Four of Swords – Mermaid Tarot
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When you look at this card, can you tell if the girl is sleeping, dead, or under an eternal curse? You cannot answer with just one look, and that is the trick this card offers. The way for you to find daily respite will not be the same as that of others. The way you relax your mind and rejuvenate your body is also very different from that of the people around you. That does not mean your method or someone else’s is wrong.
The message of Four of Swords Mermaid Tarot in a reading
The Four of Swords Mermaid Tarot represents a time of relaxation and peace. It means you will receive moments of rest. From another angle, the card means a lack of concentration and restlessness, signaling your inner tension. At first glance, the card is not very pleasant and harmonious because the drawing that appears is a coffin with a mermaid lying in it. This card also means rest and relaxation. Based on the specific situation, it seems that you are not having enough time to relax or are trying to avoid your responsibilities.
The most important message of this card is to have enough control over the situation. The present moment is very important, it will determine your next destiny. In a Tarot reading, the card has the meaning of a passive state. You are gradually approaching the unconscious like using your intuition or believing in your inner self. As a result, you see the potential, feel what is about to happen, and then judge and look for secrets or hidden things.
Most of the cards in the Swords suit will represent the experience of something. But especially with the Four, its meaning is a feeling of stillness and peace. The Four of Swords Mermaid Tarot represents a challenge to calm down because resting and doing nothing is hard work for some people. Not to mention those who are used to exercise, it will be difficult for them to stop and rest. Modern society makes us have too many things to do and engrossed in unrealistic fantasies.
The card, therefore, is a sign that you need to live, slow down, and take more time to rest. Especially for those who have just experienced an illness, you should allow yourself to rest to fully recover. This card appears to remind the querent that it is important to step back and think things thoroughly and slowly. This meaning is especially true for those who are facing challenges and big events coming up. Sometimes, the card implies that you are or will be turning your focus from the outside to the inside because, when we are silent, it is much easier and more convenient to enter the mind.
Meaning of Four of Swords Mermaid Tarot in the upright position
The Four of Swords Mermaid Tarot wants you to take time to really rest, not by sitting for half a day doing nothing but checking your mail. So what does it mean for you? Does that mean finding a quiet and peaceful place to lay your back? Or does it mean going to the beach and you can relax with the waves? You just need to know that taking time to rest in the present is to support your next steps. It is the reboot your brain needs.
If this card appears in the upright position in your reading, what you should do is take a step back and rest. You need to separate yourself from everyday life just so you feel your mind is not tangled up. Leave your troubles and relax, the earth does not fall just because you pause for a moment.
The upright Four of Swords Mermaid Tarot means relaxation, which also means you or someone is withdrawing from each other’s lives. Rest assured, this withdrawal is not permanent, it only takes place for a certain period of time. The most common meaning is that you need time and space for yourself, you are directing too much attention to others. The card says that you should not hesitate to draw boundaries and boldly say no to someone’s invitation or suggestion if you feel it is best for you at the moment.
In the general context, the Four of Swords Mermaid Tarot represents fear, anxiety, and stress. You will feel overwhelmed and mentally overloaded when it appears. This Minor Arcana tells you that the problems you are facing are actually not as bad as you think and that there are solutions. However, it shows that you are letting the negativity in and becoming so overwhelmed that you cannot see the wood for the trees. This card has more to do with your mental state than with any problems you are facing. Relax, regroup, and consider your situation in a reasonably calm manner. If you put your fears aside and make sensible plans for the future, you will find the way forward.
In terms of work and finance, the upright Four of Swords Mermaid Tarot indicates that you are really feeling pressured at work. Stress and anxiety are overwhelming you and leading to mental overload. This card implies that you are finding it difficult to cope and need rest and relaxation to be able to regroup and get back on track.
Financially, the Four of Swords shows that you have been under financial pressure for quite some time, and that is a time when you are so overwhelmed with the pressure that you do not believe that everything can change. However, that is just your perception. It is not as bad as you think. There is always a solution. You need to try to relax and gather your thoughts. Don’t let negativity cloud your thinking.
In terms of romantic relationships, if you are in a relationship, the upright Four of Swords Mermaid Tarot reveals that you and your partner are taking time to rest, reunite, and reconnect. Fear, anxiety, and stress make both of you feel the need for some peace and quiet. Either of you may have severed the connection or are seeking solitude as a response to the overwhelming pressure you are feeling at the moment. It takes productive time away from tension to help you both reconnect, remember why you are together, and make a plan for dealing with future problems.
