• Dana Morgan

The Suit of Wands Meaning



Suit of Wands Tarot Cards

This month we continue to explore the meaning of the different suits of cards in tarot and will be looking at the Suit of Wands. This is all with the aim of helping you to get the most from your phone tarot reading. When you are having a reading it can all feel like it passes quickly, so having an understanding of the different suits and cards can help you to further interpret your tarot reading when you have time to do so.


The Suit of Wands is contained within the Minor Arcana and is one of the four suits that make up this set. The best way to think of the Minor Arcana is in relationship to everyday events, which is often what people are looking for help with in their tarot readings. The Major Arcana, as the name indicates looks at big life events, often a reading can help you to interpret these after the event and whether it is time for you to make the change or start on something new.


The element that the Suit of Wands corresponds with is fire. So when looking at this suit think of all the things that relate to fire; heat, unpredictability, danger temper and volatility. In relation to fire the suit is linked to the source for all energy and symbolises human willpower. So when thinking about change, it is important to balance your decisions with a dose of reality and not be too impulsive.


If you have the Suit of Wands in a tarot reading, this can often represent creative potential and can help with themes to explore your creativity. So if you are experiencing a creative block in your endeavours a card from this suit could be the guide that you are looking for to give you purpose and inspiration. Before having a tarot reading you might not have even realised that you were blocked creatively!


This suit can be interpreted as providing a source of drive, purpose, passion and coverage.. Behind many of our actions, the wands suit is there to propel us to do something, or to change something. This is why this suit is related towards the concept of energy from its fire; it is the power that is behind our actions. People that relate to the wands are usually passionate, action-oriented, adventurous and open.


The suit of wands also has weaknesses too; though it can be powerful, it can also be destructive. A fire can provide light and warmth, but also can burn things down with incredible ferocity. The Wands element is temperamental and can shift from one mode to the other.


Page of Wands Meaning

The Page of Wands card could mean that something is within you to make a change or move onto the next stage in your life. This card could be helpful if you are thinking about making a life change, but some conflicting messages keep coming to your mind, and you get discouraged, indicating the inner battles that you are having. Take it as a sign of courage to move forward.


Queen of Wands Meaning

Following on from the theme of making a change, the Queen of wands shows that you can achieve what you are setting out to do in a short timeframe, ie just get on and do it! In the event that you are looking for a job, the appearance of this card may mean that a woman will play a major role in your career move. The Queen of Wands in questions of love, also sends a positive energy. For people who are searching for love, there is a possibility that you will find it soon. In relation to your finances, this is a message to keep a check on your spending and not to get too carried away.


King of Wands Meaning

The King of Wands represents pure energy in relation to ideas and how you can take one to fruition. He is a natural born leader of people, and he is also extremely capable. Once the king sets for himself a certain aim or a goal, he is going to stick to it in order to ensure that it becomes a reality. Thus illustrating the power within you to do the same.


Knight of Wands Meaning

This card has a symbolism that you have to love in that it shows that it is a great time to get away and travel. It should make you feel charged up and full of life, that you are capable of whatever you put your mind to. The Knight is adventurous and can find fun things to do no matter where he is. When the Knight of Wands shows up in a reading it could suggest that you are looking to complete an important task or make a major change. He can enable you to start a creative task with boundless supplies of energy, whilst balancing it with realism.


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