The Black Jack is a combination of the energies of spades and clubs, where ideas and inspiration demand action. Stronger than either of the black Jacks, more practical than the red Jacks, don’t mess around when you see it.
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: control, balance, honor, equality, compassion, confidence, taming, bravery, righteousness, virtue, courage, harmony, inner strength
control, balance, honor, equality, compassion, confidence, taming, bravery, righteousness, virtue, courage, harmony, inner strength
Reversed Meanings: indecisiveness, unfair blame, indecision, malicious gossip, lack of self-awareness, failure, worry, ill-health, unwillingness to learn karmic lessons, self-doubt, disappointment
The Reversed Black Jack card can mean that you doubt and judge yourself too harshly. This could be causing you to miss opportunities that were awaiting you. The lost momentum causes you to fall behind in your plans, which can make it difficult to move forward. This means that you should not be cautious, but you should be moving forward with pride and confidence. Another reading of The Black Jack reversal card can be a push to take time out of your busy routine to reflect upon your life to this point and what you have learned so far. You are most likely not giving yourself the time or space to fully think about the matter and learn the lessons you need to be able to progress with awareness. You could also be too critical of your past actions, so you are not giving yourself the forgiveness to move forward. The mistakes that we have made in the past are learning tools, so they help us move though life. Focusing too hard on these mistakes can cause us to trip and fall.