If you are single, the Four of Swords can signify that you need some introspection and solitude to contemplate what you really want in a life partner. Don’t let the fear of being single overwhelm you. If you jump into a relationship just out of fear of being single, it will not go well for you. The right person will often come into our lives when we are not looking for them.
In terms of health and spirit, the upright Four of Swords Mermaid Tarot hints that you need to rest or recuperate as it may be a sign that you need to be hospitalized. This card can also indicate that anxiety-related illnesses may be frustrating at the moment, try to take time out to relax and restart.
Spiritually, the Four of Swords shows that you may be in need of solitude or sanctuary. You need to slow down and listen to your inner wisdom. Meditation will be good for you at this time. You can get spiritual advice and support at this time. If you are going through a difficult time, this card tells you to have faith that you will get through this.
Meaning of Four of Swords Mermaid Tarot in the reversed position
When this card is reversed, it means that you have missed the time to rest and now you are paying the price for it. Anxiety, stress, and procrastination will await you ahead if you do not change now. During the reading, the reversed Four of Swords Mermaid Tarot indicates that you or someone near you is exhausted in every way. At the same time, this period is not the time to push yourself beyond your limits. Therefore, working hard at this time will only make you mentally and physically exhausted. The best course of action for you right now is to rest, which is the most important thing right now.
This reversed card shows feelings of fatigue, you also have problems with isolation. But do not worry, this situation will soon end if you allow yourself to rest and collect yourself together for a greater purpose.
In a general context, the reversed Four of Swords Mermaid Tarot represents awakening and the search for spiritual strength. You will come out of isolation after a period of solitude or mental overload and reintegrate into the world. This Minor Arcana tells you that you are slowly recovering and that healing is possible. Alternatively, the card can indicate that your stress or anxiety levels have reached the point of exhaustion or a mental breakdown, or a mental breakdown can occur if you do not begin to take care of yourself. You will experience extreme levels of anxiety and restlessness when it occurs.
In terms of work and finance, the reversed Four of Swords Mermaid Tarot says that you are likely to return to work after a period of rest, illness, or another similar course. You may need to take this time to manage your stress levels and now you feel able to manage your work and work environment. Make sure you have strategies for dealing with stress. Alternatively, this card can indicate that your career stress or anxiety has reached its peak and it may be time to start considering looking for a new job. Ask yourself is there a job worth it if it makes you unhappy like this? Maybe you want to do something else.
Financially, the Four of Swords in reverse signals that your finances are recovering from a difficult time. You will feel less pressure. Alternatively, this reversed card can indicate that you are completely overwhelmed with financial pressure and are headed toward burnout. However, it shows that you are not accepting the help and support offered to you. If you are struggling with debt, there are organizations or individuals that can assist you, you just need to accept the help.
In terms of romantic relationships, if you are in a relationship, the reversed Four of Swords Mermaid Tarot shows that your relationship is slowly recovering from a difficult period. Alternatively, it could indicate that the stress and anxiety that you and your partner are experiencing have increased and are pushing your relationship to the point of breaking down. Look at the accompanying cards in the spread to confirm this.
If you are single, the reversed Four of Swords can signify a period of recovery and healing after freeing yourself from a bad relationship or ending a period of mourning after a loss. You are gradually getting ready to break out of isolation and reintegrate into the world. Alternatively, it could mean that your fears and anxieties have come to you to the point where you completely lose faith that you will have a happy and healthy relationship. You may need to accept advice or support that awaits you out there.
In case you are looking for love and the results are not satisfactory for a long time, then you should change tactics. For example, find face-to-face conversations and meetings, thereby getting to know each other better.
In terms of health and spirit, the Four of Swords Mermaid Tarot in reverse can point to healing and recovery after a period of poor mental or physical health. Or, it can indicate that you are pushing yourself too far or do not take care of yourself properly. It can also imply a nervous or mental breakdown.
Spiritually, the reversed card reveals that you have lost faith or are going through some kind of mental crisis brought on by fear and anxiety. You may have been offered spiritual advice or support but declined when this card appeared reversed in your Tarot reading. Rest, meditation, and grounding are even more important at this time as this card alludes that you need a great deal of self-protection and boost your self-esteem.