Seven of Wands

card meanings

The Seven of Wands tarot card represents bravery and standing up for what you believe in – it’s a card of facing obstacles head-on. You have what it takes to make your beliefs come true and are able to fight for what you value. It shows you have what it takes to deal with the next challenge, and you are prepared to stand your ground even if it might be tough. This Minor Arcana tarot card also represents battles between different kinds of forces, such as authority versus individualism.

The Seven of Wands card signifies confidence. When this card arrives in a tarot reading, you have a strong sense of self-worth and are certain about your beliefs and how you stand up for what you believe in. You can stand in the face of criticism and have the strength to be your own person.

The Seven of Wands tarot card appears when you are faced with opposition or a challenge. It is a card of bravery, courage, confidence, determination and perseverance.

Characteristics of Seven of Wands Upright

Positive: defending, protecting, standing up to adversity, winning, being an authority figure, being on the right track, being in the right place at the right time, feeling safe, being a rock in the midst of chaos, being a mentor, standing up to criticism, resisting attack, defending someone/something.

Negative: power struggle, resistance, defensiveness, pride, stubbornness, defiance, passive aggressive, bullying, intimidation, conflict over who is in control, resistance to change, avoiding accountability, being a victim, arguments or disagreements over finances, putting up barriers to protect finances

Description and Symbolism of Seven of Wands

In Numerology Seven of Wands card contains number 7, a number of strength, determination, courage, as well as luck. Seven is often portrayed as a magical number – seven dwarfs, on seventh heaven, behind seven mountains and seven seas. And seven is also a prime number, often broken into three and four, which stand for creativity (3) and common sense and stability (4).

Astrological planet for Seven of Wands is Mars, a symbol of action, energy and ambition, as well as conflict and war. Mars in the tarot is associated with the zodiac sign Leo, a fire sign, which is ruled by the Sun. Leo is very charismatic and it’s the sign of the heart and soul, the poet, actor, and leader. Like the sun, the Leo is the source of life and vitality.

The man on the Seven of Wands Card is in a place of struggle and his facial expression shows he will not give up his position. This card shows that the man has a hard time balancing his conflicting needs, and he struggles a lot to protect his land from a group of people who formed a random circle to attack him. But we can also notice that the group is not organized or well-coordinated to approach the man. However, he is positioned on a higher ground and has advantage to protect himself – he stands on a small hill and he is ready to fight any battle that comes his way. He is firmly planted in the ground, and with his both hands he is holding a wand – both of which show his readiness and his determination to protect his territory.

He is wearing tights showing that he is not easily intimidated. The man is wearing a red robe to defend himself and at the same time alert others. His red color indicates his energy and passion toward his work, which is also reflected in his life. However, look! He has mismatched his shows, proving to be in a hurry to defend himself. It showed that he faced some obstacles while trying to defend himself, and he fought hard to overcome all those obstacles. At the same time, it showed that he fought for his point of view and wasn’t scared of any opponent, critic or attack.

General Meaning of Seven of Wands

Seven of Wands is a card of conflict. This is a battle between the self. The self-doubting and self-loathing, and the self-assertive and self-assured, are fighting each other. Seven of Wands suggests you be careful who you trust and what you believe. It is important to stand firm on your own values and beliefs, and protect yourself from outside influences.

In this cards, the conflict is about power and authority. There is a feeling among those seeking to exert power or obtain authority, that they are facing opposition. The question is, who has the power? This can feel like something of a zero sum game; if you win, someone has to lose.

Seven of Wands represents the challenge of maintaining your independence. You are in charge of how you respond to this challenge, and no-one is going to step in to help you. Instead, you must decide your fate. The most important lesson of Seven of Wands is that there can be few guarantees and no certain outcome. In a general Tarot reading Seven of Wands card signals strong challenges and obstacles, especially on the path to success. You are being tested, and although you are holding your own, you can tell things are not quite under control.

Seven of wands as personality types denote someone who is confident and stubborn. They are often very opinionated and strong-minded and the more freedom and choices they have in a situation, the more defensive they are. They are not afraid to stand up for what is right. This card sometimes shows up when the Seeker is in the wrong. They want to be right but at the cost of putting everyone else in the wrong. If you fall into this camp, the good news is you are smart too. You will only hurt yourself more by allowing other people’s opinions to control you. You are right, and others are wrong in your eyes. Be strong in your beliefs and know that you won’t be right for everyone. Remember to keep your own happiness at the top of your list of importance.

