The Fives in the Tarot – change and disharmony
The stability of the number four is disrupted by adding one to it. Five is the number of change, movement, instability and struggle. The meanings of the fives often relates to issues of conflict, disagreements, disappointment and problems in general. In the outgoing positive energy of Wands there can be arguments and chaos, in Swords temporary setbacks or feelings of losing a battle. In the passive suit of Cups, disappointment and set backs in relationships are often characteristic and in Pentacles financial hardship, struggle and losses. So the fives are a tricky transient sort of energy.
Five of Wands – Remember Wands is the element fire- denoting ambition, drive and intiative.
With the optimism and enthusiasm of the fire energy problems, conflicts and annoyances of the five can be overcome. Daily nuisances do cause setbacks but the hassle of this is not severe. You may actually be excited to deal with the challenges of these irritations and may obtain a sense of satisfaction in struggling with the difficulties and overcoming them.
Keywords – Minor problems and struggles, petty arguments and battle of wits.
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