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Tarot Wands 12
Knight of Wands

Overall meaning
The Knight of Wands represents that everything is actually going better than you know and expect. All the activities you have undertaken are likely to be more successful than you hoped. You can take action and put ideas and plans into motion.

The card shows a knight in full armor sitting on his horse. The horse rears up, and the knight holds the horse’s reins tight with one hand. This symbolizes his mastery of creativity. With the other he holds a cane. His yellow suit is decorated with lizard motifs. His red hair and a red feather adornment in his helmet symbolize vitality and desire.

The landscape behind him is the sandy desert and three mountains can be seen in the distance. The knight is not on his way to battle, but rather on his way to the mountains to investigate what inner secrets and truths they will be able to reveal to him.

The Knight of Wands symbolizes the restless, enthusiastic fire sign, which is always looking for new paths. When you draw this card, it is a sign that a significant fear is about to be confronted and overcome, and you will experience a vital new energy as soon as the fear is released. The fear has already been released within and there is a new growing self-awareness.

Pursue and free yourself from your fear. After this, you will be able to move in new directions. These new directions could mean changes in the housing situation, in the family or among friends. At the same time, the card indicates a strong impulse to discover and learn about the things that are beneath the surface or behind what is immediately visible in everyday life.

It could be that you discover a need or even an eagerness to engage in philosophy or spirituality. This will possibly help you to move beyond previous limitations in thought and action and to give you a flow experience in your creative work.

Other words that characterize the Knight of Wands are: moving, traveling, the traveler, intensity, intuitive creativity, bubbling energy, joy of life, movement and change.

The tarot card is associated with number 12 – which in numerology is often reduced to 3 (the sum of 1+2) which means that you must pay attention to these two numbers in relation to the challenge you are asking the tarot about.

This is often expressed in the way that in the next 12 or 3 days | weeks | months it will be advantageous for you to care and trust in relationships, and you will find it easy to communicate feelings.

The card is associated with the sign Sagittarius.

I face my challenges with joy. I have the ability to create unlimited. I lose myself in the creative process. I master passion and creativity.

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