Tarot, like astrology, has long been one of our favorite divination systems. Interpreting either takes practice. As you learn, we wanted to help you to quickly connect to the cards and use them in ways that are actionable and practical in every area of life. xoxo, Tali & Ophira
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What does the Ace of Pentacles tarot card mean?
The Ace of Pentacles, as with other Aces in the deck, symbolizes new beginnings and fresh starts. As Pentacles relate to finances and career, the Ace of Pentacles could appear in connection with a new job or financial opportunity that is going to be fruitful for your sense of security and stability.
This minor arcana card is one of abundance. It indicates the early stages of manifesting a big new dream.
This is an optimistic card. If there’s something you’ve been wishing for, especially as it relates to the material world, the Ace of Pentacles is an excellent sign. It’s telling you that now is the moment to pursue a professional goal. Get ready to take action as developments unfold. Diving timing is on your side!
Ace of Pentacles Tarot Guide
Keywords for the Ace of Pentacles: new beginnings, abundance, prosperity, manifestation, new financial or career opportunities
Yes or No: Yes
Zodiac Sign of the Ace of Pentacles: Capricorn
Planet of the Ace of Pentacles: Saturn
Element of the Ace of Pentacles: Earth
What does the Ace of Pentacles card mean in a love reading?
As the Ace of Pentacles is a grounded card, seeing it in a love reading is a positive omen. It means you are feeling stable in this area of your life or that you soon will experience a new sense of certainty. Since Pentacles are associated with the zodiac’s earth sign, love could blossom with someone whose chart has a lot of Taurus, Virgo or Capricorn in it.
If you’re single, the Ace of Pentacles indicates that someone new may soon enter your life. That connection will bring you a feeling of safety and security. Relax and open yourself up to the possibility of connection, even if you’ve struggled with feeling safe and at ease in past romantic situations.
For people in relationships, the Ace of Pentacles still indicates a feeling of a new beginning. If there’s been a potential milestone or “next step” on the horizon, you’re encouraged to take it. The foundation of your relationship can support you in doing something new together, such as taking on a home renovation project or planning a trip abroad.
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What does the Ace of Pentacles tarot card mean for career, money and finance?
As Pentacles rule career and finances, this Ace’s influence here looms large. You’re well-positioned for new opportunities at work, so get ready to leap when an offer arrives. A promotion or nascent business opportunity is right around the corner. You’ll be able to recognize it by the abundant energy and potential that surround it.
As the saying goes, “Luck is where preparation meets opportunity.” Even if there’s nothing on the horizon, the Ace of Pentacles encourages you to get primed and ready to greet the forthcoming advancement. Get your business profiles, licenses and certifications up to date.
This minor arcana card is also a great sign for new financial possibilities. Keep your eyes open for opportunities coming your way, including the potential for a windfall. A new investment (real estate, a an IPO in a promising start-up) could become available. Get your paperwork ready, like tax returns and paystubs, so you can speed through any application processes.
What does the Ace of Pentacles tarot card mean for health?
The Ace of Pentacles is a generally positive card to see in a health reading.
It’s specifically an encouraging sign if you’re considering starting a new activity to support your health and well-being. Whether you’ve been considering starting a new exercise routine for a while, or you woke up this morning suddenly feeling energized to do yoga for the first time in a decade, it’s worth acting on the fresh start energy of the Ace of Pentacles.
If you’ve been struggling with health issues, the Ace of Pentacles suggests that a new medical provider or treatment could soon appear. Start researching and see what you uncover.
Ace of Pentacles Tarot Card in Reverse Meaning
The Ace of Pentacles can represent missed opportunities or bad timing, particularly as it relates to career or finances.
This card in reverse is often connected with a feeling of scarcity. If you’ve been feeling like the timing isn’t lining up for something you’ve been wanting to take action on, or like you don’t have the resources to move forward, the Ace of Pentacles reversed highlights that misalignment.
However, while the reversed Ace of Pentacles may be telling you not to proceed right now, that doesn’t mean there aren’t valuable lessons from this that can serve you in the future when the timing is better.
This is a card about waiting until you’re ready, being willing to ask for help and advice, and practicing patience.
Abraham Lincoln famously said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the ax.” The Ace of Pentacles in reverse points to that sentiment.
Is the Ace of Pentacles tarot card a yes or no?
As the Ace of Pentacles is about new beginnings, it’s a yes in a yes or no reading, especially if you’re asking about starting something fresh.
What does the Suit of Pentacles mean?
Pentacles are associated with earth signs, which help you plant the deep roots needed for long-term growth. Earth energy is very physical, tangible, and sensual, and people with earth signs like to have a steady foundation and are the steadiest and most grounded bunch of signs.
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