Two of Pentacles – Keywords
Juggling, Manic, Karma
Drama, Undependable, Irresponsible
Two of Pentacles – Meanings
Two of Pentacles Tarot Card Description
The Two of Pentacles Tarot Card is the energy of the flim-flam man. It is not quite a three-card Monty guy but it is close. The sense of motion and maybe even motion sickness is indicated in this card. We often see ships on a rolling sea in the background and coins balancing left and right while they are always in motion.
In this photo, I have chosen a fire dancer because all of that elemental energy could so easily consume the dancer if fatigue sets in and things fall out of balance.
Pentacles represent the grounding energy of the Earth. This 2 of Earth Tarot card warns of an overwhelming, unbalanced situation. You will need the practicality of the Earth to handle instability.
The Two of Pentacles, also known as the Two of Diamonds Tarot card, represents an imbalance in Cash Flow. It is a huge payday, like a merchant ship coming in just beyond the horizon.
This is the card of short-term solutions that may or may not turn out for the best. Stay alert.
Two of Pentacles Love Meaning
The Two of Pentacles appears when a relationship is on shaky ground. You may be torn between two lovers or two choices. Be sure to do the right thing. Your ship has yet to come in, and this may not be one of the best relationships for you. It could also be a relationship that is destined to blaze brightly before quickly falling out of balance and may not be a good long-term choice unless forces are brought into closer balance.
Overall, the 2 of Pentacles love meaning is not a positive one. Don’t dismay – there is still time to change course.
Two of Pentacles Tarot Card Money Meaning
You have too many plates in the air and have failed to keep your eye on the ball. You may be in the process of robbing Peter to pay Paul. Things are tight but you feel like you are clever enough to keep things in motion until things improve.
Developing good cash flow is often a dance of keeping things in motion until bigger bets pay off.
You are in it to win it but be careful to pick a thing to focus on. When things are in motion and speeding up and feeling out of control, the best thing that you can do to bring them back into balance is to focus on one thing first and then the next.
Much like a figure skater, pick a spot of focus as you spin. The greater the focus means the faster you go.
Two of Pentacles Tarot Card Health Meaning
The stress of keeping up appearances is starting to wear on your health. This is the card of having too much fun staying out too late and having too many hangovers. The partying lifestyle is starting to have a corrosive effect.
All is fair in love and war, but a good night of sleep will help you to see things in a new light. Instead of burning the candles at both ends, see if there is someone you can delegate some of your more annoying tasks to. They may enjoy completing these tasks or at least be willing to help you shoulder the load.
Two of Pentacles Tarot Card Career Meaning
The Two of Pentacles Career Tarot meaning is that of dual opportunities. When the Two of Pentacles appears in your career spread, you may soon be between jobs or making big career decisions.
If you’ve been considering a side hustle, this is the time to make your dreams a reality.
A tense situation at work may arise. Perhaps coworkers are arguing about how to move forward and need you to meditate. You’ll need to consider both sides before reaching your decision, weighing both coins in your hands.
Keep your pentacles in the air, Juggler. Maintaining the balance will pay off in the end.
Two of Pentacles Tarot Card Yes/No Meaning
The Two of Pentacles is more of a “not yet” answer. The card of the Gambler means it could happen, but you will need a broad stroke of luck to get a “yes” answer to this question.
Clearly, there are forces at work beyond your control but you are manifesting as fast as you can.
Two of Pentacles Reversed Meaning
You may have made selfish choices that will come back to bite you. It is time to step up and take responsibility for your actions. Be the bigger person and apologize or explain. You may be over-dramatizing the situation or painting yourself as the victim. It is not helpful, and it is not going to resolve the situation.
Be willing to open up the books and do the accounting. It’s the only thing that will lead to a fresh start.
Two of Pentacles reversed may be telling you that you are focused on the wrong thing.
Begin with gratitude and focus on the things that you can do. Bring integrity to all of your actions until the larger projects you are counting on but can’t control reach their natural conclusion.
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