Four of Wands: general, standing and reversed meaning

Four of Wands, general description

Four of Wands is the 42nd card of the Major Arcana. It is part of Fatecaster’s Tarot card list that summarizes the Rider Waite Tarot cards’ meaning.

Four of Wands denotes a peaceful period in which we can open up and stepping out from our shell to enjoy life. This feeling of security makes us possible to get out of protection and hiddenness in order to take part in the life of the world.

This means social life, talking, having fun, increased exhilaration and opening up that can all help to take part in the surrounding life and thus experience deeper connection in our relationships.

Four of Wands (fulfillment), standing

Chance for resting and joy, the accomplishment of a really important task. Initial success of a venture or an initiation. Blossoming of a friendship or an amour. Conclusions based on hard work. Spiritual, material and emotional reward after diligent effort. It can mean marriage, childbirth or a victory celebration.


Four of Wands (fulfillment), reversed

Wasting a victory gained with difficulty because of decadence or laziness. Not awarding those who really deserved it. Emphasizing old successes and being negligent about the new problems. Ignoring those abilities that brought the initial successes.