Maintain mental or emotional balance, keep things in their proper perspective and take things slow and easy. A friend will be very beneficial to your life, work or career.
This card means that nothing is going right and your plans have gone awry. You do not achieve what you set out to do. You may have taken a shortcut which means you do not reach your Objective. This could involve a mishap.
About the Suit of This Card:
Illustrations are from the The Gilded Tarot Cards.
The Swords of the mind are made of steel,
They're swift and sharp in their fight,
Though their way is to wound then to heal,
They cut down, cut clean with their swift might.
The Suit of Swords is governed by the element of Air and and so is connected with all things to do with the mind, and the power of thought which ultimately enables you to mould or change your world. Keenly sharp, the suit of swords also symbolizes the intellect. However, their darker side gives vivid illustration of the infamous 'Daggers of the Mind' and so accurately exemplifying Human nature itself, especially when things are bad, for is it not then that we are at our best with the determination and courage the swords also reflect? By their very nature as a cutting instrument the Swords can also reveal surgical procedures and other health issues coming to pass.
The season linked to the suit of swords is Springtime, and its direction is East.
The Astrological signs that come under the wings of the suit of Swords are the Air signs of Libra, Gemini and Aquarius