Tarot Card Meanings: The Eight of Pentacles in Tarot Reading
The Eight of Pentacles typically refers to the areas on our life that require effort and work. This is the card of self-improvement and determination.
Upright Eight of Pentacles Tarot Card Meanings in a Tarot Reading
The Eight of Pentacles often refers to the energy one puts towards building their skills. It often reflects the need to continue one’s studies in order to further their knowledge and proficiency. The focus is on one’s education. In a tarot reading, the Eight of Pentacles suggests that your work will be satisfying and enjoyable. Your talents will be utilized and appreciated. If you find yourself in a new job, you will find it exciting and engrossing. Your attention is on your career right now and you may find that you will advance quickly. For those who have little experience in their work environment, remember that your enthusiasm and dedication will get you noticed. In some cases, the Eight of Pentacles can refer to one’s choice to start a new career. This is a great time to pursue new career opportunities. You may find yourself in the position of an apprentice. Be willing to take the time to learn a new skill.
On a spiritual level, the Eight of Pentacles Tarot Card Meanings can refer to a new path of spiritual learning. You may meet a wise teacher or advisor that can guide you along the way. Share what you know with those close to you. You may find that combining your knowledge will enhance your spiritual development.
In terms of relationships, the Eight of Pentacles often indicates new growth for a couple. New couples may enter a new phase in their relationship. There is a possibility for an engagement or marriage. Seasoned couples may also find themselves entering a new phase, particularly if there has been a major life transition. One partner may have to take on more responsibility if the other partner wishes to further their education and return to school.
- New Learning
- The Study or advancement of ones skills or education
- Pleasure in one’s work
- Financial Security
- A change in one’s career or a promotion
- A new phase for a couple
- Spiritual Growth
Reversed Eight of Pentacles Tarot Card Meanings in a Tarot Reading
In a reversed position, the eight of Pentacles can indicate stagnation or boredom within one’s career. Don’t try to avoid your responsibilities by looking for the easy way out. There may be problems at work. Your impatience can lead to a disadvantageous position in your work environment.
In a Tarot reading, the reversed eight of Pentacles is a warning that you may not be working up to your potential. This is especially true in relation to utilizing your skills and knowledge. In some cases, the Eight of Pentacles can refer to feelings of entitlement. In this case, you may be overly dependent on the help you have received from others. The eight of Pentacles urges you to take responsibility for yourself.
On another level, you may be feeling disappointment in regards to your position at work. Make sure that you continue your education to further your skills. The more dedicated you are to enhancing your expertise, the more it will pay off.
In terms of one’s relationship, the Eight of Pentacles can refer to stagnation or unwillingness to work on one’s relationship.
- Boredom at Work
- Not working up to your potential
- Too much dependence on others
- A need to further your studies or enhance your skills
- Looking for the easy way out
- Dissatisfaction within the work environment
- Stagnation within one’s relationship
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