Category: Swords

Posts about or featuring cards from the suit of Swords.

Grab the blades – Seven of Swords

Here’s an intriguing card. The Seven of Swords looks like trickery or deceit, and that’s how it’s normally described. In the card’s illustration, there’s often someone hiding something, or stealing – sneaking off in the night with an armful of stolen swords, or, like this fox, covering something up. From The Wild Unknown Tarot by Kim …

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Challenges: Tarot fives

What’s with all the fives this week? At the weekend, she drew the Five of Pentacles, I, the Five of Cups. I feel that both cards are for both of us and it’s time for some serious self-care. But not overthinking. Oh no – I’ve been cheerfully warned against that. That’s how I lost my …

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Nine of Swords and the big wide world

Eek. That’s it. I’m officially floating free. I handed in my notice a few weeks ago and, with the clearing of a desk and the drinking of several pints of very dirty cider, I’m gawn. Shame about the hangover! And about the fact that the casual work I had lined up for this weekend has …

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Doll parts

For some reason there's been a lot of doll-making around lately. (As in, around me - I've not noticed some global phenomenon or owt.) Firstly came the little cat - a birthday present made from an old jumper. For the sake of this being a tarot blog...

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Right about now – Ace of Swords

Ace of swords tarot card

Daily draw - 30th July 2011 It's been a quiet month for the Tarot and I. At least, as far as blogging goes. I took advantage of the business of moving house to wilfully drop out of touch with my computer for a while, to have less of an internet-li...

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Cause and effect – Justice

Justice tarot card

Daily draw - 8th July 2011 Justice noun. The quality of being just; fairness. The principle of moral rightness; equity. Conformity to moral rightness in action or attitude; righteousness. The upholding of what is just, especially fair treatment an...

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