Your Chosen Card – Ace of Athames Reversed Mage Deck
When reversed, the Ace of Swords warns of the misapplication of force, perhaps in the form of quarrels or other forms of strife that can lead to separations in relationships. Be careful what you say because words, like swords, can cause painful wounds. The reversed Ace of Swords can also indicate that you are expending your energy in a way that is inappropriate or not to your advantage.
Keywords Reversed: Misapplication of force, hurtful use of words, anger, quarrels, troublesome excess, rupture in a relationship, indecision, the harmful use of energy.
Timing: Astrologically, Air is linked to the autumn months.
Astrology: Primordial energy of Air, the element associated with the season of autumn.
Number Symbolism: 1 – initial spark, will, creation, beginnings, new life.
Ace Of Swords: Invoking Intense Force For Decisive Action
When Ace of Athames is reversed you can pretty much take it that life is going well but that’s when life takes us by surprise. If Ace of Athames is unclear it may help to choose a card from the Major Arcana to provide more insight into what it is Ace of Athames is trying to tell you. If you had a particular issue in mind, or want to seek clarification on something else, you can also choose again to get more guidance.
This chosen card is part of your reversed card reading for Ace of Athames using cards from the Mage Tarot Deck. You will find many more tarot pages that will be of great help if you need tarot card meanings. Use the search at the bottom of the page. We have some amazing tarot books for you to browse. Please see below.
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Complete Book of Tarot: Instability, disruption, struggle, conflict, strife, upset, crisis, a downswing, tension, uncertainty, purging, disequilibrium
Complete Book of Tarot: When upright, the Ace of Swords suggests new beginnings related to principled thinking and effective communication. You are able to focus your mind, see things clearly, cut through confusion, invoke intense force, and put matters in perspective. With the courage of your convictions, you cut through the crap and dont suffer fools gladly. Swords are weapons of battle, and the upright Ace indicates the courage to face obstacles and fight for what you believe. You are likely to emerge victorious from your struggles, with a greater sense of personal identity. In the myth of Perseus and Medusa, the hero uses his strategic intelligence to outwit the snake-headed monster and chop off her head with his mighty sword. Sigmund Freud pointed out that the sword has long been a symbol of a powerful phallus.
Reversed Cards: This is a really simple three-card spread. All you have to remember is that the first card is reversed deliberately.
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Reversed Cards: If you are seeing this card in the blocked aspect, then there is a very good chance you are dragging your heels about getting back to your life. Your reasoning doesnt matter. You are resisting getting your mental energy flowing again. The brain, like your muscles, needs to be exercised regularly or it too can become flabby, dull, and sluggish. A dull mind is never a good thing, and keeping it blocked will only hinder you as you try too move forward.