The Whip - Lenormand Card Combinations and Example Spreads

11. The Whip

“Few tasks are more like the torture of Sisyphus than housework, with its endless repetition: the clean becomes soiled, the soiled is made clean, over and over, day after day.”

Simone de Beauvoir

 
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Keywords

  • Repetition

  • Conflict

  • Cleaning

  • Sex

  • Practice

The Whip Card Meaning

Think of a Whip. When is it used? It is used when someone feels an emotion of urgence to get a desired action from whoever or whatever is unfortunate enough to be on the other end of it. It can serve as a symbol of discord, conflict, and repetition,

Since a whip is rarely cracked just once, it can represent a rhythm or a repetitive activity. When it appears in your Lenormand reading, it can mean arguing, sex, cleaning, practicing and more. Look to the context of your question and surrounding cards to determine what the Whip means for your specific spread.

 
 

The Whip Card Combinations

Did the Whip card show up in your reading? Check out the card combinations below. Please note, there are almost infinite meanings for Lenormand combinations. These combinations below are interpretations I have discovered over the years. The context can change EVERYTHING so use these meanings as prompts for your intuition to sing with the context of your question. I can't stress enough how important context is!

THE WHIP + (CHOOSE FROM BELOW)

  • Rider (1) = Conflict arriving

  • Clover (2) = A lucky repetition, a quick sexual fling

  • Ship (3) = Transition from conflict

  • House (4) = Family feud/fighting

  • Tree (5) = Growing discord, rooted discord

  • Clouds (6) = Looming argument

  • Snake (7) = Nasty argument

  • Coffin (8) = End of conflict

  • Bouquet (9) = Beauty routine

  • Scythe (10) = Cutting off discord

  • Birds (12) = Verbal argument, debate

  • Child (13) = New practice, small conflict

  • Fox (14) = Political annoyance

  • Bear (15) = Financial conflict

  • Stars (16) = Spreading discord

  • Stork (17) = Positive movement from conflict

  • Dog (18) = Friendly debate

  • Tower (19) = Solo practice

  • Garden (20) = Social discord

  • Mountain (21) = Conflict blocked

  • Crossroads (22) = Conflict leads to choices

  • Mice (23) = Stressing about conflict

  • Heart (24) = Love conflict

  • Ring (25) = Committed practice

  • Book (26) = Secret conflict

  • Letter (27) = Argument via email/text

  • Man (28) = Arguments with a Man

  • Woman (29) = Arguments with a Woman

  • Lilies (30) = A long lasting conflict

  • Sun (31) = Happiness after discord

  • Moon (32) = Creative work

  • Key (33) = Success through practice

  • Fish (34) = A lot of conflict, flowing debate

  • Anchor (35) = Lasting conflict

  • Cross (36) = Burdensome argument/discord


Example Spreads with the Whip

QUESTION: 

What’s ahead in my relationship over the next month?

Book

Book

Scythe

Scythe

Birds

Birds

Whip

Whip

ANSWER:

A revealed secret leads to arguing.

QUESTION: 

What do I need to do to improve my craft?

Whip

Whip

Fish

Fish

Key

Key

ANSWER:

A lot of practice.