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
Co-authored by James Kerti
What does the Four of Wands tarot card mean?
The Four of Wands is a card of gatherings and connection. It often indicates family or community celebrations, such as reunions, weddings, or other special occasions. If you’ve had difficult family experiences in the past, this card can be a symbol that the tide is turning in a happier direction.
This minor arcana card has a strong feeling of harmonious success, usually as a community or team affair.
The active energy of Wands denotes progress, but how often do we forget to stop and take note of our incredible milestones? Celebrating the journey is as pivotal as enjoying the sweetness of the final victory. The Four of Wands beckons you to:
- celebrate important milestones you’ve been hitting along the way to your finish line
- mark your successes rather than simply moving on to the next goal.
- Channel the positive energy of your smaller celebrations into more of what you want to receive and experience.
Four of Wands Tarot Guide
Keywords for the Four of Wands: Celebration, home, community or family unity, homecoming or reunion
Yes or No: Yes
Zodiac Sign of the Four of Wands: Aries
Planet of the Four of Wands: Mars
Element of the Four of Wands: Fire
What does the Four of Wands card mean in a love reading?
As a card of family gathering, the Four of Wands often appears in conjunction with celebrations like engagements and weddings. This card may be predicting such an event in your future.
If you’re already in a relationship that is going well, you may strengthen that bond by connecting more with one another’s families and communities, expanding that harmonious energy.
For singles, this minor arcana card is your cue to RSVP “yes” to more celebrations, from a friend’s wedding to Friday nights out where you can spend time in the warmth of community. This card’s connection with reunions could also mean the reappearance of a past romantic connection in your life. This card’s positive sentiment brings an encouraging vibe.
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What does the Four of Wands tarot card mean for career, money and finance?
The Four of Wands in a career reading bodes well for your work environment. This card carries a positive community feel everywhere it goes. It suggests an inspiring work environment that may be getting even better. An upcoming work gathering, such as an office party or conference, could have significant implications.
This minor arcana card also comes with a reminder of the importance of networking. You’re in a good space to be making connections. Contacts created in this uplifting energetic space can lead to even more fulfilling opportunities for you in the future.
From a financial standpoint, this card suggests that it’s an auspicious time to direct money toward family and community connections. If you’ve been thinking about making a generous gift, the Four of Wands supports that.
What does the Four of Wands tarot card mean for health?
The Four of Wands is a generally positive sign in a health reading. This is also a card with a strong family connection, it can be a good signal for pregnancy.
In terms of both physical health and overall well-being, the Four of Wands reminds you of the importance of community and family connections. Whether you’re religious or not, having a spiritual community can be a valuable source of strength and harmony in your life.
Four of Wands Tarot Card in Reverse Meaning
The family meaning of the Four of Wands can take a discomforting turn when the card is pulled in a reversed position. There may be a feeling of disharmony, or even overt conflict, in your family or community. And if there’s a planned gathering or event, it may be in some jeopardy.
Though this card reversed doesn’t indicate that such issues can’t be resolved, it suggests that you’ll want to get out ahead of tension that may be arising. Communicating well is more important than ever during this time. Try to move things in a more harmonious direction.
Is the Four of Wands tarot card a yes or no?
The Four of Wands is a positive card and brings a big yes in a yes or no reading, particularly when you’re asking about any kind of important connection.
What does the Suit of Wands mean?
Wands are associated with fire signs, which ignite action. Fire signs carry an excitable, creative and visionary energy, and people with those signs love to jump right in.
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