If Court Cards confuse you, don’t worry—you’re not alone! They can be some of the most difficult cards to read in spreads because the meanings tend to differ. They can also represent situations, actual people, or energy, depending on the context of the spread.
The Kings are the masters of their suit.
Where the Page starts off as learning their craft and being at the beginning stage, the King is the Page after years of experience and learning, applying wisdom and knowledge he has learned along the way to his life.
What Does the King of Wands Card Mean?
The King of Wands has several meanings attached to it:
1. Creativity: The King of Wands Tarot card is a card of ultimate creativity. It represents the ability to mastermind new creative ideas and implement them into reality. The King of Wands is a doer, so whenever he has an idea, he is able to take action on them in the physical world.
2. Inspiring: The King of Wands is a card of great inspiration. Think of someone in the public eye who inspires you. During one speech, this person motivates you to get up and chase your dreams, no matter how demotivated or sluggish you feel. That’s the King of Wands in action!
3. Commanding: The King of Wands has a powerful presence. This is the person who walks into a room, and people stop to listen to him automatically. The King of Wands can be forceful with their opinions and rarely takes no for an answer.
4. Bravery: The Wands suit is the suit of courage, and the King of Wands represents the ultimate bravery. This King is afraid of nothing and no one. They are willing to go where others do not dare tread. They are bursting with self-confidence, and this is where their courage comes from.
5. Highly Charismatic: No one can say that the King of Wands is lacking in charisma. Women are drawn to the King of Wands for his abundance of sex appeal. Female King of Wands easily attracts people. In fact, they can intimidate some because they are just oozing with confidence and charisma!
6. Leadership: The King of Wands is a leader, so this is an excellent card to show up if you find yourself in a position of leadership!
What Does the King of Wands Mean in Love & Relationships?
In a relationship reading, the King of Wands Tarot card can mean several things.
In the position of someone’s feelings for you, this person finds you very attractive and is extremely sexually drawn to you. The King of Wands attraction is more stable and long-lasting than the Knight of Wands, the latter of whom has a tendency to sow his wild oats and then disappear in the night.
The King of Wands attraction burns for a long time and is very passionate. In the position of feelings, this person is likely to pursue you and make their feelings known—after all, these are very confident feelings!
As a King, the King of Wands is unlikely to stray when in a relationship. The Kings have had their fun as Knights, and they are ready to settle down. But of all the Kings, the Kings of Wands is the one most likely to have an affair. Not to say he will—just to say he is the most susceptible to it of all the Kings! Remember, this is a King of Passion, and like all Wands, he can get bored easily.
If someone sees you as the King of Wands in a relationship reading, it means they see you as passionate, dynamic, fiery, and sexy. They have a lot of respect for you, and they are inspired by your energy and drive. However, they may also see you as hot-headed and forceful too.
In a relationship reading, the King of Wands can also represent someone you are going to meet in the future who will be passionate, sexy, and vibrant, but also hot-tempered and domineering.
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What Does the King of Wands Mean in a Career Reading?
In a career reading, the King of Wands can indicate a person in a position of power who is going to have a profound influence on your career.
This is often a welcome card in a career reading as it indicates passion and energy.
The King of Wands can also indicate that your career is going to require you to be more creative. It can also indicate a career where your passions will have the opportunity to thrive.
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What About the King of Wands as an Obstacle?
As an obstacle card, the King of Wands Tarot card can represent an overbearing or domineering person with King of Wands qualities who is preventing you from reaching your full potential.
The King of Wands can also indicate you as an obstacle. Are you being too forceful with your opinions or desires, to the point that you are pushing people away?
Conversely, the King of Wands as an obstacle can mean you are not being forceful enough. As an obstacle card, the King of Wands could mean that you are lacking in self-confidence.
What About the King of Wands in Reverse?
In his reversed state, the positive qualities of the King of Wands turn negative.
Instead of being passionate, brave, and enigmatic, the reversed King of Wands is weak-willed, lackluster, and has very little confidence in himself and others.
The reversed King of Wands can also be jealous, arrogant, aggressive, and bitter. At work, this King is a bully, and in relationships, this King can be a tyrant who is prone to being unfaithful.
The reversed King of Wands is a sorry sight when we think of the brave, fearless, charismatic, noble individual who leads and inspires others.
A reversed King of Wands could represent you or someone in your life. It can also represent a situation where passion and motivation have disappeared to be replaced with a dull feeling and lack of enthusiasm.
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How to Make the King of Wands Work For You
To make the King of Wands work for you, try the following:
1. Meditate On The Card
If you pull the King of Wands, take some time to meditate on it. The crystals sunstone and citrine are especially helpful to have with you when meditating on this card. Close your eyes and think about what the King of Wands means to you in this reading. Write down anything that springs to mind.
2. Study The Card
Sometimes, studying a card in greater detail helps when pulling it in readings. Read resources about the King of Wands. Really familiarize yourself with him.
Does he remind you of anyone you know? Do you share some of this King’s qualities?
3. Use the Power of Affirmations
If you pull the King of Wands, his energy is often trying to tell you something. You may be called to acquire some of this King’s qualities. Positive affirmations can help your subconscious acquire these qualities. Some good affirmations to repeat to yourself morning and night are:
- I am bold and strong.
- I am creative and passionate.
- I am a leader.
- I will reach my goals.
What Will the King of Wands Say in Your Reading?
Hopefully, this article has inspired you to get to know this brave and sexy King at a deeper level!
The King of Wands is one of those dynamic cards that bring excitement and daring wherever he goes. When this King shows up, things are sure to heat up!
But watch out—the King of Wands can burn out as fast as his flame sprang up. This King is all about moderation. The more you get to know him, the more his energy will work for you, and the easier it will be to tap into your inner leader!
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