Card Meaning: Three Of Wands
This is a natural progression of the Two of Wands. Here, the figure is
leaning on the wand while gazing on the fleet of ships below him, probably his
acquisition. Again, he is standing on a high ground, here, he has outlook he
hasn't had before, this position portrays his achievment. Here is the man that has
traveled a long way from the beginnings of his vision and now he is contently looking
down at his rewards. It is good to notice that the wands on this card are
serving as a support and help. This is a person who ventures on his adventure
alone, but through help along the way, partnership and effort overcomes
hardships and enjoyes his reward.
conviction, commerce, partnerships, assistance, travel, venture, trade, enjoying
results of one's effort.
Negative: obstinacy, frustration, impatience, arrogance, ulterior motive,
possible betrayal, talents wasted.
A calm, stately personage, with his back turned, looking from a cliff's edge
at ships passing over the sea. Three staves are planted in the ground, and he
leans slightly on one of them. Divinatory Meanings: He symbolizes
established strength, enterprise, effort, trade, commerce, discovery; those are
his ships, bearing his merchandise, which are sailing over the sea. The card
also signifies able co-operation in business, as if the successful merchant
prince were looking from his side towards yours with a view to help you.
Reversed: The end of troubles, suspension or cessation of adversity, toil
— The Pictorial Key to the Tarot, by A.E. Waite