Ten of Swords

Learn Tarot Card Meanings - 10 of Swords

Tarot Card Meanings

Keywords: destruction, final blow, completion, ending of a painful situation

Ten of Swords is one of the more unpleasant cards in the deck. It is the culmination of the power of Swords - pain inflicted by words, thoughts, fears, and conflict. The Swords rule the mind, and the ten is the final number of this suit, showing the destructive power of the mind in its full glory.

But there are always two sides to every coin, and even the Ten of Swords has a silver lining. Because it is the grand finale, it also brings completion, an ending of something stressful and painful. The worst is now over and the sun rises after a dark night.

It is likely that events have been building up to this for a while and this is the result. Although exhausted, you are now free to rest, start over and close this chapter. Look forward to a fresh new beginning and be kind to yourself.⁣

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