This card in its upright position references a person who is in their utmost financial prime. They have reached a stage in life where they have a certain level of conviction and can self-support their lifestyle. It is an indicator of someone who holds direction and character even when the odds are not in their favor. They have the ability to turn whatever happens to them, even when by accident, into a new opportunity. Even though the card depicts a form of ease do not be fooled, they have fought for the right to be in the position that they are in and have paid their dues thoroughly to be in their current place. When you receive this card it is a sign to fully appreciate the struggles that brought you to your final destination and revel in the benefits you have earned.
When the Nine of Pentacles is reversed, it signifies the need to rehabilitate your levels of enthusiasm and vibrancy via self-restraint. It focuses on self-worth both for yourself and in your self-presentation in front of others, knowing that you are enough and that you should act accordingly. It is vital to stay focused and not stray from your path as you may have gone astray. It reveals that a more targeted approach will leave you healthier and happier long-term. When this card is reversed it encourages you to self-reflect and to loosen up. Invest in yourself and in your self-improvement.
Hard work pays off and now is the time to enjoy the results of your labor. When receiving this card, it can represent a need to reevaluate your self-worth. It is important to take the time to appreciate all that you have worked for and indulge in yourself.