The lines on hand- Life, the Mind & Money
Are you ready now ? Get your hands out of your pockets, (or wherever they may be ) and whilst you refer to the diagram you can also check your own hand too. OK ? Then, eyes down, look in !
you will see a diagram below of the hand, listing all the usual lines to be found. However do not expect that every hand carries a full set of lines, actually, such a hand would be very rare.
This line starts between the thumb and first finger, goes down the palm approximately following the ball of the thumb and can actually curl right around the wrist. If it does go that far, then you’ll probably be in for a telegram from the queen. However the average life line will finish somewhere around the middle of the base of the thumb before it actually goes into the wrist itself.
Now we come to a matter that now and again puts professional palmists in conflict with each other. The question is “Does the length of your life line dictate how long you’re going to live ? ” In answer, I’ll give you both points of view:
No, says one camp. The average length of life these days is around 78, so wherever the line begins, so does life and wherever it ends, is the age of 78. To ascertain the approximate length of life, then a palmist must examine the line itself. If it is good in depth, rich in colour and without any breaks, then you can add years to that 78.
On the other hand (not literally), if the line is pale in colour, broken in parts, not very strong and generally looks pathetic, then you have to knock a few years off the 78. Even then they say, it’s difficult to give an approximate length of life and shouldn’t really be entered in to.
So there we have the sissies point of view from the more hairy fairy type of palmist.
The other theory is more traditional, and certainly more of a rooting tooting, lets get down to brass tacks, I’m a proper palmist, none fairy and none of your pussy footing around with me mate, theory, is as follows: ( guess which camp I’m in ? )
We believe that the length of the line does dictate, an approximate length of life. If it finishes around the middle of the base of the thumb as most lines do, then you can expect an average length of life. If it follows on around the wrist, then you’ll have many more years before you meet your maker.
This theory though brings into question breaks ( see figures 8 & 9 ) in the line. Contrary to popular belief, breaks do not mean that you’ve had your chips, especially if it is an overlapping break.
Breaks indicate a period of bad health or accident, no more than that, and if the break does overlap then a speedy recovery is indicated and the illness will not affect later life..If there is no over lap, just a gap, then the illness may affect general health in later years, or a condition that will have to be tolerated over the years to come, but certainly does NOT cause an early demise.
Your next question will probably be, “What about a short life line, the other camp answered that one quite nicely ”.
Well they would wouldn’t they ? Sissies are well known for being full of smarm, boot licking and falling over backwards not to offend.
In actual fact though, there are very few short life lines around. I have read thousands of hands over the years and can honestly say, I have only seen three or four people with a short line, and two of these had terminal
illness which they already knew about.
However people can be fooled into thinking that the line is short, and this is where one of the major rules
on palmistry comes in. When reading a hand do not read it if it is stretched.
If you do, you could miss many fainter lines. This is particularly so with the life line. Always make sure the palm is relaxed and in doing so a longer line may be revealed. Also, some so called short life lines, usually have a fainter line connecting it to another line, usually the Fate line. This will mean is, that the length of life line, carries on within
the other line. (see fig.10 )
Anyway there you have the two theories, make up your mind which you favour (I’m positive you’re not a sissy)
and on we go.
On the hand there are many areas that are indicators towards health matters and we’ll take these in turn as we get
One of these indications occurs around the Life line. On many palms you will notice fine multiple lines coming out
from the base of the thumb and in some cases crossing the life line. Those that cross indicate a person who will
usually at some point suffer nerve or anxiety troubles, the more spread they are along the life line, the longer they
are likely to suffer these conditions. However if the lines do not cross, this points towards a person who has an abundance of energy.
The double life line
NO! You’re not going to live twice! All this means is that you are well protected against illness. You’ll get illness, because everyone does, but you’ll bounce back from things quickly. It is also an indication that in old age, you’ll be walking on the day you die;.no wheel chairs for you !
This line also affords added vitality, and will, if similar to the length of the life line, give vitality for most of your life. Should it be shorter, then that vitality is pro-rata.
Mind you (and not everyone knows this), the double life line also indicates a strong sexual appetite with strong sensual overtones….oooh this sounds good.