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Ace of Wands, Infinite Visions Tarot

Ace of Wands

A stone stairway disappears into the clouds and a small red winged putto holds a lighted torch and gazes up into the clouds as if looking for something specific. The child seems unaware of the staircase behind him.. The Italian word comes from the Latin word putus, meaning "boy" or "child"

Putti, in the ancient classical world of art, were winged infants that were believed to influence human lives. Putti are secular and present a non-religious passion. However, in the Baroque period of art, the putto came to represent the omnipresence of God. A putto representing a cupid is also called an amorino.

This card represents the raw creative spark that manifests things and that includes life itself. It can mean a birth or pregnancy because it is the natural raw creative energy and it manifests as sexual energy and magnetism. It is also the spark that ignites new ideas, and is the mother of imagination and invention.

If you can tap this energy it will increase your own physical and mental energy, even when you are feeling exhausted and run down. There is an excitement inherent in this energy that will push you beyond your normal physical limitations and give you strength and endurance to pursue your dreams successfully. It is something that gets you excited and renews your interest in living. Follow this path upward and it will take you to your most cherished dreams. This energy will flow through your body and use it to achieve what is desired even if you are exhausted physically.

Regarding your occupation: A new story, a new chapter, a new job, and one that nurtures your creative side. A new business or new project that energizes you. Your energy attracts increase in business and income while also attracting key people into your circle who can open many doors for you.

Regarding Romance: A new relationship that is more than physical. The attraction is a spiritual one. Your creative energy manifests as a powerful sexual attraction, but that is second to your spiritual connection. Evaluate it carefully. It does not have to mean that you are meant to be together forever in this life. This could be a past life or soul connection.

Regarding your health: You discover more natural alternative treatment for a lingering problem that gives you new awareness and energy; or you see a new doctor and decide to embark on an exciting journey to renew your health and vitality. You discover that a positive attitude can directly affect your health and energy.

Ace of Wands, Infinite Visions TarotGeneral Advice: Schedule some time to follow a creative pursuit and use your imagination to come up with the solutions to problems. When you nurture your creative side, there is no end to what you can achieve. You can manifest infinite visions. Embrace confidence. Be bold, take a risk. Live with gusto.

REVERSED: Creativity could be destructive or blocked. A creator must retain the power to destroy that which he has created, but in some cases he may not have the moral right to do so. Don't be timid. If you need to start over, start over. If you need to be bold, be bold. Don't stifle your creative side.

Key words are: New, Creativity, Ideas, Originality.



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The face used for the child in the ace of wands is a painting called "Saint John the Baptist as a Child" by William-Adolphe Bouguereau.

The Body of the winged Putto was taken from a watercolor painting of an earlier oil painting by Gustave Moreau called “The young man and death.”

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