Queen of Pentacles

Have you been thinking of ways to establish more security for yourself and your loved ones? Not just financial security, but security in other areas of your life as well?

The Queen of Pentacles represents stability and durability. She appreciates the finer things in life and is not afraid to work for them.

But she also wants to see returns on her investments, whether those investments are material, physical or emotional.

The Queen of Pentacles is practical and efficient. She also tends to move a little more slowly and cautiously. For two reasons. One: she knows from experience that practical choices are more likely to pay off than get-rich-quick schemes in the end. And two: she wants to savor the life she's built rather than scramble to earn her next buck without taking the time to appreciate what she's gained.

She likes to stay grounded. And she needs to feel that she's contributing to her future and her financial security. But she also knows that there is so much more to life than wealth and success. You can work and earn and save to your heart's content, but unless you can find a meaningful outlet for it, you'll never be fulfilled.

She may appear calm and gentle, but she's not a pushover. She stands firm in her convictions and does what it takes to achieve her goals. As a solid practical business woman, she weighs all of her options before she makes a move. At the same time she is sensuous, loving and supportive. She's a devoted friend and ally.

She may be a person in your life, and if so you will know her by her calm, practical and efficient demeanor. But she may also represent qualities that you need to incorporate into your own personality. Qualities like wisdom, reliability, consistency and inner-strength. Comfort. Courtesy. Common sense. Warmth, generosity and compassion.

Because she appreciates stability as much as she does comfort and luxury, she's not afraid to work and she makes no qualms about scrimping and saving. She knows that all of her hard work will pay off in the end.

If you can take a leaf from this Queen's book, you'll know that good things come to those who put the time and effort into achieving their goals. You'll appreciate the importance of stopping to smell the flowers and cultivating abundance, prosperity and beauty in your surroundings.

You may be laying the groundwork for your future through focusing on your education or professional credentials. You could also be building a solid foundation for your personal relationships or fortifying your existing connections with friends and family members. Whatever it is you want to be thinking right now how you can create the bountiful and plentiful life you so deserve.

Take some time right now to think about “business;" as in how you deal with security and what steps you've made toward planning for your future. It may require you to make some short-term sacrifices. But what you gain in return — through hard work, discipline and perseverance — will make it all worthwhile in the end.