When Seven of Wands card appears in a positive position that is about advantages or strength in a general Tarot reading, the message the card sends is clear – you have been putting up a good fight on a tough road for a long time, and now the result is going to be in your favour. You have got your point across because you have fought the battle with both hands. Now all you have to do is rejoice the success and enjoy it. No matter how hard the situation was, you have fought it for a long time and proven yourself that you can handle any situation by yourself. And now that you have made your point, the result is likely to be in your favour.

In the context of your job, career, and profession, the Seven of Wands up right suggests that you have been fighting the constant challenges and the unfair competition that is common in every field you do. But every time you fight back, you find a way, and you prove that you can handle every situation by yourself. Your hard work and dedication are now paying you off as you have established a position for yourself in the field.

Seven of Wands card in a negative, weakness, or obstacle Tarot spread position signals a lack of determination, fear of failure and/or success, a lack of patience and control. Seven of wands can indicate the Seeker is too independent and doesn’t like asking for help. Seven of wands can also mean there is a lack of confidence or too much self-doubt and the Seeker needs to be more assertive.

Seven of Wands in the Context of Love and Relationships

In love and relationships Tarot reading Seven of Wands calls you to be in charge of your life and don’t let anyone to control you. If you have met someone new, this means you are very much in the right place, and this person will bring you a lot of happiness and fulfillment. You don’t feel scared if someone tries to act flirtatious or try to get closer to you. And you must make sure they understand your boundaries and don’t expect you to always make compromises for them. If you are in a relationship, it may be that you have been putting in a lot of work in your relationship recently, and the rewards of all your efforts are going to pay off now. You must have started fighting or going through a phase of heated arguments with your partner, and after all the struggles, you have finally realized how blessed you both are, and you need to appreciate things more.

The Seven of Wands also means a relationship where you and your partner respect each other’s individuality.

Seven of Wands through feelings in a love Tarot reading symbolizes someone who is very stubborn to let go of the past. They often have to prove their worth in relationships, and they tend to do the same in their arguments. If you’re asking how someone is feeling about you, Seven of wands can mean this person is being protective of you. This person has trust issues and needs to feel as if he/she is in a safe place before he/she can open up to love.

Seven of Wands as feelings speaks of feelings being hurt. This is either by being out of the spotlight or by being left out of important decisions. The Seeker is feeling neglected which is making them feel vulnerable. They are afraid they are being taken for granted and would rather be doing something for themselves, than being a burden to others. The Seeker is also feeling alone, and they would prefer to be alone at the moment. There is fear of being vulnerable and trusting others.

If you have questions about love and relationship, Seven of Wands Tarot card exposes your innermost feelings and thoughts. If this card shows up, it is a sign of courage. You must understand that everyone who likes you is not a potential partner and everyone who doesn’t like you is not your enemy. The appearance of this card suggests that you shall soon face a test and you shall be proved that you are right by gaining your inner stability and confidence. Although people love to attack your position, you must not get scared because everyone is thinking, planning, and plotting to win your heart and then destroy it. You will have to face your inner feelings and confidence to save yourself from other people.

Seven of Wands is an indication to strengthen yourself, trust your inner strength, and be confident about yourself. This card also indicates that you shall soon have a conflict with the opposite person in the relationship. And this test shall help you to make a clear choice between two things. You shall have to put yourself forward in public, and at the same time, you might be having private conversations with your lover.

Seven of Wands in the Context of Career

If you’ve pulled Seven of Wands in reading about your career or business, here you are. There is a battle coming up for which you might have to draw more attention to the outcome. Your position at work may be shaky right now, and others may want to undermine you. Stand strong, and take up your beliefs. Even if you are right, others may be more successful at spreading lies or gossip when everyone is distracted. If you are at a loss for how to defend yourself, take a step back and look at what is at stake. Does it mean more work for you? A risk you have taken? Do you believe something because it is consistent with your morals? It’s okay to take a stand on these issues. If you find that everyone is on the same page, it is also okay to stand firm, and be the one who leads your peers.

In a career reading Seven of Wands card indicates defending an organization, or your business. In a general career reading Seven of wands tarot card signifies careers in education, politics, and the legal system.

