Two of Pentacles – Meanings & Interpretation – Minor Arcana

Two of Pentacles Meaning In A Tarot Reading

The Two of Pentacles tarot card represents a balancing point in this suit of the Minor Arcana. All his worldly concerns are being managed, and he is adapting to each new change to keep things in perfect balance.

The challenge of keeping his priorities straight has been managed, and he continues sailing through life smoothly with these things in check.

Two of Pentacles Tarot Card Meanings – Upright


The Two of Pentacles indicates that the supplicants’ mindset is conflicted, but he is keeping those two conflicts in balance. When this tarot card shows up it indicates that this kind of balance is absolutely necessary at this point in their life. Keeping on your toes and making sure everything is balanced is where your focus needs to be, the larger life goals will take care of themselves for now.

Past Events:

two of pentaclesThe past events of your life have been a subtle dance of balancing priorities, and you have done it well. It’s kept you on your toes, but thus far you’ve managed to keep money, family, work, and health all properly in check.

Present Events:

This tarot card appears to serve as a warning, the current situations in your life require attention to all the base details. Watch over all aspects of your life and be sure you’re not spending too much attention to one over another.

Future Events:

Things may seem out of track right now, but things will soon be sorting themselves out. Rest assured that things will soon be coming into balance.

If you’re suffering from financial hardship at the moment, that time is coming to an end. It doesn’t mean you’ll be wealthy, but the struggle will be over.

Two of Pentacles Tarot Card Meanings – Reversed


The Two of pentacles reversed shows that your priorities are out of whack. You are extremely busy, spending energy in many different directions, but having trouble maintaining your responsibilities in an even fashion.

This often happens when we are being workaholics, and are neglecting to take care of our personal side.

Past Events:

two of pentacles reversedYou’ve been working incredibly hard lately, perhaps too hard. With all of your attentions turned towards your employment, your family life has been suffering. It may have been necessary, but this will soon start to wear on those you care about, if it hasn’t already.

Present Events:

Hey you, slow down! Too much work and no play makes you a dull person. Take some time to step away from the projects that have been keeping you busy, they can spare a day without you. Those close to you have already spent too much time without your presence, take care of your foundations.

Future Events:

This tarot card in the inverted position represents that the future will call on you to focus your attention on work more than you have presently. Sometimes life requires us to abandon everything else to focus on one project, and this is that time. As you work on this, do not forget that this condition needs to be temporary.

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