|ACE OF SWORDS
Bad news: some unpleasant information or unhappy situation may come your way: whatever it is, it will pass as quickly as it came. For someone who relishes a good fight this card denotes conquest and an increase in power, perhaps an indicatio that one shoud bring a lawsuit, dispute a wrong or even invade another’s domain. Another meaning of this card is the birth of a male child. REVERSED MEANING: This card warns against picking a fight. A confrontation or ultimatum could lead to a disastrous loss. Altough one may be clearly right, remember that the race is not always the swift. Compromise, rather than confrontation is the only way to deal with a situation one cannot win.
|TWO OF SWORDS |
This is the card of the dilemma: there’s a choice indicated between two options, both undesiderable. The choice to do nothing can be sometimes a wise one and it’s a decision within itself. Don’t waste energy fretting over the decision, because direction is needed even if only to say one will not choose sides. REVERSED MEANING: Disloyality and duplicity. Beware of emposters or a dormant situation that may begin to become worse. Have sympathy for those in trouble, but don’t compromise or overextend yourself on another’s behalf.
THREE OF SWORDS|
Stormy love relations, tears, separation strife and discord could be only a rough period in a relationship, but often this card means a break or a parting. Perhaps two will be separated by circumstances that neither can control, but if there’s a break, remember that a clean cut heals the fastes. REVERSED MEANING: There’s confusion, alienation and distraction, but it results more from misunderstandings and bad communication. Some works need to be done to patch up a relationship, but things are not yet at an end.
|FOUR OF SWORDS|
This card indicates the need for meditation. Take time out to give your mind a needed rest from the everyday life. Replenish your inner strenght and end your weariness by taking time to sort things out alone. REVERSED MEANING: The situation calls for wise administration and circumspection. There’s a renawal of activity, maybe some improvement, but caution is still needed.
|FIVE OF SWORDS|
Danger: there’s a way out of the situation, but not without a struggle. Be on guard against unfairness, dishonor and cruelty. Possible defeat or loss caused by an enemy. REVERSED MEANING: A loss , a defeat or an unpleasant situation that must be dealt with. Hollow victory or an event of sorrow such as a funeral.
SIX OF SWORDS |
This card indicates a rest after a trying ordeal. Have faith that the future will be better and let go of your present anxieties. Possible journey to a new home or an undertaking that involves distant travel. REVERSED MEANING: Take care and guard against recklessness in travel or sport for this card warns for a possible accident. Use caution in all undertakings and avoid carelessness
|SEVEN OF SWORDS |
There’s a secret plan underfoot that is based on unethical or corrupt motives. Protect your valuables, this card is a warning against thiefs, cheating and spying. REVERSED MEANING: Sudden good, perhaps in the form of sound advice or instruction. Someone you underestimate may surprise you with wisdom or good character.
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