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Seven of Pentacles
Upright Meaning Guide
Seven of Pentacles Upright Tarot Card Key Meanings:
Things coming to fruition, hard work paying off, harvest, rewards, profits, results, pay-outs, manifestation of ideas or goals, inheritance, cultivation, growing, gestation, nurturing, perseverance, patience, planning, reviewing, taking stock, questioning, crossroads, approaching retirement, finishing what you started
General Meaning and Interpretation (Upright)
In a general context, the Seven of Pentacles indicates that you have been working very hard and it will soon start to pay off. This Minor Arcana card means that things are coming to fruition so you can expect results when it appears in your Tarot Spread. It is a very welcome card if you have been persevering with a situation or task and have felt like you’re getting nowhere, as it tells you success is just around the corner! Whatever you have been putting your energy, you will start to reap the rewards. It can also signify being at a crossroads in terms of which life direction to take or needing to take stock of things and make a decision. The Seven of Pentacles can represent manifestation of ideas, ambitions or goals so now is a great time to focus on what you want to achieve and make it happen. It is also a card of harvesting, cultivation, growing, planning, patience and finishing what you started.
Love & Relationships (Upright)
In a love Tarot spread, if you are in a relationship, the Seven of Pentacles Tarot card is usually a good card to get as it indicates nurturing, perseverance and cultivation which are crucial to making a long term relationship work and thrive. If you and your partner have been putting a lot of effort in to your relationship, you should be starting to reap the benefits or will very soon. It can signify a couple working toward a financial goal together such as buying a house or paying for their wedding, if so, you should achieve your goals shortly. It also can indicate pregnancy/ gestation. If you are single, the Seven of Pentacles can indicate that you may be reflecting on past relationships and getting a better sense of what you really want in a future relationship. Now is a great time to do this as the Seven of Pentacles indicates that you are capable of manifesting what you want. It also tells you to be patient. What you want will come into your life if you just keep doing what you’re doing. Good things come to those who wait!
In a career Tarot spread, the Seven of Pentacles Tarot is a good omen to get as it indicates that your hard work will start to pay off. Things should be going well on the work front when it appears in your Tarot reading. This card signifies the manifestation of aims, goals or ambitions so now is a great time to do some reflection or take stock of your business/career to date and focus your energies in to achieving your goals. You may be at a crossroads in terms of which direction you take next. It is a card of planning and patience so you may find yourself involved in business planning or management which should go well. The Seven of Pentacles can also simply indicate that someone is nearing retirement. It is a good indicator for those in business as it indicates growth and cultivation. The Seven of Pentacles is a good financial omen as it represents harvesting the fruits of your labour, profits and returns on investments. Rewards, bonuses and benefits will not be far away when it appears in your Tarot reading. It can also signify a large inheritance coming to you.
Money & Career (Upright)
In a health context, the Seven of Pentacles is generally a good card. If you are looking to improve your health in certain areas, this Minor Arcana card tells you that now would be a good time to evaluate how you can adjust your lifestyle to make these improvements. The Seven of Pentacles is a card of manifestation of goals so if you want to drop a few pounds, build up your fitness, break a bad habit or change your diet, now is a great time to focus your energy on these goals. It also can signify a pregnancy or gestation and is usually a positive card in those terms as it indicates growth and nurturing.
In a spiritual context, the Seven of Pentacles indicates that you will reap what you sow and that everything you give out, you will get back times three. If you have been particularly kind and generous towards others or have been sending love and light out the world, you will start to feel these blessings return to you! It can also signify that you may be at a spiritual crossroads and have a decision to make about which direction to take next on your spiritual path.