Seven of Wands in the Context of Finances

If you’ve pulled Seven of Wands in reading about your finances, you may need to defend your finances, as an underdog is challenging you. The stakes may feel higher than usual, but you can weather the storm if you try your best. You may be in the thick of a battle with your family regarding your financial stability. It won’t be easy, but you can do it as long as you try. You may need to be a bit more resourceful about getting your spending under control in a financial sense too.

In a finance Tarot reading Seven of Wands card signals you shall be facing problems of financial compromises and financial instability at this moment. You have had disputes with someone regarding your finances. You need to be patient and don’t make any decision too swiftly. You have to do homework before making any move. These cards indicate that you have to be very careful while lending money to someone.

Seven of Wands in the Context of Health

In a health Tarot reading Seven of Wands card signals you are now recovering from any illness you have been struggling with. Do not give up the fight, for you will only lose more if you do so. The time has come to let go of the past and focus on your new life. If you are healthy, this is a time when you are pushing yourself to the limit in order to achieve your goals. The end is near! In a spiritual sense, this card is a reminder to you of what it is to defend what you have fought for your whole life, whether it’s your personal goals, relationships, or financial situation.

You have been working very hard in order to achieve all of your dreams. This card is a message that the struggle is almost over. You should have enough energy for you to pursue your goal, but keep in mind that this is just the beginning.

If your question is about what should be your focus when overcoming an illness, Seven of Wands card in a reading exposes you to look for a practitioner to get proper treatment. The treatment will be suggested by a respected doctor or a spiritual healer.

Seven of Wands Card Through Spirituality and Self-Development

In spirituality and self-development reading Seven of Wands card reveals you are making strides in personal growth. You are becoming more independent and less reliant on other people by getting your inner voice heard and believing in your own worth. You may have reached a point in your life where you feel ready to defend yourself against other people and know who you are and what you stand for.

Seven of Wands card indicates that you are highly focused on your ideas when it comes to getting the things you want. This card shows that you stand up for yourself and are ready to fight for your right if it means you need to in order to get what you want.

You are a determined person and know that to go forward in life you will need to be tough and stand up for yourself, but is this the only way? Is it the right way? This card reminds you to keep an open mind to the situation and know that sometimes getting what you want is not the right way and can be downright detrimental in the long run.

When you’re asking Tarot about finding your purpose, and you’ve pulled Seven of Wands upright, it stands for standing up for yourself. It’s time to demand what you need from yourself so that you can live the life you want. So you might have noticed yourself saying no to things to give your full attention and time. But do you know the reason behind this decision? You didn’t say no to the world, you simply said no to something that was too much for you.

You’re saying no to things because you believe it can cause a lot of damage to something that is important to you. This may not always be the case. In your desire to make things better, you can sometimes miss out on opportunities that will help you evolve and become the best version of yourself that you can be. So, when you see Seven of Wands, it is time for you to think about your goals and your overall vision. Ask yourself, what will you not do, to achieve your aim? Are there other people’s best interests at play?

Is Seven of Wands Yes or No Card?

When you’re asking Tarot yes or no question, and you’ve pulled Seven of Wands upright, this card conveys a strong sense of confidence and success. This card indicates that you have what it takes to achieve whatever you set your mind to. You’re capable of handling most situations or problems that come your way. If you’re struggling, this card tells you that you should simply put in the effort and focus on yourself.

In a yes or no Tarot reading Seven of Wands calls you to stop focusing on your past and instead look to the future. The only way to get what you want is to lay down your arms and believe in yourself. You have the ability to do anything you choose because you are the master of your own destiny.

Seven of Wands tarot card is most likely a more likely Yes in a yes/no question.

Seven of Wands as a Person

When drawing Seven of Wands as a person, a card describes a person who is ambitious, strong-willed, and ready to fight for what they want. They are determined, self-confident, and very persuasive people, but also very competitive. To draw the seven of wands upright means that they are ready to face challenges and stand up for what they have done. Although the person might be faced with setbacks, they will not give in easily.

Seven of Wands denotes being in charge of and struggling to relinquish responsibilities. There is a time in your life when you are faced with many challenges, some which are not in your control. However, the Seeker feels the responsibility more strongly than the actual burden. This Minor Arcana card signifies that you are at the forefront of some sort of conflict, either in external or internal matters. This card foresees that you will have to stand up to all fronts, and win every battle.

