Tarot Heaven Ten of Wands Description
Lord of Oppression
Timing: 10 Days
Dates: December 13-December 21
Astrological Correspondence: Saturn in Sagittarius
Yes or No Question: No
Description and Symbolism:
A working class man is drudging along with an overbearing amount of wands. The wands look fertile and ripe as they all have the same amount of uniformed green leaves. It looks like the culmination of the Suit of Wands has finally reached the harvest period, which should be a good thing, except this man looks as if his back is about to break. Small hunches appear to form from too much manual labor.
His home in the background looks beautiful and spacious. Even the work is back breaking, he does see the materialistic benefits denoted by his large house, many fields and his green and fertile landscape. But to what avail?
Interpretation and Divination:
The Ten of Wands is the card of single mothers, overworked employees and tremendous effort. You may be in the position of helping an ailing relative full time and the responsibility of it is creating a lot of drain and strain in your own life.
The Ten of Wands forewarnings that you have a lot of responsibilities and burdens. You struggle to finish, but you will get it done.
The Ten of Wands can indicate a physical move. There maybe heavy boxes and furniture that you move without help. It is usually a short, residential move (not a move overseas). You will feel relieved and very satisfied when all the boxes and furniture are moved over to your new place. Of course, then you will have to unpack and reorganize everything. Moving is burdensome.
The Ten of Wands in Love:
The Ten of Wands in love may indicate that one partner is putting in all the work, while the other partner sits back and reaps the rewards. Depending on the situation, this could go either way. If your partner is recuperating from a surgery, the Ten of Wands can indicate that you are taking care of them full time. If the Ten of Wands is a theme in your relationship, this relationship is bound to break at some point.
The Ten of Wands as Feelings:
If you are asking how someone feels about you or a situation, the Ten of Wands can suggest that they feel the weight of the world on their shoulders when they think about you. They are feeling burdened by emotions and feelings that they can't get rid of.
The Ten of Wands in Career:
The Ten of Wands can indicate that your financial situation is strained and you put in a lot of effort for a little payout. Minimum wage jobs are indicated, especially jobs in manual labor industry, restaurant staff, and farming.
On a Mundane Level:
Any type of manual labor such as fence building, construction, gardening, and lifting heavy objects are indicated by the Ten of Wands.
When the Ten of Wands appears in your reading, be careful when lifting heavy objects. Something may look lighter than it is.
Ten of Wands Professions:
Tradesman. Crafter. Art Festival. Farmer. Mover. Waiter. Builder. Construction Worker. Manuel Laborer. Obrero.
Ten of Wands Reversed:
The Ten of Wands Reversed can signal a time that is so insurmountable that you feel like you can never escape. You maybe so overburdened and taxed that you just give up and walk away.
Ten of Wands Card Combinations:
Ten of Wands and Empress:
a. Doing anything and everything under the sun, probably at home
and in the garden.
b. In a relationship reading this could indicate that one
partner caters to the other indefinitely. They do
everything for the person and there is nothing they wouldn't do.
Ten of Wands and Justice:
a. A need to balance out all the backbreaking or
Ten of Wands and Ace of Wands:
a. Having all the potential to get the work done, but feeling
overwhelmed because you do it all on your own.
b. Single parent without any help, but the drive, determination and fire
to finish it on her/his own.
Ten of Wands and Nine of Swords:
a. You are not happy at work and you have no one but yourself to
blame (which you do a lot).
b. It's a nightmare trying to do all the work yourself, but you do it
anyway and then cry about it after.
Ten of Wands and Page of Swords:
a. Being defensive all the time can be a burden
Ten of Wands and Two of Cups:
a. He (or she) does all the work in that relationship
b. One sided partnerships
Ten of Wands and Five of Cups:
a. A regretful burden.
b. Moving something heavy only to have it broken.
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