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Ten of WandsThe Ten of Wands

The Lord of Oppression is a hard card to come to grips with, for it indicates blocked or thwarted Will. We want something badly, and yet we seem to stand no chance of getting it. We feel frustrated, irritable and disappointed.

If a situation marked by the 10 of Wands goes on for too long, we will begin to feel trapped and deeply unhappy. We will begin to lose faith in ourselves, and our abilities to make our lives into what we want.

There are a couple of things to bear in mind if the influence of the Lord of Oppression is a fairly fleeting one - sometimes we have to wait for the right moment to get our heart's desire.

However it's worth bearing in mind, if you ever read on a specific situation, and this card comes up in the final result position, the reading is probably telling you not to waste any more effort on a conflict that you cannot win. Sometimes we are better off just walking away.

The long-term appearance of this card carries a warning with it that you really cannot ignore. If the 10 of Wands is a regular feature of your readings for some time, you are probably hurting yourself more than you care to admit. You are not fulfilling your needs, and you are leaving yourself open to negativity.

Time to get a little bit of Ace energy in there, and sort things out!

Working with the Ten of Wands

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