7 of Swords
Tarot Minor Arcana
The Minor Arcana cards contain answers to questions from everyday life, thus complementing to the aspects of the main Tarot cards. There are 56 cards in the Minor Arcana, divided into 4 Suits times 14 Cards. Each suit is represented by a symbol, Pentacle, Wand, Cup, or Sword. There is a one-to-one correspondence between these symbols and the four elements of the esoteric science: earth, water, air, and fire.
7 of Swords
“No one can hide the truth. Be true. Else be ready to face the consequences.“
The seven of the swords card is about betrayal and deception. The card shows the image of a man running away from some camp with fie swords in his hands. He has left two swords erected behind him. His smile indicates that he is proud of his act of betrayal. The card suggests theft, trickery, betrayal, and deception.
You might be trying to hide behind others' backs to play some tricks while keeping your secret intact. But remember, the life of falsehood is not long. The truth will soon be revealed, and people will recognize your real face. Be aware that your cunningness may bring temporary success to you, but it will only cause you shame and embarrassment in the long run. All the cover-up stories will prove useless.
Alternatively, if you feel down because someone you trusted the most has cheated on you, instead of feeling sad. Learn from this and be careful about judging others' sneaky behaviors. Follow the signals of your intuition when something feels fishy. This card's appearance brings a positive message of being strategic in your endeavors instead of looking for shortcuts.Reversed 7 of Swords Meaning :
It appears reversed when you are going through imposter syndrome. You doubt your abilities and run away to initiate new projects. You have to defy your self-limiting beliefs. You got everything to be successful in life. Be true to yourself instead of tricking you into the whirlwind of self-doubts. Trust yourself and see the results.
If you are cheating on your partner, the reversed seven of swords card suggests you come out in the open and clear it with your partner before it gets too late. Trustworthiness brings fulfillment and joy in love. Do not run away from reality. Face it head-on. It is time to leave procrastination and to be vigilant to fulfill your commitments and responsibilities. You have to face reality, no matter you want it or not.