Tarot - Minor Arcana - Swords

Minor Arcana Swords Description

World
Swords

Intellect

Swords are associated with the element Air. The suit covers all aspects of the mind and our mental state.

This covers thinking, reason, logic, science, communication, truth, understanding, judgement, honesty.

The sharp sword cuts and divides so it can be seen as a symbol of conflict, change, rationalisation, divisive thinking and behaviour.

Air is light, etherial and associated with such terms as "head in the clouds", "full of hot air", "blue sky thinking", "blown away", "winds of change", "soaring into the skies".



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