Birth of a Son, Beginnings, Family, Start of a Creative Project, Start of a Business
The Ace of Wands is the card of creation. When this card appears in your reading, you can be assured that you are creating something which will have an impact. Of course this can be major like a child or a new job, but other times it can just mean that they will take up a new hobby.
Usually, the Ace of Wands means that your creativity will be directed towards your work. You may find that you will get a new job or start a new business. You can expect to get cutting edge ideas and insights during the time the Ace of Wands represents. The Ace of Wands is often interpreted as an exhilarating card and you will be enthusiastic about the new opportunities which are presenting themselves.
As the Ace of Wands is a passionate card it can predict new relationships which are filled with spark and fire. Many diviners view the Ace of Wands as being symbolic of a phallic symbol, it can represent birth of a male similarly to how the Ace of Cups can represent the birth of a female.
While the Ace of Wands often appears as a positive, there will be readings when it pops up as a negative. Aces are all about the start of something exciting, especially the Ace of Wands; this card symbolizes the thrill of new experiences when you’re really into something because its fun. If this isdrawback, it means that you only look for electrifying experiences but when the going gets tough the novelty wears off and you find it hard to stick to anything. Perhaps you’re the type of person who likes to start over and over again so you never achieve anything substantial. There’s also the possibility that the thing you’re reading about will never get past the first stages.
The Ace of Wands' Historical Meaning
Historically, the Ace of Wands has been read in a similar fashion as it is above: it is a card of birth and the start of something new. Sometimes the Ace of Wands can highlight the source or origin of a matter of interest, so in this respect it is good for timing.
The Ace of Wands in a Love Reading
If you’re wanting to know a potential partner’s feelings towards you, you’re in luck! The Ace of Wands predicts that they view you favorably and enjoy having you around. They think that you’re fun to hang out with and like getting to know you; all good ingredients for a relationship. The Ace is a positive omen for partnerships, especially new ones.
The only time I would be concerned is if The Ace of Wands appeared in an outcome or future position. Aces are supposed to appear in the beginning, not in the future. Therefore, I read an Ace in the future as a sign that a relationship is not going to progress past the initial stages. It can also mean that you and your partner will separate for a time, and then reunite (for relationship spreads past and new, be sure to check out my Love Tarot Spreads e-book).
The Ace of Wands in a Business Reading
The Ace of Wands is an excellent card to receive if you’re thinking about going into business: it means that your ideas have potential to catch fire. Your cards are advising you to get out there ASAP.
If you’re already in business, the Ace of Wands predicts that you will take steps towards expanding your empire. A new project could be on the horizon. All looks well, however, remember that the Ace is only the beginning: you must put in the extra work if you want to make an impact for your company. Those millions don’t earn themselves!
The Ace of Wands as a Yes or No
Like all of the other Aces, The Ace of Wands is typically a yes for most questions.
The Ace of Wands as a Positive
- The start of something new
- An exciting time
- A brilliant idea for a project
- The establishment of a business
- Fire in your belly
The Ace of Wands as a Negative
- Being a thrill seeker
- Unable to finish
- Doesn’t stick around when the excitement wears off
- Too much focus on sexual gratification
- Its only the beginning, not the end
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Cards used in this post are from The Wooden Tarot by Skull Garden.