Ace of Swords

Holistic Tarot card meanings and correspondences for the Ace of Swords

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language
And next year’s words await another voice.
And to make an end is to make a beginning.”
~ T.S. Eliot

The Ace of Swords, like all the Aces, is a gift… and one that you can open up to receive freely directly from Source at any point in time when you feel stuck or trapped. It doesn’t matter that you are not yet sure of what your new path will look like, only that you have had the thought to create positive change. Take this sword, the Tarot Ace of Swords, and cut all cords to the past. Then trust completely in this your new divinely inspired thought and vow to explore its full potential.

The Ace of Swords represents a new inspired thought or idea that you can develop in your own good time. As long as you are able to free yourself from past regrets and keep aligning your thoughts and desires with your Higher Self, you can keep building on this thought for the highest good of all.


Affirmation: “I am always free to start over.”


Ace of Swords Prayer

Dear Mother-Father God (or whichever higher power you acknowledge), thank you for granting me a divinely inspired thought today. Help me to patiently and faithfully ground and harness the inspiration in order to build something new that will benefit myself and all that are within my sphere of influence. So mote it be!


Correspondences for the Ace of Swords

Element: Air

Archangel: Raphael (ruler of the Air Element)

Gemstone: Blue calcite

Scent: Mint


The Ace of Swords in Love and Relationships

When the Ace of Swords shows up in a relationship reading for a potential date, you can expect stimulating conversation and being introduced to new concepts and ideas.

If it shows up in a reading for an existing relationship, there is a chance to change the way you communicate for the better. It could also mean that someone is thinking about the relationship in a new and different way.

Reversed or ill dignified it signifies break-downs in communication or withholding of affection the form of words. It can even mean that someone is mean and sharp-tongued.

In intimate situations, the Ace of Swords could mean using language to arouse each other or deciding to try something new and experimental.