The Ace of Pentacles

What The Ace of Pentacles means in a tarot reading

The Ace of Pentacles

 

The Ace of Pentacles is filled with grounding and solid energy.

  

Around the Ace of any card is the unadulterated source of power of the suit. With the pentacles the energy is that of the earth and grounded energy. It can indicate that you are in an area in your life right now that you need a grounding focus in your life. With the card in your reading you can be sure that there are creative energies around you that will aid you with material or earthly gains. The Pentacles is a great card regarding issues such as health and finances usually, but can indicate troubles in other areas. Because the energy is quite strong with the Ace card, it can be a time of intense energies that are hard to manage or focus on.

 

Humans are innately tied to the Earth as we live within it, walk upon it, take our food and water from it, and depend on it for sustenance. Often it is something that is taken for granted and not reflected upon. Take a moment and see all of the ways in which the flows of the Earthly energies affect you. The times in which you feel grounded and those in which you are almost pulled down and sluggish even have a different relation to the Earth. With the Ace of Pentacles card, the pentacle is being handed by an invisible hand. It’s almost as it is a reminder that this is a gift that is given to you and as one part of four Aces that make a whole. With the Ace of Pentacles the gift is that of solid intelligence holding you firmly in place. It can be a strong motivator or a hindrance and you must pay special attention as to how you use the energy.

 

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You must remember when seeing the Ace of anything in your reading that the energy is coming to you or around you in its pure form. As an intuitive and aware human being it is up to you to be responsible for directing the energy accordingly. You can use the other cards in your reading to take a clue of what direction to use the energy with as well. For example, if you see multiple Ace cards in your readings, know that this is an important time for you in your life. The cards can also be compounded and in the case of the Ace of Pentacles, if you see a plethora of other pentacle cards then you will understand that the focus of your reading (and perhaps the focal points of issues in your life) is grounding and earthy issues.

 

A word of warning regarding this card is that there can be too much of a great thing. The steadfast footing that you are experiencing or have built in aspects of your life can help to ensure a successful step towards your future but it can also plant you in place. Too much Earthy energy can cause your life to become unbalanced. A person for example that is too entrenched in earth (like when you have a lot of pentacles cards in your reading) can also indicate a person that is stuck in the mud. Earth can squelch out fiery motivation or passion and cause air and water energies to stagnate.  You must be careful to balance out the energies in your life and to not allow one area to overpower the other. You will know right away when the card comes up if this is an issue or a well wishing for you in your reading and you must act on it accordingly.

 

The Ace of Pentacles is also a card of results. Often the Ace of Pentacles will come up in a reading when you need to be reminded of your own roots and to firmly plant yourself back on your path in order to see your result realized as you desire.  Even though it is a beginning card in the story as all Aces are, it is also a good card to remind yourself what you are ultimately attaining. Like a house that is built out of design and action, the Ace of Pentacles tells you to focus on what you want the end result to be. It is the finished house made of all of the other elements. This may be a good time to set down a schedule, to keep you on track, and build the foundation as well. The beginning is the end is the beginning. You are building your path one brick at a time.

 

Ace of Pentacles in Love

 

The Ace of Pentacles in love can be a good sign regarding stability in a relationship showing that where you are now is where you need to be. The foundation of the relationship is formulated as it should be and you are ready to continue building on the foundation in which is already created. It also is a representation of a healthy independence within the relationship as you have room for your own goals and there is a sense of security within the boundaries of you and your partner for you to be yourself. The Ace of Pentacles sort of sets the stage for the next act of your relationship and it is an excellent sign for moving forward.

 

In regards to new love, the Ace of Pentacles will indicate good tidings coming your way in love. Usually it is indicative of a stable and grounding relationship headed your way, one in which you can build from as an addition rather than a distraction to your life. It may be a good time to focus on the workplace, as the relationship will usually stem out of work, school, or some area of finance in some way.

 

Ace of Pentacles in Health

 

Regarding health the Ace of Pentacles is one of the best cards to see. Often indicative of excellent health it is a great card about health and wellness in general. It can be a sign that health is going to be taking a turn for the better in regards to illnesses that already exist. With the Ace of Pentacles in a reading that is more general and not specific to health as in an overall or general reading there is usually a stress to build a foundation for good health such as implementing a physical routine, eating healthier or taking steps to prevent illness.

 

Ace of Pentacles in Work and Wealth

 

The Ace of Pentacles is a powerful card for finance. Because of the strong material energies of the cards it is a good time to invest time and money in financial pursuits. You don’t have to actually put money down at this time, it often is a good time to get a feel for new areas of finance and come up with a new plan for money. It can also be a good time to consider finding a stable position within a job. The card doesn’t say to switch jobs, but it can tell you to take a new opportunity to arise.

 

Reversed Meaning - Ace of Pentacles

With the Ace of Pentacles shows that the energy of the Earth is around you, however it is much more indicative of the negative aspects of the energy such as laziness, sluggishness, or a lack of motivation. When this card comes up in the reversed position it is a good sign that you need to work on balancing the energies in your life to bring out the good of the Ace of Pentacles. Consider ways in which you are being too stubborn or lacking flexibility and do your best to change them.

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