Seven of Wands

Seven of Wands

Keywords for the Seven of Wands Tarot Card

  • Courage against bullies
  • Defend what is yours
  • Competition is stiff
  • Self-defense, defiance


When you are being tested, the Seven of Wands tarot card tells you to stand your ground. You must defend yourself against the bullies, energy vampires, and “helpful” people who think they know what is best for you.


They know nothing. Only you know what is best for you. You must stand up for yourself and defend what is most important to you.

Your steadfastness will pay off. Don’t compromise or settle for less than what you need and desire.


Traditionally, the Seven of Wands shows a man at the top of a hill, using a wand to defend his position from the six wands attacking below him. You don’t see the attackers, but his facial expression indicates this is a serious attack.


This card is about standing your ground when you are challenged. It’s about honoring and protecting your goals and values so you can create the life you were meant to live. This card is about power, agency, and control. You won’t let yourself be a victim any longer.


You have to go against the crowd and blaze your own defiant path. Do not let anyone stand in your



In some cases, this card can have a less intense message about teaching, writing, or self-employment. In professional settings, this card represents competition, owning your skills, and presenting your work proudly to the public.


Keywords for the Seven of Wands Reversed

  • Surviving a threat
  • Having weak boundaries
  • Giving up, quitting



  • The original was painted on 11x14 high quality 140lb watercolor paper with Turner watercolor paints.
  • Signature is hidden in the painting. 
  • Your original painting will come with a certificate of authenticity and a backing board, wrapped in plastic.
  • The painting is vertically oriented.


High quality reproductions are also available in 11x14 and 8x10 or 5x7 (with slight cropping) on an excellent quality linen paper which will retain it's true colors for many years.