Five of Pentacles Tarot Card Description
When the Five of Pentacles appears in a reading, the seeker may be going through a phase of lack of confidence and self-esteem. The card also reminds you that this period is temporary and you should use this as an important learning phase in your life to grow spiritually. Stop focusing so much on your plight that you fail to see any ray of hope and faith available to you. Maybe it is your pride and humility that is stopping you from seeking help. But this phase will also teach you who your real friends are-who stood by you and who didn’t. Meanwhile, appreciate what you have and be thankful for your daily blessings.
In the Rider Waite deck, the card shows two impoverished people walking in the snow, past a brightly lit stained glass window of a church. The window is symbolic of help available if you allow it. While the man wears a bell, symbolising ill health(earlier, people with leprosy were asked to wear a bell) or waiting to be found by their loved ones(cows wear bells so that their owners find them easily), the woman is walking barefoot in the snow, huddling into a ragged shawl, symbolising poverty. The man uses crutches and one foot is heavily bandaged.
Upright Five of Pentacles Card Prediction for Career
When the Five of Pentacles comes in a career spread, it indicates that you may be unemployed or not earning enough in your current job or not receiving the rewards that you deserve. It can also indicate that the responsibilities of your work are straining you too much. Maybe you are not getting to use your talents in your current job profile and it is time to seek a more satisfying occupation.
The card also indicates that the firm in which you are working may be going bust.
When this card comes in a financial spread, you could be facing a temporary setback in your finances. Do not be disheartened as you will soon be back on your feet. Do not hesitate to ask for help as you can repay these people at some point in your life. But do not forget to be grateful to all those who helped you in your lean time.
This is not a good time to make an investment as it may not be profitable in the long run.
Upright Five of Pentacles Card Prediction for Love
In a love reading, the card indicates that you could be feeling alone and separated into your relationship. Maybe only one of you is suffering more. Money issues could be impacting your love or you may have been rejected by a love interest. This is a good time to turn within and focus on your life purpose instead.
Sometimes the card also suggests that you and your partner will make it through this rough patch together.
For those who are still single, you first need to heal your financial issues before attracting a partner into your life. You may also feel that your partner does not deserve you if he cannot give you what you want.
Upright Five of Pentacles Card Prediction for Health
When the Five of Pentacles comes in a health reading for you, it can indicate respiratory issues, loss of voice, dulled sensory response and unhealthy weight loss. It also warns you to be careful of suffering from broken bones and is also suggestive of slow healing times.
As a Yes/No card-No card.
When the Five of Pentacles appears reversed in a reading, it normally suggests that hard times are now behind you. You are able to see the light at the end of the tunnel and the world appears to be a much better place to live in.
This is a good time to say’ Yes’ when something new is proposed.
While on the positive side it refers to the end of a crisis or a period of struggle, on the negative side, it can indicate continued hardship and financial insecurity. At this time you should make an effort to reject any thoughts that undermine your sense of value.
In the Rider Waite deck, the Five of Pentacles meaning, when reversed, shows that your self-esteem can be at the lowest at this stage.
Reversed Five of Pentacles Prediction for Career
When the Five of Pentacles comes reversed in a career spread, it brings good news with it. If you have been dissatisfied with your current job, you will now find the tide turning in your favour.
If you have been feeling unworthy, the card asks you to stop such thoughts from coming to your mind. Identify those areas where you are wasting your time and energy and redirect yourself on the right path towards success. But if your work is not honouring you, or you are not being adequately compensated for the work you do, then it is time you moved on. You deserve the best and it is time you raised your standard of respect from people around you.
In a financial spread, this card reversed indicates the end to any financial or material hardship. Turn your attention to focus on your finances in order to improve it.
Somebody could be offering you a loan to tide over this low period.
Your attitude towards your financial status will change and instead of your focus only on what is missing in your life, you will begin to appreciate what you have.
Reversed Five of Pentacles Prediction for Love
In a love reading, the reversed card reminds you to stop investing in a relationship that makes you feel empty. There is no point in pouring energy into a relationship that is giving you nothing in return. Move away from the people who do not encourage you and make you feel good about yourself.
And if it was you who had wronged your partner, the reversed card gives you a chance to redeem yourself. Go ahead and ask for forgiveness, as your partner will now be receptive to your apology.
Reversed Five of Pentacles Prediction for Health
When the Five of Pentacles comes reversed in a health reading for you, an improvement in your health will soon be seen. Sometimes it suggests that emotionally, you may be coming out of a period of apathy or depression. You have found your spiritual calling and are now more confident of yourself.
As a Yes/No card-Yes/sometimes no card.