Three of Wands

To gain a more complete understanding of the Three 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.

Synopsis of the Threes

Three is a number of creative success and positive energy.

When you combine the starting energy of One and the balancing energy of Two, you arrive with the happy conclusion of Three.

In many religions, numbers connected to three (3, 6 and 9 particularly) refer to the feminine aspect of the Divine.  In pagan tradition, the three is connected to the three ages of the Goddess, the Maiden, Mother and Crone.

Long regarded in many religions as a holy number, Three contains a vital force and direction all its own.

Upright Tarot Card Meaning:

The Three of Wands is a reminder that opportunities are quickly approaching, particularly in the areas of creativity and career.

These may be connected to relationships nurtured previously, and are likely ideas you've been pursuing for some time.

Further growth of your ideas will occur, while some previously developed will start to bear fruit.

Agreements in business or real estate will make you more money than you expect, and contracts can be easily negotiated.                                         

Reversed Tarot Card Meaning:

Dreams are the starting point for any new venture.

In order to become a reality, they need a combination of hard work and practical planning.

When success fails at this point, it's usually because of unrealistic expectations and a lack of focussed hard work.

The Three of Wands indicates that you may have another chance to live this dream later but next time be better prepared with the resources you currently have.

Meaning of Each Tarot Card Keyword:

success, manifesting dreams into reality, old contacts, working with the present to create the future, visionary, hard work, need for practical planning, unrealistic expectations, wanting a free ride .

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