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Five of Pentacles
Keywords: loss, financial anxiety, hard times, codependence, limping along, out in the cold, desperation, poverty consciousness, homeless
General meaning: The Five of Pentacles signifies a difficult change in fortune. This is often an indicator of loss such as a job loss or losing your home. Financial hardship creates worry and anxiety. Losing your way in life. Living without the basic necessities. Being a broke ass. Bad decisions lead to financial strain or ruin. This card can also indicate being “out in the cold” in a situation. Being left behind. Leaning on a partner during a hard period. Codependent relationships. Help is there but you are unable to see it. The pity party. Poverty consciousness: the feeling that you will never get ahead or that you don’t deserve better. A vow of poverty. Knee problems.
Reversed: Help arrives. Ready to accept the help being offered. Financial shift towards rebuilding. Coming out of a hard time and starting again. Awareness of where you went wrong. A new job or home after a period of uncertainty. Going home after a disaster (ex: returning home after a tornado). Shelter. Refugee. Welfare. A period of healing. Moving past worry towards a hopeful new future. Leaving the mean streets.
Affirmation: “I can get through this.”
Theme song: “Ain’t With Being Broke” by Geto Boys
Journaling prompt: When have you faced a hardship? Have you ever been down on your luck? What got you through it? Journal about your most broke down break throughs.
© Theresa Reed | The Tarot Lady 2014