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Tarot in the Everyday - 2 of Swords - Rider-Waite Tarot

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I often see Tarot cards showing up in my everyday life and recently, when I was visiting my daughter, I saw her dog experience a classic 2 of Swords moment.

2 of SWORDS
The 2 of Swords is traditionally seen as a person caught on the horns of a dilemma. They have to decide between two things of equal value. Sometimes both choices are viable and beneficial. Sometimes both are hard and scary. The point is that they are relatively equal, so how do they choose between them? And therein lies the problem.

That is exactly what happened to my daughter’s dog, Fudge. Daughter was cooking dinner and Fudge was hanging around with his most endearing face, hoping she would give him a bit of the deliciousness she was preparing at the stove. But Daughter was getting annoyed at him for being under foot so I called him over to me to love on him and get him out of her way. Normally, Fudge is all about Grandma’s loving time, but this particular time he just didn’t want to leave the stove area. I kept calling him and slowly but surely he came over to me, turning around several times in the process, to look back toward the stove and sniff the air each time. When he finally did get over to me, he only let me love on him a little bit before heading back to the stove with a hopeful look on his face. And on his way back, he would turn back to look at me several times. Poor Fudge.

As I watched his dilemma and his obvious desire for both options, I saw immediately he was experiencing a 2 of Swords moment. I felt so sorry for him. Food - Grandma. Grandma - Food. Such a hard decision! In the end, she got him out of the kitchen and he didn’t get any food, but he had sure tried all his skills to convince her he should.

So the next time you are doing a Tarot reading and you encounter the 2 of Swords, think of our Fudge. He will help you remember the meaning of this card and the dilemma of having to make a decision between two equal things.

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