The sun tarot card is a positive card to find in a tarot reading, as the sun is welcome relief after many days of rain. Use this sunlight period to your advantage.
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Definition of The Sun Tarot Card
Simple Upright Meaning
Joy, positivity, breakthrough, growth
A Full Explanation
The sun tarot card is a very positive card to find in a tarot reading. Whether you’ve been having a hard time lately or not, this is a card of times getting easier and moving in a good direction of opportunities and work being noticed and rewarded.
Like the sun, it is about warmth, brightness, and joy. This is a card of optimism, contrasting with the moon’s darkness.
This card can be a reminder to appreciate the moment. The sun can also represent a breakthrough, where the sun bursts through the clouds and you can finally understand.
Joy is radiating after you’ve made it through the hard times. When you find this card, it’s also can represent growth. Like the plants often seen in the tarot card (like in Triple Goddess Tarot deck), the sun is needed for plants to grow. Only you can grow in an upward direction with positivity and joy.
The Rider Waite tarot deck also depicts a child riding a horse to represent the pure joy and happiness only children can know and experience.
I chose to follow this tarot card fairly literally with the sun shining brightly in the sky, and flowers are reaching up towards it. Flowers bloom with the sunlight, as humans bloom through brightness and joy and positive energy.
When I think of the sun, I also think of sunflowers, reaching up for the sun, getting it’s nourishment from the light.
Are you new to tarot and looking at practicing? Try your hand by picking one card a day, or try one of these tarot spreads! If you’re still having a really difficult time connecting with this card, leave it by your bedside or under your pillow to further connect.