The Shams, or Sun, is the brightest and for many, the happiest card in the deck! Synonymous with sheer joy and success, this card brings with it a message that you are being given all that you need to flourish. The symbolism of this card is inspired by the ancient mystical text The Book of the Fabulous Gryphon by the 13th-century Spanish Sufi Ibn Arabi (more about this fascinating correlation in the guidebook!) When this card appears for you, know that you are blessed! In line with the symbolic imagery of this card, the life force of the sun is beaming down upon you, nourishing you. Know that the sustaining light of the Shams will give you all that you need to grow, evolve, and flourish.