#TarotTuesday – Knight of Swords

Welcome to another Tarot Tuesday!

If you are just joining me, let me explain the inspiration to begin these posts. In Texas, and all across the country, Taco Tuesday is a popular day when Tacos are usually 99 cents. So, I had the inspiration, or Angel nudge as I like to think of it, to create a Tarot Tuesday. Each Tuesday I will post a different Tarot card and give its meaning. I pray and ask for the right card that will bring a universal message.

I created a short video to demonstrate how I pull the card for the posts. If you’re interested, here’s a LINK.

Today’s card is The Knight of Swords.

Just a quick refresher because we haven’t had Swords in a while – Swords represent the intellect.

Keywords: Ambitious, action-oriented, driven to succeed, and fast-thinking.

This card is full of action!

As with all Knights of the Tarot deck, the Knight of Swords is a man (or woman) on a mission – once he has his mind set on something, nothing is stopping him. And as a Swords card, this Knight actively uses the power of his intellect to achieve his goals.

The Knight of Swords is a sign that you are highly driven, ambitious and action-oriented. You are so highly motivated to succeed that you will stop at nothing to pursue your dreams. The challenges, difficulties and obstacles on the path ahead don’t faze you because you know where you want to go. You thrive on high levels of energy that propel you forward and inspire you to take action to manifest your goals.

The Knight of Swords reminds you to be assertive in getting what you want. He doesn’t hang back and wait for something to happen. He is always making the first move and actively pursuing his goals. You can harness this energy in your life too, by being proactive and forward-thinking. See yourself as the creator of your future and be ready to take the necessary steps to make it happen.

The downside of the fast-thinking, quick-acting Knight of Swords is that sometimes you act too quickly and haven’t thoroughly thought things through. You may be unaware of potential challenges and issues that will stand in your way, or the unintended consequences of your actions.

The Knight of Swords also represents your need to understand the world from an intellectual point of view. You have well-developed communication skills and can easily form solid arguments and opinions on current affairs and important matters. You love to engage with others who have similar skills so that you can share your ideas and develop new points of view. You may be best suited to discussion groups with like-minded individuals where you can fire each other up and motivate one another.

This would have been a great card to have at the beginning of #NaNoWriMo! However, it applies today in that I am entering the home stretch of editing a book called “Lady In Red,” for singer/songwriter, Tom McElvain. This book is going to make an impact. It is very powerful. So, the Knight of Swords is encouraging me to charge forward and get it finished! How about you? How does this card speak to you?

Thank you for joining me! See you next Tuesday for another inspiring message from the Universe via the Tarot Cards!

As always, I use the Rider-Waite Radiance deck and BiddyTarot.com for interpretations.

29 thoughts on “#TarotTuesday – Knight of Swords

  1. I do tend to charge ahead…lol. My first thought is this is what draws us all together right here. I’m intrigued by what you mentioned you are editing, too.

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  2. I need this guy this week. I’ve been pondering over an upcoming scene for weeks now, and need to get it written. Sometimes, just the act of writing makes it come out better than mulling over. I’ll tackle it tomorrow.

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  3. Definitely a card for NaNo, Jan! 🙂
    Before I read your post, and simply looked at the card, I felt that it was going to imply urgency as well. I guess that was my take on it, but often urgency and action to together. What do you think?
    And congrats on getting close to the end of your editing project. That’s awesome!

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    1. Most definitely, Mae. It has a sense of urgency about it and that is why part of the interpretation warns about acting without thinking (which I often do). 🙂 For sure it would have been a great energy card for NaNo! Thanks so much for stopping by! Hugs!

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  4. Jan- Good morning. I love your tarot readings. I can relate to this one as it come to both my personal and work life. Personal in the fact that I have the power and drive to remain sober. Business as I always try to get my work done early no matter what is thrown at me. Love this. Love you!

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