Reversed Meaning Guide
Seven of Pentacles Reversed Tarot Card Key Meanings:
Bad business/financial management, not finishing what you started, laziness, aimlessness, procrastination, not putting effort in, cash flow problems, waste, lack of growth, setbacks, delay, impatience, frustration, postponed retirement, lack of reward, workaholic, not taking stock, lack of reflection, change of plans
General meaning and interpretation (Reversed)
In a general context, the Seven of Pentacles Tarot card reversed can indicate that you may have been working very hard or putting lots of effort into something for little pay or reward. It can also indicate someone taking on too much, overdoing it or being a workaholic. You may be feeling that nothing you do pays off while others seem to get what they want easily. Alternatively, this Minor Arcana card in a reversed position can represent a lack of effort, procrastination, laziness or aimlessness when it appears in your Tarot Spread. It can also signify a change of plans or life direction, a lack of life direction or not taking stock of things and reflecting on things when you should. The Seven of Pentacles reversed represent lack of growth, setbacks, delays, frustration, impatience and not finishing what you started.
Love & Relationships (Reversed)
In a love Tarot spread, if you are in relationship, the Seven of Pentacles Tarot reversed is generally not a great card to get as it can represent a relationship hitting a rough patch. It can signify getting bogged down in drudgery or a lack of growth within the relationship. You may both need a bit of “me” time or a break from the norm as well as time together when it appears. It can also be an indicator that one or both of you is not putting enough effort in. You may be too focused on work, finances or other factors at the moment and not making enough time for each other, which can lead to a loss of connection. It can also mean that you may be frustrated that the relationship is not progressing a quickly as you want it to and feel like your efforts are going to waste. Whatever the issue, you need to stop and take stock of what’s important in your life and refocus your efforts on bringing that to you. You may need to completely rethink the plans you made together and decide if that’s still where you want to be headed. If you are single, the Seven of Pentacles reversed can indicate that you may be overly focused on career or material wealth and not making time for love to come into your life. Or you may be frustrated that your love life is not progressing in the way you would like. Look at where you are focusing your efforts. The man or woman of your dreams is probably not just going to knock on your door so you have to make the effort to get out there and meet people. At the same time, trying too hard can come off as needy or desperate. Make an effort but don’t be overly controlling or pushy, love needs to be nurtured but also given the room to breathe and grow.
Money & Career (Reversed)
In a career Tarot spread, the Seven of Pentacles reversed indicates either that you are putting too much effort in to your career or not enough. Either way, what you’re doing now is not paying off in the way you would like it to. It can indicate that you are a workaholic or overworking to the point that it becomes counterproductive. Alternatively, Seven of Pentacles reversed can indicate that procrastination, laziness or aimlessness is preventing you from manifesting your goals. It can indicate a lack of self-reflection or not taking stock, lack of planning or aimlessness. Whichever the case, you need to refocus your energy into achieving what you want. Evaluate what you have been doing to date and if that’s realistically going to get you the results you want. The Seven of Pentacles in a reversed position can also simply indicate that someone is postponing retirement. It is a generally not a great indicator for those in business as it can indicate bad business management, lack of growth, delays, setbacks, frustration, impatience and not finishing what you started. The Seven of Pentacles reversed is generally not a good financial omen as it can represent bad financial planning, cash-flow problems, losses or poor returns on investments. You may be working extremely hard and feeling like everyone else gets rewarded except you or you may be working long hour for little pay when it appears.
In a health context, if you have been experiencing health issues, the Seven of Pentacles reversed can indicate that these may be the result of poor health habits or behaviour in the past that you are now seeing the result of. If so, you need to start adjusting your lifestyle to correct this behaviour and aid your recovery. It can also be an indicator that you need to stop and evaluate how your lifestyle is impacting your long-term health and make any necessary changes before you reap what you sow. It also can signify issues with a pregnancy or gestation. Look to the supporting cards for confirmation. However, don’t panic if it appears, as it is, more often than not, just an indicator that you need to nurture yourself more or take better care of yourself during the pregnancy such as resting more, eating well and not overdoing things.
In a spiritual context, Seven of Pentacles Tarot card reversed can indicate that you are feeling unhappy or frustrated on a spiritual level. A bit of spiritual reflection would be beneficial right now. If you find you have been trying to manifest things in your life and it seems that they are just not happening, ask yourself are you focusing your intentions in the right way and are you sending the right energy out so it can bring back what you want. You may also want to consider that sometimes we hit spiritual road blocks because the universe is sending us in a different direction onto something great that we can’t understand at this point. Sometimes you just have to go in the direction it’s guiding you and see what happens.
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