The Page of Swords is the naughtiest of the Page cards. This card often represents a “problem child.” He or she isn’t a bad kid, just one who is talkative, curious, strong-willed, and spirited.
The Page of Swords, like all the court cards, can be interpreted as an actual person, as a role you play, or as a message. If it is an actual person in your life, it will be a stubborn, curious, talkative person with youthful energy.
In the traditional RW-based deck, the Page of Swords card shows a young man holding sword in the air. The sword is almost as big as he is!
All of the Swords court cards have birds flying in the background, symbolizing the Air element for this card. The Air element represents logic, the intellect, and verbal communication.
This card often carries a message about mounting a legal defense, making an oath, or revealing deception and secrets. No matter what, the sword will cut through the lies and the truth will soon be revealed.
The Page of Swords is a practical thinker. When you are ready to create a step-by-step action plan to get the job done, this is someone you want in your life.
Occasionally, this card can mean someone is keeping the truth hidden from you or has a hidden agenda. This card is also associated with spies, gossips, and prying eyes.
Keywords for the Page of Swords Tarot Card
- A talkative and strong-willed youthful person
- Gossip, spying, or prying eyes
- Delayed or upsetting news
- Mounting a legal defense
Keywords for the Page of Swords Reversed
- All talk and no action
- A bratty or immature child
- Legal or tax issues
Patterns and Correspondences of the Page of Swords Card
- The Swords = rules the mental and intellectual world
- Suit of cards = spades
- Timeline = hours to days
- The Page = info and messages to grow new understanding
- Element = Air
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Page of Swords Tarot Card Meanings for Love
If you are looking for love, keep your eyes out for someone who is talkative and curious about you and your life. They may be younger than you or have youthful energy.
If you are in a relationship, something may be hidden from you. Be patient. The truth will soon come out. Until then, forget your doubts and do the work. The Page of Swords likes action, not just information, so be the relationship partner you would like to have.
To take on the role of the Page of Swords in your love life and become curious about the world around you. Search out new hobbies, activities, and people. Do things outside of your comfort zone. Treat dating and your relationship like a fun game, without pressure, manipulation, or expectation of any kind.
Page of Swords Tarot Card Meanings for Work
The Page of Swords is constantly learning, but this isn’t only book-knowledge. This Page is eager to put information into action. Sometimes that eager energy means the Page acts without a plan or road map. This reckless action will not bring positive results.
Someone in your life (maybe even you) needs to be warned to be cautious. The Page of Swords excels at creating detailed action plans. Rein in your eagerness and excitement to create a plan that will bring results.
Although some action is required, be sure you know the complete picture before you make a decision. Something may be hidden or delayed, so create a complete step-by-step road map while you wait for more information.
Page of Swords Tarot Card Meanings for Health
This is a card of decisive action paired with practical thinking. If you are struggling with your health, you can’t wish yourself to be better. You must create a plan and then take step-by-step daily action to improve your situation.
If there is a Page of Swords in your life, ask them for guidance or to be your accountability buddy. They have more than enough energy for the both of you!
As this card can sometimes indicate unseen problems coming to light, get a complete physical and full panel of blood work. Don’t be afraid of the results. Once you know your true situation, you can become the Page of Swords and create a plan of attack.
Page of Swords Tarot Card Meanings for Money and Finances
Do not make any investments at this time. There is delayed, upsetting, or hidden information. Until you have the truth and understand everyone’s involvement, do not make any decisions.
Money loves direction, however, so this is a wonderful time to create an action plan for how you will improve your financial situation and build wealth.
Take small actions on a daily basis, going step-by-step to bring you closer to your goals. Create and follow a simple budget or spending plan and brainstorm small but actionable ways you can increase your income.
Page of Swords Tarot Card Meanings for Spiritual Guidance
If there is someone in your life who is talkative, strong-willed, stubborn, and curious, they may be able to guide you deeper into your spiritual path.
This Page of Swords may be a challenging person in your life, but that’s a good thing. We gain strength when things are difficult, not when things are easy. This Page will help you practice the spiritual lessons of unconditional love, forgiveness, compassion, and service.
You can also model yourself on the Page of Swords by constantly learning and putting your lessons into daily action. Forget your doubts (about yourself, your guides, or your path) and do the work on a daily basis.
This could mean regular meditation, talking with spiritual advisers, or reading the books of your faith. Set a plan and a schedule for how you will integrate these spiritual activities into your routine and your life.