The Ace Of Wands is the beginning of an exciting journey filled with potential and creativity. The Ace Of Wands, along with the other Aces in the Minor Arcana are representative of rebirth and the start of something special and unique. New ideas, and opportunities are presenting themselves when this card appears. Pursuit of your inner desires and action toward what you're truly passionate about are the major theme of the Ace Of Wands!
Wands, rods, or staves are one of 4 suits in the Minor Arcana, and correspond with the suit of clubs in a traditional playing card deck. The suit of wands is associated with the element fire of the 4 elements and represent a fiery intensity and inner drive to succeed. There's a strong masculine characteristic to this suit, which means competition and courage are obvious in many Wand tarot readings. A desire to be heard, understood and praised all correspond to the suit of wands in tarot.
The Ace Of Wands depict a hand extending out from the clouds, holding a large wand beginning to sprout and bloom. Presentation of this wand looks like a gift being offered, just waiting to be received by whoever is willing to accept it. The hand is radiating energy, representing the spiritual and emotional connection associated with the suit of wands.
In the background we see a lush green field with a river curving and flowing through the middle. Trees are found on one side of the river, but the other side is wide open and filled with potential. Someone could plant a garden, build a home, or create waterwheel to harness the power of the river. Endless opportunity and potential are represented by this open field, waiting for someone to take advantage of the gift being presented.
Further in the distance is a tall castle, with mountains on the horizon. The castle can be a place of refuge, and another source of opportunity down the road. No journey is without challenges and difficulty, and the mountains remind us that there will be hurdles to overcome. Don't let the steep cliffs or high peaks intimidate or scare you away from reaching your goals. Even the tallest mountains can be scaled and you have the capability of reaching the summit!
The Ace of Wands Upright is such an exciting card to receive in a tarot reading! Your creative juices are flowing, and exciting ideas continue to fill your mind. This is an opportunity to show others the real 'you' by following your heart and trusting your intuition about where you want to go and what you really want to do. Now is the perfect time to open your 'meme museum', or write that book about vampires who date werewolves on planet mars, or finally inventing that "crunchy gum" you've been imagining for years. Look around you....everything you see started out as an idea at one point. There are no 'stupid ideas', and nothing is off limits. The Ace of Wands Upright suggest you take action toward whatever it is you're passionate about, and start TODAY!
Drawing the Ace of Wands Upright doesn't mean the ideas you pursue are guaranteed to succeed, but they can always be tweaked and altered. When inventing the light bulb, Thomas Edison was famously quotes as saying: "I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that don't work.". What would the world be like if everyone just gave up at the first sign of resistance or challenge? How would life be different if "radical ideas" like electricity, flying, or Iphone's weren't further pursued and perfected? If you believe in your idea, then the Ace Of Wands Upright is a sign that it's worth pursuing. The only limits we have are the ones we place in our own minds. Let your mind soar and allow your intuition to guide you at this time.
When I think of the Ace of Wands Upright, it reminds me of those crazy "shower thoughts" that randomly pop in our head. Those insane ideas or inspirations that appear out of nowhere, and somehow bring you closer to your major definite purpose. When inspiration hits you like a ton of bricks, it's time to take action. Strike while the irons hot instead of making excuses and putting it off. There's no time like the present, and fortune favors the bold!
Are you stuck in a rut? The Ace of Wands Reversed means that you may be lacking direction, or confused on what you really want. Indecision and hesitation are prevalent when the Ace of Wands Reversed appear in a reading. You may have an awesome idea or invention that you think would truly benefit the world, but instead of moving forward you find yourself dragging your feet. Don't allow a lack of confidence or belief hold you back from expressing your true self! Just because you don't have the exact formula or roadmap to where you want to go doesn't mean you should hold yourself back from pursuing your passion. When opportunity knocks are you going to answer, or will you allow fear and indecision control your life?
The Ace of Wands Reversed can also signify a lack of creativity or inspiration all together. This can make you feel unmotivated and unenthused toward life, which only compounds the problem. You may experiencing a mental block that's discouraging you and keeping you stuck where you are. If that's the case it may be a good idea to take some time alone and reconnect with your 'higher self'. Identify what you really want, and puts a smile on your face. Get serious on narrowing down what drives you and makes you excited to get out of bed in the morning. If you're not sure what you're passionate about, consider trying new things or taking a class on a subject you might be interested in. Try out as many different jobs, hobbies or experiences as it takes until you lock in on your hearts desire.
The Ace of Wands Love tarot card can represent new beginnings, or a refresh and renewal of a stale relationship. Opportunity and new experiences are on the horizon when the Ace of Wands Love card appears in a reading. If you're in a relationship, this card has a powerful energy associated with emotional reconnection and excitement. The spark may have recently faded in your relationship, but the Ace of Wands Love card signifies excitement and emotional connection. You and your partner can look for new and exciting ways to spice up the relationship now, bringing the two of your closer together in the process. It's easy to get stuck in the same routine and forget how fun and exciting the relationship was at the beginning. The "honeymoon high" is back in full swing when this card appears!
If you find yourself single and receive the Ace of Wands Love card, this is an excellent sign! You're in a stable and secure place emotionally, and there's plenty of opportunity to find love at this point. Now is the perfect time to pursue the person you've had your eye on, and make your intentions known. There is an abundance of flirtation and chemistry surrounding you and those you come in contact with, so make use of this positive and electrifying energy!
Whether you're happy in your current career, or you're considering a change, the Ace of Wands Money meaning indicate growth and opportunity. Your ideas and suggestions at work carry an increased amount of weight, and bosses/management will be extra receptive. Don't be afraid to speak up if you find new or more effective ways to increase productivity. Be alert and on the lookout for opportunities as they present themselves for promotions or projects that will lead to advancement. If you're considering a change of scenery in your career, open yourself to the possibility of something you hadn't considered before. This is an excellent time to pursue a side hustle you've been thinking about, or starting the business you've dreamed of. Seize the situation, and follow your heart!
Your finances are under control and secure when the Ace of Wands Money card appears. The way you handle your finances has become less stressful more enjoyable as you determine where and how to allocate your money. The wand extending from the cloud is presenting itself like a gift, waiting for you to accept it. Look out for bonuses, gifts, or returns on investments when drawing the Ace of Wands Money card in a tarot reading.
What crazy and unique ideas have you been holding inside that you want to bring to the world? Are you feeling uncertain and lacking direction right now? How do you get out a rut, and get back into the flow? When do you receive 'inspiration' and new ideas? Let's have a conversation! :D