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Tarot Swords 13
The Queen of Swords

Overall meaning
Queening of Swords indicates that an older woman will protect you or help you overcome a problem. As a person, the Queen of Swords represents a mature feminine person who may have known loss or suffering herself and has gained much inner strength and wisdom from her experiences. She is someone who will always defend those who cannot defend themselves. The card indicates that you will receive constructive criticism from someone, and you should listen carefully to this.

The Queen of Swords shows a woman – the queen – sitting on her beautifully decorated throne in nature. In one hand she holds a sword, the other hand she has raised as if to meet someone or something. Her face is stern and her gaze is fixed.

On her head she wears a crown, around her shoulders a cloak with sewn-on clouds. The cloak and throne connect her to the element of air. The card symbolizes the proud strong mother. The queen is determined and strong in character.

The Queen of Swords symbolizes the justice-seeking intellect. It represents an experience of sadness and of loneliness over old problems. The lesson here probably lies in learning to bear one’s sorrows, to be with one’s sorrows and to deal with them, finding strength and wisdom in past experiences.

It shows us something that one can best face worries and painful memories with courage, patience and acceptance. The card represents that the masks we wear, the roles and behavior patterns we have, on the one hand protect and hide us, and on the other hand also keep us separate from ourselves and others.

The card also refers to the fact that it may be time to look at the values ​​of the roles, masks and behavior patterns you have yourself. This can lead to painful insights, but the clarity you gain will set you free.

Other words that characterize the Queen of Swords are: objective thinking, objective clarity, advisor, wisdom, honest, protective, independent, talkative, communicative, witty, funny, principled, fair, constructive criticism, strong, whimsical, realistic, objective, discerning, sophisticated, mom.

The tarot card is associated with number 13 – which in numerology is often reduced to 4 (the sum of 1+3) which means that you must pay attention to these two numbers in relation to the challenge you are asking the tarot about.

I find peace in my being. I am with my past, present and future.

Tarot | Swords 13

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