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Litha Tarot Spread: Celebrating the Summer Solstice

Last Updated: April 11, 2022

The Summer Solstice is a time of celebration and growth. It is a time when we come into the light and enjoy the fruits of our labor. And I loved creating this summer solstice tarot spread! This year, why not celebrate Litha with a tarot reading? This easy to perform Litha tarot spread will help you to focus on the areas of your life that need attention, and keep it simple. Let’s take a look at what the cards have in store for you!

What is Litha?

Litha is a pagan sabbat celebrated on the Summer Solstice. It is a time when we honor the sun and all that it brings us. Litha is also known as Midsummer, and it is a time of magick, divination, and wonder. Litha is a sabbat very easy to celebrate from a secular, non-religious point of view. My favorite ways to celebrate include eating all the strawberry-flavored things, making a bonfire, drinking Dandelion wine, and spending time outside in nature. A late-night picnic with friends is a beautiful way to celebrate Litha as the atmosphere feels so magickal. Why not create yourself a friendship braid using threads that are corresponding with Litha (yellow, orange, reds) and have it charge in the sun with some clear quartz crystal? Hang it in your home or on your altar, and wear it on the days you need that extra summery support.

Litha tarot spread layout & questions to ask

This 6 card Summer Solstice tarot spread is simple to perform and follow. You will need a tarot deck and a quiet space to work in. I like to light a candle and some incense before I begin to incorporate fire energy, but you can do whatever feels right for you. Even just visualizing the warm light of the sun is a great way to enjoy this reading more, especially if you’ve not been able to get outside for the solstice itself.

To begin, shuffle your tarot deck and draw a card for each position as shown in the below layout.

Finally, take some time to reflect on the questions that each card position represents and what message the tarot cards in that position might be trying to tell you. If you’re just starting to learn tarot, or if you’re still getting to know your deck, you may find my in-depth articles on the meanings of every tarot card helpful.

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Tarot Card #1: Sunrise - Celebration of my Fire aspects

This card shows you where you can celebrate your own inner fire. This is the energy that burns within you, your drive, and your passions. It is also the light of creativity, so if you have been working on any creative projects, this card will give you an indication of how they are going to progress.

Tarot Card #2: Support - Supporting my commitments

This card shows you an area of your life where you may need some extra support. This could be in your personal or professional life, or it could be something that you are working on internally. The key is to focus on what you need right now in order to move forward.

Tarot Card #3: Shine - What beams with joy for me

This card will share with you something the Universe can see that brings you joy. It could be a creative project, a new relationship, or simply something that makes you happy. This is the light of happiness and it is important to remember what brings you joy. It also can indicate something that you should be proud of, or enjoy deeply, as the situation or person, or project is very happily aligned with you.

Tarot Card #4: Solstice - Things continue to benefit me

This tarot card will share with you things that are ongoing and will continue to be of benefit to you. This could be a current situation, a relationship, or even just your own personal development. It is important to remember that the things that benefit you can sometimes be small and insignificant, but they are still worth celebrating.

Tarot Card #5: Sunset - Things that need wrapping up

This card asks you to take a moment to reflect on your day/relationship/situation/area of personal development, and that maybe it is time for you to start wrapping up this scenario. There may be loose ends that need tying up, or it may be time to move on from this chapter in your life. It is important to trust your intuition with this one, as only you will know what is meant by ‘wrapping up’.

Tarot Card #6: Light - The light you see in me

This final card is completely separate and if you pull any cards for the solstice, make it this one. This card is a reminder of the light that you see in others, and how it can be a source of strength and support for you. It is also a reminder that we all have light within us, and that no matter what challenges we face, the light will always be there.

So there you have it, my 6-card Litha tarot spread for support! I hope that this reading brings you some clarity and insight and that you are able to find the support that you need in whatever form it comes. Remember to celebrate your own inner light, and embrace shining your light out into the world. Have a bitchin’ Litha!

LB

Written by Lizzie

I love curating divination experiences for those invested in spiritual growth with secular honest vibes. I am that witch you come to for these honest, interesting and beneficial divination experiences!

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