Weekly Card The Rational King of Swords

We’ve got lots of information about the King of Swords from our last two posts. So what do we see in the Mystical Cats Tarot Sky King, the equivalent of the King of Swords? Let’s start with the name. Why Sky? Since Swords are the element of air, the very airy Sky…

Weekly Card 3 of Swords

This post is part of a Tarot Blog Hop.  You can find the previous blog here, the master list here, and the next blog here. Oh, we so don’t love to see these kinds of cards . . . the “sad” ones, the “bad” ones. We’ve had a couple of encounters before,…

Weekly Card The Queen of Swords is Not Amused

EeeYIKES! Who is this chick and how do we stay as far away from her as possible??! Actually, we’ve met her before. Our last visit was much less severe than this image, from The Golden Dawn Tarot. Look back at that visit for a moment (don’t worry, the link will open in…

Weekly Card Healing the Knight of Swords

Our last straightforward look at the Knight of Swords covered the concepts of adventurous, forceful energy in the realm of ideas, concerns and communication, from Tarot . . . It’s Easier Than You Think. So let’s delve into the specifics of the Healing Tarot image. Before we start, though, I want to…

Weekly Card 9 of Swords Revisited

Well, here’s one of the “scary” cards, just in time for Halloween. No skeletons or ghosts, just your friendly Roman charioteer with a victim in tow. You’ve seen the frightened kitty and the up-all-night versions before. Remember, 9 of Swords is ideas, concerns and communication connected to integration and security. It’s always…

Weekly Card Knight of Swords

Here’s your knight in shining armour! The Knight of Swords (or Carrots in Nakisha Elsje VanderHoeven’s Rabbit Tarot) is one of the Court Cards in your tarot deck. Court cards represent the people or energy types that cross your path. Knight energy is adventurous and forceful. Swords are the active energy of…

Weekly Card King of Swords Revisited

It was just a few months ago that we stood before the King of Swords.  His appearance in the Legacy deck is very different than in the Dreaming Way.  As I’ve said before, The Dreaming Way Tarot depicts people I expect to see in my daily life, even if they’re a bit…

Weekly Card King of Swords

 You are now in the high court of the land and would do well to hold your tongue while you look, listen, and learn.  The King of Swords is the authority and decision-making position in the Tarot deck. You’ll remember that each Court Card has its elemental association from its position in…

Weekly Card 9 of Swords

Uh-oh, this doesn’t look good.  Whatever will I do?  I’d better protect myself.  I’ll prepare for the worst.  And I’d better take something to settle my nerves.  Oh, I just don’t know what to do.  I just know it isn’t going to turn out well! There’s the 9 of Swords for you. …

Weekly Card 7 of Swords Revisited

Again?!  Really?  Again?! Do you have that reaction to some of the circumstances in your life that just seem to come up over and over and . . . . ? Let’s take a look at how 7 of Swords can contribute to recurring patterns in our life, since it seems to…