Learn the meaning of the Page of Wands Tarot card
The Page of Wands is the first suit card associated with the element of fire and the Wands in the Tarot. It is also referred to as the Jack or Knave of Wands or Batons, and in its image it depicts a standing young man holding a stick with leaves growing out of it in his left hand. The ground he is standing on is barren, and he is facing to the right, indicating that he is looking for new opportunities and possibilities. The person in the Page of Wands is wearing a yellow tunic with black salamander patterns. His outfit speaks of being guided by reason, and the hat on his head symbolizes fate. The Page of Wands is a card that itself indicates the first step in a questioned matter, and is an excellent sign for new plans and ventures. The card very often in the Tarot describes a person with the characteristics of this card, who will be a child or someone very young. This person may also have light hair and also be from the sign of Leo, Aries or Sagittarius. The Page of Wands is a very positive card, but in itself it does not herald any great events. Rather, it will be all kinds of proposals, meetings, or news exchanges that you are looking forward to.
The upright Page of Wands indicates new ideas, but also opportunities which are worth taking advantage of. It heralds a readiness to act and a willingness to show initiative in many areas of life. Thus the Page of Wands in upright position will bring you good news or meetings with people you care about. The upright Page of Wands card has not only positive meaning in private matters, but also in professional and material ones. In such a situation, it can herald new opportunities for growth at work, or a chance for a promotion or simply finding a new source of income. If in your question the Page of Wands came out in the upright position, then you can expect some beneficial offers or good news in the near future. The upright Page of Wands also very often indicates curiosity about the world and a desire to gain new experiences, so in its general meaning it encourages risk-taking. Every success requires a long term strategy, but most importantly its beginning. And it is about such a moment in your life that the upright Page of Wands speaks.
In questions about relationships the upright Page of Wands heralds a period of exchanging messages, but also of interesting, perhaps even romantic encounters, which you can currently expect. It also indicates situations in which you should show initiative towards the other person, because it will bring you the expected results. In the life of a woman, the Page of Wands in an upright position will be a charming young man, who without much experience boldly goes for his own. The card may also point to a young woman who will play a role in your case in the near future. The upright Page of Wands will most often refer to onetime events in your love life. Thus, for single people it heralds a chance to meet a new person, and in the case of ongoing relationships it indicates a time when you can implement new ideas together. In case of an ongoing relationship it indicates a time when you can make new ideas together. However, you should keep in mind that the upright Page of Wands card may indicate a quick boredom and forgetfulness as well as infatuation with another person. The feelings of this person will not be lasting, but they are sure to be fiery and therefore accompanied by pleasant experiences. The Page of Wands in the upright position encourages you to try new things and gain experience, which can facilitate your further journey.
The reversed position of the Page of Wands doesn't mean that there will be any negative events, but it does mean that there will be some kind of hindrance or delay in the matter you are inquiring about. In certain circumstances the card may indicate the arrival of unexpected news, but also the lack of any contact. The reversed Page may symbolize canceled meetings or rejection of some kind of proposals. It also symbolizes lack of will to act, or difficulty in concentrating on one's goal. The reversed Page of Wands will also indicate someone who is too impulsive or who has difficulty in committing to a new project or goal. If your question has been answered by the reversed Page of Wands then be careful not to make a hasty decision that may turn out to be unfavorable for you. Problems may concern financial, health or personal relationships, but they will pass as quickly as they appear. This card should therefore be treated primarily as a warning and minor difficulties that you may encounter on your way.
In questions about relationships the reversed position of the Page of Wands suggests a period of time when you are reluctant to undertake joint actions, and you prefer to stay behind instead of taking the initiative. The card may also portend a kind of stagnation in your relationship or even partial boredom. This in turn may cause you to miss out on romantic moments, so you need to take the action needed to rectify this situation. The reversed Page of Wands may also tell you that the other person is not giving you as much energy and attention as you currently need. In the case of single people, the reversed Page of Wands card indicates a period of time when you don't want to put your efforts into meeting new people, and your social life is not currently giving you satisfaction. On the other hand, the card may say that a certain meeting you are looking forward to will be cancelled, and contact with another person will be broken off. The reversed Page of Wands will also symbolize some kind of gossip or even minor conflicts that you may be experiencing from your surroundings. This card in your question can also symbolize a person who is inconstant in their feelings, but also that they will not make any moves towards you. The reversed Page of Wands encourages you to wait out an unfavorable situation and put more work into your personal life.
Page of Batons
Full readiness for action, given a chance, new ideas, positive news, invitation to a joint project
Children, youth, good news, willingness to take action, faithfulness, invitation to joint venture, new profession, new job prospects
Bad news, lack of resolve and perseverance, illness