Six of Wands
Description: The warrior King returning home from a military victory. The original painting is associated to King Aurthor. This card depicts the King returning home to his kingdom riding his gloriously adorned white horse. Women throw flowers in front of the returning hero.
In a Reading: This card means ..you win. It means victory. It can be something huge and important or as insignificant as whether or not you will find your car keys. In any case, victory is at hand.
You won, you have been vindicated, you have succeeded, you have graduated, you have been promoted and recognized. In the picture a king returns home from battle. He is welcomed as the victor, the hero, the winner.If you are a politician, you won or will win the election. If you lost something, you will find it.You receive recognition and acclaim. You feel on top of the world.
Regarding your occupation: You get the job, position or raise. You graduate with honors from school. Your finances increase, your stock goes up. you win the bid on the house. These are the kinds of victories that can be represented when this card turns up. It means success. If your question is about winning the lottery...or a horse race, go buy a ticket.
Regarding Romance: You find your soul mate, you win the man or woman of your dreams, you win the argument. You gain the respect and admiration you desire.
Regarding your health: That nagging health problem vanishes and you take a turn for the better. Your diet shows results and you have more energy. You will get well soon.
General Advice: Enjoy the appearance of this card whether or not it was a big or small question. Remember the feeling you have and the things you did to manifest this result, because you can practice this and repeat it over and over.
Reversed: You may lose or not do as well as you wanted because your head was just not in the game. Sometimes over confidence or distraction can cause you to permit a loss or throw the game.
Frank Bernard Dicksee
1853 – 1928
The head was replaced with Hans Holbein the Younger's
Portrait of Charles de Solier, Lord of Morette (1497–1543)