Tile #1 is the topic and #4 represents the purpose it serves.
Your Cross Reading
|It Deals with This
|Do NOT Do This
|It Leads to This
It Deals with This
The North Wind tile indicates there will be difficult moments ahead. These can be cancelled out if the South Wind Tile is in your reading as well.
Do NOT Do This
The Lute tile indicates a need for relaxation, a break from the stress of your everyday life. For people nearing the end of their career it may suggest that the time for them to retire has come.
The Tortoise tile suggests impatience with the time certain aspects are taking to play themselves out. It is likely any open issues you may have will need extra attention and patience to resolve properly. The Tortoise also symbolises long life.
It Leads to This
The Peach tile represents the female spirit in its purest form. Where the Peach tile appears, it is likely a woman or possibly a young girl will play an important role in outcome of your reading.