Recently, a story aired on Nancy Grace about a two year old girl named Ava Enlow. The mother, Athena Manuma, dropped Ava off for a couple of days with the father, Brent Anderson. When she came to pick her daughter up, the whole house had been vacated; in fact, it had been foreclosed upon. Brent had not given Athena any indication of any of this before disappearing with their child. Police in Arizona are now looking for both the father and daughter.
This readin begins with the five of wands, crossed by the seven of pentacles. The five of wands indicates games, trickery, and half-truths. The seven indicates a planned and worked-for harvest. This tells me that this event was planned. The Knight of Pentacles is in the background, and in this case, I think this knight represents slow but steady progress toward a goal....the goal in this case being the custodial kidnapping of Ava.
In recent recent events, we have the King of Swords. This is a man involved with law enforcement or the application of law, and as he appears upright, I will assume that he has Ava's best interests at heart. His role in this matter is to undo the trickery with which the reading begins. The best that can come of all this is the Emporer, reversed, and he is a weak and unsatisfactory father figure. This almost speaks for itself, but I will spell it out: the very best thing that can happen is the apprehension of Ava's father. The nine of pentacles is in the near future, and I think there is a good chance that Ava will be found and returned home.
The six of cups describes the mental state of the man who took Ava. He has not considered the fact that Ava will grow up, and is only seeing her as an infant, and as a bargaining chip to use against Ava's mother. Their surroundings are the eight of wands, which is a journey through impossible odds. Also, as cups often symbolize West and wands are South, it's possible that Ava is "eight" to the south, or southwest. Ava's father is already afraid that this whole venture will not work out, as illustrated by the Wheel of Fortune reversed in the place of his fears, and the reading ends with the Fool. The Fool is a card of opportunities for everyone involved, and in this case, I think he is telling us that Ava's dad makes a silly mistake somewhere along the line and gets caught. I hope Ava is found safe.