The Ace of Swords – The blade is sharp, make sure it cuts in your favour.

ace of swords tarot meaning

The Ace of Swords.
The Radix of the Powers of Air

The Ace of Swords Tarot Card – Meaning in a Tarot reading:


The Ace of Swords – Appearance

A disembodied hand emerges from the clouds bearing a sword. A crown encircles the sword. Lush mountain scenery rolls away to the distance.

The Ace of Swords Tarot Card – Interpretation

Te Ace of swords is a card of decision, one that must be made swiftly. The Sword indicates victory & can slice through to the truth of any situation, however the blade has a double edge & must be handled confidently. The Ace of Swords can cut both ways & as the Swords suit corresponds to the element of air which in turn relates to thought, careful consideration must be given to any action connected to this card. The Ace of Swords is a very powerful card & can instantaneously change the course of a reading & indeed the course of the seekers life.  The Sword has the power to bring light after darkness, joy after despair, promise from desperation. The Crown is a symbol of advancement & success, the branches represent peaceful victory. The sword will swing through the seekers reading, make sure that it connects with the target.

The Ace of Swords Tarot Card – Correspondences

The balance of Libra combines with the rationality of Aquarius & is complicated by the Duality of Gemini

Alchemical Elements : Air

My Relationship with Ace of Swords

When the Ace of Swords appears to me I know that a far reaching decision is looming, a decision that will require to be made quickly & accurately. When the aces appear the purest form of energy relating to the element of the suit is present so if I draw the Ace of Swords I know that purity of thought is what is required. It is a hugely powerful card with great significance & can turn any dilemma on it’s head. When the Ace appears I get ready to act fast & trust my gut instincts or many opportunities will be lost. The aftermath of the swing of the sword is peaceful, I know that regret or nostalgia do not apply when I draw this card. The message to me is act now, move forward & don’t look back. This card is the embodiment of the Power of thought, whatever you can imagine can be realised if you release your ego.

The Ace of Swords – The blade is sharp, make sure it cuts in your favour.

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