Ten of Swords

Published: 08/08/20 2:20 PM EDT

Ten of Swords Tarot Card Meaning Element: Air Function: Intelligence, the mind, sincerity, fairness The Ten of Swords is one of the most negative cards to receive pf all the minor arcana cards and unfortunately, things can’t get worse than this. It is unlikely that there will be a positive meaning to this card. The glimpse of hope is that the worst thing may have already occurred. Though we can’t see the sun setting, we know that night is falling because of the dark sky beginning to settle. The fading yellow sky is the color of intellect and the black sky represents seriousness and desperation. The sunset could imply that the time for contemplation is coming to an end, or perhaps there is an eclipse. The mountains in the far distance are a sign of stability, while to the body of water is a symbol of emotions. Neither show movement.…

Page of Swords

Published: 08/08/20 2:19 PM EDT

Page of Swords Tarot Card Meaning Element: Air Function: Intelligence, the mind, sincerity, fairness The Page of Swords has a more positive image compared with many in this suit. There is a young man stood on top of a rocky hill. He holds a sword in both of his hands and the wind blows in his hair. His stance and expression are one of determination. White fluffy clouds are blowing behind him and the trees are also blowing in the wind. The trees represent wisdom, and the mountains in the distance are a sign of stability. There is a flock of birds flying above the clouds, similar to the way the man’s thoughts fly from the man’s head. He is wearing red boots, the color of passion, and his clothes are yellow, a sign of intelligence. As the wind blows in his face, we see that the journey ahead won’t…

Knight of Swords

Published: 08/08/20 2:19 PM EDT

Knight of Swords Tarot Card Meaning Element: Air Function: Intelligence, the mind, sincerity, fairness The Knight of Swords is charging full speed ahead with his sword raised high. Everyone should fear the Knight as even his horse appears to be concerned as to whether they will survive what is ahead but listens to his master’s commands. He is showing his gritted teeth in courage but as they gallop ahead, he is also acting foolishly. The white horse is a sign of purity. Even though his horse is nervous, the purity shows that they will end up where only angels fear to go. There are red birds and yellow butterflies decorating the saddle and the bridle. This points to the passionate and how his actions and hopes have transformed after learning. This could be the root cause of the issues. The Knight may be foolish enough to get injured or just…

Queen of Swords

Published: 08/08/20 2:19 PM EDT

Queen of Swords Tarot Card Meaning Element: Air Function: Intelligence, the mind, sincerity, fairness The Queen of Swords looks more like a goddess in her current position. Her hand is raised and she looks forward like she is addressing people in front of her. She could be proclaiming something or sharing her knowledge. There are trees blowing in the background, but the clouds do not move. Behind the Queen’s throne, there is a flowing river. She is wearing blue and white symbols of thought, tranquillity, and purity. Her robe matches the patterns of the clouds. Her head is covered in a red material, showing her thoughts are passionate. Her shoes are also red, telling us that she also moves with passion. This card shows the serenity of the Queen. Where water meets land there is an opportunity for things to grow. The butterflies on her crown are a sign of…

King of Swords

Published: 08/08/20 2:19 PM EDT

King of Swords Tarot Card Meaning Element: Air Function: Intelligence, the mind, sincerity, fairness The King sits on this throne with his sword upright in his right hand and his left fist clenched. He has a very serious look on his face ad he stares straight ahead. The ground beneath him is green and the trees in the background no longer blow in the wind. We can’t see his feet, so we aren’t sure if or how he is grounded. His gown is blue, the color of the mind and spirit. His cloak is purple showing his royalty and you can also see red clothes, the color of passion. The angel on his crown is a symbol of rising to the heavens and a divine message. The butterflies carved on his throne are a sign of transformation. Although he is stern, he isn’t cruel and wishes no harm. The King…

Justice

Published: 08/07/20 3:29 PM EDT

The Justice Tarot Card Justice sits on a throne between two stone pillars. Her long red robes represent the color of passion and she also wears a golden cloak. Her golden crown has just one light blue gem in the center, the color of peace and clearness. Behind her is the entrance to the temple. It is protected by a purple cloth, the color of wisdom. She holds high a double-edged sword in her right hand as if to show victory. In the left, there is a set of perfectly balanced scales. The square jewel in her crown is matched with a square jewel clasping her cloak. The alignment of the jewels points to a mind of balance and equilibrium. She is impartial and shows great reason. At the same time, the one white shoe that just shows from under her robe is a gentle reminder of purity. The foundation…

The Death Tarot Card

Published: 08/07/20 3:28 PM EDT

Death Tarot Card Meaning Like the Hanged Man, this tarot is widely misunderstood and feared of for the wrong reasons. The Death card doesn’t point to the death of a living person, more the end of something. This causes fear in those who are struggling to let go of something. Death is riding a white horse, similar to Death of the Four Horsemen and the Apocalypse, a sign of the end of the human ruling. In his right skeletal hand, death carries a black banner with a white rose. The two colors representing oblivion and purity. Those in his path submit to death. The King lays on the floor, already dead. The Hierophant barters for his life. There is a woman in white kneeling on the floor. She is looking aware, accepting her fate yet still clutching onto life with the red roses in her hair. Only the child looks…

King of Wands

Published: 08/07/20 3:28 PM EDT

King of Wands Tarot Card Meaning Element: Fire Function: Function: Will, activity, Imagination, Beginnings The King of Wands sits on his throne, but something has caught his attention in the distance, and he seems ready to move towards it. He has a red and green robe, symbolizing life and magic, respectively. This King is the personification of fire along with his vitality. The salamanders on his yellow cloak are another symbol of fire and the passion that he holds in his mind. His thinks, he does, and he instigates. The red leather shield that guards his head shows that he is not concerned about what others think and he can’t hear what they say. The green shoes he wears are both visible, a sign that he is able to work in the real world and that he achieves things. There is a salamander at his feet, telling the reader that…

Queen of Wands

Published: 08/07/20 3:27 PM EDT

Queen of Wands Tarot Card Meaning Element: Fire Function: Function: Will, activity, Imagination, Beginnings The Queen of Wands is a beautiful, majestic figure who sits on her throne with a wand in her right hand and a sunflower in her left. She is wearing a long yellow robe, the color of intelligence and a higher mind while her clock is white, that of purity. The gold crown on her head is a sign of not only royalty but also success and alchemy. The sunflower is a representation of the proliferation of life. The wand has three buds sprouting from the top. Behind the Queen, there are two images of sunflowers, another sign of the rapid growth of life. This woman is creative. There are also two lions embroidered onto her throne, just above the sunflowers. They are a symbol of passion and power. This symbolization continues with one lion next…

Ace of Wands

Published: 08/07/20 3:25 PM EDT

Ace of Wands Tarot Card Meaning Element: Fire Function: Will, activity, Imagination, Beginnings An extremely large white right hand appears from a grey cloud. It is holding a wand above the land. In the far background, you can see a white castle, a strong building where the people that rule this land will live. There is a river flowing through the land, creating distance between the hand and the castle, separating the land. Despite humans making the rules, the rive shows emotion and the psychic charge keeping the two things apart. We can’t assume that the laws created by humans are the same as those of the universe. The hand holds the wand that shows sign of life, and so obeys the universe. It is a tool that will direct energy from one location to another. As the wand is facing straight up, it might mean that the hand is…