Spades is the suit of wisdom and wisdom can only be obtained through experience. Though a Clubs may have wealth of knowledge, their knowledge is, by definition, inferior to wisdom. And all Spades people know this. These are the workers of the deck. All the workaholic cards are Spades and any Spades person can be accused of it at one time or the other. Spades are also connected to health and health issues are a common symptom in the last years of our life which Spades govern. Not all Spades have health issues but quite a few of them do. A Spades person is interested in doing, as opposed to the feeling, thinking or wanting of the other suits. Spades children like to hang out with their grandparents and much older people since they are essentially old souls, even from birth.

A Spades person is seeking self perfection through doing and their work. Spades people are confident, strong-willed, and wise. Spades are more interested in doing their jobs well than talking about them or becoming too emotionally involved with others. Even when they are young, they will often act more mature than their age. Spades can be stubborn and don’t like it when others try to control them. A suit of extremes, Spades on the negative side can represent the unhappy side of life, drudgery, despair, and even death. On the positive side, it is the suit of mystics and spiritual giants.

As a rule, people of the Spades suit have to work hard for everything they want. Spades find satisfaction in careers in construction, broadcasting and health care. As the symbol of transformation, Spades can also be successful in industries that deal with death, dying, religion, spirituality and mysticism.

Spade Presidents 

9 Harrison

13 Fillmore

   37 Nixon

   40 Reagan


The Spades suit governs 49 birthdays in the year. Its ruling planets are Saturn and Uranus. Olney Richmond stated that while Saturn rules the Spades from the standpoint of death and rebirth, Uranus rules from the standpoint of labor. Sources: The Mystic Test Book by Olney H. Richmond and What Your Card? by Arne Lein

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