Tarot Journal: Page/Daughter of Wands

Waite-Smith Deck Interpretation: The page of wands/staves is a young wealthy figure, dressed in finery. The clothes are a new complete luxurious suit with matching accessories (boots, hat, cloak etc) The page holds a fresh leafy wand upright as though using it as a walking stick and to gauge/ measure the direction/distance to go. The…

Tarot Journal: Ten of Wands

Waite-Smith Deck Interpretation: The wands/staffs are a heavy load to bare. The figure is bent with the weight of the wands. They are upright and stiff with an unwielding shape. The wands are active, fire energy. Here the energy is exertion, endurance or effort that requires stamina. The figure seems to even lean into the…

Tarot Journal: Nine of Wands

Waite-Smith Deck Interpretation: The wands have found their mark, their active energy is spent for now. Eight wands stand towering in the distance like sentinels, calm but always at the ready. The ninth wand serves as the figures cane. This is recovering energy. There is still work to be done but it requires patience. The…

Tarot Journal: Eight of Wands

Waite-Smith Deck Interpretation: Eight wands, hurling downward straight at their target. These are linear lines in motion given direction from a vantage point above. The energy is fast and purposeful, directed action/force. All four elements are present and working in accord. There is open unobstructed blue sky (air), the green expanse of the rolling hills…

Tarot Journal: Seven of Wands

Waite-Smith Deck Interpretation: The energy here is defensive action. The figure is tense and ready to respond to any attack. The figure has the high ground, a defensible position. The other wands represent a threat, either real or percieved. Is the figure protecting themselves or maintaining their position of dominance? The other six wands are…