The Jack is a combination of the energies of all four suits. It signifies balance (or lack of when reversed). It is a stronger card than a suited Jack and needs to be taken seriously. Relating to a person or situation, it often means multiple choices.
Jacks are supercharged with energy. They actively bring something into your spread and into your life. It could be a visit, news heading your way or major changes. Depending on the energy of you spread, a Jack could be a serious opponent or challenge in your future. The Jacks are very special cards because they are all active, they are on their way and on a mission. Pay close attention to their message for they want to take you somewhere and show you the best way to continue on your path. They serve the King and Queens of their suit and usually announce actions, news and revelations. Jacks are about forward motion, high spirit, drive, determination and almost reckless demand for compliance.
Upright Meanings: adversity, rushed decision, vengeance, overcoming obstacles, willpower, perseverance, control, self-discipline, turmoil, victory, determination, success, ambition
adversity, rushed decision, vengeance, overcoming obstacles, willpower, perseverance, control, self-discipline, turmoil, victory, determination, success, ambition
Reversed Meanings: revelation, enlightenment, detachment, recovery, overcoming addiction, reclaiming power, freedom, release, divorce, independence
The upside down meaning of The Jack card can be the moment when an individual becomes self-aware and breaks all of the chains that come with addiction and poor habits. It might be because they are tired of running in circles and are in need of change. But one thing is usually clear – breaking off these chains, especially those of addiction is never easy. So, one has to be prepared to make the necessary changes that might initially seem painful to make the adjustments that will pay off in the end by being able to find your true self again. Self-assessment is called for in this case and the individual needs to take some time and list all of the things that they need to get rid of. And once that has been done and then it would be time for them to embark on the difficult journey of self-improvement.