Two of Wands Tarot Card Meaning

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Co-authored by James Kerti

What does the Two of Wands tarot card mean?

The Two of Wands indicates a crossroads. You are faced with a choice between two paths.

The Two of Wands card acknowledges that you have to decide how to proceed. You can make a plan around this choice.

This minor arcana card carries a confidence with it and acknowledges:

  • that you have the power to shape the path you’re walking.
  • you’re in control here and can exercise your authority in how to move forward.
  • while there’s some element risk, it’s small and manageable
  • you’re well-positioned to take action.

The Two of Wands tarot card can present itself when you feel discontented or restless. Although you want clarity and purpose with a vexing situation, you are struggling with indecision. As you weigh multiple options, it can help to focus on your long-term goals. That way you can align your choice with your desired future and begin to form a plan.

What is the Two of Wands zodiac sign?

The zodiac sign of the Two of Wands is Aries

Two of Wands Tarot Guide

Keywords for the Two of Wands: Choice, decisions, planning for the future, taking steps

Yes or No: It depends

Planet of the Two of Wands: Mars

Element of the Two of Wands: Fire

What does the Two of Wands card mean in a love reading?

As a card of decisions, the Two of Wands may indicate that you’re facing a choice related to your love life.

If you’re in an LTR, you may be facing a change to the structure of the relationship itself. Perhaps you’re considering “next steps,” such as cohabitation, marriage, a baby—but you’re also feeling outside pressure to move in a direction that doesn’t 100% suit your soul. The Two of Wands urges you to slow down. Make this choice with thoughtfulness and patience rather than rushing into anything that comes with great responsibility. As you relax, a creative solution may emerge.

For single people, the Two of Wands can be an indicator that you’re facing (or about to face) a decision between different people or paths.

If you’re dating multiple people, you may sense that it’s time to commit to one relationship; yet, you are reticent to let go of the others or lose some of your “freedom.” The Two of Wands suggests that you stay aligned with your long-term goals and dreams and make your choice from that headspace.

This minor arcana card also reminds you that the grass isn’t always greener on the other side.

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What does the Two of Wands tarot card mean for career, money and finance?

The Two of Wands most commonly presents as a future planning card in a career reading.

This minor arcana card has a way of showing up when you’re facing a decision, perhaps between different jobs, positions or business opportunities.

Make this choice based on a long-term vision for security and fulfillment—as opposed to a move that will only provide immediate success.

What does the Two of Wands tarot card mean for health?

If you see the Two of Wands in a health reading, you might be feeling pulled in two different directions about treatments, medical advice or wellness programs. This can lead to you feeling out of balance.

The Two of Wands encourages you to choose the path that is more aligned with your long-term health and well-being. See if you can find resources that support a greater sense of balance as you move forward. In other words, don’t just treat the symptom, but also look for environmental triggers and habits that may be causing pain, discomfort or a seemingly chronic condition.

There can also be some spiritual connotations to this minor arcana card. Are you exploring different spiritual paths or religions? The Two of Wands cautions you not to be hasty in making commitments to any one path. Try on multiple options that may suit you.

Two of Wands Tarot Card in Reverse Meaning

When the Two of Wands appears reversed, it still pertains to needing to make a choice. But in this case the priority is in going inwards. Before you can pick a path, you must connect with your sense of inner purpose and your long-term goals. What kind of life do you really want to live?

The Two of Wands in reverse encourages you to slow down and tap into your personal power, rather than surrendering to insecurity or overwhelm.

Before you can make a long-term plan, as this card’s upright position suggests, you need to be more in tune with yourself and be able to proceed with confidence and purpose. When you do that, you’ll be able to make an empowered decision for your future.

Is the Two of Wands tarot card a yes or no?

The Two of Wands typically doesn’t present as a clear yes or no. It acknowledges that you have a choice and supports you in considering your options carefully.

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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