"It becomes easier to spot patterns and links, you understand, when they are in this form." - Albus Dumbledore
The Three of Wands advises foresight and searching for possibilities by taking a longer viewpoint. It also indicates the anticipation for results, once one has planted a seed of potential.
Even the seemingly omniscient Dumbledore has times when his thoughts become too cluttered. At those times, he consults the Pensieve, a device which sorts out thoughts and memories and finds connections between them. Meditating over these ideas allows Dumbledore to piece together the impact of past events, and consider his future actions. In the scene depicted on this card, Dumbledore is contemplating the progress of his master plan for preparing Harry to defeat Voldemort.
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