Tarot Card meaning for the Ace of Wands

In the Ace of Wands, we see a hand coming out of a cloud, holding a wand that is sprouting at different spots. We can interpret this as an opportunity for growth and development, which may be given to us or that we may create this within ourselves.

The Ace of Wands as a day card

Today you might have a surge of energy. Or you might get help from someone else. How is this helping you with work or with a project in your life? How can this energy help you to grow and develop as a person?
Reversely, if there is wishful thinking - of wanting to achieve and getting help from outside. What can we do to find it?

Negative or reversed meaning for this card

Aces stand for chances and new beginnings as they start a new suit in the Minor Arcana. The element of Wands is Fire so there is allot of energy in this card bringing fire energies and beginnings together. This could be a great thing and just what we need, it can also be that we have energy to burn and we don’t know what to do with it. Reversed this card can hint on a waste of energy and not having a streamlined approach to things we want to achieve.

How this card could present itself in real life

There have been many amazing opportunities that have been offered to me in my life, which relate to the Ace of Wands. One of the best opportunities has been being able to study, learn and go onto University. The situations around me have created the opportunity but just being enrolled in a degree is not enough. You have to bring the fire in the belly to study, to get good marks and to make something of the education you have been given and that is what I clearly see in this card.

How this card is represented in other Tarot decks

The Crowley deck shows an energetic image of a yellow, orange and red Wand full of potential for the things that the person with this wand can achieve in future.

In the Osho Zen we take a more spiritual approach to this card which is called the source. It shows us the beginning of all creative endeavours. The source of the incredible amount of energy that is available to all of us if we just learn how to tap into it.

In the Celtic Dragon we find some baby dragons again in the Ace card. These dragons show there is lots of potential in these dragons, potential, which they can use out there away from their save nest.  Once they have found their way in the world.

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