Two of Pentacles

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What is the Meaning of the Two of Pentacles Tarot Card?

If you’ve been feeling as though life has you in a perpetual busy state, it’s likely the Two of Pentacles will appear as the focal point of your reading.

This card shows a man with a golden pentacle in each hand, bound by what appears to be a rope in the shape of the infinity sign.

He is quite literally stuck in a perpetual juggling act.

The Two of Pentacles is all about finding balance. It’s no surprise to anyone that life tends to feel like a juggling act.

It’s easy for us to fill our plate, and even easier for us to feel overwhelmed.

The Two of Pentacles points out that you are attempting to split your time between two or more different aspects of your life.

It means that you are incredibly busy, which can be a good thing, but maybe are not taking the time to check in with the things that are the most important in your life.

two-of-pentacles-tarotThe Upright Two of Pentacles Meaning

The position the Two of Pentacles occupies in your reading will help to determine how to best interpret the card, and how it’s influencing your life.

In the past position, the Two of Pentacles is recalling a time where you had an unconventional approach to life that worked out in your favor.

This card is likely to appear in the past position of someone who managed to turn their hobbies into a profitable business.

This means that the foundation of your reading comes from your ability to approach life from a much different perspective than your peers,

The Two of Pentacles in your present position means that you have so much going on in your life right now that you don’t have time for dwelling on any of the negative things life is throwing at you.

This is a good position to be in, as long as you’re remembering to give your attention to the things that really matter.

If you feel as though you are sacrificing one aspect of your life for another, try to figure out a way to balance the two.

A popular example of this is someone who spends all of their time working while making little to no time with their loved ones. Find a way to nurture both for a happier future.

If you find the Two of Pentacles in your future position, this is a very good sign.

It is showing you a future where you have achieved balance and harmony in your life.

Trust your intuition and you have a very bright future.

Work and the Two of Pentacles

The Two of Pentacles in a work related spread says that you’re in a good position to take a calculated risk.

You have nothing to lose and everything to gain, but make sure that you have the time and dedication to backup your brilliant idea.

If you’re being pulled in too many directions, you’ll have to put some things on the back burner in order to see progress.

If achieved, this risk will pay off and you can expect it to help launch your career to new heights.

Love and the Two of Pentacles

When the Two of Pentacles appears in a relationship spread, it means that you haven’t been taking enough time to nurture the bond between you and your partner.

Because of this, one or both of you may be feeling as though you aren’t getting what you need out of the relationship.

It’s important to address this problem, and to find more time in your schedules for each other.

If you are single, the Two of Pentacles is telling you that you may not be ready to jump into a new romance.

Make sure you have the time and energy to dedicate towards building up a relationship before jumping head first.

The Two of Pentacles and Finances

In a financial spread, the Two of Pentacles calls for balance between your earning and spending. Now is a good time to make a low risk investment, if you’ve been considering one.

Any big ticket purchases, such as a house or a new car, should be avoided at this time. Instead, put that money into your savings account for a rainy day.

Meaning of the Two of Pentacles in Health

The Two of Pentacles in a health oriented spread is telling you that you need to slow down. It’s important that you take time for yourself and focus on relaxation.

Overexertion can cause some nasty side effects to our overall health, so take it easy once in awhile.

The Two of Pentacles in Reversed Position

The Two of Pentacles reversed in your spread means that you are having a hard time making decisions, and perhaps your juggling act is starting to fail.

It’s important in this instance to step back and reexamine the things that are important to you.

Get rid of the excess things that are adding chaos to your life.

Two of Pentacles Combinations

In combination with The Hermit, your busy lifestyle is leading you down the path to isolation. It’s important that you scale back and make more time for your loved ones.

When the Two of Pentacles appears with The Hierophant, it means that you are feeling trapped, or soon will feel trapped, and are looking for freedom.

It’s common for this combination to appear if you’ve been arguing with your partner over your independence in the relationship.

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