Seven of Wands Meaning

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What Are the Meanings of Seven of Wands?

The Seven of Wands represents a man who defends himself with a wand against six others.

He is standing on a hill, retaliating against those who attack him: his followers and supporters who are now at odds with him.

The Seven of Wands is a card of challenge, competition and standing your ground. There might be many who seek to take your position at the top.

You must now prove that you are worth all you have with a great vision and creative effort. You must watch out for opposition, for it may be fierce.

This card tells of actions like going after what you want, taking the offensive and making your point.

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Be self-assured and firm and stand up for what you believe in!

At the same time, defend your position, combat criticism and effectively address all challengers.

seven-of-wands-tarotUpright Seven of Wands

When the Seven of Wands appears in an upright position in a reading, you are likely to find yourself in a competitive situation, or to face a challenge.

The results are optimistic and the projects are going well, because you have integrity and strength of character to follow through.

Now is the time to stand your ground and be clear to people.

You need to start saying “No” and stand up for what you believe. Know you are right, despite the challenges you face to your position and authority.

This takes determination, strength and ambition to succeed.

The appearance of an upright Seven of Wands may indicate that a positive change is coming your way, either in your personal or in your career.

The Seven of Wands can also indicate an obstacle being overcome by being self confident, focused and hard-working.

Seven of Wands and Work

The appearance of the Seven of Wands card indicates that you have the strength and ambition to start your own business and be self-employed.

If you have the time and are willing to put in the effort, you may be in for a great successes.

Seven of Wands and Love

If you are in a relationship, the appearance of the Seven of Wands in an upright position tells that you should speak your mind to your lover.

Be sincere and open about your feelings and needs and your relationship will blossom.

In you are single, this card may indicate that you are going to find someone new and that being with him or her might be a challenge.

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Finances and the Seven of Wands

The apparition of this card means that you will earn significant amount of money, being from bonuses or unknown at this time opportunities. It is important to think about how you manage them. Think long term.

What Are the Seven of Wands Health Meanings?

Because Seven of Wands card is a sign of challenge and competition, try not to get too stressed about it.

Don’t skip meals, don’t skip appointments at the doctor’s office and generally keep a positive attitude.

Reversed Seven of Wands

When this card is reversed, it can go two ways:

  • Either you can expect some serious challenges but with a slim chance of wining, or
  • Those who challenged you backed down for you have offered them a solution.

Reversed 7 of Wands brings with it a sense of being overwhelmed by the demands of other people around you.

You may have taken on more than you can handle and are now in the situation of having a lot of things unfinished. This may mean that you are struggling to keep your good name and reputation.

Many say that you have bitten off more than you can chew.

There is also the problem of you feeling like you are constantly comparing yourself to others.

Or always competing with yourself and with the others, which makes you feel inadequate and vulnerable.

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A Few Seven of Wands Card Combinations

The Seven of Wands card is for standing up to what you believe in. Thus, when it pairs with Justice, it indicates that you will spend a lot of time fighting. The end result is positive, though.

When Seven of Wands is in a reading with any of the court cards from the Wands suit, it shows that your ideas and creativeness are more developed and worthy.

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