Nine of Wands Tarot Card Meanings

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What are the meanings of Nine of Wands?

The Nine of Wands card is associated with the Element of Fire and determination, strength and ambition.

When this card appears in your reading you have to be ready to defend yourself.

You have to be on your guard as expectation of trouble is coming your way.

If troubles are coming from your past, you must think really clear and hold your ground, even if you are tired and weary.

Deal with it once and for all.

The Nine of Wands card talks of perseverance, trying repeatedly and refusing to take “no” for an answer.

You have to continue despite fatigue, slow stamina, toughness and strength.

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The appearance of this card in a reading indicates that you must have patience and fight for what you want.

You didn’t succeed the first time? Try again!

You will surely flourish if you maintain your ground.

This is all about ambition, determination and persistence.

You also have to be on guard and expect the worst when you see this card in your reading.

To avoid negative results to your plans you must take extra precautions and keep a watchful eye.

Nine of Wands and Work

Things might be pretty rough at work when this card appears in your reading. Have you taken way more than you can handle?

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Are your responsibilities weighing you down?

Maybe you should start by getting a clear head about what you can and cannot control and go from there.

Love and Nine of Wands

If you are single, the appearance of Nine of Wands in a reading might suggest that you are careful with relationships because you might have been hurt in the past.

Try and analyze the things that went wrong and see where there is room for change. Now is the time to get yourself whole emotionally.

When in a relationship, the apparition of this card may suggest that you have to be on guard because you might get hurt.

Another meaning might be that a partner is very protective and you might feel suffocated. Tell him/her you need a little breathing space.

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What Are the Meanings of Nine of Wands When it Comes to Finances?

In terms of finance, worrying too much won’t help too much. You have to stay on guard and learn to be patient and calm.

Be careful what you choose as next projects and think twice about them. Look at ways that will increase your income and analyze them thoroughly before jumping in.

Nine of Wands and Health

Because of the stressful period you are now passing, it is possible to be affected by anxiety and worries.

That is why you have to try to stay balanced in all the areas of your life: exercise, be careful at your water and food intake, and sleep enough.

You could also benefit a lot from meditating. The stress will finally go away and you will find the answers that you seek.

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Reversed Nine of Wands

When the Nine of Wands card appears in reversed, it indicates that you must give up the fight.

Either the battle has lost its importance or you have realized it was a waste of time.

You might be stubborn in negotiating or compromising, more than likely being your pride that is struggling with having to concede you were wrong.

This might get you in a state where your strength is gone, so you have to learn to lean on someone or something positive to get thru.

This card also appears reversed when you are in conflict with your partner about something. In this case you should try a more gentle approach and realize that you cannot enforce your opinions on the people you love.

Combination of Nine of Wands

  • When the 9 of Wands meets The Hermit it indicates that you are fighting your battles alone.
  • When it meets The Sun, it suggests that you have given this fight a very big importance in your life.
  • In combination with The Fool it tells of a desire for freedom as the end goal of your battle.

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