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The Meaning of
the "Page of Swords" Tarot Card

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Quick Tarot Meanings:

A surefooted person who succeeds without flash. One who does not second guess decisions. Decisive action and control of oneself.

What is the inverted meaning of
the "Page of Swords"?

Fear causes plans to crumble. A person who is timid and cowardly. One who allows the opinions of others to interfere with their own ambition.

Advanced tarot interpretation

(Applies to the upright position)

The Symbolism in the "Page of Swords" Tarot Card:

A graceful youth with long limbs brandishes a sword and gazes longingly off into the distance. As with the other court cards of the sword suit he stands on a hilltop, the wind blowing through his hair. He is handsome but intense.

The Meaning of the "Page of Swords" Tarot Card:

The page is an earnest messenger that brings a message of intense gravity. While all Pages are generally messengers of items pertaining to their own suit, the Page of Swords, being of the Suit of Air, is the "Messenger's Messenger". Lightning fast communication, news of a scholarly or official government nature. He is also the "James Bond" of the tarot deck - intelligence, spying, and secret knowledge are all wrapped up in this card. The Page acts quickly and decisively to deliver his message and defend his realm.

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