The Cross Layout is good for questions asking for advice. It can also be used to determine the meaning of a confusing card from a previous reading, or for that matter, to shed light on other points of confusion as well.
In questions asking advice, this layout is self-explanatory. The main thing is to determine the difference between cards #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 layout?” the main thing is also to determine the difference between cards #2 and #3. In this case, Tile #2 will show what the card was not referring to, and Tile #3 will show what the card really meant. #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
Symbol: Lotus Flower
The Lotus Flower tile represents birth or rebirth. On a spiritual level it may indicate you are about to reach new heights in your understanding of your place in the cosmos. Physically it may suggest a child is coming, or a new project is about to emerge. The Lotus Flower tile also speaks of regeneration, and may indicate a time of recovery from hardship; a new beginning.
Do NOT Do This
The Red Dragon tile is indicative of success and the fulfillment of your goals.
Symbol: The Unknown
The White Dragon tile denotes unknown factors in your reading. Exactly what these factors are is beyond our vision, but they will have an impact on your life.
It Leads to This
The Chrysanthemum tile indicates you will enjoy a happy time filled with social activities and leisurely moments untainted by the demands of everyday life.