The four is about stability, firm foundations and work , security and the reality of the physical world. The four of Wands is initial success and achievement. Solid ground and progress. In the suit of Cups it can represent stability of emotion which can translate to boredom and a need for new experiences and spontaneity. In Swords is respite or rest from the mental challenges of this suit. It can literally mean recouperation from illness and possibly hospitalisation. In simpler terms it is a rest from worries and issues you need to deal with and a need for time out. In the suit of pentacles it represents stability and close control over finances and resources. This can translate into greed or a lack of willingness to take advantage of opportunities for financial progress.