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The reversed Three of Wands is a card that represents a possibility for growth that has yet to be fulfilled. The reason why your dream or goals haven’t been reached can vary, there might have been obstacles in your way, perhaps you are playing it safe. But the key takeaway is that there’s a goal that has yet to be realized.

Reversed Three of Wands Description

The Three of Wands shows a man firmly planted gazing at the sea while holding to one of three firmly planted wands on the ground. The art gets deeper meaning when seen as the continuation of the Two of Wands. This card shows a man who has left his castle with a set goal on his mind. The sea represents all the possible perils and obstacles this new goal might present. While the firm stance of both the man and wands show commitment and preparation. The Three of Wands is a card that shows the first few steps before the man embarks on his new quest.

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When it comes to reversed Three of Wands tarot card meanings the focus of the interpretation lies on unfulfilled goals. Like the man in the art, the reversed Three of Wands shows that you have started a new project or endeavor that has seen difficulties. Or that there’s a real possibility for growth in your life that you have yet to take advantage of.

On the occasions that it represents a new possible undertaking, the reversed Three of Wands can be a positive influence. It shows that there are paths open to you that you can take advantage of. If you focus on what’s in front of you and what are your true personal goals the reversed Three of Wands can be that heads-up that helps you take a step outside of your comfort zone.

If the reversed Three of Wands reflects a tangible lack of progress that you are feeling in your life it’s important to get introspective. TO take a look at your real goals and not those that have been set by others. These obstacles could come from within as much as they come from the outside and it’s important to heed the warning of the card to be able to move forward.

What does Three of Wands Reversed Mean for Love?

If you are already in an established relationship a reversed Three of Wands is always a bad omen. The card mainly represents a lack of progress and that’s always worrying in a relationship. The card can mean that your significant other and you are anchored, that your relationship isn’t moving even if you haven’t noticed. If this confirms your suspicions it’s time to take action and seek change. If this comes as news to you try to think about your personal goals and that of your partner. Have you moved when it comes to reaching your goals? Has your partner? There might be aspects of your relationship that are holding one or both of you back.

Where the upright Three of Wands firmly looks towards the horizon the reversed Three of Wands can be interpreted as looking back to the past. if you are single then this is the most likely interpretation for the card. In this case, the card is telling you that you are still stuck in a past relationship and this is holding you back. It’s time to leave the past behind and start anew. Remember that the Three of Wands always talks of possibility so getting past your previous heartbreak can open your future for a new relationship.

Reversed Three of Wands as Feelings

Since the upright Three of Wands has a heavy focus on certainty and determinations when it comes to a person’s feelings the reversed Three of Wands usually show insecurity and uncertainty. If you see this card while trying to read someone’s feelings for you it means that the person has many doubts in regards to what you represent in their life, or where the two of you will eventually go. It’s important to note that the Three of Wands is closely tied to your own beliefs of circumstances, however, so these doubts can come completely from the other person. The card shows that they are in a complicated spot, so offer your support whenever possible.

If you get this card while asking for your feelings then it means that you ultimately aren’t completely certain about what those feelings are. it could be due to complicated situations in your life or relationship but in short, you don’t have a set goal or future with that person. The reversed Three of Wands shouldn’t be taken as bad reading however. The Three of Wands shows that there’s a possible path, but you must clear your ideas so that you can firmly start walking towards your true goal.

Reversed Three of Wands as Advice

One of the most beautiful aspects about the reversed Three of Wands is that it always comes as advice more than a warning. it’s a reminder that while yes, things might have not worked out immediately there’s no doubt there’s a path you can follow. If you are asking for advice in regards to finding a new job or relationship, then the reversed Three of Wands is one of the most introspective cards you can find.

The card is telling you that you haven’t been able to advance in your goal but the important step is to learn why. Maybe it’s your doubts or comfort zone. Have you gone out of your way to meet new people or send more interviews? Are you sure you are doing everything you can to fulfill this goal? Perhaps you are still worried to some degree about what this change will bring, and might be subconsciously holding back. On the other hand, if you are sure you are doing everything you can then the card is a positive reminder. Yes, there might be obstacles right now, but there’s a real path to your goal even if it’s obstructed right now. Bad times don’t last forever and as long as you are firmly set on your goal you can get past those obstacles that are currently in your way.

Reversed Three of Wands Meaning for Job and Career

When it comes to your career the reversed Three of Wands usually has a harsher undertone, as it represents stagnation and often frustration. This card often represents a rejection of new opportunities, like a new career path, a new contract, or the opportunity to work abroad. It’s important to note that often opportunities can be hard to see when we are frustrated or tired. It’s important to clear your mind and look back to see if these opportunities existed. Perhaps there’s a new opportunity you dismissed when it could have lead to a healthier work experience. Missed opportunities aren’t irreversible and if you pay attention you might find that change is close, you just have yet to take the plunge.

Regardless of the underlying cause, it’s undeniable that the reversed Three of Wands shows frustration and that’s something you need to deal with to keep progressing. Give yourself some time to think about why you are in this line of work, why are you getting frustrated and what would help you improve your mood. It might be a good time to consider a vacation or to remember what made you passionate about work in the first place. Identify the causes of your stress and integrate real solutions one step of a time, whether this is your ideal career path or not will become clear once your mind is clear again.

Reversed Three of Wands Meaning for Money and Finance

In regards to finances, the reversed Three of Wands is one of the most interesting cards you can draw. At its core, it represents chaos or disorder in your finances, but this isn’t as negative of a reading as it might seem. The real warning the reversed Three of Wands offers is that there are too many things going on with your money at the same time. What you perceive as a lack of money is just the result of not utilizing it in the best way. it’s a call to organize your finances and a reminder that there’s still income going your way.

For house finances it’s important to take a look at where you are spending your money and value each of these choices. You might notice that some of the services you spend money on aren’t as vital anymore, or that there are more affordable options. Optimizing your expenses will greatly help in this time of your life and might be easier than you imagine.

For investors, the card usually is telling you that you have too many projects going on at once. Your money and energy are being divided on too many fronts and this is affecting the results. You need to evaluate each option and consider which ones are vital for your economic growth. Once you do that your finances will start looking better.

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