Six of Wands Tarot Card Meanings

Six of Wands

The Six of Wands is the sixth tarot card in the Wands suit. The card resonates success and is a positive omen.

Below, you will find details of the card meanings of The Six of Wands tarot card. But first…

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    Six of Wands in a time-based position

    Past – The Six of Wands in the Past position means that may have many good experiences of the past, especially during childhood. It’s nice to think about good memories. Don’t get carried away or think your golden years, try to make the present just as great. Try to think what triggered those good feelings and bring them into the now.

    Present – The Six of Wands in the present position means there might be some good news coming. If you’ve been working hard, then expect it to pay off soon. Sometimes you need to let your hair down, especially if you’ve been focusing for a long time. Expect success in the short term,but this doesn’t mean you should slack off and rest on what you have already done. Continue working hard if you want to see true results. Success only comes from the effort you put in.

    Future – The Six of Wands tarot card in the future position means you should use your good memories of the past to set an example for your future. In ten years, do you still want to be looking back on those memories, or newer, fresher better ones that you’ve made since? If you see obstacles in your way, work methodically to eradicate them. There is nothing truly blocking you. The Six of Wands can represent a successful future. Visualise where you want to be in ten years and work towards it.

    The Six of Wands in regards to life issues

    Work / Education – The Six of Wands tarot card in regards to work or education could mean that you feel like you’re in a dead end job, or studying isn’t going as you’ve planned. On the flip side, if you’re looking for a new position, this is the card for you. If you haven’t thought about changing, now is the time to consider it. You might be selected to win an award at your school or workplace, so feel happy; your effort is going to be recognised.

    Romance – The Six of Wands in romance is a good blessing. Focus on the future and where things are going, using the past as a foundation. If you’re single and looking, look to your past. There might be somebody there who is right for you, or some lessons to be learned. It’s likely, if you’re searching, that you’ll find somebody so attractive that you’ll want to show them off. if you’re in a relationship, then there may be a period coming where you’ll be extremely proud of your partners achievements. Generally, the Six of Wands in love and romance is a positive sign; there should be no big problems to worry about.

    Friends – The Six of Wands in regards to friendship means that old friends might start coming out of the woodwork. This is usually a good sign. They might have changed a lot, but you still know them. It’s easiest to make friends while you’re in work and at school; so try not to lose touch in the first place. If you do, however, sometimes it’s for the best, as a reunion will feel fresh and exciting.

    Money – The Six of Wands tarot card in regards to finances a good sign. You might find that a sum of money is waiting for you, and really you could have claimed it a while ago. Does somebody owe you money? In which case they might pay you back soon. If you can, just don’t worry about money for a while. It’s not really going to hold you back in the near future.

    Health – The Six of Wands can reassure you that you just need to relax. No serious change is going to happen now or in the near future, so don’t worry. Live and be free. Others may look at your current situation and be jealous, as they are in much worse situations. Treat yourself right, but remember to treat yourself too.

    Spirituality and Mentality – The Six of Wands in spirituality mean that you should just stay simple for now. No need for complicating things. Life is only as complex as we make it. Sum up ideas in one go, make analogies. Don’t think too much, just act on what you feel is the best course of action.

    The Six of Wands Reversed

    Success is something we all wish for in any capacity, but don’t let it affect you too much when you do succeed. The Six of Wands reversed can represent the negative aspects of winning; especially the ego boost that comes with success. If you have had particularly good fortune; an influx of money or good results on a test, for example, be sure not to boast about them to others. Modesty is the key here if you wish to maintain any relationships.

    You might have recently been experiencing impostor syndrome, and feel that you might not deserve your recent good fortune. We can only play the hands we are dealt, so be happy that your cards came up this time. if you feel your fortune is undeserved, then simply share it with others if you can.

    Numerology of The Six of Wands

    Six represents balance, sympathy and trust. Six is well known in occult tradition and spirituality; the Hexagram being a well known display of six. The Six of Wands in regards to numerology shows that you’re over the worst of it. Life can only improve for now. Someone has likely helped you in your life recently and you should go out of your way to thank them. If you have many sixes in a reading, it may mean that you’ve just gotten over a major event of your life and are nearing the recovery phase.

    Keywords for the Six of Wands

    Success, parade, achievement, gloating, pride, victory

    Other associations of The Six of Wands

    Element: Fire

    As a Yes or No question: Yes

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    Article Info

    Date: Sep 01, 2015
    Amelie Rose Estrela is a gifted psychic and lead author for tarot-explained. She has written many articles on a variety of topics within the spirituality niche, including Psychics & Mediums, Tarot & Angel Readings, Love & Relationships, Spells & Magic and Astrology & Horoscopes (the topic of her e-book).