Eight of Swords meaning
The Eight of Swords represents hopelessness. You are feeling lost and stuck. Tasks are unproductive, thoughts are negative and there seems to be no way out. A sure sign that both heart and mind are not working together to bring you complete joy. You feel as though you are constantly falling down. In summary here, the Eight of Swords serves as a NO card.
Detailed meanings of the Eight of Swords
CARD NUMBER 56. – Eight of Swords.
Upright. – Criticism, slander, delicate situation.
Reversed. – Disgrace, failed business, unfortunate loss of opportunity.
Let Go Of the Fear Of FailureNo great journey is going to be totally free of failure. Failure is what teaches us what not to do, and it tells us exactly what kinds of challenges we are capable of overcoming. At the same time, it gives us a point of reference from which to create future goals; if you couldn’t do it before, then you may aspire to be able to do it one day. Many people hate a challenge and the possibility of failure, and it results in them giving up prematurely so as to avoid the humiliation of losing. At the same time, this may result in a period of stagnation, as most forms of significant progress can’t be achieved without first accepting the possibility that you may fail. However, the strongest people are those who can keep going, and will continue to get back up even after they have been knocked down time and time again. Look at these challenges as an opportunity to better yourself and prove your worth. Keep your eyes peeled for possible lessons, as they may teach you how to avoid these same issues in the future. If you do get knocked down, take a moment to carefully consider what led you to this point. What did you do wrong? What can you do next time to produce better results? By shifting your mentality so as to take every setback as a learning opportunity, you will greatly increase your ability to visualize a hopeful future filled with success. Even if you have to fail a few times first, you will eventually learn exactly what the situation needs in order to produce a success. Continue to put forth your best effort and strive for success, but don’t be surprised when you get tripped up a few times along the way.
SWORDS. EIGHT.A woman, bound and hoodwinked, with the swords of the card about her. Yet it is rather a card of temporary durance than of irretrievable bondage.
Divinatory Meanings: Bad news, violent chagrin, crisis, censure, power in trammels, conflict, calumny; also sickness.
Reversed: Disquiet, difficulty, opposition, accident, treachery; what is unforeseen; fatality.
The Eight of Swords is the card of restriction. You’re bound to limited beliefs and actions and you are unable to move forward. You fail to see the ways in which the power to progress lies with you, instead opting for the stability of an unhealthy comfort zone. This card is a general NO.
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Eight of Swords meaning in a card spread. Try the original Cardarium readings.
Cartomancy is never based on the interpretation of a single card. It is the interplay of the cards that creates the most interesting insights.
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If you get the 8 of spades on the first go – that’s a sign of good luck. The Fortune will smile gently and generously upon You.
If you know what you are doing, try the Free Card Spirits oracle. The unstable arcana spirits dwell in the beliefs of the consultant. If your belief is strong enough, they might help you in many ways – for example – conceive a baby, seduce a lover or curse an enemy. It is a dangerous kind of cartomancy, so it is not for the beginners.