The Page of Swords is the sassy youngster of the Swords family. As with the other Pages, his (or her) airy Swords energy is tempered by earth. Thus the Pages, whatever their mission, do tend to keep their feet on the ground. They are realistic, pragmatic, and can mingle their suit qualities with the restraining power of earth.
This card is all about communication, thought, technology and the mental capacity to push ideas to their limits. The Page of Swords knows there are no limits.
The Page of Swords stands upon a hilltop. He wears a brown tunic over a yellow shirt and leggings. His boots are a pleasing, deep orange color. He holds his sword upright in two hands and looks back over his left shoulder. His red hair is blowing in the wind, and there is a buildup of cumulus cloud behind him. In the background are a stand of windswept trees, a lake, and a mountain range. In the sky, ten birds fly on the thermal currents.
The Page of Swords is astute and perceptive for his age. He is full of ideas and plans and is on the leading edge of technology. He pokes at things to see how they work. He refuses to accept the conventional view and is certain there is always a better way. He’s enthusiastic and excitable when talking about innovation. His forte is in birthing the new; bringing the seed of an idea down from the ether to earth. Once the project takes shape, he prefers to leave it to others to develop and complete it. He’s too busy off on another idea-gathering mission.
This Page is forthright, acerbic and witty. He is also impulsive, impatient and tactless, and so has the tendency to annoy others at times. He’s not interested in social niceties, especially when trying explain or make a point.
When the Page of Swords makes an appearance in a general reading, pay attention. You may have a young person in your life who has aspects of this personality. Don’t dismiss their utterances as immature – try listening; they may have something important to say. Alternatively, you may need to assimilate or emphasize Page of Swords traits into yourself to help you deal with your current situation.
Pages are messengers, and this one may precede an important message delivered by electronic means. He may also represent someone beginning a course of study, a new job or another project where he or she needs to be mentally at their best.
The reversed Page of Swords indicates that the cleverness of this character has turned into a negative attitude. It could represent lies, evasion, malicious gossip or anything along those lines. This card may mean that someone has some temporary aberration, is under stress but not communicating it, or is being hurt by, or hurtful to, another. The circumstances could well be based around phone bullying and/or social media. Depending on your role in the situation, you might need to intervene.
Interpretations in Various Areas of Life
Should the Page of Swords appear in a reading about work, then this could well indicate a potential career in IT, electronics, or communications. If you are looking for a new employee, then your attention may be hooked by a Page of Swords type. Grab him or her quickly as their abilities are well worth developing – they will be an asset to your business, even though they will occasionally cause you to tear your hair.
The Page of Swords means you may have a good idea to increase your income or maximize your investments. Make sure you apply some of that earthy common sense before leaping into anything risky.
If you are on a budget, this card could be very helpful. The Page of Swords, when given a challenge such as how to feed a family on a limited amount, will come up with brilliant ideas. If you have a Page of Swords personality in your family, make sure you include them in any discussion about finances — sometimes a throw-away remark could spark a great idea.
The Page of Swords in a love reading will be connected mainly to messages, particularly clandestine text and emails. The Page of Swords is not yet at the stage for romance, so his presence in your reading may be to do with another member of your family. Perhaps you have to take a child into consideration before embarking on a love affair.
Should this Page appear in a spiritual reading, he will be encouraging you to apply some critical thinking to your chosen path. He exhorts you to open up to new ideas, but to explore them with an overlay of logic. He doesn’t believe in blind faith — he wants proof.