Ace of Wands – Gilded Tarot Deck
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I. Meaning of the Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot
Like all Ace cards, the Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot is a gift from the universe. But also unlike other Aces, the Ace of Wands is given from human hands. This is an image that represents an aspect closer to the human condition of the universe. In many ways, this is the most generous, charitable gift of the ace cards. It is the source of everything – the spark of life. It is also the gift of will, of inspiration, of action, of passion, of courage. This light from the sky is the source of all ideas and projects. Like the Magician, the first card in the Major Arcana – the Ace of Wands – implies a connection with more distant planets, a concentration of will, and the ability to achieve goals.
II. Message of the Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot
The message of the Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot is that you are at a good time. You were given a gift, an idea, a project, or a career opportunity. Therefore, you should utilize it with faith and gratitude. At the same time, you should beware of ignoring opportunities as well as stagnation. The Ace of Wands is a gift that requires action from the recipient.
III. Interpretation of the Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot in a spread
The Ace cards in the Minor Arcana are extremely unique. These are the most powerful cards and affect the entire Tarot spread, no matter where they appear. However, we can predict its level of influence based on its position on the spread. When appearing in the past position, the Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot means that your current circumstance is the result of a risky decision you have made in the past. Maybe it is having a baby while you are still young and struggling, a lightning-fast start-up, or any other life-changing event when you did not think it through.
In the current position, the Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot says it is time for a change, or it signals that you have changed. It is often possible that the Ace of Wands appears in this position when the querent is wondering if they should quit their job to turn a hobby into a specific career. If you are undecided whether or not to take a leap, this is a sign that you should go ahead. You are in a situation to get what you want out of your life. In the future position, the Ace of Wands indicates that your life-changing opportunity is around. The good news is, you have time to prepare for this big event, as well as the ability to make a dramatic change from your current lifestyle to another. The important thing is that you need to start wrapping up the old stuff in preparation for the big event coming up.
Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot is a symbol of potential in the field of creativity, excitement, adventure, courage, personal strength. In a Tarot reading, it shows that a seed of daring enthusiasm has been planted in your life even though you may not realize it yet. When this seed sprouts, it can become any state. It can be a creative idea, a surge of optimism, or a desire to act recklessly. On the other hand, it can be an offer, a gift, an opportunity, a meeting, or an event.
When you see Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot in your spread, try to examine your life again to see how its potential, confident energy can work for you. Be brave and daring. Sometimes you have to take risks to get what you want. Find the path that will inspire you and take you beyond your limits. Take the initiative and let your enthusiasm take you to new heights. The Wands is a suit of energy and personal responsiveness. Therefore, this Ace card tells you this is where passion begins. You will be able to assert your best abilities for everyone to see.
In terms of work, if you have considered changing jobs, the Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot is a sign that something is coming. Because of the positivity that accompanies this card, the change could also be a promotion or a raise.
In terms of love, the Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot means that your love life is about to blossom. If you already have a special one, you should find ways to increase the positivity and excitement between the two of you. This is a good sign that a great event is about to happen, be it an engagement or a proposal. For those who are looking to escape from their lonely state, the Ace of Wands indicates that love is all around. Keep your heart open and take chances when someone comes into your life.
In terms of finance, the Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot indicates that you are in an abundant condition than ever. You can expect to receive some extra payments at the end of the month. It also means that you will be rewarded or even inherited.
In terms of health, the Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot represents an opportunity to change your daily lifestyle. It gives new impulses and new vitality, so it is time to start a diet or change up your exercise regimen. If you feel that your body condition is restless, the Ace of Wands signifies that your illness will soon be cured.
In terms of spirituality, remember that your mind and body are much more connected than you think. The body affects the soul and vice versa. The Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot implies a new spiritual influence is coming into your life. Think about the types of roles that support your mental well-being. If you have not had it yet, find and apply for one. Help is always available to you if you are open to receiving it.
When the Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot is reversed, it indicates that you are having difficulty in balancing your life. You are sharing your resources with too many things, however, it is time to refocus on the things that really matter. You are in a position to prioritize, therefore, you should use this great energy to find balance in your life as soon as possible.
The reversed Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot is generally associated with fulfillment and work/career. It may be a little difficult for you to stay focused and avoid becoming ineffective. Try to stay focused on one thing at a time. In the reversed position, the card carries the message that it may be a little difficult for you to “feel” why you are happy and comfortable. If you have something to worry about, try to figure out what is causing that problem and making you upset. It can be helpful to have a conversation with someone you just met about how that person handles such things. That person can inspire you to solve your problems.
In terms of work, the reversed Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot suggests that there are many positive possibilities that will arise in your workplace as well as in relation to your work, but at the same time some negative aspects can also arise. For example, maybe you found a good job, but your boss is too demanding. Or maybe you will be misunderstood at work leading to feeling as if you are not valuable to the company or the job you do. Don’t jump right away to conclusions, but ask questions if you find yourself struggling.
In terms of love, like with the upright meaning, if you do not have a lover, the reversed Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot can imply the beginning of a new relationship. This card can also refer to the birth of a baby. So if that is a possibility for you and you are still not ready to be a parent, make sure you are paying the right attention and preparation. In the context of a pre-existing relationship, this card represents a request to think mindfully before speaking and listen carefully from your partner. It is very easy for misunderstandings to happen at this time
In terms of finance, the Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot in reverse carries the message of a request calling you to pay attention to what you are doing with your money. This is not the time to take chances or give your financial responsibilities to a financial broker or bank and expect them to utilize your capital in your best interest (eg. such as savings or loans). When this card appears, there is no such thing as a guaranteed contract in investing or in games of chance, so you should be careful.
In terms of health, the Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot in reverse tells the need to monitor – and limit or stop – bad desires. It is very important to regulate your current habits. Indulging in food, alcohol, (or even excessive exercise or dieting) can seriously damage your body and long-term health. If you need help achieving equilibrium, don’t hesitate to ask. There are many people who are knowledgeable about fitness as well as a lot of useful information in books that you can turn to.
In terms of spirituality, the reversed Ace of Wands Gilded Tarot can show that you are so tired of everything that you take on in your daily life that you are unable to focus on your own spiritual concerns. Take a few minutes meditating and reflecting to allow your spirit to recharge with cosmic energy. This will help maintain a positive spirit and will bring you more benefits than you ever imagine.