The Ten of Pentacles deals with permanence and satisfaction. The card shows that everything you have put your efforts into for a long time will pay off in the future. It suggests that everything will work out well in the end – for you have always kept the long-term picture in view, choosing to take no shortcuts. Your legacy is sure to stand for quite a long time to come. This is a relief, for the path to get here has been filled with setbacks and challenges, making this point of the journey even sweeter.
The meaning of the Ten of Pentacles also relates to the happiness that you experience because you have planted many seeds of happiness and shared in the lives of others, particularly family members and relatives. It points to the importance of these people in your life.
The Ten of Pentacles symbolism is rooted in both financial success and stability. It shows affluence and lack of financial struggle. It also implores you to make decisions that will not only have positive results in the present but also in the long term. The decisions that you make should produce positive results that last for generations to come, trickling down to your offspring as well.
If you have a business, you are in the process of building something that is lasting. The 10 of Pentacles can also suggest something about a family business. If you’re not a business owner, worry not – the 10 of Pentacles also signals that your job and career track is one that is quite secure and can provide for you financially in the long term. This reliable job may be in a large, traditional company with a long history.
A sudden windfall may be coming your way with the 10 of Pentacles. Since this card is related to family, it can likely come from a relative. The card can also mean that you are setting up your financial future. You may be putting together your retirement plan, building your savings, or even creating a will. In a general sense, this card signifies wealth and money that comes from family.
The 10 of Pentacles can mean the following in a reading:
- Experiencing material abundance
- Feeling financially secure
- Creating a lasting foundation
- An orderly family life
- Establishing a legacy
- Upholding traditions
- Following conventional methods
As an obstacle card, the 10 of Pentacles can mean that you focus too much on your career or business and neglect other aspects of your life.
It can mean that you are devoting so much time and energy to your ambitions that other areas of your life may be suffering.
Conversely, if this card shows up as an obstacle, it can also mean the opposite. This card could mean that you are struggling to find a “10 of Pentacles mindset,” and you may be stuck in limbo, unable to form a plan moving forward.
It could mean that you struggle to ground yourself to get things moving in regard to your career or business.
The Ten of Pentacles is also a sign that family is very important to you. Being surrounded by the people you love and who share your DNA and ancestry brings you great joy and happiness. You know you can trust your family wholeheartedly and they will be there for you, no matter what. Your home life is happy, and you can provide your family with the security they need. You are also strongly connected to your family history and heritage, a part of the long lineage that goes before you. It represents tradition, being a part of something bigger and realizing that the blood of your ancestors flows through your veins.
10 of Pentacles as people are antique dealers, genealogists, historians, care workers, social workers, home builders, homemakers and jewelers.
ELEMENT IS EARTH- LOGIC, SUPPORT, NURTURE, GROUNDED, HARD-WORKING
- Root chakra
- Earthy stones like jasper, agate, amber, petrified wood, and malachite
- Metal and wood objects
- Green or brown candle
- Plants and flowers
- Direction North
- Stimulate earth energy: spend time in nature, garden, add plants to your living space, eat warmly and hearty foods, or do a root chakra meditation