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Three of Swords
Keywords: sorrow, heartbreak, separation, loss, disappointment, ending, divorce, hurt, pain, heart trouble, depression
General meaning: Sadness and heartbreak. The big time let down. Breaking up is hard to do. Tears will flow. Deep wound. When this card shows up in a reading, it’s a sign that things may be turning sideways. Strong emotions, namely depression, sorrow, or anger. The Three of Swords is one of the strongest indicators of divorce or a relationship ending. Getting dumped. Betrayal. Surgery. Back stabbing, triflin’ behavior. Hurt feelings.
Reversed: Healing the hurt. Recovery. Letting go after a major disappointment or loss. The storm is parting and the silver lining arrives. The dark cloud lifts. A new outlook. Attitude adjustment. The end of a hard, emotional period. Reconciliation. Physical healing. Apologizing.
Affirmation: I can use my pain as a tool for growth.
Theme song: “Un-Break My Heart” by Toni Braxton
Journaling prompt: When have you been deeply hurt? How have you hurt others? Write about hurt – both being hurt and causing hurt.
© Theresa Reed | The Tarot Lady 2014