Ace of Wands Tarot Card
The Tarot Suit of Wands
The Tarot Suit of Wands is associated with the suit of Clubs in standard playing cards. The tarot suit of wands is also known by other names, such as staffs or as staves in some decks.
There are meanings associated with each of the suits in a tarot deck, as well as the more specific interpretations associated with each individual card - and yet more precise meanings pertaining to particular cards in particular locations within spreads. The suit of wands is associated with the element of fire. It is also associated with the season of summer, i.e. of the sun, which is a 'fire', and with the direction South.
The suit of wands may be thought of as concerning personal growth and the expression of our 'inner fire', through work, intellect, or creativity.
As with all 'Aces', the Ace of Wands represents, a fresh start, new beginning, fresh opportunity, and positive creative force. Aces in general herald new beginnings and opportunities.
The Ace of Wands is a simple card with a simple message. Most tarot decks depict just a single bright wand or other symbol rather than the extremely rich complicated imagery and symbolism on many other tarot cards.
The theme of this card is budding inspiration. In some decks the wand illustrated on the card is literally budding!
The Ace of Wands proclaims that now is the time to give more energy to the things that matter in our lives - be they relationships, work, business, or projects of any type.
Keywords summarising the possible meanings of the Ace of Wands tarot card include:
- Birth / beginning
- Energy for growth
- Enthusiasm (especially for new projects)
- Life force
What about the Ace of Wands Reversed ?
Some interpretations of the meaning of the Ace of Wands reversed include:
- No effort or energy
- Impotence, infertility, emptiness
- Enthusiasm for a project petters out ...