How you interpret this card will vary with each reading. Are you the man in the foreground holding the swords, or are you one of the dejected figures walking away? Don’t worry, this won’t be hard to figure out. Think about your situation, your question, and the surrounding cards to give you clues.
Category: Card Meanings
Four of Swords Tarot Card Meanings
This is a time when you need to rest and recover. You’ve been through a ‘war’ – a time of stress, difficulty, conflict, or illness and now you can’t go any further. You need to slow down and take it easy. It’s time to take a break. This recovery time is usually short. You’ve still got the weapons you need to fight another day, but you’ve laid them aside for now.
Three of Swords Tarot Card Meanings
The Three of Swords is a striking image that reveals its meanings at first glance. This is sorrow, heartbreak, loss, strife, and separation. When you’re in the middle of a Three of Swords situation, your heart is breaking. This is the pain of grief and sorrow. Experience tells us that these feelings won’t last forever, but that can be hard to believe when we’re going through a Three of Swords experience.
Two of Swords Tarot Card Meanings
The Two of Swords appears when you’re faced with a difficult choice. There’s no right or wrong option; both are equal in their pros and cons. You’ll find that choosing is the hard part here, but living with your decision won’t be as hard as you might think. Neither option seems very appealing to you, which of course is one of the reasons it’s so hard to choose between the two, but both are equally weighted. You won’t regret whatever decision you come to.
Ace of Swords Tarot Card Meanings
Aces represent opportunities. They are the seeds of potential. The suit of the Ace will tell you where in your life this opportunity lies. Swords represent Air energy. They deal with loss and sorrow, but they also tell us about our intellectual life, our thoughts, mindset, philosophy, and psychology.
King of Cups Tarot Card Meanings
Despite the emotional turmoil in the world around him, we see that the King of Cups remains calm, steady, and focused. This is a leader who, although he feels deeply, is in control of his emotions. He is wise, mature, charismatic, and diplomatic, with excellent people skills. People look to him for leadership, and he provides an example for them to follow.
Queen of Cups Tarot Card Meanings
The Queen of Cups is the most intuitive and empathic of the four Tarot Queens. This is compassionate, nurturing, caring energy. The Queen of Cups is someone who cares deeply about the people in her life and can empathize fully with them. She lets her intuition guide her and at this time you should do the same. Take time to be with yourself and listen to your thoughts and feelings. Trust your instincts and emotions.
Knight of Cups Tarot Card Meanings
Likewise, the Knight of Cups may appear as a sign that you should embody his qualities in your relationship. If you’re experiencing relationship difficulties and this Knight appears, it may be time to listen more carefully to your intuition. Perhaps empathizing with your partner and trying to figure out and understand where they’re coming from will help you to understand how to improve the situation. Or perhaps more sensitivity and gentleness from you both is what’s needed. Relationship difficulties often seem unresolvable when you’re going through them, but the Knight of Cups is encouraging you to explore the possibilities he represents. At any rate, his energy is called for at this time and it will represent a positive move forward for you.
Page of Cups Tarot Card Meanings
The Page of Cups is youthful, sensitive, loving, and tender-hearted. This is someone who is kind, caring, with strong people skills, and who is always willing to help out in some way. He/she is deeply connected with their emotions. Connected to the element of Water, this Page trusts their gut and relies heavily on their intuition. They can access their subconscious more easily than most. This is someone with strong Cancer, Scorpio, or Pisces influence and, as with all people with a strong Water influence, this means that the Page of Cups can be moody at times.
Ten of Cups Tarot Card Meanings
The Ten of Cups is a wonderful card to see in a reading. The rainbow depicted in the RWS Ten of Cups, and in many other versions of this card, tells you that the heavens favour you at this time. This card depicts a time of joy, happiness, and contentment. Your life will be filled with genuine love and friendship.