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King Of Swords

Published July 4, 2018 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle

King Of Swords, from the Shadowscapes Tarot, by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law, artwork by Barbara Moore

Daily Angel Oracle Card: King Of Swords, from the Shadowscapes Tarot, by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law, artwork by Barbara Moore

King Of Swords: “Like the vertical sword he holds at the ready, he is a pillar of strength and morality. He holds power over life and death. He is a warrior king, sword always drawn so that he can be prepared to spring into action, should the need arise.

He is a leader, riding triumphantly at the forefront of his army. He carries through with his actions, following the path of truth that the blade lights for him. He is led on by the silent wisdom of the owl. She perches, balanced upon the very tip of his blade, and her eyes swirl with all the ancient knowledge that her kind has been imbued with by human beliefs.

Mirroring the owl, he is also led by the shadowy ravens that trail at his side like Hugin and Mugin, Odin’s twin ravens, “Thought” and “Memory”. They fly away to seek out truths and bring their findings back to be whispered in his ear. In conjunction, they are the balance of night and day. They are the sharp clarity of of the sun, and the owl is the truth that can only be heard distinctly in velvety light of stars and moon. This is what is embodied in those avian companions.

The shadows of the night descend upon his shoulders, a living mantle of purple, a colour the ancient Greeks associated with royalty, and the base of the throne is etched with da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man, symbolic of the blend of art and science, of the symmetry in the human body and in the whole of the Universe.”*

~ By Stephanie Pui-Mun Law

This is a message about truth and balance. Karma, justice and integrity. It is about code of ethics and moral conduct. It is a reminder that we always have a choice to take the high road, setting our intentions to be for the highest good of all involved.

People are not always kind and life is not always fair. Things are not always black and white. But we are only ever in control of our own reactions, never of other people’s actions. We always have a choice.

We create karma as we go along, putting our vibes out into the  world for the better or for the worse. We decide what we put out, how we treat people and how we see ourselves. When we make our decisions from a heart centered place, we are actually more powerful. We expand and move past the contracted state of fear, anger, lack and judgment; into a lighter way of Being. This is available to anyone and everyone who commits to it. And this is what enlightenment really is. A larger perspective, a deep understanding of the connection between all living beings.

Where in your life could you take the high road? Where can you step free from the drama and refuse to be caught up in the chaos? This is where your power lies. In the balance. Of the space between. Be discerning. Stand your ground. See the bigger picture. And learn to walk away when you need to.

Namaste

Dee

~Archangel Oracle

*Shadowscapes Tarot, by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law, artwork by Barbara Moore

King Of Swords ~ Eagle

Published October 8, 2016 by Dee ~ Archangel Oracle
King Of Swords ~ Eagle, from the Animal Totem Tarot Card deck, by Leeza Robertson, Illustrated by Eugene Smith

King Of Swords ~ Eagle, from the Animal Totem Tarot Card deck, by Leeza Robertson, Illustrated by Eugene Smith

Daily Angel Oracle Card: King Of Swords ~ Eagle, from the Animal Totem Tarot Card deck, by Leeza Robertson, Illustrated by Eugene Smith

King Of Swords ~ Eagle: “Have you ever noticed the higher you get, the less there is? Less oxygen, less noise, less greenery, fewer distraction, pretty much less of everything. Yet somehow, up here above the collection of shiny things, the height gives one space to commune with all things. To strip away that which is of little or no importance and shift the focus on what one really needs to thrive in this world of busy, filled up  space and time. Yes, the higher you go, the less there is, but in this lack of things the true wealth of your divine self will be revealed.”

~ Message From The Eagle

“The King Of Swords sits atop the world, and from where he sits, the world appears barren – yet looks can be deceiving. To harness the energy of the King one must learn to still one’s mind and drop away that which is nonessential. For the mind should only be required to focus on one thing at a time. From atop his mountain peak it is easy for the Eagle to focus on his present moment. Up where the air is thin, time ceases to exist. The clouds block out the sun so there is no way of telling night from day; this is a good thing, for it gives the mind one less thing to obsess over, or rather, one less distraction. The King of Swords knows that once his mind is clear and a decision has been made, he must plunge back down to earth, as being this high is only temporary.

The lesson is to leap with purpose, clarity, and precision. Knowing that no matter what, you have the ability to change course, navigate any and all obstacles, and ultimately hit your mark without effort. That is the clear focus of the King and that is the driving energy of the Eagle.”

Business and Career: “From the top of the mountain, can you finally see all of the opportunities that have been desperately trying to get your attention? If not, keep moving further away from the noise until you can, as there is something you are missing that you have been desperately seeking.”

Family and Relationships: “The King Of Swords is a leader; it is his job to see things others cannot see and maintain a certain amount of clarity and focus where other find themselves distracted. this is the energy you need to move into in your current relationship. It is up to you to stay focused on the bigger picture as those around you appear to be struggling.”

Health and Well Being: “The Eagle knows that he cannot stay up where the air is thin forever, and eventually he has to come back down to where his life actually takes place. The same can be said for those who spend more time in their heads than in their physical lives. Your health is not mental pursuit; it is a fully functioning activity that requires all of you to be present.”

Card of the Day Journal Prompts: “Can you hear your true soul voice on the wind and feel the support of the earth through the rock? In what area of your life do you need to change your point of view, in order to get a clearer picture of what is really going on? How can you step into the role of the King of Swords today?”*

~ By Leeza Robertson

Perspective is everything, and we humans are very prone to tunnel vision. We often see what is in front of us through the lens of past experience; we let our fears cast shadows on bright and positive possibilities. We cast aside opportunities that we talk ourselves out of due to lack of self confidence or self worth.

Yet, if we could rise above this, and see how we limit ourselves, we could finally free ourselves to experience things in a whole different way. A positive and open-hearted way. A confident and courageous way. We could even have fun with it. Yes. Fun.

It’s time to take a step back and look at things from a different perspective. Get some distance from your problems and get creative with solutions. Take a little break. Rest, relax and fly free for a while. Ask the Universe to provide help. Reach out to others and admit that you need assistance. Relinquish control.

Surrender  to the idea that things could go in a totally different direction. Maybe it will feel uncomfortable. Maybe it will scare you a little, or a lot. But, the best part? Things won’t stay the same. You can let go now. Let go and see what comes.

Namaste

Dee

~ Archangel Oracle

*Animal Totem Tarot Card deck, by Leeza Robertson, Illustrated by Eugene Smith

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