Two Of Swords – Gilded Tarot Deck
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I. Meaning of the Two of Swords Gilded Tarot
On the Two of Swords Gilded Tarot, there is a woman who is blindfolded with a yellow bandage. Two swords crossed in front of the moon. The woman is suffering from a contradiction between her intellect and the less rational and intuitive aspects of herself. Ironically, her face takes on a calm expression, as if she is unaffected by this conflict. Perhaps she chooses to turn a blind eye to this situation. Unlike The High Priestess Gilded Tarot, the card numbered II of the Major Arcana, this woman is not one to show a fluidity between intellect and intuition. She is not tied up and shows no progress at all. The battle between the head and the heart continues to stalemate.
II. Message of the Two of Swords Gilded Tarot
The message of the Two of Swords Gilded Tarot is that you are faced with a decision and are not sure what to do. You must decide. Remove the eyepatch and look directly at the situation. Most likely, you know what to do but are afraid of it. Don’t ignore the situation for too long. Just pretending it does not exist will not make it go away.
III. Interpretation of the Two of Swords Gilded Tarot in a spread
In a Tarot reading, the Two of Swords Gilded Tarot usually appears when you are not ready to accept some truth about yourself or hide from the reality of the situation. What do you really feel? Are you fighting the weak feeling because you think you might get hurt? Are you angry even when you are smiling? What are you refusing to see? Notice the blindfold on the woman’s face, she can’t see the truth or even perceive the troubles she is facing.
The Two of Swords Gilded Tarot is about the barriers we put on ourselves, separating ourselves from others, and the barriers we create within ourselves. Inwardly, we stop our emotions and refuse to feel them. We avoid looking at the truth and pretending that everything is fine. We think one way but feel another. We try to maintain the status quo at all costs even though we know we should have accepted and faced reality.
The interpretation of the Two of Swords Gilded Tarot in a Tarot reading will be determined by where it appears. In its past position, the Two of Swords is a sign that your stubbornness and uncompromisingness are affecting the current situation. Even if the past cannot be changed, we can see it as a learning opportunity. You will draw your valuable lesson. In the current indicator position, the Two of Swords gives the message that you are not looking at the big picture. Even if there are details that make you ponder over your decision, you must be determined to ignore them, and you are hindering your own clear vision. When appearing in the future position, this card is a very good sign. That means that your future is completely in your hands, and you have the ability to work through any conflicts that are being dictated by your reading.
In terms of work, if you are planning to change your career, often this card will appear in your reading. While it can be exciting to quit your job and find a new path, you may need to make sure to consider both the pros and cons, the opportunities as well as the threats. If you are not ready to venture down a new path, this is not the time to do so.
In terms of love, the Two of Swords Gilded Tarot means that you should make your mind clear. Whether you are in a relationship or happily single, it is time to evaluate how you approach your love life and make decisions that can benefit your emotional matters. Individuals who are still single but are looking to enter a relationship are often advised not to avoid dating and not to fear rejection anymore. If you are still single but have more than one potential partner, you need to make a final decision otherwise you will continue to be single. For those who are married, this card indicates that you are hiding something from your spout that might set the stage for the breakdown of the relationship. You should learn to communicate better and solve your problems instead of keeping things to yourself.
In terms of finance, the Two of Swords Gilded Tarot shows that you need to find a balance between your income and outcome. Maybe you should take a look at your monthly expenses to see if there is anything you can cut. If you find yourself needing a little more money in and out, it is time to explore new ways to make money.
In terms of health, the Two of Swords Gilded Tarot focuses more on problems in your thoughts and feelings rather than physical problems. If you are experiencing depression, hopelessness, anxiety, stress, or are just feeling emotionally drained, this is the time to relax your mind and find a sense of balance. Personally alone time is the best course of action you can do. You should also seek someone for advice if you begin to feel overwhelmed by your own feelings and thoughts.
In terms of spirituality, when the Two of Swords Gilded Tarot appears, it shows that you are on a more balanced and positive path than you think. Stick to what you believe in and how you see things, even if your mental perspective does not work for everyone.
When the Two of Swords Gilded Tarot is reversed, it means that you can be sure that you are making the right decision. If you are feeling stuck, this is a reminder that you already have the tools to make the best decisions possible for yourself. Don’t get caught up in “what if?” questions because overall, you are still choosing the right path.
In terms of work, the Two of Swords Gilded Tarot in reverse tells you that it is important that you allow yourself to open up to others at work. You may be sure that your ideas are the best, but over time you will find that other people’s plans and ideas also produce impressive results. This is a time for teamwork spirit. Remember that not all of them want to dismiss you or refute your opinion, even if it may seem like it on the surface.
In terms of love, the reversed Two of Swords Gilded Tarot advises that this is a time to be cautious and deliberate when it comes to your relationship. You may be tempted to push things to grow fast, but take it slow, this is not the right time. If you are looking for your soul mate, get out of your current defensive position and try to fit in with everyone. You will find the right person, although it will still take some time before you can develop a serious relationship with him/her. Be patient.
In terms of finances, the Two of Swords Gilded Tarot in reverse shows that things are not so clear right now. Even the most trusted financial advisors can get confused about the best moves to make right now. You have time, so use it to think and calculate carefully about business plans. The advice here is to keep your money safe and thoroughly check all organized and stored financial papers.
In terms of health, when the reversed Two of Swords Gilded Tarot appears, it means that any change in your physical body should be gradual. Besides, this is probably for the best for you, no matter how quickly you want it to happen, it should be done slowly. For instance, if you lose too much weight in a short period of time, it can cause serious problems for your gallbladder. You should note down if there is a slight change day by day. You will gradually feel better and healthier though everything takes time.
In terms of spirituality, the Two of Swords Gilded Tarot in reverse implies that you will most likely encounter mental ideas that do not work for you, even though those ideas may be appropriate and work well for others. Always be alert and cautious. There may be some people who are carrying a distorted mind that wants to make you think like them. You don’t have to listen to them, just be yourself and stand your ground.