Knight of Pentacles tells you to set achievable goals – attain your goals and be inspired. Increase and progress – always build off of each achievement and utilize your resources. Recognize that taking responsibility for your actions brings out your practical qualities – but at the same time, it is a denial of your natural desire for adventure, which narrows and distorts your attitude toward life. In dedicating yourself to purely practical matters – you cut yourself off from the deeper meanings of life. You will soon begin to feel trapped as your sense of security “seems” threatened by these conflicting desires. You wish to build solid and abundant structures – yet, at the same time, you experience a great need to move on.
It is always difficult to make a decision when everything “appears” secure. Trust that hidden horizons will always be expanded and do not to resist when the higher consciousness motivates you to better things. You are the builder of new forms and have the ability to recreate structures. Your energy is thorough, takes the time to do a good job, is trustworthy and will not experiment outside its goal. You are dynamic, youthful, love activity and have empathy with those less fortunate. Come to know the source and meaning of your strength in life – prepare yourself to face the unknown. Do or teach what you have accomplished and use your knowledge for a more constructive purpose. Reward yourself with your successes, but never be satisfied – continue to build and grow – see the future.
Dependable, resourceful, can-doer. Watchful, good instincts, good physical leader, ruled by the drive for expansion. Good brother/sister loyalty. Protective, sense of duty, loyalty, service to leader, then to cause. Practical, physically active, athletic. Outdoor and nature activities – physical movement, physical change agent. Trade representative. The mental, expansive side of things physical. Physical training and craft apprenticeship, physical growth and physical additions. New resources – new capital. In romantic situations – someone younger than you.
Questions to Answer:
- Who is stable and reliably there for you?
- Who is committed to security and conventions?
- How is it going at work or on a project?
- What needs of your body or Mother Earth are you sensitive to?
Special Messages based on card position:
In the first position: All knights serve a higher master in this world, independent of their spiritual learnings. As such your purpose will be seen in the context of an older person’s or group’s purpose.
In the second position: In some cases this can be a young person on whom you must rely. But for most, this will be your very own energy and resourcefulness that is your strongest asset. Someone working and putting themselves through school serves this archetype. Many carry this same energy and esprit de corps through their entire lifetime. You are on your way.
In the third position: Think well on this card for it is coming to you in one form or another. This is the extra manpower, the added energy, the new resources, the movement that you have needed. This increases your flexibility and your security.
In the fourth position: Any of the knights may represent the ideal of a strong hero on a horse that fills our storybooks, but this knight represents the hero who is not only warm and likeable, but comes complete with a bag of tricks and talents that can save us. It recalls the American Indian riding bareback or the cowboy/cowgirl who becomes one with his/her horse.
In the fifth position: You are focused on the new knight that will make your days brighter. Here you see the means to reinvigorated goals. This can even be a plan to invest.
In the sixth position: As the cards have been known to say, “there is a tall, dark, handsome young man” in your future. Your emotional affairs will be charged with new energy and the status quo will be history. Another interpretation has your heart excited about a new financial prospect, perhaps in support of a creative project.
In the seventh position: This can be thoughts about a young man or woman – a child, a friend or a lover – but in the Mental Plane rather than the heart, as in concern for their schooling or their finances. You may be considering a new health regimen or reviewing ways to get your finances moving.
In the eighth position: The knight is in your physical house. You may have accepted your son/daughter or another as a new member in your business. This is a sign of movement and so relocation of some sort may be afoot. With new investment comes change.
In the ninth position: Your heart is on the knight. He/she may be an object of your affection or the centerpiece of a creative project underway.
In the tenth position: Here is the support, the energy and resources that you need to invigorate your Physical/material Plane and it may well come in the physical personage of the Knight of Pentacles. It may however, be the access to what he/she represents.