Tarot Cards Reading: Swords Suit.
The Swords Suit represent thought, action, fight and strategy. If you get more swords in your reading than other suits, then you may need to check if you feel stuck, where you feel stuck, if you need to plan something to make your dreams come true. If you are reading for love, it means you are facing some real hard issues, or there are underlying issues that you don't know yet, like a three party situation.
Ace of Swords - mental force, objective, thinking your way through, finding facts, analyzing situations, using intellect, applying logic, fortitude, overcome adversity, face problems, resolve situation, strength to overcome, being undaunted by setbacks, justice, righting a wrong, establish truth, responsibility, cut through confusion, dispel doubts, have clear understanding, being honest.
2 of Swords - blocked emotions, deny true feelings, keeping distance, defensive, deaf ear, hide distress, avoiding truth, refusing to look at facts, pretending everything is fine, ignoring warning signs, being stalemate, afraid to act, stuck, staying on fence, unwilling to rock the boat, not willing to decide.
3 of Swords - heartbreak, third party situation, emotional pain, hurting, disappointed, lonely, feeling separated, lost, isolated, wandering far from home, betrayal, stabbed in the back, painful truth, turn against someone, break your word, act against.
4 of Swords - resting, giving yourself time to heal, relax, find peace, contemplating, listen to inner voice, gain better perspective, stand back, examine motivations, quietly preparing, making sure base is secure, tie up loose ends, stabilize, get ready for the future, come to terms with what it is.
5 of Swords - self-interest, think of own needs, indulge in power plays, encounter selfishness, look out for number one, discord, hostile environment, creating ill will, choosing to battle, conflict, open dishonor, losing moral compass, let ends justify means, sacrifice integrity, criminal activity (paired with Justice could mean that someone will face some legal issues).
6 of Swords - feeling blue, get through the day, keep head above water, avoiding highs and lows, low-energy, recovering dealing with effects of trauma, picking up the pieces, starting to cope, feelings hope again, getting health back, travel, change location, journey, take a trip, entering a new mindset (paired with the World it can mean long road trips).
7 of Swords - running away, shirking responsibility, sneaky, leaving, hiding from the truth, someone is being deceiving, procrastinating, avoiding obligations, lone wolf, feeling you need nobody, wanting independence, keep something to yourself, keep distance, hidden dishonor, cover tracks, two-faced, lying, controlling appearances, stealing, avoiding shameful secret.
8 of Swords - restricted, fenced by obstacles, limited, trapped by situations, persecuted, blind to freedom, confused, unsure which way to turn, lack of direction, powerless, feeling overwhelmed, need guidance/clarity, feeling victimized, waiting for the white knight, waiting for outside help, doubting your powers.
9 of Swords - worry, sick over troubles, anxiety, worked up, guilty, being hard on yourself, not sleeping, not forgiving yourself, regrets, remorse, anguish, despair, reached your limits, dark night of the soul, depressed, mental illnesses.
10 of Swords - bottom out, nowhere to go but up, it is always darkest before dawn, lowest point, better days will come mentality, victim mentality, powerless, self-pity, suffering an attack, martyr, sacrifice, letting others go first, taking the back seat, putting your interests last.
Page of Swords - use your mind, analyze problem, use logic and reason, develop a plan, think everything through, learn, be truthful, act honestly, face the facts, stop deceiving, clear up confusion, expose what is hidden, speak directly, be just, right a wrong, act ethically, treat equally, be fair, accept responsibility, fortitude, refuse to be discouraged, face problems, keep firm resolve, keep trying, chin up, move out of depression. Page of Swords represents potential for decisiveness and being daring.
Knight of Swords - He can be direct, frank and outspoken, straight to the point by providing a honest answer, and at the same time he can be blunt, tactless and rude, act in a brusque manner. He can be authoritative who commands attention and gives orders naturally and at the same time he can be overbearing who forces a position on others and does not welcome dissent. He can be keen and get to the core of the issue and at the same time he can be prone to sarcasm and lack sensitivity. He is knowledgeable who knows what is talking about and he is sought as an expert, but he can also be opinionated who thinks he is always right and must have the last word. He can be logical who reasons clearly and analyzes information while on the other hand he can be unfeeling who undervalues intuition and treats people like numbers. Knight of Swords represent opportunity to take a decisive action.
Queen of Swords - honest, faces the unpleasant truth, upfront with everyone, plays by rules, avoid lies, astute, sizes up a situation quickly, gets the hidden motives, difficult to fool or trick, forthright, direct and open in all dealings, candid when necessary, straightforward, witty, delightful sense of humor, laughs at herself too, does not take things too seriously, experienced, seen and done it all, strength, realistic expectations. Queen of Swords represents satisfaction that comes with logical and rational approach to life.
King of Swords - intellectual, uses thoughts creatively, grasps information quickly,inspires and challenges through ideas, knowledgeable, carries out research, analytical, reason and logic, cuts through mental fog, talented with mental games, adept at argument and debates, articulate, adept at verbal skills, stimulating conversations, lucid writer and speaker, just , honest, insightful judgments, honors all sides of an issue, impartial and objective, ethical, moral leader, encourages high standards, against corruption, takes the high road, lives by principles. King of Swords represents stability that comes from ability to judge things clearly.
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