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Eight of Swords
General meaning: An inability to move forward. Things have come to a standstill. Self-imposed prison. Being in a position where you are unable to do a thing. Stuck with your current circumstances. Not in control. Getting caught in your shit. Feeling cut off from others. Unable to see the way out of a predicament. What have you gotten yourself into? Answers lie within.
Reversed: Liberation at last! Release. Ties are cut. Rising above your limits. Seeing the way out. Mental breakthroughs. Getting yourself out of a sticky situation. No restraint. Escape. Freedom to move about and do what you want. The Eight of Swords reversed indicates freedom.
Affirmation: I am always able to find a way.
Theme song: “Man in the Box” by Alice in Chains
Journaling prompt: What limits are you currently placing on yourself? How can you move through those restraints? Journal about your exit plan, yo.
You got in a jam
And you can’t get out
Sit for a minute
Don’t fuss about
You can’t see straight
So wait a bit
You’ll know when
It’s safe to split.
© Theresa Reed | The Tarot Lady 2014