Free Daily Tarotscope — Mar 13, 2014 — Seven of Pentacles

Seven of Pentacles - Silent Tarot

Seven of Pentacles

Today you may need to step back and look objectively at how far you’ve come, in order to make an informed decision about your next move.

The Seven of Pentacles (“Coins” in this deck) refers to a need for discrimination and self-moderation. You may have to look at what’s not working — as well as what is — and let go of your attachments to anything that’s holding you back.

In this version of the card we see the goddess Venus emerging from the Sea and wringing out her hair. This image comes from the 1520 painting Venus Anadyomene by Italian Renaissance painter Titian.

Behind her in the gloom are sparse trees with 7 Coins hanging from their spindly branches. The phases of the Moon are painted on the faces of the coins.

Perhaps she’s risen from the Sea and is thinking to herself: “Now what?” Maybe she’s taking a moment to gather her thoughts before she decides on her next move.

As the Seven of Pentacles — like all Sevens in the tarot — refers to a delay, a setback or a moral dilemma, it’s important to not let yourself get so frustrated that you throw the baby out with the bathwater.