Ace of Wands

Ace of Wands

Wands: Ideas, Growth, Energy, Ambition, Expansion 


  • Spark 
  • Birth 
  • Growth 
  • Fruitfulness 
  • Marriage 

Here we see a new beginning, either in enterprise or family. There could be a marriage or birth of a child. It is a time of great happiness. A journey, trip or adventure seems possible. This Ace quite often speaks of the autumn season.


  • Cancellation 
  • Clouded joy 
  • Errors 
  • Overreaction 

Here a journey or enterprise has been cancelled. There have been false starts and a clouded joy. There is a feeling of loss or ruin. Many errors and poor thinking could make it hard to get back on track. This card quite often speaks of the autumn season.

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