Minor Arcana: Wands
The Suit of Wands Tarot card meanings are associated with primal energy, spirituality, inspiration, determination, strength, intuition, creativity, ambition and expansion, original thought and the seeds through which life springs forth.
The Suit of Wands is associated with the element of Fire. Fire is hot, wild, unpredictable, and energetic. It can be creative in helping us to cook food or build tools, or it can be destructive, like a devastating bush fire or house fire.
Fire is symbolic of passion, energy, enthusiasm, and sexuality. It is a masculine element and reflects the drive and willpower of the masculine energy.
In a deck of playing cards, Wands corresponds to Clubs.
The meanings of the Wands Tarot cards deal with the spiritual level of consciousness and mirror what is important to you at the core of your being. They address what makes you tick – your personality, ego, enthusiasm, self-concept, and personal energy, both internal and external.
The negative aspects of the Suit of Wands include illusion, egotistical behavior, impulsiveness, a lack of direction or purpose, or feeling meaningless.
When you see a Wands Court Card in a Tarot reading, it often relates to people who are energetic, charismatic, warm, spiritual.