Your Chosen Card – Ace of Swords Reversed Thoth 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.
Etteilla: Amplification, intensification, enlargement, excess, anger, fury, quarrel, limits, boundaries; extreme, big, excessive, inordinate, utmost (R) conception, impregnation, seed, sperm, birth, increase, multiplicity.
When Ace of Swords 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 Swords is unclear it may help to choose a card from the Major Arcana to provide more insight into what it is Ace of Swords 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 Swords using cards from the Thoth 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: The Golden Dawns idea was straightforward. In Western astrology, the zodiac is based on the seasons of the year. Working with the cards numbered two through ten in each of the four suits, the Golden Dawn assigned:
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.
Complete Book of Tarot: Dinars (gold coins), which became the pragmatic Pentacles, Disks, or Coins of todays tarot.
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Complete Book of Tarot: If we invert the Tower card, we get a different view of the situation. Now the rocky terrain is located above the two individuals, and the thunderbolt emerges from the left-hand corner of the card beneath their feet. They do not see the dangerous lightning because they are ‘looking up’ at the rocks at the top of the reversed card. They are not cognizant of the divine displeasure represented by the thunderbolt beneath them. Thus, they have ignored an important spiritual message and have failed to learn from their difficult circumstances.