Nine of Swords


Card Meaning: .Self-loathing and anxiety causing acute distress and lack of sleep. A prison that both cuts and constricts. The walls closing in. Feeling tortured. Acute paranoia. Inevitable self-destruction if an escape is not attempted. Seeking to harm another but merely harming oneself.

Qabalistic/Astrological Significance: The influence of Mars and Yesod upon the 2nd decan of Gemini. Aggression and frustration channeled inwards, causing mental imbalance and sensitivity.