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What is the Meaning of the Ten of Pentacles Tarot Card?
The image that makes up the Ten of Pentacles is a busy one.
We see a man, woman, child, two dogs, a large archway, a building, and a merchant’s wares all under ten golden pentacles.
It’s a lot to take in!
The Pentacle suit often refers to money, and while this one can mean monetary gain in some instances it also can represent gaining wealth in love and life experience.
The Ten of Pentacles is a relatively complex card because it requires you to have a lot of faith in yourself despite what life has dealt you.
It tells you that even if everything has gone completely wrong up to this point, there is a brighter future ahead.
The Upright Ten of Pentacles Meaning
The position of the Ten of Pentacles will be important in determining what it’s trying to tell you. I
n your past position, it is pointing directly to your childhood and says the foundation of your current situation is material comfort.
Now, this doesn’t necessarily mean that you grew up rich.
What it means is that your attitude towards money is something that you have carried with you since childhood.
In your present position, the Ten of Pentacles could either be point to your current financial situation or your values.
Either way, there is a strong indication here that you’ve made some personal changes that aren’t exactly on par with the person you generally are.
Take a look at how your behaviors and habits have changed recently and ask yourself if you’re happy.
Chances are these changes haven’t been for the better, so it’s important that you take time to get back to your old self.
The Ten of Pentacles in the strongest in your future position. This means that the future is fulfilling and that you will be comfortable. It’s a good sign that a business venture will work in your favor tenfold.
This could also be representing a marital bliss and the expansion of your family.
Whichever aspect of your life it is representing, this is the best place for the Ten of Pentacles to be and you can look forward to a very happy future.
Work and the Ten of Pentacles
When the Ten of Pentacles appears in your career related spread, it means that your work life is about to change for the better.
It’s very possible that a raise or promotion is in your future, whether you expected it or not.
If you are currently looking for work, this is an excellent omen. As long as you continue to be diligent in your search, the right position with the right pay and hours will come to you.
It may sound too good to be true, but you’re on an upswing right now and should take advantage of it.
Love and the Ten of Pentacles
The Ten of Pentacles is a great card for relationships because of its promises of a better future. If you are already committed, this is a sign that your relationship will soon be taken to the next level.
If you’ve been waiting for a proposal or have been trying to expand your family, the Ten of Pentacles is saying that these things will happen, and probably sooner than you think.
If you are actively looking for love, this is a good sign that the one is close than you think. Keep an open mind and open heart, otherwise you might miss them!
The Ten of Pentacles and Finances
In your financial forecast, the Ten of Pentacles is one of the best cards you could ask for. This means that money is coming in, and that you’ll have enough of it to be able to ensure that your future is secure.
Investing is a good idea at this time.
Meaning of the Ten of Pentacles in Health
While the Ten of Pentacles is not the strongest card to receive in your health oriented spread, it does bring with it a lot of positivity.
It says that despite how your health may be now, you’ll soon have a nice surge of energy and hope for the future, even if it only lasts for a short while.
The Ten of Pentacles in Reversed Position
When the Ten of Pentacles appears in your spread reversed, it indicates irrational and risky behavior. This short term thinking might seem like a good idea now, but it will come back to bite you in the future.
Right now you need to be careful with the choices you make so that you can achieve the happy ending that this card typically promises.
Ten of Pentacles Combinations
Surprisingly, the Ten of Pentacles pairs best with Death. These two together indicate progress into a better future while leaving old habits and lifestyles behind.
This combination is a very good sign that money problems will soon be over, and for good this time.
The Emperor in tandem with the Ten of Pentacles indicates an inflated ego. While being proud of what you have it perfectly acceptable, boasting is not.
When you see this pair together in your spread, remind yourself that being humble is often the better road to take, lest you want to drive people away with your attitude.