Ace of Wands Tarot Guide

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This post is intended to be a mini Ace of Wands Tarot Guide. It is important to mention that the longer you work with the cards the more you will discover how they speak to you. For example, the Ace of Wands does have a theme and traditional meaning but I recommend leaving “space” for the card to speak to you. Over time, you may discover that the card represents unique insights or themes for you personally.

Suit of Wands Summary

Numerology of the #1 – Themes

  • Creation and the birth of new things
  • Breaking ground on new endeavors to pave the way for others.
  • Proactive force and movement.
  • Newness, possibilities and opportunities. In spiritual symbolism, it is the number of creation and the birth of all things — the divine origin of the universe.
  • Confidence, power, and action.

Ace of Wands Tarot – Upright Meaning

  • A new inspiration, a beginning, a fresh start, seeds for growth, beginning of will and of ambition. Anticipate a new adventure or project. 
  • Often the beginning of a job search or having the will to begin something new, to take a new path. The querent is considering or has taken a step to pursue their passion or career ambitions. Represents progress on the material and spiritual plane.
  • This card can also be about making a decision related to a new beginning. Go with the first impulse.
  • New cycle starting with regard to creative work or physical activity. An energy to focus and create something new or put something into action.
  • This card is about “doing” and “action” – not necessarily receiving.

Shadow Side of the Ace of Wands

  • There may be a setback to a new project or opportunity. The querent should prepare accordingly.
  • Being blinded by passion and/or having a hard time completing goals. The message is to stay focused and be persistent. The querent may need to tap into willpower and motivation to overcome the setbacks. 
  • The querent may be experiencing a lack of clarity. The outcome of the project or situation is unclear and is not known at this time.

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