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The Tower

The Tower

The Tower Lenormand Meaning Keywords

  • Authority
  • Solitude
  • Loneliness
  • Isolation
  • Aloofness
  • Ego
  • Arrogance

The Tower Lenormand Card Meaning and Interpretation

When we look at a tower from down on the ground, we feel small, diminutive. From up above on the tower, looking down, we’ve created a distance and boundaries. These two perspectives form the basis for all the meanings in the Tower Lenormand card.

As someone looking up at the tower, we interpret these larger than life spaces to be in positions of authority - which is why this card sometimes stands for government institutions and bureaucratic organizations. There is a sense of impenetrability to these institutions, a feeling that they are quite removed from the average person, and it’s inner workings are hidden and mysterious.

As someone from inside the tower, we understand that we must sometimes protect ourselves - and towers were used as fortresses to defend against incoming attacks. Sometimes solitude is a form of self preservation, at times we must take a break from the hectic pace of life in order to recover and heal. If we extend this for too long however, this self-preservation instinct may turn into deep loneliness, and sometimes arrogance towards others.

Questions to Ask with The Tower

  • How can I better protect myself?
  • What am I protecting myself from?
  • What or who is in a position of authority here?
  • How does my ego affect this situation?

The Tower Lenormand Correspondences

  • Card Symbol: Six of Spades
  • Number: 19
  • General Feeling: Neutral
  • Planet: Saturn
  • Zodiac: Capricorn
  • Timing: Delays

The Tower Lenormand Combinations

Paired CardCombined Meaning
1. Ridergovernment news, corporate news, visit from the past
2. Cloverfinding peace in solitude, conflict between authority and desire to be unburdened
3. Shipa lonely journey, searching for solitude, exploring solitude
4. Housefamily authority figure, family boundaries
5. Treehospital, clinic, physical control
6. Cloudsuncertainty about authority and institutions, deceptive authority figures
7. Snakeambition creates loneliness, desiring authority
8. Coffinending of loneliness, grief from isolation
9. Bouquetconflict between wanting to be social vs isolating
10. Scythea rational ending, painful loneliness
11. Whipcreating distance from conflict, defending against aggression
12. Birdscreating distance to avoid stress and gossip
13. Childa lonely child, detachment from inner child
14. Foxsuspicion creates loneliness, distrust of others creates barriers
15. Beara natural leader, a distant leader, dominated by arrogance
16. Starshigh hopes, wish for higher position, a spiritual authority or institution
17. Storkauthority is changing, solitude can transform you
18. Dogunequal friendship, loyalty to authority
20. Gardenauthority over the public, a public organization
21. Mountainloneliness is a challenge, challenging authority
22. Crossroadlarger force dictates choices, rational choice
23. Micecorrupt authority figure, dwindling authority
24. Heartdistancing oneself from love, isolation vs compassion
25. Ringa rational connection, bound by pride
26. Bookeducational authority, university, intellectual snobbery
27. Letterofficial documentation, communication makes one less lonely
28. Mana male boss, a man that is lonely and aloof
29. Womana female boss, a woman that is lonely and aloof
30. Lilyauthority in sexual relationship, moral authority
31. Sunto be happy in solitude, pride, confidence
32. Moonbeing emotionally cold, deep loneliness
33. Keyfreedom from loneliness
34. Fishvalue of solitude, disconnect with others due to financial reasons
35. Anchorcreating a secure defense, security in authority
36. Crossloneliness creates suffering, the burden of authority