Five of Wands


Five of Wands - Upright



  • Arguments, conflict, struggles, standing your ground, competition, disagreements





The Five of Wands is a card of conflict and indicates that changes taking place in your life are causing tension and is beginning to affect you in a negative way causing you to doubt your ability to continue achieving your goals. There may be a second part involved and this is causing conflict due to a sense of competition between you. This competition has made you feel anxious and unsure of how you will progress. The Five of Wands asks you to stand your ground at this time but also asks that you be respectful of those around you and always. Have faith in yourself and now that you are capable of getting through this time.

The Five of Wands wants you to accept the changes that are entering into your life at this moment in time and asks that you embrace the opportunities that it will provide to you with an open heart. There will be nothing you can do about the arrival of these changes, they will happen whether you want them to or not. Don't resist this opportunity for change as it will only make things harder for you and will affect your transition during its stay.


Five of Wands - Reversed



  • Avoiding conflict, anger, inner conflict, lack of focus, negotiations





The Five of Wands in reversed form suggests that you are can not a confrontational person and tend to avoid conflict whenever you possible can. Just the thought of it makes you feel anxious and very uneasy, you'd just rather not get involved. Because of your refusal to involve yourself in any confrontation, you tend to look the other way and ignore any problems that come to light just in case conflict arises. The Five of Wands reminds you that sometimes conflict is necessary and beneficial when there is an issue that needs resolving. Sometimes it is the only way to get to the underlying problem making it easier to come up with a solution.

The Five of Wands in this position could also indicate that you need to invest more time and energy on you goals. You must avoid any distractions and really focus your energy on them if you want to achieve success. You have endured a lot of challenges recently and your thoughts are scattered in the aftermath, causing you to become unsure of how you can move forward from this point. The reversed Five of a Wands urges you to concentrate on the end goal and work relentlessly towards it.


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