church of tarot: king of swords

king of swordsThe King of Swords represents clear thinking, intellectual power, authority, and truth. The unsheathed sword he holds in his hand suggests that he holds the power of life and death, a strong power. His throne is decorated with butterflies which symbolize the power of analytical thinking motivated by love. The King of Swords sets aside personal bias and prejudice to base his advice and judgments on sound discernment and universal wisdom.

Some questions to consider: What are you decisively planning out or strategizing? Is your integrity being questioned? What laws must you carry out and live by?

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