As a child, or as your younger self, you may have had a clear direction in life. Others may have held you back or there was a mountain of red-tape to get through, but here you are now and free to make progress. You may have to adjust plans as new developments present. The more action that you take, the sooner the right information will come to you. The foundation of your current situation could have been established in a climate of criticism. A full-scale battle can ensue and things can turn nasty. Therefore if you are already in a work situation that you are wishing to get out of, all you must do is wait for the changing energies of the Knight to come into your frontal perspective, and then get on the horse and ride away.
He is the type to pile overtime on you without a thought, but will as readily give you the day off should you be experiencing a problem at home. Rarely do they let anything or anyone stand in the way of what they want to do which can make them very headstrong and single-minded. He rarely pays attention to bad weather conditions when driving and people often refer to him as an accident waiting to happen. This Reversed Knight has been brandishing his Sword, a dangerous weapon or instrument, very casually as he races here and there. If you have done your homework and put in the necessary effort, this Card can be an indication that your ideas and plans are beginning to take shape, and that now would be a very good time to get moving on them for much can be achieved. Knights are the Tarot's way to deliver something.
In The Reversed Knight of Swords we have a different personality. Quick Decisions The Knight of Swords may suggest that a sudden window of opportunity has opened for you leaving you in a dilemma as to what to do about it. They may not be paying attention to small details. A slightly more positive card, especially relative to the other cards in the swords suit so far. The Knight of Swords is pursuing them with unrivaled speed and focus! Mentally, your mind might be racing right now, and life may be busy. There is a risk of losing your way so ensure you check the exact route before leaving. However, even though thinking ahead is to be commended in this instance, try not to get too far ahead of yourself.
He is overly-cocky and overly self-assured so can easily talk himself into any crazy action on the basis that he knows best and therefore knows the only way to proceed. The dream or goal that was chased so doggedly may turn into a nightmare. Everything is just let drift by and the partner of this Reversed Knight might have to assume total responsibility for everything that goes on. His name and face appear to pop up all over the place when his operation or scheme is going down. This Card can suggest that you bore easily in relationships and possibly lose interest once the initial intense stage has died down. If you can accept that this Knight is only entering your life for a short time, and if you are not looking for a long-term commitment, then there is no harm done. They always give as good as they get, and then a little extra to make sure you never cross their boundaries again.
You might see veiled threats everywhere and take all comments too personally. You feel so incensed and angry at present that you may step on toes and make the matter worse. He also expects someone else to ring the police should he see criminal behaviour on the streets. Everything you own is likely to have vanished with him. The Knight of Wands channels Higher Source energy for you so that you may be inspired to accomplish a great many things.
You need to say enough is enough now and walk away. He can turn into a machine which bulldozes its way through everybody and everything because his belief system tells him it must be done. Use caution, but get moving. Act assertively and demonstrate how much you are in control and in charge. He might even be going around in circles. It becomes unapproachable and cut off. If this is so then there is nothing to do but stand up for yourself and demand justice.
Whether he is representing a person, situation or atmosphere, he will have much more energy than you. The and the Knight of Swords combine to put a new idea into your head that changes the way you think about everyday things. He sees everything and forgets nothing. He uses threats and mind games to control his partner, and is great at offloading any responsibility for his part in the situation as he wheedles his way out with convincing arguments and rants. Families and communities are left traumatised, confused and devastated by the senseless young deaths of so many. While the Kings are the culmination of their suit, and the outward expression of the suit qualities, Knights are focused in a different direction - action.
This is not a personality you want to have as an enemy, for this Knight, whether Upright or Reversed, is extremely clever and super intelligent. There is a danger of you riding roughshod over the feelings and needs of others. Do not so easily give your personal details to strangers over the phone, at the door on on the internet. This does not necessarily mean physical battle or hostilities. That can hurt you more that the threat you think your opponent posed.
Unfortunately, The Reversed Knight of Swords is stuck with his mind and even though he may try to outrun his negative attitudes and mind-sets, he cannot escape them. It's a very welcome card indeed! This Knight would be famous for his temper and will insist on having the last word. You feel fired up with enthusiasm and there is bound to be a lot happening right now. Then let the dust settle before you check the inventory of your life. The Cups suit relates to our emotions, meaning that the Knight of Cups represents our emotional pursuits.