Upright Meaning Guide
Two of Wands Upright Tarot Card Key Meanings:
Two paths, decisions, options, planning, grass is always greener on the other side, emigration suddenly leaving, deciding to stay or go, waiting, anticipation, restlessness, detachment, withdrawal, wanderlust, lack of contentment, business partnerships, co-operation, expansion overseas, overseas travel
General Meaning and Interpretation (Upright)
In a general context, the Two of Wands signifies having two paths. When this Minor Arcana card appears in your Tarot reading you have decisions to make or a choice between two options but remember the grass isn’t always greener on the other side! This card can signify overseas travel, sudden departures, emigration and deciding if you will stay or go. It can also indicate a lack of contentment with your life, restlessness, withdrawal and detachment. It can represent waiting, anticipation and wanderlust. It is also a card of cooperation, business partnerships or overseas expansion.
Love & Relationships (Upright)
In a love Tarot spread, if you are in a relationship the Two of Wands is not a great omen as it can indicate that there is a lack of contentment in the relationship. You or your partner may be feeling restless, withdrawn or detached when it appears in your relationship Tarot spread. This Minor Arcana card can also be an indication of cheating as it can represent having a choice between a partner and a lover. However, this card is also a travel card so it may indicate that you and your partner may consider going travelling or emigrating when it appears in your Tarot reading. If you are single, the Two of Wands also indicates that you will have a choice between two lovers. This card also represents being torn between security and adventure so you may find one of these potential partners is steady and reliable and the other is daring and adventurous.
Money & Career (Upright)
In a career Tarot spread, the Two of Wands indicates that you will have two paths available to you. You may have a choice between staying in your current job/career and taking a new job or career path. Or you may have your pick between two positions in your current company. If you are in business, you may be choosing whether or not to expand or to link up and partner with another company. In a financial Tarot reading, the Two of Wands represents financial stability. You should be finding your financial balance when it appears.
In a health Tarot reading, the Two of Wands indicates that you will have two paths in terms of health or will need to decide which to take. This can take the form of having two possible treatment routes for an illness or injury or having to choose between sticking with your exercise regime or quitting completely and going back to old habits. Only you can decide which way to go, it’s your life and your health.
In a spiritual context, the Two of Wands indicates that you may be curious about another spiritual path or find yourself wanting to learn more about another religion. Don’t be afraid to explore your options, even if a new path isn’t for you there is no harm in learning about another path, you may find it holds some wisdom that could be useful to you.
Reversed Meaning Guide
Two of Wands Reversed Tarot Card Key Meanings:
Fear of change, indecisiveness, restricted options, lack of planning, fear of the unknown, staying put, cancelled emigration, deciding not go, being held back, choosing the safest option, self-doubt, disappointment, anti-climax, cancelled or delayed travel, choosing a mundane life, sudden arrival or return
General meaning and interpretation (Reversed)
In a general context, the Two of Wands reversed represents indecisiveness, fear of change and fear of the unknown. When reversed, it is a Minor Arcana card of lack of planning, restricted options, being held back and disappointment. It can represent staying put, deciding not to go, cancelled or delayed travel or cancelled emigration. The Two of Wands reversed can also signify choosing the safest bet, choosing a mundane life, anti-climax and self-doubt. It can also signify the sudden arrival or return of a person into your life.
Love & Relationships (Reversed)
In a love Tarot spread, if you are in a relationship the Two of Wands reversed indicates that you or your partner may be finding your relationship mundane and boring but you are staying together because you see it as the safest bet. This Minor Arcana card reversed can also signify that the relationship may be holding you back but you are afraid to leave as you fear the unknown. This card is also a travel card but when it reverses it can indicate that you or your partner is considering going travelling or emigrating but the other wants to stay put. This could lead to a breakup when it appears in your Tarot reading. Alternatively, if your partner has been withdrawn or detached the Two of Wands reversed could be an indication of a sudden turnaround where your partner re-engages with the relationship. If you are single, the Two of Wands reversed can indicate that you will have a choice between staying single or getting back with your ex. You may feel like your options are restricted at the moment but there are more choices out there than you realise. Alternatively, like the upright version, the Two of Wands reversed can indicate that you will have a choice between two lovers but the reversed can indicate that you will choose the safest bet.
Money & Career (Reversed)
In a career Tarot spread, the Two of Wands reversed indicates that you may be limiting or restricting your choices or options in a work context. This Minor Arcana card signifies that you may have taken the safe option in your career and are now wishing you had been more daring. If you are in business, a decision you made may not have worked out well. A partnership or expansion may not have worked in your favour. In a financial Tarot reading, the Two of Wands reversed represents financial instability. You may be struggling to find your financial balance when it appears.
In a health Tarot reading, the Two of Wands reversed can indicate that you may need a second opinion regarding a current health issue. It can indicate that there may be more information about your condition that has yet to be discovered or that you may need to find the root cause of your illness in order to figure out the best treatment options. This does not mean that you should disregard the advice of your healthcare providers but if you can get a second opinion without adversely affecting your recovery then it may be prudent to do so.
In a spiritual context, the Two of Wands reversed indicates that you are sticking with your current religion or spiritual path not because it inspires you but because you are afraid of change and afraid of the unknown. Again, don’t be afraid to explore your options!