Tarot Card Interpretation & Meaning - 3 Of Swords Reversed

3 Of Swords Reversed
Introduction: It's important to realize that even if there is some pain and disappointment that will come when the 3 of Swords reversed appears in a reading, and that this will be followed by a deep and profound healing and brighter days. When you receive this card, you may already be dealing with pain and sorrow. Know that this pain will not last forever.

General: In general, the reversed 3 of Swords indicates a likely disappointment. This does not necessarily mean something major or life-shattering, just that something that you hoped for may not come through as you would have preferred. Allow yourself to feel any pain that comes as a result, and move on. It is truly not the end of the world.

Work: It is very easy to misunderstand people and entire situations at work when the 3 of Swords appears in a work context. Your best bet is to ask questions and not make assumptions, and to be as clear as possible in your own communications. Don't be too "think skinned" when this card comes up. People may inadvertently be insulting, in many cases you should just try to let this roll off your back now.

Love: In the context of love the reversed 3 of Swords points to misunderstandings, sadness, and sorrow. A relationship may have just ended, or one that you were sure would come together has not done so. Allow yourself to feel any pain as a result, but don't turn it into self-persecution. We all have more than one soul-mate on the planet. Remember that when one door closes in life - another always opens.


Finances: The 3 of Swords reversed can show that your anxiety about money is causing you more problems than is necessary. Take a deep breath, and keep telling yourself that your needs will be met - which they will, provided you do the work necessary to "do your part." Fear is not helpful, in any way. This is not a good time for risky investments, as your fear about them would overshadow any slight gains possible. Just keep your money safe for now.

Health: You may not have all the information that you need about your health when the 3 of Swords reversed comes up. Investigate on your own, see a doctor or a different doctor, if you are having health problems. Don't discount what medical professionals tell you; however if your gut tells you that you need a second opinion, then get one. Anxiety may be taking a major toll; if you are feeling anxious and it's interfering with your life, make sure that you express this to your health care provider. Major anxiety can all but destroy your quality of life, but it can be controlled. To get it controlled, though, you must talk about it.

Spirituality: The 3 of Swords again indicates that things may not be entirely clear to you in the spiritual realm. Be wary if you meet new people who claim to have "all the answers" spiritually. Their answers may not be your answers. There's no harm in exploring different spiritual understandings and traditions, however, this is probably not the time to commit to any of them.


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