Seven of Wands Tarot Card Meaning
Meaning - Symbolism & Visual Elements
A general interpretation of the Seven of Wands is opposing, standing up for what you believe in, and holding your ground. Taking the high road implies maintaining control and being strong-minded. In addition, this Minor Arcana card displays an assertive, forceful, relentless, determined and territorial personality. If you resist, it suggests they are attacking, harassing, blaming, shaming you. You will need to have stamina to suffer through challenges, busyness, and hectic circumstances when this card is in your Tarot spread.
Wands are the suit of cards in which the Seven of Wands is the seventh card. The card can be viewed as positive in certain respects; especially when it comes to contests. Your willpower is closely linked to the Seven of Wands, and the meaning will change based on your state of determination in life.
Often referred to as "Wands" or "Rods," this suit symbolizes initiative, drive, ambition and desire. Risk-taking and enterprise are associated with this suit.
Upright Seven of Wands
As a rule, the Seven of this suit represents someone who is nearly always successful in working their way through the world. The person in question is truly gifted, a person who stands out from the rest. They set standards and are examples that go beyond what was previously thought possible.
This person would generally be viewed as a feared and respected warrior who has overcome all odds to defeat his adversaries in historical Tarot. The same can be said for the worlds of business, politics, and the media.
A card such as this can indicate conceit. Invincibility and the ability to overcome errors are not inherent benefits of success. If you are not careful, you might swell your head, which will prevent you from resuming your duties.
Love - Upright Seven of Wands Tarot Card
You are invested in some kind of strong relationship when you draw the Seven of Wands in romance. Possibly, you already have a crush, or maybe you have an obsession that's been developing for a while. Whatever you decide to do with it, it will be a big part of your life. Whatever you decide to do with it, you should relax. We can even come to laugh at even the worst of today's problems in the future since even today's problems seem insignificant. I think it would be a good time to put an end to the 'hunt' if you are single and searching. As a person, the more developed you are, the more attractive you become to others.
Career – Upright Seven of Wands Tarot Card
The Seven of Wands can represent protecting what you have in a career Tarot spread. It may appear you have a battle on your hands to keep your success or position. If you want to maintain your status or career position, you have to stand up for yourself when young hungry people come up behind you. If you are capable, you will accomplish it. In a Tarot spread, the Seven of Wands should give you a sense of confidence and power. Your conviction may also be tested by the Seven of Wands. Your moral judgement or standards may be challenged or questioned. Taking action against what you believe in would be the essence of this Minor Arcana card. Additionally, this can indicate that others are trying to get you down. When the Seven of Wands appears in a financial Tarot reading, it implies you are protecting what you have gained financially. It may be in the form of a pension, insurance, smart investments, or saving for a rainy day. No matter what, you will be putting in place plans of some kind for the future.
Health - Upright Seven of Wands Tarot Card
It seems you have been taking good care of your body, mentally or physically, and it has paid off. Well done if so However, it will probably be more pleasing if you do it with others instead of by yourself, since you can often get a better result that way.
Spirituality - Upright Seven of Wands Tarot Card
The Seven of Wands indicates that you may have to stand up for your spiritual beliefs if someone challenges your religious beliefs, questions your morals, or tries to ridicule or harass you for them. It is your right to believe what you believe, so don't let anyone try to take that away from you.
Reversed Seven of Wands Tarot Card
In a general sense, the reversed Seven of Wands represents yielding, quitting, giving up, and giving in. The word indicates defeat, surrender, and a lack of courage or stamina. Minor Arcana card #9 can represent weakness, failure to defend, exhaustion, burn-out, or weariness. These cards are typically used for resolving conflicts. You may also lose control, power, respect, or authority and have been involved in a scandal of some kind. A reversed Seven of Wands represents being overbearing and unpopular.
Love – Reversed Seven of Wands Tarot Card
Having the Seven of Wands reversed in a love Tarot spread is not a good sign if you are in a relationship, as it represents quitting, giving up, or letting go in the face of challenges. Once again, if you want your relationship to last, you'll have to fight for it. Reversed, this Minor Arcana card can indicate that you do not protect and defend your relationship from people outside the relationship, such as family and friends. When you love your partner, you must present a united front. Keep your relationship strong by not letting others interfere with it or undermine it. If you and your partner are arguing a lot, you are likely to find some common ground and compromise with this card. Singles should be cautious about pursuing someone they like when the Seven of Wands reversed suggests they are too timid. It suggests you are allowing others to dominate you. If you like this person, just say so! Reversed, this card can portray you as being overly aggressive or pushy. Instead of being overly aggressive, step back, let them breathe, and wait for the right moment.
Career – Reversed Seven of Wands Tarot Card
In a career Tarot spread, the reversed Seven of Wands represents not protecting what you have accomplished or worked for. Seeing the bigger picture may cause you to lose your focus and someone else may have taken your place. It is possible to lack the stamina to compete endlessly to maintain success or simply become exhausted from the rigors of the process. The drive may have gone away. When the Seven of Wands reversed appears in your Tarot spread, you may lack confidence or feel powerless. Your boss may accuse you of going against your moral code or better judgment in order to gain his or her favor. In this Minor Arcana card, you would have to compromise your beliefs. Additionally, you may be under fire from others looking to damage your reputation. Tarot cards reversed show the failure to protect the wealth you've acquired. For example, you may not set financial plans for your retirement like saving, investments, or pensions, or you may spend your earnings on frivolous purchases.
Health – Reversed Seven of Wands
Having the Seven of Wands reversed in a Tarot reading of health would be unlucky as it could mean someone is not in the mood or lacks the strength to battle an illness. Also, this card may represent an illness or condition that spirals out of control. If your current treatment is not working, talk to your doctor about other treatments.
Spirituality – Reversed Seven of Wands
The reversed Seven of Wands indicates that when your beliefs are challenged, you might give in to them. When considering new paths or religions, learning about them and adopting them if they appeal to you is fine, but avoid just following the crowd for the sake of fitting in! A person you respect or look up to might become involved in a scandal and lose their reputation, moral authority, or respect through it.