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Tarot & Tea - 4 of Swords

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Tarot & Tea - 4 of Swords

A beautifully dressed woman sits in repose enjoying the play of her two feline companions, behind her hang four swords in a symmetrical pattern suggesting stability and strength. This playful card wonderfully depicts the positive aspects of the 4 of Swords: rest after challenges and perhaps some mental or physical trauma, self-care, being at peace in the present moment.  Many who've worked with tarot are likely used to the somewhat more macabre seeming Rider-Waite-Smith (R-W-S) depiction of a knight upon or in his tomb. This young man is not dead, merely resting.  There is a lovely Medieval history lesson on this...

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