In readings, the 4 of Wands often represents the events and experiences that create excitement. This card can also mean a type of haven or refuge.
They’re different for everyone, but the flurry of feelings and butterflies in the stomach are the same. Sometimes The 4 of Wands can signal a surprise or spontaneous thrill. Other times, this card represents planned celebrations like weddings, anniversaries, moving to a new home or even a Bar Mitzvah. Whether it’s a special gathering, achievement or an out of the blue occurence, these events can have their solemn sides, but they’re primarily occasions to feel the joy of living.
Likewise, The 4 of Wands often means freedom. Freedom can take many forms, but it always creates an exhilarating feeling. This card can also signal that a time of rest and reward is about to begin after a laborious task has been accomplished. After all, when we break the bonds that bind us, whether physical, mental or emotional, we feel triumphant and able to move on to a new period of growth and happiness. If you feel trapped or restricted right now, use the energy of the 4 of Wands to launch you into freedom.
When this card is reversed, it means delayed but impending success.