The Page of Cups is described as a spiritual child – sensitive, reflective and creative. The traditional Rider/Waite image of the Page shows a young courtier contemplating a blue fish emerging from a yellow cup. Without further study, this doesn’t really tell you very much about the Page. In Expanding Dimensions’ updated version of this card, the Child of Water, we see a child standing in a field of grass with his back to us. He has his guitar slung over his back and is reaching up to catch the very first drops of rain (water is the element of emotion). This is a child who is curious about his own feelings and approaches them with childlike wonder. Because he is a child, he is embarking on a wonderful discovery of his own emotional awakening through music. The yin/yang symbol on the guitar case is an expression of balance, indicating that music is a constructive outlet for his blossoming emotions.
Teresa Sue McAdams, co-creator of “Today’s Journey Tarot”, co-author of “Today’s Journey Tarot, A Traveler’s Guide”, co-author of “Tarot Meditations, A Journal for Self Discovery”, and author of “Lessons, The Wisdom Within Each Moment”