A woman is bound and blindfolded, feeling trapped in a prison of swords. The landscape is stormy and gray, indicative of despair and depression. The comfort and peace of the castle are far away. This card represents self imposed boundaries. The ties are not very tight, the woman could free herself from her prison.
Be careful making big decisions if you’re feeling like the Eight of Swords. Your way of thinking is limited, probably because there is a perspective you haven’t uncovered yet.
This week, scholarly Jupiter enters fiery Sagittarius. This energy will increase your cultural and spiritual awareness. The Eight of Swords symbolizes an intellectual assessment of a situation.You might feel like a victim, for very valid reasons. However, it takes an emotional response to pull yourself out of the victim mentality and take back your power. The energy of Jupiter and Sagittarius will help give you a push. Call on them for confidence.
You are able to create your own opportunities and attract good fortune with your energy. Don’t be like the Eight of Swords; make your own path. It’s time to take back your power!