Minor Arcana ~ Wands
Minor Arcana Tarot Card Meanings:
The suit of wands
The Suit of Wands represents the element of Fire and it’s astrological signs Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius. Wands covers your actions, your passions, inspiration, spirituality, enterprises, hobbies and creative pursuits. Let your ego be your Amigo and live your passion, bliss and joy. The suit of Wands will tell you about the things that make you excited about your life.
Upright Card Meaning:
Ace of wands speaks of new beginnings. Be bold and start something new. Follow your inspiration. Ace of Wands speaks of births of all kinds; the birth of enterprises and job opportunities, and also the birth of a baby.
Two of Wands is about manifesting using the will and strength of your mind. You might have to weigh up your options before deciding on the one that is best for you.
Three of Wands is the card for writers, and writing jobs and freelancers. It is also the card that follows the manifesting the querent did in Two of Wand, and the querent has now lived a new and exciting opportunity or dream.
Four of Wands is the card for harmony and developing on a larger scale, often expanding your living situation, and also being stronger connected to a community.
Five of Wands is about standing up for what is important to you, even if it means meeting some opposition.
Six of Wands is the card for popularity, progress, victory and success, self-confidence and getting what you want.
Seven of Wands denotes being defensive and putting up barriers and boundaries. You are protecting your point of view and your position.
Eight of Wands speaks of swift action and progress. It often shows up when there is a visitor coming, or when the querent is visiting someone.
Nine of Wands is the card for strength, courage, resilience and endurance. Never give up and never surrender.
Ten of Wands is the card for hard work and taking on more responsibility.
Page of Wands denotes an enthusiastic young person who is eager to explore and gain life experience.
Knight of Wands denotes a person who is travelling through life at a high-speed, living life in the fast lane. This is someone who will be the life of the party.
Queen of Wands denotes a warm, kind and passionate woman. She is goal oriented and determined. She is also a metaphysic who can use her mind both to create harmony and havoc.
King of Wands denotes a married man who is a natural and charismatic leader. He has entrepreneurial skills and loves to run a new and exciting project.
What do the Wands tarot cards tell us in a reading
Many wands in a reading can denote a time for spiritual awakening and restlessness. We burn up from the inside out as we become more enlighten and eventually a full rebirth happens. In a reading dominated by wands, tarot cards can indicate a time where you are very active physically, maybe too active and you need to make sure you don’t overdo it. Fatigue and burnouts can become a consequence. Our health is our wealth. Balance is the key.
Find out how the suit of wands can determine the physical height of someone in a reading.
The suit of wands in the grand tableau
The connections between the suit of Wands can be seen in the Grand Tableau. Click on text to learn more.