Seven of Pentacles

A man leans against a hoe, resting and contemplating a plant that is covered in seven pentacles.

Anyone who is a gardener will understand this card immediately.  Achievement and success as a result of sustained work and careful planning.  This card emphasizes the need to keep working on things on a daily basis and the questioners efforts will ultimately bear fruit.

REVERSED:  A long period of hard work that isn’t ready to pay off yet.  Wait for more developments.

EXAMPLES:  A small business owner who has worked meticulously over the years and is seeing her business profit and grow.

An artist or writer who has slowly but surely acquired new techniques over a period of years and is now a master at his craft.