Eight of Pentacles
Description: A woman balancing two baskets across her shoulders one with fruite and the other with eggs to sell or trade at the market encounters a stree vender offering and selling a variety of interesting merchandise. A set of scales and other things sit on piece of furniture behind the vender.
Meaning: This ace stands for worldly status and achievement, and the rewards that follow ingenuity and hard work. As the ace, it is a harbinger of fresh starts and new opportunities. The suit of pentacles is associated with the earth and the element of the body and connects to your physical health and speaks to proper diet and nutrition.
In a reading: The timing is right for the beginning of a venture that will bring positive rewards and financial changes in your life. If you invest your time and your money in alignment with what you enjoy or with your skills, talents, and interests your investments will pay off. You may build a home or a business or buy property for speculative purposes. Something new is appearing and emerging in your life and it could even be a child. Perhaps your business is your child. If you nurture it, it will grow.
Regarding your occupation: You find a solution to your professional problem. An opportunity or idea for a new job, pops up or you get a raise or promotion. It could be a career change. You are in the right place at the right time. You shouldn't have to move to take the job unless surrounding cards indicate it.
Regarding Romance: A romantic partnership benefits you in both material and emotional ways. You will meet someone new or you will discover something new in an existing relationship that brings you together as partners in a project and you will compliment each other and work well together to build a more abundant and fulfilling life. It may blossom into a full blown business doing something you have always wanted to do, but while you call the shots, you each have unique talents to contribute.
Regarding your health: You are on the road to recovery but to speed things up, you might want to look into a natural approach with herbs,proven home remedies, essential oils and ayurvedic medicine. You discover this approach gives you new awareness and energy. You see a new doctor who is into a more natural way of life who inspires you to embark on an exciting journey to renew your health and vitality and lose some weight. You discover that a positive attitude can directly affect your health and energy. Stick to a livable physical exercise program that you enjoy.
General Advice: Meditation helps to ground you and you benefit spiritually from it. Don't overthink it or puzzle about what meditation is. Just sitting with your morning coffee staring at the wall or soaking in a warm bath tub will do.
REVERSED: This card reversed speaks to an opportunity that will be missed if you do not see it. So heads up and be on the keen look out for signs of opportunity and look to surrounding cards for more information.
Key words are: Opportunity, abundance, Good health, wealth,