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8 of Swords
Eight of Swords Keywords
|Upright Keywords||Reversed Keywords|
|trapped, restricted, victimised, paralysed, helpless, powerless, imprisonment||freedom, release, taking control, survivor, facing fears, empowered, surrender|
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Eight of Swords Tarot Card Description
On the Eight of Swords is a woman who is tied up and blindfolded. There are eight swords placed strategically around her in a way that restricts her movement as though she is in some kind of trap or jail. However, it seems as though whoever built the trap was a little lazy or hasty, leaving some open space where she could escape. But because of the blindfold preventing the woman from seeing, she has no way of finding her way out of this trap. The barren land around her might signify a lack of creativity of some sort, while the grey sky in the background can signify despair, since there she feels that there is no hope of her breaking free from the kind of situation that she is bound to. If only she could take the blindfold off, she would see that she could simply just walk out of this situation.
Upright Eight of Swords Meaning
The general meaning in the Eight of Swords is that of a feeling of being trapped and …
Sound: “e” as in “every”
Stands for: Duality (or possibly even Horse)
Casting meaning: The rune Eh is said to symbolize duality where a pair is bound by primal law, love, trust and marriage.
Since ancient times it has been considered that crossroads are very powerful places. They are often used for magic procedures. The crossroads also symbolize the crossed spears. Nevertheless, in spite of its mystery the fallen rune Crossroad doesn’t mean something bad. It only hints that you are on the way to choose as you are standing on the crossroads. And only you can decide what way to choose. You shall take much pain to analyze everything, make a decision and listen to your mind and intuition.
Key words: road choice, crossroad, gates, free will, your decision
Moon phase: new Moon
Chakra No.3: solar plexus
Nion or Nin
Pronunciation – Nee-uhn
Tree Association – ash
Meaning – transitions, renewal, the strength of women, growth, peace, supportive friendships, and fate. Struggle and challenges are a natural part of life and are imperative when evolving or growing, and it’s essential to accept this truth. Nin symbolizes the coming together of friends, families, and communities for a positive purpose. Ash is also representative of fate, but this does not mean you are bound to a particular course but indicates a unique path that is specific to you. Boundaries are not a disadvantage because they can help make us aware of connections, links, and develop creative solutions. Create the life you most desire with zeal and confidence!
If reversed – A need for assertiveness and control of your life. If you find yourself suffering, locate the root of the problem. It might be a good time for shadow work. Consider delaying any action, so you have time to contemplate and potentially change your perspective entirely.
Inscription and Magical Uses – Wonderful for manifesting your desires and intentions. Use for help with imagination, creativity, new perspectives, and spiritual and emotional healing.
Folklore – In some Celtic magic, a branch of Ash is traditionally used to make a magical staff or wand. They are frequently carved with spirals and considered very sacred.
Hexagram Thirty – Nine/39
Chien / Obstacle
Ominous roiling in the Crater Lake atop the Volcano:
When meeting an impasse, the Superior Person turns his gaze within, and views the obstacle from a new perspective.
Offer your opponent nothing to resist.
Let a sage guide you in this.
Good fortune lies along this course.
The Obstacle lies in obstinance.
An insistence on only one way of proceeding has brought things to an impasse.
You may either continue banging your head with irresistible force against this immovable object, or you might step back and survey this situation from a fresh perspective.
Which is immobile here — the obstruction or your attitude?
Thirty – Nine
It likes functional art. It is often in acting and dancing. It has difficulty with rejection and separation.
Thirty – Nine
Meaning of angel number 39
What does angel number 39 mean? This means that people who see angel number 39 are closer to heaven, so it is better to accept a positive message. Know what Angel Number 39 means.
 When you should be aware of your mission
Angel number 39 is a message about your life purpose and soul mission. In particular, I want you to be aware of your mission as a light worker to live an exemplary way of life in the holy life, and that it is time. This is because angel number 9 has the meaning of working as a light worker who lives in an exemplary way from mental enlightenment and awakening.
 Someone watches over you
Angel number 39 has the meaning of angel number 3 and angel number 9. Among them, angel number 3 indicates that the distance is close to the god of the ascended master. In other words, it means that there are people such as God and angels who watch over you from heaven.
 Completion and completion
On the other hand, angel number 9 means completion or completion because the number 9 ends in one digit. Angel number 9 is a light worker that accepts light falling from the heavens and …
Animal Spirit Guide and/or Animal Spirit Helper
You’ll never get too close to Armadillo as his hard shell will keep you at arm’s length! And, if this roly-poly fellow is your animal totem, he’s asking you to examine the areas where you need a hard shell; boundaries! Do you do for everyone, but never do for yourself? Or, are you being TOO sensitive, protecting yourself even when danger isn’t present? If you are empathetic, Armadillo will teach you how to balance your feelings so you can protect yourself, as well as help others in need. If you have the ability of mediumship, Armadillo will help you stay protected as you channel spirits and energy. The Armadillo’s cycle of power is year-round.
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Every Deck Is Hand Drawn by Lady Beltane
No two decks have exactly the same picture as shown here. Keep in mind these are the prototype drawings done using a mouse the actual decks are drawn by hand. Lady Beltane also wrote the general meaning of every card.
You have come to or will soon come to a decision that will cause a major change in your life. What does this card say to you?