The Ace of Wands holds the the creative power of Life, and potential for more. The Wand is our life force, showing both physical passion and things for which you feel passion. It can be sexual energy expressed physically or directed towards other activities.
The Suite of Wands is linked to the Element of Fire. A force that can quickly destroy, Fire also maintains and sustains life. It gives illumination, purification and dispels fear. It is a symbol of the superconscious and connection to all life.
Getting to know the Minor Arcana cards
There are seventy-eight cards in a Tarot deck, divided into three sections:
The suites of the Minor Arcana relate to the four classical Greek Elements – Earth, Air, Fire and Water - and their symbolism. In Tarot, the Elements show different states of awareness and different ways of relating to the world.
Tarot Journal Exercise
Each suite of cards shows a journey from start to finish. Lay each suite out from Ace to 10 and familiarise yourself with the images and the journey they depict.
Now, make three piles of cards. Don’t overthink it, just go with your first impression.
In your Tarot journal make a note of the cards in the first and second piles. Again, don’t overthink it. Just go with your first impression.
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Although your goals may seem distant, you are on the right track with the 7 of Pentacles so don’t give up. Like all the Pentacles cards, any gain is long term, following traditional paths. There is no immediate gratification to be had. Focus on simple pleasures and spend time in nature. This is also a good time to declutter and organise your space.
The 6 of Swords shows assistance in moving away from difficulties, the chance to regain your peace of mind and equilibrium after a difficult time. Some things can’t be resolved, only left behind. A new start is possible now.