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King of Swords

Card Theme: Mature Man
Element: Air

We see the King of Swords sitting on his throne. He holds his Sword rigidly in his right hand. He is looking straight at you with intent and a direct gaze. There seems to be a stern look on his face

the King of Swords represents a man of great strength and authority. He represents justice and ethics. He is exceptionally logical. The king of Swords talks about that part of you that can see and understand and gives you the power to solve problems efficiently and effortlessly.

The King of Swords is a compelling card if you find yourself feeling confused. He will show you how to get the clarity of thought you need. This card is allowing you to show leadership. It gives you the internal power so you can step up to the plate and, by doing so, help you gain greater control over your destiny.

Take time to think things through before you make decisions. Then you will find that decisions will be more effective than just following other’s advice. The King of Swords asks you to believe in yourself. You have that strength of character. Use it pay attention to your inner gut feeling, trust that all the answers to any question lie within you.

It is time to cut through any delusion you might have and look at unresolved issues. To help you resolve unwanted matters, you need to try and stay detached.

You may need to ask for advice from an expert to help you find a conclusion to a situation.

Be careful around a male who you could find putting pressure on you and being persuasive. As we know, the king of Swords is very charming, so you might not notice until it’s too late. He is someone that loves to talk his way out of any situation.

His card can suggest that if you are not doing so at the moment, it is important that we respect others’ advice, but you don’t have to take it.


Blocked Meaning

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The King of Swords in the blocked Position suggests that you may have been going through a situation where you were unable to think clearly, or show leadership. In the blocked position, the king of swords can suggest that maybe stressful situations have become more significant than they should, there might be more drama in your life right now than you need.