8 of Pentacles

Building your skills
Setting goals
Accepting imperfections
Focusing on productive activities

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.

8 of Pentacles

“Invest in your skills and create a masterpiece of your craftsmanship. There are a lot of things waiting for you to notice and address.“

Oscillating with the energy of the Sun in Virgo, The Eight of pentacles reminds you to set goals, pay attention to detail, and find ways to bring refinement and improvement in your tasks. The card depicts a young woman laboring over coins and sketching a pentacle shape on a coin. The buildings in the background represent the humdrum of life, but she has separated herself from the distraction and is entirely focused on her task. It shows her dedication to bring perfection in her task and attain mastery of skills.

When this card shows in your reading, it refers to your diligence, knowledge, and precision. You have always been a hard-working person, well appreciated for your attention to detail and ensuring your best in everything you do. The card indicates a recent change in your career, education, or financial situation. You are applying to upgrade your designation or for further education to hone your skills.

You want to become an expert in your field and know that mastery of skills is not attained overnight. Being someone who burns the midnight oil to improve your situation and outpace your competitors, you never settle for anything less than the best. You might be unhappy with your current situation. The draw of this card suggests resetting your direction to enhance your overall satisfaction. Its appearance is a good omen that change will indeed prove fruitful to manifest your dreams in life.

It is your time to learn new skills and put them into practice because investment in your self-development will improve you as a person and better your situation.

Reversed 8 of Pentacles Meaning :

If this card shows up reversed, it denotes procrastination, lack of focus, and negligence. It shows that you might have been focused on only one aspect of your life and neglected other areas. Perhaps you were too busy earning money that you did not get time to nurture your relationship. The card warns you to set your priorities and then work to accomplish your goals. Besides your work, take time for your family and friends because you need support from others to live a happy life. Neglecting your relationships will only isolate you in the end.