This card usually features tow figures standing outside a church during a snowstorm. Both are wearing ragged clothes and one may be using crutches or have some visible wound.
This card indicates material losses that really sting. There might be a slow down in work or a source of income. It can also be warning you about the possibility of injury. Check the surrounding cards and see what you can do to mitigate the potential for loss. Seeing this card in a reading can also indicate a crisis of faith in the face of hardships.
Five of Pentacles Upright Keywords: anxiety, crisis of faith, poverty, lack of work, loss, setbacks
In the face of all the hardship depicted on the card it’s easy to miss the fact there is shelter right behind the figures. The Five of Pentacles reversed is a sign of hope. It’s not denying the hardships presented but its an indicator that there is help available to get someone back on their feet again. There is a chance to catch your breath, heal a little, and come out of this stronger.
Five of Pentacles Reversed Keywords: hope restored, help is there, renewal of faith, coming up from rock bottom, recuperation after a long illness