Ever wonder about the origins of the Tarot? The Mamlûk cards are some of the first cards introduced to Europe. These cards were from medieval Egypt and you can still see their influence on modern Tarot today.
The Eight of Swords is the Tarot card to help us when we get stuck. Are you stuck right now? It happens to all of us sooner or later. You could be in a bad job or relationship, in debt, or maybe just feeling unable to make a decision. All these situations lead us to ask the same important question. How can I break free?
The Ten of Swords is the card we see when we’ve reached the bottom and there is nowhere to go but up. It is always darkest just before the dawn, and this card shows this truth with its depiction of a golden sun rising in the background. This card teaches us that we’re only a victim if we choose to be. Be the phoenix rising from the ashes in your life.
Now is the time for action! This is a sign to move forward now and no time for the faint of heart. Be brave. Where is positive and direct action called for in your life? Is it time for a talk with a loved one? Go after your heart’s desire!