Understanding the Tarot - The Meanings of the Cards
The Suit of Cups

Eight of Wands

This card is not only about great speed, but about being swiftly aware of opportunities as well. When messages flash in front of you, be fast enough to determine their value. If you can do this, you will succeed.

Eight of Wands Reversed

Reversed, this card is also about speed, but rather others forcing you to take action to quickly, and pushing you into rash decisions, and bad situations.