Eight Of Pentacles – Gilded Tarot Deck
I. Meaning of the Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot
On the Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot, we can see a lonely apprentice working late at night on his project. He is very focused and determined and perhaps is so focused that he does not notice his little companion. Similar to the card numbered VIII, Strength Gilded Tarot, this young man tames his instincts and desires to achieve something greater. While he may be tempted to go out and relax, he is willing to give up short-term pleasure for the sake of a long-term goal.
II. Message of the Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot
The message of the Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot is that you are taking a course to prepare for a better future. Your discipline and energy will serve you for that. Take some time, though, and enjoy some fun friendships. Be mindful of stressing yourself out and isolating yourself from it all. Even in the most important stage of learning and research, humans still need a little rest and relaxation.
III. Interpretation of the Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot in a spread
The Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot often indicates the time to promote diligence and concentration. The card also advises you to strive for what is important at this time, whether it is a work project, some family obstacle, a personal goal, or an uncomfortable task. Sometimes we can enjoy random luck and joy. But also sometimes we have to work harder than usual to be able to achieve those results, joy. The card represents times when you make the most of your ability. All you need to do is jump in and get going. Fortunately, what we do energizes us and brings us to spectacular results. The labor in the Eight of Pentacles clearly reflects a sense of satisfaction and high productivity.
The position of the Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot in a Tarot reading is important to understand in which areas of life the burden mentioned above rests. It is equally important to observe the surrounding cards in the spread, as it gives information that will help us know which position the Eight of Pentacles is referring to. In the past position, the Eight of Pentacles indicates that the time and energy you have put in is what brought you to where you are now. Depending on the card appearing in the present and future positions, the Eight of Pentacles can have a positive or negative meaning. Maybe, the Eight of Pentacles means that you are getting a lot of great things in life through hard work. But it is also possible that you were exhausted because of something different than planned. Either way, that was the source of the current situation.
The Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot can refer to a period when you work very hard. This is not a negative thing, but you need to be mentally prepared for it. Think about what or for whom the work you do. This can be personal work or professional work. Be ready to ask for help if you feel you need it. The Eight of Pentacles implies the necessary efforts. You will have a lot of work to do. Dedication and focus on the tasks at hand are important and admirable, but doing it for your own sake can backfire. Be clear about the work you are trying to accomplish. Try to maintain balance.
In its current position, the Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot tells you that while you have made progress through your efforts, there is still much work to be done. If you are setting a new goal, this card tells you that you are not ready for it. Just finish the current job and then move on to something else if you like, according to the card. When appearing in the future indicator position, the card says that your goal is achievable, but you will have to fight for it. There will be a small event that will try to deviate you from your chosen path. At this point, the Eight of Pentacles asks you to carefully look at its effects on your future before being swept away by that event.
In terms of work, when the Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot appears, you may be given more responsibilities in the workplace. Maybe your schedule is quite tight at the moment, but that can also lead to a promotion in the future. If you are looking for a job, the Eight of Pentacles promises peace of mind, but it will require more than you think. Your skills will be tested, and you are quite capable of withstanding whatever new work brings you. Believe in yourself!
In terms of love, the Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot means that you are giving up a lot of time for other things. Meanwhile, the relationship can only work if both of you put in the effort. Whether you are single or are in a relationship, the message is the same: you have not put in enough effort into this.
In terms of finance, when the Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot appears in a financial spread, it means that you need a long-term plan. You may be looking to spend something right now, but remember not to waste all your efforts in just a few days. This is the best time to plan to ensure financial stability for the future.
In terms of health, it is quite rare that the Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot appears in a health reading, but when it does, it has its own reasons. The message of the card at this time is that you need to take more action to ensure your health. If you are not following your doctor’s instructions thoroughly or are not maintaining a healthy diet, take the Eight of Pentacles as a signal that you need to work hard.
In terms of spirituality, the Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot advises you to consider the spiritual aspect of life in your work life whether or not your profession is a conventional job. Why are you doing what you are doing? What development are you creating? You will benefit more from actively reading spiritual books and talking to people who share your beliefs than just talking to yourself. Be open-minded, and you will benefit from it.
When appearing in the reversed position, the Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot means that you are lacking focus in life. It also indicates that you are making choices without regard to the big picture. This is the time to lower your resolve and focus your energies on the right path. Whether you are willing to work hard all day long or not, the reversed Eight of Pentacles tells you that in order to be successful and happy in the future, you will have to do your part. Everyone fantasizes about their get-rich-quick plans but forgets the fact that those plans are not free and come naturally. Do what you need to do, and one day you will be glad you did.
Just like the upright card, the reversed Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot is a card that brings the message that there is traditional hard work in one or more areas of life that are demanding you to complete. In the reversed position, the card means that this workload can be slightly reduced. Above all, this card implies tasks that you should not ignore or even things you will not be able to ignore. Be aware that these tasks/jobs also benefit you, not someone else. The energy of the card calls for you to make a to-do list, consider which tasks need to be prioritized, and then proceed. When it is all over, you will feel very happy about what you have accomplished.
In terms of work, if you have drawn the Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot in reverse and are in the job search stage, be ready to do anything to impress your employers, convincing them that you will be a hard-working and diligent employee, and be prepared for what you need to convey. If you already have a job, you will likely be asked to work more in the future. Do your best, and try a little harder. You must be able to show that you are making the most of your capacity, no matter what the results are. However, deliberately avoiding your duties could get you fired.
In terms of love, the reversed Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot can show that in a current relationship, one or both of you may still be unprepared to do what it takes to maintain a happy and content relationship. Think again about this. Do what you need to do to make this relationship work. If you are looking for love, you will have to work harder to find it. Don’t just sit at home and expect great things to happen. Build your own happiness and well-being, go out to meet people if you really want the love of your life to come.
In terms of finances, the reversed Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot can be a warning that you may be a bit delusional about money matters. It is okay to daydream but you should never rely on lottery tickets to stabilize your finances. Good things will come to those who work hard for it and wait patiently for the results. Nearly every incredible success is, in fact, the fruit of your effort over the many years before it.
In terms of health, the Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot in reverse is a call to urge you to do or take some action to improve your physical condition. There is always at least one thing you can do. If you don’t know what to do to improve your overall health or if you are worried about your symptoms and don’t know how to treat them, don’t hesitate to seek help from a medical professional. Ignoring things will not automatically lead to healing.
In terms of spirituality, the reversed Eight of Pentacles Gilded Tarot is also a signal to take action when it comes to spiritual development. This is not the time to let your spirit completely quiet down. If you are looking for spiritual growth, this is the time to step up, go out, meet new people, try new spiritual practices, find new places, and open up to yourself more. You can do all these things, and then great benefits will come to you.