What Does the Ace of Swords Mean?

Embrace a new way of thinking, a new way of seeing and describing the world and your place in it. The Ace of Swords represents a time when emotional intelligence is at its height. Use it wisely.

Lo Scarabeo Tarot

Tarot Card Meanings for the Ace of Swords

Keywords for the Ace of Swords
Represents the creative idea; the sword of truth; gaining clarity; a brilliant idea; justice; mental strength; divine inspiration; quick-fire thoughts and ideas; a period of clarity; the spoken and written word.
Ace of Swords Reversed
Twisted logic; a decision that goes against you; overthinking a problem; a withdrawn offer; mental confusion; lack of clarity; lack of understanding.
Ace of Swords as People
Thinkers; philosophers; problem solvers; writers; judges; freedom fighters; surgeons; those seeking truth.

Ace of Swords Correspondences

TimingDec 23 – Mar 20
Rules space not time & sits upon the Princess (Page) of Swords as its throne
QabalahKether of Yetzirah
Numerical Values1 – Pioneering, leading, alpha, dominance, ambitious, originality
5 – card counting value: four elements plus spirit
11 – card counting value: magick
Yes or NoYes

*See Timing Events Using Tarot and Astrology for an explanation of the Ace & Page rulerships.


Ace of Swords as a Daily Tarot Oracle Card

Oracle Message: Thoughts flow and problems are solved.


We often pride ourselves on the depths of our thoughts. The depth is subjective, our ability to think, is not. What the Ace of Swords provides is clarity of thought & a profusion of them too. Which is great news for today!

If you are facing problems you need to overcome, or find a new way to do things – the Ace of Swords indicates you will achieve your aim. If you are involved in creative pursuits, rest assured any writing blocks will be removed and the muse will return.

What we need to say here is that you will have a number of ideas, not all of them will be appropriate or useable. Thankfully, the Ace of Swords also carries with it the wisdom of discernment so you will be able to logically figure out the most efffective of those thoughts and ideas to solve your problem(s) and increase productivity. Result!

Shadowscapes Tarot by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law


Tarot Card Meanings Supporting Posts

<< Suit of Swords | 2 of Swords >>

Get More Fabulous Content Like This!

Sign up for my monthly newsletter, post updates & special offers.
* = required field

powered by MailChimp!
Did you love this post? Tell your friends about it!

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.