Three of Pentacles

Tarot card - The Three of Pentacles

The Three of Pentacles is the third card in the suit of Pentacles. A largely positive card, you should expect good things to happen when you see it, especially when relating to work and career.

The Three of Pentacles in a sentence

The Three of Pentacles represents recognition (especially in career), certainty and clear goals.

The Three of Pentacles in a time based position

Past – The Three of Pentacles in the Past position can represent an intense period of study that is going to pay off. It can also mean that you’ve worked hard to get where you are now. If you keep going as you have kept going, you will master the subject you are studying.

Present – The Three of Pentacles in the present position means that you have to spend some time to know more and more about your chosen subject. This could mean sending a bit more time mastering something at work to get ahead, or understanding a concept or possibly even starting a hobby you’ve previously pushed away. Now is the time!

Future – The Three of Pentacles in the future position can have a few meanings. You might create a good piece of work that will be much use to others and used as an example in your field. For example you may be studying. Your current piece of work will be used as a good example. If you’re at work, you might redefine how things happen and come up with a more efficient way of doing things.

The Three of Pentacles in regards to life issues

Work / Education – The Three of Pentacles in regards to work or education is a good sign. Your work is being appreciated and you may get put into a higher position in the work hierarchy. Keep working how you’re working now and you’ll set an example to others.

Romance – The Three of Pentacles in romance is a mixed sign in romance It may mean that you’re going to have to look to past relationships to work out issues with your current one. If you’re looking to meet someone, it’s good to just keep doing what you’re doing now, even if that means doing nothing!

Friends – The Three of Pentacles in regards to friendship means if there are problems, you’ll need to think cleverly about why they’re happening. It might be that you’re just not suited. Now, however, is a good time to work with your friends towards a common goal, be it a personal project, a holiday, a new hobby.

Money – The Three of Pentacles in regards to finances means that you’ve been working hard and the financial reward is coming back to you. Pentacles are heavily linked to money and finances so expect a reward. Don’t worry about your finances if you’re going into the red, it’s going to be a life lesson for you.

Health – The Three of Pentacles is more of a pat on the back for the good work you’ve put in to maintain your health, either through regular exercise or a diet. If you feel like you’re on the right track, continue. If you don’t put any effort into maintaining your body, you might just be worrying too much.

Spirituality and Mentality – The Three of Pentacles in spirituality may mean that you can look to old stories, legends, myths, religions for inspiration for personal growth. Have an open mind and take in as much as you can. If you find something that challenges  your current mindset, then you need to grow and adapt.

Numerology of The Three of Pentacles

Three is a powerful number in numerology, and grounded in the material world (three dimensions). Creative, and stable, three can represent our life as birth, living, and death. The Three of Pentacles in a numerological sense reminds you that you’re influencing others in a good way. People may be looking up to you as a pinnacle, to set an example, and you’d do right to set it well. You may be working towards something at the moment. Don’t purely focus on it, remember that surrounding tasks still need to be completed. Take a wide lens view.

Other associations of The Three of Pentacles

Element: Earth

As a Yes or No question: Yes



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