Swiftness, great haste, completion, fulfilment, great hope, assured felicity, movement, progress, speed, action.



34 / 7

Executive Power and Ability

22nd of November to the 3rd of December

2nd to the 7th of August

‘Cupids Arrow of Love’

Sassafras is a demulcent, an ultrative and a stimulant. It is also a diuretic and aromatic.

Sassafras is used for blood purification and skin eruptions. It is also excellent for sores, boils, cancer and urinary problems.


The Eight of Wands tells of earthly progress, judgment, regeneration, power and ability.

The Eight of Wands represents motion through the immovable. The Wands are drawing towards the term of their course  -  they are on the threshold of that which they signify.

The 8 of Wands is a card of balance and communication.

The Eight of Wands marks a period in life when everything seems to be running smoothly and is going according to plan. On our life paths we must realize that we need conflict, competition and tests to enable us to face, deal with and overcome our difficulties and propel us forward. In this way we facilitate our life lessons.

With this though we need the reward of peace, encouragement and silence to make the struggle seem worthwhile.

The message of the VIII of Wands is to take full advantage of these times in your life, as the suit of Wands indicates that these phases do not last for too long.

The 8 of Wands tells of giving one’s all to others. The message is to gather your strengths and take care of yourself first and foremost.

The 8 of Wands relates to the number 8, which is the number of power and karma. The Eight of Wands indicates that this power is to be used for the highest good. In its relation to karma, the 8 of Wands reminds you to sow what you wish to reap.

The VIII of Wands relates to the number 34 / 7, and indicates that one is intuitive, creative, imaginative and one who strives for protection. The 8 of Wands in its relation to the number 34 / 7, tells of gains made through perseverance. There are inclinations towards the spiritual side of life, and a deep sense of inner-worship.

When the Eight of Wands appears in a reading it indicates that there is a focus on fast-moving events and actions.

The 8 of Wands indicates that your goals are within reach.  Your job now is to maintain the momentum and continue along this path, to success. It asks that you remain diligent and steadfast in your attitude and demeanour.

Progress towards a satisfactory conclusion of any matter at hand is indicated by the appearance of the 8 of Wands. The delays are over and the hold-ups done with, and good things will begin to happen in your life.

In regards to travel, the VIII of Wands tells of a journey or trip to be made in conjunction with business or is work-related.

If you are waiting for a reply to a letter or phone call (or email), you will not have to wait too much longer. The response could contain the promise of a new love.

If a situation has been stagnant for some time, you may be surprised by a rapid progression towards a conclusion, indicated by the presence of the Eight of Wands.

The 8 of Wands implies that if you work as a team and co-operate, quick results will be produced.

The Eight of Wands tells that you are aware of your desires and should take the initiative, then realize them. This is a most positive time to make changes.

The 8 of Wands in a reading indicates that you may be faced with obstacles and hindrances on all sides. Eight of Wands can suggest that you may be facing inner-turmoil, struggles and confusion. You will need to remain alert and adaptable in order to see your way through at this time.

The Eight of Wands in a reading may indicate lots of movement, be it traveling or even moving residence. It indicates travel in connection with business.

The 8 of Wands tells of a need to reach goals that you have set for yourself. Check that they are viable and realistic, so as to not disappoint yourself unduly.

The Eight of Wands indicates a time in which delays, setbacks and obstacles are behind you at the present time, and the future looks very positive and exciting.

The 8 of Wands suggests that the time is perfect for purposeful activity, and that all new undertakings will be successful.

Eights in a reading are very positive and represent positive changes to come. The Eight of Wands asks that you follow your inner wisdom and to go inwards for guidance and direction.Take stock of where you are in your life and change what no longer suits you.

Health-wise, the Eight of Wands tells that tensions and anxieties will be resolved and general good health is indicated.

Financially, the 8 of Wands appearing in a spread asks that you take control and balance the budget.

The Eight of Wands tells you to do what you love, and love what you do  -  with a passion!


Two 8s appearing in a reading implies that there may be a slight concern in regards to a new romance, relationship or partnership.

Three Eights in a spread tells of anxiety, hassles, obstacles and delays.

Four 8s appearing in a reading tells of confusion and confrontation caused by forces beyond your control.

Next to The SUN:
When the VIII of Wands appears in a reading next to The Sun, it indicates that ‘charm’ is the key. You are to anticipate happy family times and gatherings, and pleasant social occasions.  Next to The Sun, the 8 of Wands indicates ‘good vibrations’ all round.

Next to The LOVERS:
When the 8 of Wands appears next to The Lovers card in a spread, it is an indication that genuine love and affection is around you. It tells of the future being discussed and promises given and made. It implies that there is a genuine warmth, companionship and honest conversations. You are asked to appreciate it and make the most of it. There are promises to be made and kept.

Next to The DEVIL:
The Eight of Wands, when it appears reversed in a reading next to The Devil, is telling you to ignore all temptations and remain focused on your goal, regardless of outside manipulations and influences. Ignore all else and forge ahead in your intended direction.

The 8 of Wands tells of the acceleration of your affairs brings beneficial qualities and positive changes into your life.


Jealousy, internal dispute, a twinge of consciousness, quarrels, arguments, domestic disputes, lack of harmony, misunderstanding, stagnation, confusion, misdirection.

Reversed, the Eight of Wands may be warning of an upcoming dispute or misunderstanding, or an ill-thought-out comment.

The VIII of Wands, when appearing in a spread reversed, tells of insecurities and a lack in confidence. This will impede your progress.

The 8 of Wands reversed tells you to beware of quarrels and jealousies, as they will not resolve the issue. Reversed, the 8 of Wands indicates that a there is uncertainty and confusion as things are not going to plan. A lack of organization and an inability to cope with a complex situation means that although there is much activity and effort, little is actually achieved. Emotional control is necessary in this instance.

Reversed, the Eight of Wands tells of the inability to work as part of a team. Co-operation is needed.

Do not make any important decisions in haste. Think carefully about all facets, as some adjustments or changes will need to be made to ensure that the outcome will be positive and successful.

The reversed 8 of Wands tells you not to attempt to use force or pressure, as this will ruin and distort your goals and plans.

The 8 of Wands reversed advises that a sense of poor health can be rectified by ensuring that you maintain a balanced diet, and vitamin and mineral intake.


Joanne Walmsley
Sacred Scribes

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