Six of Wands

To gain a more complete understanding of the Six of Wands, an overview of the suit and number is provided first.

Overview of the Wands

Aliases: Sticks, Staves, Rods, Batons

Element: Fire

Zodiac: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius

Playing Card Suit: Clubs

Class:  Peasantry

Rules: The Spirit

The Wands rule the spirit, especially issues of creativity and energy.

By spirit, we mean that the meaning of each Tarot card in this suit may rule issues of a deep level, connected to drive, purpose or even faith.

Connected with the element of Fire, this suit rules the Zodiac Fire signs of Aries, Leo and Sagittarius.

If you want to see all of the Tarot cards in the Wands suit, visit  The Wands.

The Wands is the Tarot suit most often connected with issues related to creativity, spirituality and energy.

When you read these Tarot cards, keep in mind that their Tarot definition can change in meaning. Tarot cards will be interpreted differently according to the cards around them in a Tarot spread.

When learning the definition of Tarot cards, look at the cards individually and as part of the Tarot layout. If you're just learning to read Tarot cards, use the position in the Tarot layout as well as the meanings to guide you.

And never forget to listen to your gut instinct, even if it means the changing the official definition slightly.

Upright Tarot Card Meaning:

If you've been waiting for good news, the Six of Wands is a sign you'll soon hear it.

A positive card filled with successful energy, this tarot card usually relates to business and career matters.

What you achieve now has required a lot of effort but is well worth it.

Negotiations requiring tact and compromise may have occurred to secure this success.

Reversed Tarot Card Meaning:

When the Six of Wands is reversed, don't expect to forge ahead in office affairs.

From trouble to working with others, miscommunication in group projects, and small failures will cause tension for you at work.

Whether with co-workers or managers, tempers will flare.

The best you can hope for is to keep on until the energies change in your favour.

Tarot Card Keywords:  

victory,hard won battles at work and in creative endeavours, legal triumphs, good news,success, troubles caused by others, arguements at work, lack of reward at work, unable to move ahead, failure to receive promotion.

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