Ace of Swords Tarot

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What is the Meaning of the Ace of Swords Tarot Card?

The Sword suit of the Minor Arcana is all about communication. The first of the suit, the Ace of Swords, is the most important of the bunch.

While Ace cards are generally the most plain of the tarot, they are regarded as being the most powerful of the Minor Arcana, so when an Ace appears in your reading, pay attention!

The Ace of Swords signifies rationality and clarity in your thoughts and communications with others.

It’s about observing the truth and coming to terms with it, even if it’s a truth you’ve been turning a blind eye towards.

The Upright Ace of Swords Meaning

ace-of-swordsThe position the Ace of Swords occupies within your spread will give is slightly different meanings.

It’s important to considering where which position it is taking and to which aspect of your life it is referring so that you can better understand the root of your current situation and how to prepare for the future.

In a past position, the Ace of Swords marks a time where you had a moment of clarity and adjusted a major point in your life accordingly.

This could have been leaving a job that didn’t make you happy, ending a relationship, or even starting a new exercise routine.

Regardless of what the event was, it’s this moment of clarity that has helped you to find your current position.

The Ace of Swords in your present position tells you that you have all the tools you need in order to find the truth.

It says that you are in a good place mentally and emotionally, even if it doesn’t quite feel like it, and are able to view things objectively.

Now is the time for you to be confronting unanswered questions and getting to the bottom of things.

If you feel as though you’re missing all the pieces in your current situation, they will soon be revealed to you.

A future position containing the Ace of Swords is a good sign. This means that the outcome of your current situation ends without loose ends and with you finding the strength and courage to make up your mind and stick to your guns.

Work and the Ace of Swords

In a career oriented spread the Ace of Swords is a good sign that a new opportunity is in your future as long as you’re speaking up.

If you’re happy with your current company, take this as a sign to speak up and give more input on a big project.

You have great ideas and they should be heard!

If you are currently seeking employment or a complete career change, the Ace of Swords encourages a change in your tactic in order to find the position right for you.

Love and the Ace of Swords

The Ace of Swords in a love spread urges you to trust your intuition and stay objective in your relationship. Communication flows easily, so now is the time to speak your mind.

If you are single the Ace of Swords is a good sign that you will find love soon, so long as you are honest with yourself and what you expect to gain from a relationship.

The Ace of Swords and Finances

In financial spreads the Ace of Swords cautions us against overindulging.

When it appears at the focal point of your monetary situation it is advising that you look at your monthly budget and see where you can cut costs in order to grow your rainy day fund.

Meaning of the Ace of Swords in Health

When it comes to your health, the Ace of Swords is all about removing excess. Now is the best time to try a new diet, or remove any vices from your life.

A lifestyle change has a greater chance of success when this card appears to you.

Remember to stick to your new regimen and be clear with your health goals.

The Ace of Swords in Reversed Position

The Ace of Swords is likely to appear to you in the reverse when you’re having a hard time recognizing your goals or making decisive decisions.

In order to get through this barrier, take time to prioritize your affairs. Set aside, or completely remove, the things that don’t need your immediate attention and focus your energy into one important thing at a time.

Ace of Swords Combinations

The Ace of Swords in combination with Justice is confirmation that the truth will not be hidden for much longer and the situation will come to an end once the truth is out there.

If your spread is overwhelmed by Swords with the Ace of Swords at its focal point, this points to a lot of conflict without healthy communication.

In this instance it’s important that you choose your words carefully or say nothing at all as someone is bound to take them the wrong way.

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