Enjoy Your Competence
- Environment: Groundwork – Two of Wands
- Unknown: Homecoming – Four of Wands
- Known: Inspiration – The Magician
- Action: Contest – Five of Wands
Your recent successes have given you a sense of accomplishment and competence that feels surprisingly comfortable. You’ve been driving yourself hard, and you’re at the point where you’re ready to actually manifest that project or idea you’ve been working on. Today, be prepared to argue for your ideas and make your case.
In the Environment position, the Two of Wands suggests that you’re laying the groundwork for something important. You’ve put in a lot of hard work to reach the point where you’re ready to move ahead with your plans.
In the Unknown position, the Four of Wands suggests a homecoming of sorts. Perhaps you’ll find yourself among friends or coworkers in a social setting, or be invited to a gathering to celebrate an accomplishment or other event.
In the Known position, the Magician is the card of manifestation. You have the will and the power to bring your ideas into the realm of the real world.
Quick Recap: You’ve been preparing the groundwork for a new project that means a lot to you. You know how to express your ideas in a way that brings them alive to others, which is the first step to manifesting them in the real world. Today, you may have an unexpected opportunity to share your vision with others in a setting that is comfortable and familiar to you.
In the Action position, the Five of Wands suggests that your ideas will be met with challenges and questions. While fives are about conflict and opposition, this particular five suggests a contest rather than an earnest battle. The challenges are friendly ones, games to help you prepare for real battle. You’ll be put in a position today where you can broach your ideas and plans, and let others poke holes in them, so to speak. Don’t hold back – put it out there and be prepared to defend your point of view. It’s a great way to refine your plans and make sure that it’s ready for prime time.
*** Correspondence Notes ***
All those wands and the Magician – there’s so much fire and energy in this reading! This is something you feel strongly about, something you’ve been thinking about for some time, but until now, it’s mostly lived in your own mind. The four suggests that you’ve got a firm foundation for your project, and the five brings in the element of defense and challenge.
Power Tarot is about using the Tarot as an empowerment tool to help you build the life you want to live. When used this way, the cards can help you gain insight into your own motivations and point you in the direction that will help you achieve your goals.