Three of Wands Tarot Card

Three of Wands Tarot Card
Tarot Card Meanings: Understanding the Three of Wands in a Tarot Reading

The Three of Wands typically indicates the initial completion of a task or project. The project you have been working on is on the verge of success. You have, at last, established strong foundations and you are about to achieve your goals is in the near future. However, there is still more to be done. This is the time to continue forward.

Upright Tarot Card Meanings of the Three of Wands in a Tarot Reading
In an upright position, the Three of Wands encourages you to collaborate with others. This is a period that often requires shared ideas and team work from your affiliates. It’s important to let your team help you out. This will enable you to push your projects forward. Your ability to form solid foundations has earned you respect by your colleagues.

In terms of business or career matters, you can expect your projects to thrive. You may see early returns on your finances or investments. New opportunities are on the horizon. Your past efforts are starting to pay off. Expect a period of expansion and growth. In some cases, the Three of Wands can indicate an important invitation or a new job offer.  You may get some positive news regarding your project or business. You may also be asked to travel or wish to expand your business into new territories.

In Love Tarot, the Three of Wands often indicates a new phase of a relationship. You have developed a strong foundation and are now ready to commit on an entirely new level. It’s important to remain open to each other and communicate asthere may be a situation that requires a little teamwork. If you are single, it’s important to recognize that you have done your emotional work. You are now emotionally ready to meet that perfect mate.

Spiritually, the Three of Wands can indicate a new phase of emotional and spiritual development. This is a card of meditation and contemplation.

  • The formation of a strong foundation
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Shared ideas and communication
  • Work related travel
  • The first phase of a project has been completed
  • Early success

Reversed Three of Wands Tarot Card Meanings in a Tarot Reading
In a reversed position, the Tarot card meanings of the Three of Wands refer to issues of unrealistic expectations or delays in projects. In some cases, the Three of Wands can indicate disagreements or altercations with your partnerships. There may be conflicting or opposing interests. Your collaborations with others are proving inhibiting the growth of a project or endeavor.

In a Tarot reading, a reversed Three of Wands may indicate that your expectations are not realistic. The project you have been working on is failing to bring the success you anticipated. You may have setbacks or delays. You have not done the necessary work to bring your project to fruition.

In some cases, a reversed Three of Wands can indicate further waiting. Your project is not yet ready to flourish. It’s important not to lose faith. There is more work to be done and the best approach is practicality. You may have to work on your partnerships by getting everyone on the same page.  Try not to let your anxiety and fear inhibit you ability to get into action. You may have to take a step backward and rethink your objectives.

  • Disagreements or conflict with partnerships
  • Delays or setbacks
  • Unrealistic expectations
  • More work is necessary
  • The need for practicality

See the Love Tarot section to learn more about the Three of Wands and relationships.

© 2010 All Rights Reserved. Images of individual tarot cards are from the Aquatic Tarot Deck created by Andreas Schröter and are used with his permission. They are for example purposes only.


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