If your question is about a Seven of Wands card as a traits of person, a reading exposes that the native will have some challenges in their life when it comes to their family, especially their siblings and parents. They might ignore you and distance themselves from you because you are different from them. The person you are right now is the reflection of who you used to be, and as you change yourself, the other person in your life will change too, and they will start to appreciate you.

The Seven of Wands tarot card is more like an advice to take care of your health and body. You need to maintain it, as it’s working hard for you all the time. Do things that you love and that makes you happy and don’t think too much about yourself. The Seven of Wands tarot card is also an indication that you need to work hard to keep your position. If you are failing to achieve what you desire, try not to compromise on your values. This card is telling you to keep your independence and resist peer pressure.

Those who have questions about a emotional traits of a person, Seven of Wands Tarot card indicates that the person is controlling. The Seeker can be very over protective, and he fights to his last breath to get his territory. One must be very careful when making promises to the Seven of wands person as they are very likely to break them down later.

Seven of Wands as a Feeling

In a Tarot Reading Seven of Wands as feelings can represent feeling inadequate in a situation and unable to get your point across. If so, you need to examine the facts in your life to see if they are consistent with the belief that you are not enough to build a successful business. The Seven of Wands can also mean you are being challenged or hindered in the pursuit of something you want or you are fighting an uphill battle to achieve something that is important to you.

Seven of Wands as personality types can represent someone who feels they need to prove themselves to the world. They often live in battles about what is going on in their life, they don’t like change and they often end up in arguments where they voice their opinion with the full intention to make themselves look good. If Seven of Wands in a reading are connected with someone then the likelihood of this is increased.

Seven of Wands as a person denotes someone who feels their life is not their own in some way. They think they have the right to interfere in other people’s lives at all costs.

In a card as a feeling reading, Seven of Wands card is all about standing up for yourself and protecting your boundaries. Seven of wands often shows up when you are surrounded by people who want to take advantage of you or to make you feel inadequate. The messages you got about who you are and what you have are no longer true for you. You now have a clearer understanding of yourself and what your boundaries are. You are clear about what you will and will not tolerate. Seven of wands is also about being confident and proud. You have worked hard to get to where you are and need to remind people that you are here.

Your ability to stand firm in the face of opposition comes from your confidence and your knowledge that you know what you need to do, why you need to do it, and what will be the consequences of not doing so. If you allow yourself to be distracted or pressured into something you won’t be happy with, this Minor Arcana card encourages you to make a commitment to stick with your guns. If you think of yourself as a victim, you won’t stand up for yourself.

What Is Seven of Wands Card as a Positive Card, Strength, and Advantage?

When you’ve pulled Seven of Wands card in a positive position that describes advantage or strength in a Tarot reading, it might mean that you are emerging from a period of struggle and insecurity and are now feeling powerful, in control, and prepared for all that life is throwing at you.

Seven of Wands speaks of obstacles that you need to overcome. If the question is about the present time and the seven of wands tarot card has been drawn, the questioner can rest assured that the road to their desired outcome is getting bumpy. Change is inevitable, it is just the nature of life, and this is especially true in the present. To remain standing in hope for the future, the Seeker must fight the current. This is the type of challenge that this card signifies.

Seven of wands speaks of feeling in control and having the ability to overcome any challenge in the present time.

When Seven of Wands card appears in a positive position that describes advantage or strength in a Tarot reading. It shows that you are ready to engage in any conflict while standing up for what you believe in, and are prepared to be brave in battle. Seven of Wands shows your determination and bravery in a dispute. If you’re holding out against someone, it means that you stand up for your rights and refuse to compromise. This shows that you are strong and brave, and that you are confident in your own abilities. These abilities have prepared you for a strong position in life and have made you victorious. If this Minor Arcana card comes up in an upright position in a reading, take it as a sign of encouragement to stand up for your beliefs and fight for your rights. The upright Seven of Wands card shows that everyone should be strong and brave and not run away from issues that have to be dealt with.

Seven of Wands as an Obstacle

When Seven of Wands appears in a negative, weakness, or obstacle Tarot spread position, it symbolizes a time when you are not able to cope with pressure or challenges. If you are challenged with an external situation, you may not have an escape plan to avoid a negative outcome. This card appears when you have prepared yourself for any eventuality, but it now looks like you cannot handle it. It is time to take a strategy and go for the long shot. You may think you are taking a risk by trying something different, but, in reality, it is a form of courage.

