Card Profile: Four of Wands

Four of Wands depicts the first yields of the pursuit of passions; in the form of a celebration and homecoming.


Four of Wands depicts a group of people standing under the wands of the card. Over the tips of two of these wands, a wreath of flowers is tied, reminding of the wedding canopy or chuppah in traditional Jewish marriages, representing fulfillment and attainment of a goal. Beneath the wreath, in the foreground; there are are two people; with the bouquets of flowers in their raised hands. Both of them wear white dresses; although their dresses are garnished with blue and red fabrics respectively. Behind them, in front of a mighty castle, a larger group of people are discernible; creating a festive panorama.
They both seemed to understand that describing it was beyond their powers, the gratitude that spreads through your body when a burden gets lifted, and the sense of homecoming that follows, when you suddenly remember what it feels like to be yourself.
-Tom  Perrotta, from The Leftovers


Four of Wands is a card of festivity; representing the solid foundations and initial achievements in the pursuit of passions; also corresponding to a harmonious and nurturing environment where one can grow. A person represented by this card, therefore, would be a positive, balanced and content; feeling blessed with his family and the community. In the relationship context; this card signifies a positive energy in romantic and social endeavors; shadowing forth a time of peace, harmony, and stability. In an established relationship; this card indicates the first steps towards starting a family. Career-wise, the Four of Wands suggests the achievement of a significant milestone at a word and an atmosphere of celebration succeeding it; and advises to not giving in and striving towards getting better.
To sum up; the Four of Wands is a card of the first harvest and a well-deserved celebration, indicating positive times and advises to move forward with the same positive attitude.

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