Palmistry / Hand Analysis Newsletter
Vol.1 Edition 102
by Angela Mattey at TAM Enterprises

Everyone always wants to know,  "What are the lines in the palm and what do they mean."
So here in (Figure 2) you can discover the major lines found  in the palm  (A) is the Life Line. (B) the Head Line (C) The Heart Line.   Plus here in (Figure 2) are three of the minor lines you might find in the palm (D) The Fate Line (E) the Line of Mercury  (F) The Line of Apollo. These lines are considered to be minor because they are not always found in the palm. 
Whenever you look at the lines in the palm the quality of the line tells you very much about the person. Check to see if the lines are clear, deep and unbroken which means the line has good quality. If the lines are criss-crossed, chained, broken, has islands or is faintly traced it is considered to have poor quality. A poor quality line tells you that the person lacks good flow of well-being in the area that is weakened.  It can represent a period of time in life when the owner is indecisive, unhappy, stressed, feeling blocked, or unable to feel secure about embracing life. Many hands have clear, unbroken lines even though the owner has had what an observer would evaluate to be a very difficult life. This means that the owner is able to survive and cope with life taking what life gives them in stride even though it may be significant challenges. There are other hands where the lines are all criss-crossed and the owner has not had that difficult a life by another's standards, but they see their life as stressful and overwhelming. It is the old adage to see the glass half full or to see the glass half empty that is at work here. Perception is everything in life. Thus when you read the lines of the palm you will get a deep understanding about the owner's perceptions about life through the quality of the lines you observe.

This newsletter will give you brief but a very basic knowledge of which lines are which and what each line means in the palm. There is so much to study about these lines.  To be a palmist one  must know all about the meanings for:  the length of a line, the point of origin, the termination  placement, frays, branches, dots, chaining, islands, distinctive markings,  the individual path the line can take in the palm itself and more.

The Life Line  (A) simply symbolizes the quality of a person's  life force energy. The length of this line does not tell you how long a person will live. If the line is deeply etched and well formed, meaning not broken, chained or crossed, then the person is enthusiastic about life and  puts effort into their actions and relationships. So the deeply etched life line tells about a good quality and supply of life force energy.  If the life line is lightly traced in the palm the person tends to be more mentally oriented and  observes life as a  bystander with less enthusiastic involvement than the deeply etched life-lined person would exert. So the life force energy of a lightly traced or chained, or broken life line is more delicate. If the life line's pathway  travels outward into the center of the palm, its owner will be more bold about life and want to explore the world. When the life line curves more closely and hugs the thumb the owner will be more likely to stay close to home and not be very adventurous about new things and changes in life.

The Head Line (B) tells about how a person's intelligence is applied, how a person thinks  and  to a minor degree the well-being of the physical brain. The deeper and more clear this line the more potent the thinking processes of its owner. A thin delicate, islanded, chained or frayed  head line tells you that the person is nervous, anxious, sensitive and indecisive, being too easily effected by arguments and the pressures of another's idea or will power. If the head line is short - the length shown in Figure 2, the person is more instinctive and action motivated. If the head line is longer than shown in the image on this page the person is mentally oriented, wants to learn about many things, and  has good mental focus. If the head line is more straight, like in the image above, the person is very logical, reasoning and wants the facts. If the line is sloping downward, the person is imaginative, creative and more sensitive. When there are deep dots or dents  present on this line or islands sometimes this tells of headaches and possible physical problems with the brain itself. Other times such indications tell of mental frustrations and  of "second guessing" one's abilities to decide properly.

The Heart Line (C) tells about the owner's emotions and how they are expressed. The heart line can be looked at for health indications also. The heart line starts at the point of the letter (C) in the image. This is a different starting point than that of the other palmar lines which start at the thumb side of the palm. The longer the heart line the more the emotion is present in the personality of the owner. If the heart line is straight the owner's emotions are ruled by the mind. They think before they speak. The curved heart line, like the one shown in the above image, tells of a person who is sentimental, intuitive and openly expresses their feelings. If the heart line is clear and deep the person is comfortable with their emotions. If the line is frayed, broken, chained or delicate the person is emotionally stressed and often moody. An island on this line at about the space under the ring finger area tells of eyesight problems.

The Fate Line (D) is not always present in a palm. When it is present it helps the palmist time events in the client's life. The fate line tells all about a person's career pathway changes, independence, personal will power, and their ability to adapt to life's circumstances. If a hand does not have a fate line it is not bad like so many palmistry books  have stated. It can mean the owner's life is dictated by the circumstances of their environment or by an overly possessive parent. However  it can mean the owner is open minded, free wheeling and spontaneous about life and their pathway. When this line is present in it's full flow, like in the image above,  the owner has a very balanced inner strength and guidance about life from within. If this line is broken it means a major life change, such as a physical move to another location, a job change, a relationship change or a complete career change,  in life at the time of it's break. This is also true of a break in the life line.

The Line of Mercury (E) is certainly not always present in a palm. When it is present in the hand,  it indicates that its owner is naturally  intuitive. Many call this line a Line of Intuition or the Line of Health.  It's presence, when it is of good quality, tells of; good health vitality, an ability to succeed in business and being a  self starter who is self driven  the much needed capacities to be  successfully self-employed. If the line is present, but of poor quality, it can indicate that the person's health energy is  fragile.  Of course if this line is fully present, clear and deeply etched,  it tells of a strong constitution.
The Line of Apollo (F) has been considered the sign of great luck and success in the hand by many palmists. This line indicates talent about which you will have to look at the rest of the hand to determine its exactitude. It basically says that its owner has a special ability to make friends, money and earn a good reputation. A full line of Apollo which is not shown above -starts at the base of the palm and travels up to and under the ring finger. This is a fortunate sign of creative successes or the self -confidence to make the most of inherited talents to gain possible fame in life. The line of Apollo as it is shown in Figure 2 is  how it most commonly appears in a palm. Here it is short and located in the upper part of the palm. This indicates success comes later in life and that the person might be a late bloomer.

If you are interested in more indepth information about the primary palmar lines and learning about how to read them you could be interested in
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Always wishing you happy hands that are embracing life,   Angela

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