Six of Swords

Six of Swords

Swords: Action, Ambition, Aggression, Force, Movement, Struggle, Strife


  • Assisted Departure 
  • Success After Anxiety 
  • Journey By Water 

This card typically shows a journey by water,  often times to a new home. A good decision and solution to a long standing problem is about to be made. There may be some difficulties reaching this destination,  but it is clear that the other shore is a better place to be. They are traveling from the rough waters of the past into the calm waters of tomorrow.


  • Hasty Departure 
  • Confusion 
  • Difficult Path 
  • Setbacks 

Impulsive attempts to flee will meet with many obstacles. There is a lot of confusion surrounding these thoughts of relocating. It is a difficult path filled with many setbacks. Someone may be blocking your departure.

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