• Tarot Minor Arcana

10 of Wands

Tarot Minor Arcana

The Minor Arcana cards contain answers to questions from everyday life, thus complementing to the aspects of the main Tarot cards. There are 56 cards in the Minor Arcana, divided into 4 Suits times 14 Cards. Each suit is represented by a symbol, Pentacle, Wand, Cup, or Sword. There is a one-to-one correspondence between these symbols and the four elements of the esoteric science: earth, water, air, and fire.

10 of Wands


“When it comes to fulfilling your responsibilities, you are the one who would never shrink his shoulders off. It is better to share this load of responsibilities with others.“

You might be feeling pressed down under the weight of heavy responsibilities and trying your hard to complete your task within the set deadline and as per the expectations of others. You never say no to anyone, even if you have to work for extra hours. Your family and friends respect and appreciate your sense of responsibility.

The 10 of wands from the Rider Waite suite represents enterprise, risk-taking, and an obsessive commitment to give everything to complete the task. The man in the image indicates a no rest state until he reaches his destination. The same situation applies to your life at the moment. You have also overloaded yourself like him and allowing no interference in your life right now because you want to attain your goal before time runs out of your hands.

The draw of 10 of wands indicates that you are consciously taking responsibilities more than your capacity because you can not say no. It will only make you feel exhausted soon. So it is better to share your burden with people around you. Examine your lifestyle and access your activities to decide accordingly. You need rest to perform your duties well and reach your goals. Instead of collapsing in the heap of exhaustion, ensure to find a balance in your life. It is ok to ask for support if you need it.

These are the days when you might feel doubtful of your abilities because things are a bit slower. Do not overburden yourself with anything. Learn to delegate your duties to get some free time for yourself to enjoy your life. If you want to enjoy your life, you have to get time for yourself. Ten of wands reminds you that stress only affects your health and can lead you towards serious illness.

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