9 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.
9 of Wands
“You have lived a life full of trials & tribulations, but your determination has always helped you to overcome all the obstacles. Your mantra is to keep going on.“
You are fighting your battle all alone. It has consumed all your energy and left you feeling worn out. You might be thinking of giving up. Muster up your courage. You are already halfway through, and victory is not far ahead. 9 of wands is the card of inner battles, feeling drained of energy and fatigued because of ongoing battles. Your courage, iron will, and persistence have made you learn from your past failures and withstand all the wounds.
The image of the man on the card represents ambition, drive, and solid determination. But on the other hand, his unshaved & brazen face also symbolizes exhaustion and the need for rest. You might be tired of your complicated routine and want to take some time savoring your alone time and tending your wounds.
The most trusted person might have deceived you, and this has left you not to trust anyone anymore. Do not be hopeless. It was a test of your grit and resilience. Your failures have never disappointed you because you have always used them as a stepping stone to success and emerging stronger than ever before.
People are afraid of you because they know what you are capable of. Never let them get to you. Drawing this card motivates you to keep pushing yourself forward and stand firm in front of your challenges to reach your goals. You got the back of your loved ones who are supporting you in your cause. Just concentrate on setting your boundaries and protect them.
Allow 9 of wands to serve as a reminder for you that all the obstacles of personal and professional life are temporary, and soon you will see the execution of your plans the way you wanted. You have to be persistent to win the battle because it is not over yet.