You can overcome adversities or obstacles as long as you stay in the game. This Minor Arcana card indicates that you are facing a difficult situation, and you believe that the only way out of your dilemma is to fight it out. However, you may be wrong. There can be a third way out that will make everything easier. You need to find that place and make the necessary sacrifices.

When it comes to challenges and obstacles, Seven of Wands can represent a battle of wills. In one sense, this is a negative card, but there is also a positive side to this. It could be that a strong leader is standing up for one’s own beliefs and values in the face of opposition. The same goes for the challenges that this card brings, as you may have to be steadfast when you stand fast on a belief. At these times in your life, you may have to be strong, even against those who are fighting you.

The Seven of Wands encourages you to have faith in your convictions. If you are going through conflict, you may need to be very clear about your position and stand up for your rights even though you know it may be hard on you.

Sometimes you have to be strong when you encounter opposition from an external source, such as a spouse or family member who has very different views from yours. You may have to be firm about the way that you want to go, even if it causes some tension in the relationship.

Seven of Wands card in a negative, weakness, or obstacle Tarot spread position signals a lack of preparation or defensive strategies, failure to stand firm and defend oneself, intimidation, or lack of confidence. The lack of a plan, or not having a plan, can also be seen with this card. The seven of wands can represent a person who doesn’t know what he wants out of life, someone who has no goals, or someone who will do almost anything to get what they want. They are often just after the money or the high.

Seven of Wands Card as a Future Outcome

If your question is about your general future and challenges ahead, Seven of Wands card in the reading signals a battle with a difficult opponent, who is going to block your path and make you face a lot of struggles and obstacles. This Minor Arcana tarot card suggests you be prepared and hold your ground. But this also suggests that you find a way out of this situation. You have to stand strong in your beliefs. This Minor Arcana tarot card also signals your confidence and strength. You have all what it takes to fight your way out of this situation and make your aspirations come true. At the same time, the card suggests you be alert and aware of your surroundings and others.

Seven of Wands speaks of feeling motivated to stand up for your rights. You are ready to defend yourself against people and situations that are trying to pull you down. This is an intellectual drive. You may feel a drive to create something innovative and outstanding. You may also feel a burning desire to protect the people you love.

Drawing Seven of Wands in the future position also suggests that you are being challenged at work, which could come in the form of a difficult and heated argument, or even the initiation of a conflict. This type of conflict could come from an external source, or it might be from you. This card asks you to stand your ground and defend yourself. You will find that the obstacles that you are facing are not as big as you thought they were. So take a step back and evaluate.

The Seven of Wands urges you to stick to your principles. The issues that you face will not be as huge as they seem. So you do not worry about the challenges, but keep your strength and belief intact. This Minor Arcana tarot card tells you to hold your ground with the determination you have and not back down. You must take bold steps and have the strength to prove your point even if others question you.

When pulled in a future outcome Tarot spread position, Seven of Wands card calls you to take charge of your life. Now isn’t a good time to back down or put your head in the sand. Stand firm in your beliefs and stand up to those who try to take what is yours. You have a strong foundation based on your knowledge and experience, and will hold your ground even in the face of opposition. The time has come for you to push forward and do what you want to accomplish.

The Seven of Wands denotes that you feel as if you have a mountain to climb, and you are about to rise up to the challenge. You are being encouraged to take a stand and protect yourself and your interests. You are strong, self-aware, and confident and you know that you deserve to have your say. If you don’t, no one will. The Seven of Wands card illustrates that when faced with adversity, a warrior will rise. You are here to show us how brave you are. Stand firm in your decision and protect your own territory.

Seven of Wands Card as a Prediction of When an Event Will Occur

If you are wondering when will a certain event take place, Seven of Wands Tarot card reveals at the earliest opportunity. This card suggests that soon you will achieve success and reach great heights at work and your education. Your hard work and perseverance will serve you well, and this will result in a great achievement. Seven of Wands signifies that you are holding your ground, and all the enemies at their roots are destined to hit rock bottom. You are in a comfortable and higher position, and you are prepared to repel any challengers that comes your way.

Seven of Wands indicates that any criticism you are receiving from others are unwarranted, and that you are capable of standing up for yourself when someone tries to challenge your capabilities. This Minor Arcana card from the Suit of Wands also indicates you have a strong character and can face any situation without fear. You are prepared to defend yourself or someone you care about when it is most needed.