Four of Wands Tarot Card Meaning

Key meanings (Upright): Home, reunion, gathering, stability, belonging, celebration, teamwork, success, wedding, events, security, self-esteem, pride, family, settling roots, surprise

Key meanings (Reversed): Family conflict, unhappy family, loneliness, insecurity, feeling unwelcome or left out, instability, cancelled reunion, lack of community spirit, neglect, self-doubt, no success, leaving home, uprooted,

Four of Wands tarot card description

The Four of Wands are one of the most positive tarot cards as they represent relaxation, unity, and community success. A time of celebration of success and family reunion is predicted by the four of wands. In numerology, Four of Wands are connected to energies and vibration, and that relates to the tarot card four of wands as well.

Four of Wands

This card depicts a couple with flowers in their hands, dancing underneath a wreath of beautiful flowers and leaves that are adorned by tall wands, which have crystal tips. These wands are identical and spread equally in the background. The canopy of flowers is identical to the flower arrangements that we see at Jewish ceremonies. The couple has their hands raised as if celebrating for the recent victory they achieved. They are dancing very close to one another, hinting that they have a close relationship.

The people in the background are also seen to be celebrating with them, indicating the importance of connecting with others. All of these symbols show that time has a sense of fulfilment, a time for celebrating the attainment of success.

Four of Wands (Upright)
Upright Four of Wands Meaning
Four of Wands

The four of wands upright represent peaceful and harmonious family dynamics. It is an indication of success and celebration of success and happiness. According to numerology, the number four is a symbol of a strong foundation and reliability for oneself and those around them. Particularly a time for happiness and prosperity. The appearance of four of wands upright in a tarot card reading means that it is a very good time for you to make plans with the family. This Minor Arcana card represents a family reunion. This could mean that you are going home after a long time if you live away from your family, or your family and close friends are going to visit you. This will create an environment of happiness and closeness.

There could be an event, such as a wedding, which will become the reason for this long-awaited reunion. Four of wands symbolise holidays and vacations for an extended period, and hint you to invite close friends and family to have a great time, have dinner or go on a family vacation, including many bonding activities that will bring you and your close ones together. This card is also a great indicator of success in the field of work and career. If you have been working hard on a project, or have invested money in a business proposal, the appearance of four of wands upright tells you that you are going to have a very successful outcome and will reap the fruits of your intense work.

You will be reaching a very important milestone in your career which will take you to a higher level of satisfaction. Celebration on the way is what we learn from this card. You have completed a very important part of the project, and that is giving you the feeling of satisfaction and pride in yourself. These are the general feelings that are indicated by the Four of Wands upright.

Love and Relationship (Upright)

It is a great sign if the four of wands appear upright in a love and relationship tarot card reading. If this is the card that appeared, it means you are going to enjoy a happy family life and will grow a strong bond with your loved ones. You will be able to build stable relationships and will feel secure with yourself and your partner. Four of wands represent roots and stability, which indicates that if you are in a relationship and are not sure where the relationship is heading, this card says that you and your partner are going to become closer during this time, which is going to bring your relationship to stable ground.

This Minor Arcana card represents a family bond, which means that you and your family are about to celebrate an event such as a birthday party or an anniversary. This celebration is going to bring all your loved ones together and have a great time. Wedding and marriage are also a very strong indication of this card, so if you are dating someone for a long time, and waiting for them to pop the question, now is the time when your desire is going to be fulfilled. If you are single, this card represents parties and celebrations. So you can expect to have a great time, enjoying these events with yourself and your friends and family. Reunion is also hinted at through this card. So you get back with your ex, or a return of an old lover is highly probable.

Finance (Upright)

Financially, you are going to feel secure and stable. Four of wands upright means you will rarely feel stressed out about money or expenses but it is also a sign that you are going to spend your wealth on your family and loved ones, which is going to be voluntary. You might buy them gifts or take them out for lunch or dinner or throw them at a celebratory party.

These expenses are not negative or useless and are beneficial for your social relationships. Spending time with your loved ones is a great feeling as it provides a sense of fulfilment and pride, that you have the means to treat your loved ones. Do not go overboard, and stay within your limit, and you will end up enjoying the time with the close people around you.

Career (Upright)

The Four of Wands (Upright) symbolise great things for your career. Being the card of success and team spirit, if this card appears upright in a career tarot card reading, it indicates that you are going to receive support and help from your workmates. A sense of community is going to be present in your workspace, and this is going to end up being extremely good for your mental health.

The energy around your workplace has been very positive lately, and that is due to the new relationships and friendships you were able to build. Chances are that there is going to be a party or celebration at your office shortly, which is going to be an opportunity for you to bond with your colleagues and seniors.

Health (Upright)

In terms of health, the Four of Wands are a good omen as it represents good health and wellness. If you have been suffering from an illness for a long time and are in treatment, this card indicates that you are finally going to get relief from that illness and will live a healthy life from now on. The four of wands are a symbol of family. So if you are pregnant or trying to have a child, this card is a great omen as it signals that your wish is going to be fulfilled or your birth journey is going to be very healthy and successful.

Four of Wands Tarot Card (Reversed)
Reversed Four of Wands Tarot Card Meaning
Four of Wands

While four of wands upright represent family reunion and community spirit, Four of Wands reversed represent everything opposite it. When this card appears reversed, this indicates that you are feeling a sense of loneliness and left out. There is a lack of harmony and unity among your family members, which is very apparent from the heavy atmosphere, and you are finding it very uncomfortable to spend time with your family members. There is tension between the family members and your friends as you are not able to fit in with them. You are feeling as if you have no support from them and that feeling is dragging your mood down. This card indicates that you must have achieved something very special and you wanted to share your feelings of satisfaction and fulfilment with your loved ones, but you are not receiving the reaction that you expected from them. They do not want to celebrate your success.

