Four of Swords: Weekly Tarotcast™ – Free Tarot Reading
11-03-20 through 11-10-20
The Four of Swords is this week’s Tarotcast card. Here is authority exercised with grace. Equilibrium with justice is the energy of this forecast period. Remember that Swords are weapons of war. Any truce or peace will result from a threat of discord; even conflict or violence. And any truce will be temporary.
Jupiter’s masculine authority creates a dynamic and even martial armed enforcement of peace. In the Air sign of Libra, intellect and rational thinking are the path to conflict resolution.
The Number 4
The Fours of the Minor Arcana bring form and structure to their respective elements. Here is stability and nurturing for further development and manifestation. The Fours bring unification, domestication, reflection or gestation to events and situations.
On the Tree of Life, this card represents the formula 4. Sephiroth or sphere 4, Chesed (Mercy). The sphere of Jupiter, the rule of Law. In the suit of Swords (Yetzirah). The world of Form. The element of Air, representing the intellect and mental processes. Plus Jupiter in Libra equaling Truce.
This card symbolizes Jupiter in Libra. It rules from 20 to 30 degrees Libra, or October 13th to October 22nd. If your birthday falls on or between these dates you’ll be feeling this week’s energy even more than the rest of us. Jupiter in Libra energy is great for socializing. It’s perfect for increasing one’s popularity or public reputation. There is a strong sense of justice and fair play as well as a desire to promote the general welfare and public good.
In real-time astrology, the Sun continues its transit of Water-sign Scorpio. On November 3rd Mercury stations direct in Libra. Time to wake up and get moving again. We’ll find it easier to communicate, travel make decisions and take action.
“And each time I feel like this inside there’s one thing I wanna know: What’s so funny ’bout peace love & understanding?”
On November 10th Mercury (direct) enters Scorpio. It is in square aspect to Saturn. Jupiter and Pluto in Earth-sign Capricorn are in square aspect to Mercury too. Communication is still tense. Ask good questions. Be patient but hold out for your answers. And don’t be too willing to take “no” for an answer.
This is a good time for serious conversation. On our own or in partnership, we can find real resolutions.
Misuse, darkening or the shadow energy of this card includes isolation and retreat. Illness (physical, mental or emotional). Making too many concessions and over-compromising, trying for peace at any price.
Let’s focus being tolerant. We can use a temporary break in the action to plan our next move. Seek the result that achieves the best and highest good for all concerned.
Power colors: violet, purple and blue for Jupiter. Deep green and blue for Libra.
Power stones: sapphire, amethyst, diamond, lapis and opal. Wear as jewelry or carry as power stones for balance, fairness and justice in your dealings this week.
Power metals: copper and tin. The metals combine to create bronze. Bronze is harder and less brittle than either of these metals alone. It is both useful and beautiful. In olden times, people made weapons from bronze. You can make a tool or a statue. Choose either – choose well.
Power fragrances: violet, white rose, heliotrope, cedar and honeysuckle. Choose these to help keep you on an even keel this week – with stability, balance and fairness.
Power foods: clove, sage, poppy seeds, anise, cinnamon, mint, nutmeg or sage. All provide the same beneficial effects already described.
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