is adept at language and verbal skills communicates ideas successfully is a stimulating conversationalist often serves as a group spokesperson is a lucid writer and speaker
Just renders honest, insightful judgments understands and honors all sides of an issue is concerned about truth and fairness views situations with a dispassionate eye is impartial and objective
Ethical is a moral/ethical leader encourages high standards works against corruption and dishonesty takes the high road in all dealings lives by his or her highest principles
The King of Swords can form a pair with any other court card. Compare the ranks and suits of the two cards to see what such a pair might mean.
Example: for the King of Swords/Knight of Cups, go to [ King-Knight ] and [ Swords-Cups ]
The personality of the King of Swords is a combination of the positive air energy of the Swords suit and the active, outward focus of a King. He is a man of intellect who can absorb and work with information of all kinds. As a master of reason and logic, he analyzes any problem with ease. He can work out solutions quickly and explain them lucidly to others. In a chaotic situation, he cuts through the confusion and provides the clarity needed to move forward. Others seek him out to present their case as he speaks with eloquence and insight. He is always truthful and can be relied on to handle any situation fairly and honorably. When a judgment is called for, he can render an impartial but just decision. He is incorruptible and lives by the highest ethical standards. He encourages those around him to do the same, and they often live up to his expectations.
In readings, the King of Swords asks you to take the kinds of actions he might take. For example: telling the truth, thinking up a solution, communicating well, or judging fairly. This King can also represent a man or woman who is acting as he does, or an atmosphere of reason, honesty and high standards. In a reading, he tells you that his special energy has meaning for you at this time. Let yourself be inspired by this King in whatever form he appears in your life.
• MATERIAL FORCE
using material force focusing on concrete results having a real-world impact working with the physical achieving tangible results improving the body/health becoming involved with nature prospering having the means to reach a goal enjoying abundance drawing to you what you need flourishing seeing efforts rewarded increasing assets experiencing growth being practical using common sense getting down-to-earth taking advantage of what works being realistic
grounding yourself in the real world accepting the tools at hand proceeding with trust believing in the good faith of others feeling safe and protected knowing you have total security operating from a known position having a support system knowing the situation is stable consolidating a firm base
An Ace-Ace pair shows that a new spirit is entering your life. It draws on the energy of the Ace of Pentacles:
— prosperity, abundance, trust, security, groundedness plus one of these:
— Ace of Swords: intelligence, reason, justice, truth, clarity, perseverance
The Ace of Pentacles is a symbol of possibility in the area of prosperity, abundance, trust, security and groundedness. In readings, it shows that a seed of productivity has been planted in your life although you may not yet recognize it. When the seed sprouts, it could take almost any form. It might be a feeling of centeredness, desire for results or need to focus on practical matters. On the outside, it could be an offer, gift, opportunity, encounter or synchronistic event.
When you see this Ace, examine your life to see how its solid energy could work for you. Now is not the time for fantasy, drama or daring. It is a time to be real and centered. Seek out comfortable, reliable experiences that make you feel secure. Build a foundation of trust in your life both within and without. Your common sense will tell you what to do. Focus also on the natural world to help you stay grounded. Enjoy your body and all the joys of material existence.
The Ace of Pentacles can be a sign that you will be able to make your dreams real. Your ideas are ready to be turned into something tangible. Figure out what will work and make it a reality. You can now attract all the wealth you need to get your projects going. Tap into the material force of the Ace of Pentacles, and all your enterprises will flourish.
See also Lesson 13.
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The pathology of the poet says that the undevout astronomer is mad the pathology of the very plain man says that the genius is mad and between these extremes, which stand for ten thousand analogous excesses, the sovereign reason takes the part of a moderator and does what it can. I do not think that there is a pathology of the occult dedications, but about their extravagances no one can question, and it is not less difficult than thankless to act as a moderator regarding them.