The reversed Four of Wands are also highly significant for cancelled events or parties. Maybe you were responsible for arranging the wedding ceremony of a close one, or a surprise party, but unfortunately, the event got cancelled, and this is giving you a feeling of destitution. This minor arcana card indicates that you are planning to go home after a long period, but due to unforeseen issues, you had to cancel the plan. This card, when reversed, also represents failure. Maybe you were working on a very important project, and a lot was at stake because of this project. But because of a lack of planning or support from others around you, this project turned out to be a failure, which has devastated you.

The Four of Wands (reversed) are an indication of neglect and desolation. Lack of success and achievements are hinted at by this minor arcana card when reversed. You might be feeling a sense of self-doubt or having very low self-esteem because of the failures that you had to go through, or that you are not receiving the support from your close ones like you expected. This card also symbolises that there is no teamwork or trust among the people you are working with or associated with.

Love and Relationship (Reversed)

If the Four of Wands appear reversed, this is not a good sign as things are going to get difficult, if you are in a relationship. This card reversal represents all the negative things that one can think of for a relationship. This card indicates a lack of harmony, unhappiness from family and close ones, unstable relationships, and failure of relationships. If this card appears, this means that the chances of disputes and misunderstanding is high in your relationship. Maybe due to miscommunication or misunderstanding, you and your partner are going to feel as if you are not compatible with one another anymore.

Insecurity is also a reason why the relationship might turn bitter. The appearance of this card means that some incidents might change your relationship forever, indicating tough and unpredictable times. The reversed position of this can hint that a celebration or ceremony is going to get cancelled and this will bring conflict between your family members, which will divide them. Maybe, your relationship with your partner is not accepted by your family or theirs, because of which you are feeling desolate and miserable.

You wanted your family to support you. A wedding ceremony is also going to get postponed or cancelled, meaning if you were hoping to tie the knot with your partner, chances are that you are going to face disappointment. You might be feeling like you do not fit in within any social circle around you, and it makes you feel left out and alone if you are single. If you were hoping to get back with your ex, this Minor Arcana card is giving you signals that it is not the best idea.

Finance (Reversed)

Your financial situation is not in favour of the Four of Wands (Reversed). You are or you will become the victim of poor economic conditions and most of its cause will be your relationships. Your family responsibilities are becoming too much for you to handle and are weighing you down. Spending too much money for the sake of your family is making a big dent in your bank account, so much so that even making ends meet is becoming hard for you.

You should be careful when you have to spend money on these unforeseen expenditures. Try to evaluate the situation and your financial situation thoroughly before lending money to your family or friends. Make sure that you are providing for those only who need your support and help. Do not give away your hard-earned money to everyone just because of their desires and not because of their need, even if they are very close people.

Career (Reversed)

You are going to see the opposite reaction to this card is upright. As in Four of Wands tarot card being upright meant work-life flourishing, the same card reversed means that things are not easy for you at your workplace. You are finding it extremely hard to create friendships and bonds with your colleagues and your relationship is in strain. This could indicate the general mood or energy of your workplace or could refer to a specific incident that became the reason behind this tension in the air.

Chances are that, if you or someone else is planning for an office event, it will get cancelled or not go as planned. You have been trying to build a good relationship with your colleagues, but everything is going the other way, ruining whatever was already there. It could also mean that the environment of your workplace is harsh and unfriendly in general and this is taking a toll on your mental health.

Health (Reversed)

Be careful if the Four of Wands tarot card appear in reversed positions, in terms of health. Your health is going to deteriorate and you have to suffer from illness. This card indicates that you are too involved with your work and your family’s needs, that you have forgotten about your health and happiness.

You have forgotten to stop and think about what you like or take part in an activity that you love. Chances are that you will become the victim of a serious illness, because of which you might have to get hospitalised or need the assistance of your family members to help you recover from this illness and get back to work.

Four of Wands: One Card Pull

One card pull is done when you want to have straight to the point and quick answers. It is for the time when you wish to know specific answers in the form of Yes or No. So, if you are going through any tough situation or are stuck in a dilemma, getting a one-card pull is always helpful. Post shuffling the card, you can choose one from the deck. Depending on your question, you shall get the answer to the question. The results for one card pull in the Four of Wands tarot card is:

Upright position: If you pull the Four of Wands in an upright position, the answer is yes, but you will achieve your desired result after putting in effort and hard work.

Reversed position: If you pull the Four of Wands tarot in the reversed position, the answer is still yes, but you have to communicate openly about what you want and reach a conclusion that satisfies everyone involved.

Four of Wands Card for Timing

If you want to know when a specific thing is going to happen, and you pull out the Four of Wands tarot card, the time is not far for your desire to get fulfilled. The time will be counted in days or months, as in one month later or around the 4th, 13th, or 22nd of the next month. No matter the exact date, this card indicates that whatever you are praying for will reach you very soon.

Spring here doesn’t mean that if you are doing the reading in the summer, so your desired wish will be fulfilled the next spring. It depicts that what you want will arrive at you the next month from the date of the reading. An easier way to interpret the time is to take note of the number of the card.

Here it is four in the Four of Wands, which means that your time is in 4 days, 4 weeks, or 4 months. It is hard to predict the future in years through tarot card reading or any other form of spiritual reading, as our future frequently changes with every action and choice we make in our life.

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