Upright Keywords: Resilience, courage, persistence, test of faith, boundaries, strength, stability, stamina, performance, preparedness, awareness, recovering, success but challenging
Reversed Keywords: Inner resources, struggle, overwhelm, defensive, paranoia, conflicts with in-laws, religious authorities or the law, danger in foreign places or on journeys
The Nine of Wands Tarot Card shows a man standing in front of eight wands, while holding onto the ninth. He has a bandage on his head, over his third eye chakra. He seems to be on the look out for something. He does not seem happy, but worried.
Nine of Wands Tarot Card Meaning
The Nine of Wands is telling you that there may be challenges that you need to face. Things may seem tough right now, but you need to be resilient and persistent in your efforts. You have almost reached your goals, its not time to stop now. Keep moving forward.
You may be facing some challenges that test your faith in yourself, but know that you have the courage to move forward and achieve success. You have been fighting against the current to reach your goals, and you may be tired, but it’s not yet time to stop fighting for what you want. Success is close, but there are a few challenges left to overcome. How can you use your originality to overcome this challenge?
What are you feeling defensive about? There may be something that has hurt you in the past, and you feel like things are going to continue to hurt you. Now is not the time to be defensive, as it is blocking you from moving forward. You have the strength and stamina to overcome obstacles and continue moving forward.
Nine of Wands Reversed Tarot Card Meaning
You may be on the brink of giving up, feeling like you have nothing left to give. You may be feeling overwhelmed and wanting to give up. It’s not time to give up, but maybe taking a break to regain your strength. Focus on your own health before moving forward.
You might need to find another way to reach your goals. If the opposition is too great, take some time to reassess your plan and look for alternative ways to get where you want to go.
The Nine of Wands reversed may also indicate difficulties with in-laws or people who are prominent in religious areas or the law. If you are traveling, beware of violence and danger while you are there. Keep your eyes open.
Time Period: Dec 2-11 Mars in Sagittarius (2nd decan of sagittarius)