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Three of Swords

The Three of Swords is a tarot card that symbolizes heartbreak, betrayal, and emotional pain. This card often represents the end of a relationship, or the loss of a loved one. The image on the card typically shows three swords piercing a heart, symbolizing the deep pain and sadness that comes from being hurt by someone close to us.

In a reading, the Three of Swords can indicate that the querent is currently experiencing intense emotional pain, or that they will soon be facing a difficult situation that will cause them heartache. This card can also represent a time of letting go and moving on from a situation or relationship that no longer serves them. The querent may need to be strong and resilient in order to move past this difficult time and heal their wounds.

However, the Three of Swords also suggests that this difficult time is necessary in order for growth and transformation to occur. The querent may need to face their pain and learn from their experiences in order to grow stronger and more resilient. The end of a difficult situation can bring new opportunities for growth and a fresh start. This card encourages the querent to look ahead and focus on the future, rather than dwelling on the past.

Historical Reference

Go back in time to what the creators of the deck had to say about it.

Three swords piercing a heart; cloud and rain behind. Divinatory Meanings: Removal, absence, delay, division, rupture, dispersion, and all that the design signifies naturally, being too simple and obvious to call for specific enumeration. Reversed: Mental alienation, error, loss, distraction, disorder, confusion.

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