Two of Swords Tarot Card Description
In the Rider Waite Tarot deck, The Two of Swords card is depicted by a woman who is blindfolded and is sitting with two crossed swords in her hands. The blindfold is a representation of a situation which is preventing her from seeing the solution to her problem, with clarity.
The two crossed swords that she is holding in her hands show that she has to choose between two mutually exclusive choices, that would lead her life in different directions. This stalemate that she seems to have reached, should be sorted with a logical and rational approach.
In the background, there is a sea with rocks, representing those objects which may be stalling her progress and action.
The Moon positioned on the right side of the card is signifying the difficulty that the woman is facing to make her choice, and since her emotions might be involved, it is best that she follows her intuition.
Upright Two of Swords Card Prediction for Career
You seem to be caught in the middle of opposing situations, a conflict between two people, having to decide between two opportunities, or you may even be stuck with the possibility of two different jobs/ career options. Since there is no way to reach a middle ground or find a compromise, you are only delaying the inevitable. Push through your indecisiveness, and gather all the facts to reach a decision. However, do not rush into it, be patient and make an informed choice.
When it comes to your finances, the Two of Swords represents an inability or unwillingness to see the truth because of stressful situations. However, you need to remember that it is not wise to be in denial about your financial problems. You may have to make some tough choices and cut down on luxuries for a while, but it is better than pushing the problem under the carpet.
If you need to, get professional help by hiring a chartered account to balance your books.
Upright Two of Swords Card Prediction for Love
For those of you in a relationship, this card could indicate the arguments you have been having with your partner recently, seems to have brought you two to a crossroad.
Calling a temporary truce can only work for some time. You are only delaying making a decision because you fear to be vulnerable. Take the time to consider the pros and cons, and how to reach a compromise that works for both of you.
In some cases, the card can also suggest being on the fence about two people or having to choose between two people. If you want to move forward in your life, you will have to face your fears and make a decision.
If you are single, the Two of Swords can suggest that you have the choice of choosing between two potential partners and this choice seems to be causing you difficulty. You may be worried about hurting someone’s feelings, but deep down you do know that eventually, you will have to make your choice.
So, the sooner you do it, the better.
Upright Two of Swords Card Prediction for Health
In a health tarot spread, this Minor Arcana card may indicate blocked or unexpressed emotions, that may be causing you health issues or physical discomfort. It is suggested that you consult a physician, since holding on to anxiety or resentment can affect the heart chakra, and may cause physical problems related to the heart and lungs.
As a Yes/No card- Maybe
The Two of Swords reversed meaning suggests that you may have to make a difficult decision, but are not able to figure out which direction to take. You may feel like you’re caught between a rock and a hard place, and it could seem that either option would result in a negative consequence. And this could be making the situation worse, making you feel that you are stuck.
The card also suggests that not being able to make a decision could also be due to inadequate information. So do not close yourself off to additional information, or reject compromise or alternative solutions without thinking them through. To resolve this indecision, listen to your intuition, and follow your inner voice. Trust what you feel is the right decision for you.
Reversed Two of Swords Prediction for Career
If there is any conflict or confrontation at work, this card suggests that it may be causing you a lot of stress and anxiety. The Two of Swords reversed in terms of your career can suggest a delay in any promotion or projects.
Alternatively, it can also suggest that you may finally be able to get clarity regarding an issue that you were not able to work out previously. If you were unsure about how to proceed about the situation, you will now be able to take more active and positive steps towards resolving it.
In terms of your financial situation, this card suggests that you need to be practical and realistic about your finances. If you have been ignoring the truth, or are being in denial, it is time to come to terms with it. Find ways to balance your income and expenditures, and try to find better ways of saving your money.
Reversed Two of Swords Prediction for Love
In a love reading, for those of you in relationships, the Two of Swords reversed meaning suggests feeling emotional and confused about a decision regarding your relationship. It could be making you so anxious that you may end up emotionally detaching and distancing yourself from your partner.
On the other end of the spectrum, this card can also suggest that you are finally seeing the truth about a situation, and can now take steps that are comfortable for both you and your partner, to resolve the issue.
And if you are single, this card can indicate that you may be experiencing too much anxiety about dating someone new, that you may actually end up avoiding meeting new people altogether. It may be that you feel as if you have been out of the dating game for too long, or that you haven’t gotten over your ex, or not got a closure.
Don’t be in a hurry to move on from your ex by rushing into new relationships. Ease yourself into dating by being patient, and not putting too much pressure on yourself or on your date.
Reversed Two of Swords Prediction for Health
The Two of Swords reversed card suggests that you may be struggling to find a healthy balance between your emotions and your mind. If you are facing any health issues or physical symptoms, they may be caused due to anxiety, worry, and stress in your mind.
As a Yes/No card- No