TWO OF SWORDS in The RIDER WAITE Deck of Tarot Cards
Indecision, lack of clarity, confusion, worry, stress.
Here we see a blindfolded figure, holding two crossed swords, sitting on a stone in front of water.
The figure does not know what to do and does not seem to be able to see all the necessary information or to think clearly. She may be struggling to see the consequences of actions.
This is a card of indecision. It can also be a card of knowing that something needs to be done about a situation and being in denial- a bit like the ostrich burying its head in the sand.
You have a difficult choice or decision to make. It is something you probably need to make logically, however there is also a lot of emotion attached to the decision (symbolised by the water).
The choice can be one that is causing a great deal of stress and worry. If there are other people involved, then the decision is likely to hurt or upset someone. It is a decision where you have to look at what is best for you.
With the crossed swords the woman has put up a real barrier. It is almost as if she is trying to block off her emotions and feelings and keep everybody out.
She seems unwilling to accept a truth about a situation or her feelings and almost deny its existence.
With abundant blessings.
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