The Princess of Swords represents a Archetypical personality that is the Earthly part of Air. She is the fixation of the volatile. She is the visitation of Heaven on Earth and brings about the materialization of idea. The character of the Princess of Swords is stern and revengeful not unlike the Valkyrie of the Norse, or Minerva (goddess of wisdom) and Artemis ( goddess of the moon) of the Greek and Romans. She is striking out with her sharp sword and represents the anger of the gods. Her logic is destructive and she is firm and aggressive shewing clever wit, practical wisdom, and subtlety in material matters. The empty altar symbolizes profanity of the sacred, of which she cannot abide. The heavens and the clouds seem angry.
The Princess of swords is very adroit in the settlement of controversies, exercising her sharp wit. She is the mood fighter This symbol represents the need to act upon ideas rather than just talk about them. To her practical thinking requires that there be no difference between verbal commitment and external action. Her helmet crest is the serpent haired Medusa, which suggests that the personality of the Princes of Swords is not entirely pleasant. However, she is constantly regenerating her thinking (green spring colors and the butterfly wings) to she how cost effective her ideas are (coins on pedestal) but all is not selfish here, for she also considers the nourishing of others with her ideas (the mushroom shape of the pedestal) . With this personality word and deed are aligned and woe to those who say one thing and do another! This card is associated with the air sign months of Aquarius (January 21 to February 21 ) , Gemini (May21-June 21) and Libra (September 21 to October 21) or those persons the querent knows who are born during those periods. Since these are the months of gestation, it is important to fight your own moods and the moods of others so that you are not distracted while attending to what it is that you want to produce in areas of finance, health and relationships. This card also suggests that these air sign months can be very effective months for the querent if successful in mood fighting. For a live reading, on line or in person, call Eli @ 253-241-0129 or email <email@example.com>. Thank you for your comments and interest. May you live long and prosper.