Four of Swords

Interpretation

Four of SwordsThis card is one of a few that shows all the swords in an ordered row. As swords represent intellect, this card comes as a reminder to get your thoughts in order. The reclining figure also tells you this is a time of rest.

If you received this card, you may have experienced a Three of Swords situation, something difficult that pierced into the heart of your being. Now is the time to rest and heal from that trauma. Resting will help you regroup, to get your thoughts in order. Peace isn’t weakness, it is the catalyst for true strength.

Interactions

The Four of Swords interacts with the Emperor and the Lovers.

Major Arcana

Emperor: In a spread, the Four of Swords lightens the energy of the Emperor.
Lovers: If any cards from the suit of Swords come after the Lovers, it indicates the end of a relationship.

The Suit — Swords

The sword cuts and dissects. Swords represents the element of air. They are intellect. They are double-sided, which allows them to both damage and heal. The images in the suit might be alarming to some, but they are not simply aggressive. Yes, we can use blades to inflict pain, but we also use them to carve, shave, and trim.

Number — 4

Four is a number of order, foundation, and stability.

Follow me on Twitter! Let me give you a personal reading in my Etsy store: Tell Me, Howe!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s