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The Impulsive Knight of Swords Tarot

Knight of Swords

The Impulsive Knight of Swords

When the Knight of Swords shows up in a reading spread, it means we are dealing with an impulsive and sometimes disruptive energy from a person who either already is in, or can come into your life, like a wrecking ball. Whether the intentions of that disruptive energy are to shake up your world and make it better or challenge you to grow, they still are a force to be reckoned with.

Once the Knight of the Swords sets their mind on something, there is nothing stopping him. They go after aggressively what they want and use their intellect to achieve that goal, as they are usually very bright. In a good light, this is a person who is driven to follow their dreams and achieve them. On the negative side, it is acquiring a desired outcome at all costs, possibly your dreams.

They are highly driven, ambitious and action-oriented and will stop at nothing to pursue their dreams, which is why their energy and focus coming into someone’s life can sometimes be very disruptive and life changing. Even if they face obstacles, challenges or difficulties acquiring what they want, they do not care. It can be an exciting partnership or friendship but on the other side, it can be exhausting keeping up with them. They are quick to make changes and sometimes do not plan ahead, so impulsiveness usually comes with the package.

When the Knight of Swords is pulled reversed, the downside of all that the fast-thinking, quick-acting can mean acting too quickly without having completely thought things through. It can often put you in potential challenging situations that can hinder accomplishing your goals. The reversed card indicates that you may be prone to rushing things without planning ahead or cutting corners to get a job done. The end results being that you have either made more work for yourself or others than was necessary.

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In general, the Knight of Swords actually brings a fairly upbeat and cheerful energy, if not slightly exuberant and over the top in determination. The Knight carries the energy of a lot of activity and can be an indication of travel, being out and about socially and getting things accomplished.

Career, Love, Money, Health, Spirituality

Career: Pulling the Knight of Swords is a particularly good sign if you are looking for work. A job that is just what you’ve been hoping for may suddenly come your way. If already employed, a promotion may be in your future. Your enthusiasm at work may get you noticed from your boss.

Love and Romance: The Knight of Swords always brings a turn your world upside down energy with disruptive enthusiasm, so you may literally be about to be swept off your feet with someone new. If you’re looking for love, it may come along when you least expect it. Make sure you get out there and socialize to meet new people.

Money: The outlook always looks good when this Knight shows up. You may receive a windfall that you weren’t expecting. There is a lot of movement where your money is concerned when this card is in your reading, monies going out in good investments with equal amounts coming back to you. Always remember, when you are blessed with abundance to share your wealth in whatever way you can. It will be certain to come back to you tenfold.

Health: The Knight of Swords usually is good news in regards to health. The only caution would be to slow down some of that exuberant and scattered energy. The Knight carries the element of being somewhat grandiose in behavior, so if you are advised to slow down, take it into consideration. They always feel that through their energetic approach to health, they can figure it out on their own. Do your homework into what’s ailing you but be open minded. You can harness your own healing energy and power now.

Spirituality: When the Knight of Swords shows up where spirituality is being addressed, you are being advised to spend more quiet and tranquil time to deepen your connection with higher powers. It’s hard to make advancement in your spirituality if you’re constantly on the go and taking no time to center yourself. Remember one of the greatest affirmations ever offered to the world: Peace. Be still. It still has the same power.

Susan Z’s Verdict

The Knight of Swords and his enthusiasm when not tempered, can bring disruption and scattered energy to himself and others but it is also the same fabulous energy that gets everyone inspire with whatever their focus is on. They are movers and shakers and have strong beliefs in themselves being able to accomplish anything they put their minds too.

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  1. OMG!! I am going with All The POSITIVE aspects of this card!THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!! HAVE AN AMAZING WEEKEND!!!!