The 2 of Batons

The unmanifest and water – with water and fire we have a direct conflict of personalities.  the nature of the individual (batons) is doused or subdued by the water and in this case by another persons personality or an internalised conflict. This bondage created by the water is that of another person or a bond…

9 of Swords

The 9 of swords relates to air at earth.  The air are vital energy that regulate the body.  They are the breath of life and the ability to love and be loved. Earth at 9 is the glorious end of one cycle where the absolute stands as the new beginning on the other side.  Very…

11 Strength

The Lion is an enigmatic symbol representing passion and strength, both physical and emotional, making the Strength card one of the few major cards which can have both positive and negative connotations either way up. Let me explain this in detail. The woman in the strength card is the feminine, soft side of us all….

2 The High Priestess

The High Priestess tarot card sits at number 2. She is the mystery of life, the great unknown. She symbolises in life all that we are unable to perceive. She sits in front of the veil to the portal to all answers to the universe. She represents the cause behind all actions and all creations….

8 of Swords

The 8 is a latent behavioural pattern so here we can see that something is on repeat and the client is stuck in a rut and quite often will reveal that they’ve been in the same situation before. It is feeling trapped / being trapped / stagnation / inner torture – emotional bonds have turned to bondage / anguish

6 of Swords

Like the 4, the six of swords relates to air at air and whereas the 4 indicates how we are attached to our thoughts and beliefs about ourselves and is the ego, the 6 of swords indicates intelligence and the ability to discriminate between what is just a thought and what is the truth.  Instead…

5 of swords

The 5 of swords indicates we are in the process of changing beliefs and ideas about ourselves and the world around us or that these beliefs are being challenged by an external force. It can also represent legal matters and adjudication

3 of Swords

This card symbolises arguments and conflict and it’s simplest interpretation is anger, jealousy, hatred, resentment and thoughts of revenge etc. Anything that is not love or an expression of love in a relationship.  We may in this case forget who we really are and with  the 3 of swords we feel that we are our bad feelings as they can overwhelm us, albeit temporarily.  It is the tension held in check at the two of swords being released and we ‘have it out’ or ‘clear the air’ and in our quarrel manage to get things off our chest and hear the other persons point of view.  We lay down swords and reach an agreement.

2 of Swords

This is air at 2 which as we know represents duality or the unmanifest, so we have the feeling of I am combined with a sense of duality giving rise to feelings of self consciousness and being different or separate from someone else. Generally this means that the querant has a difference of opinion to…

Ace of Swords

The Ace of Swords represents truth in the highest sense and relates the the element of air and the mind. The sword is shown as having two sides – light and dark, showing that we can use our mind for good and for bad and discrimination is needed