A key aspect of reading your own tarot is interpreting cards. For a beginner interpreting a single card can be fine, as there are plenty of resources to help you out, however interpreting two or more can be very tricky.
However, if you have been practising single card readings for a while a 2 card spread will be a great introduction into reading multiple cards.
As you’ve found this page, you’re probably wondering how to interpret the Page Of Swords card and 8 Of Cups card together in particular.
The Page Of Swords card and 8 Of Cups have unique qualities and will interact with each other in different ways depending on what kind of reading you are doing.
What does Page Of Swords and 8 Of Cups mean together?
When the Page of Swords and 8 of Cups appear side by side, it suggests that you may need to take a step back and assess your situation more objectively. The Page of Swords can indicate that you are gathering information, as if spying or gossiping, and that you may be too focused on trying to uncover the truth. The 8 of Cups encourages you to pay attention to your own feelings of dissatisfaction and recognize when it’s time to move on. You may have to leave something behind in order to move forward, but in the end, it will be for the better.
The meaning may differ depending on what you are asking. Here are some common questions and their possible meanings
What does Page Of Swords and 8 Of Cups mean together for your love life?
The Page Of Swords and The 8 Of Cups tarot card together can mean that there is a need to withdraw from the current state of your love life and take a step back to evaluate the situation before continuing. It could mean that the partner you are currently with has been overly inquisitive, and it’s causing you to feel overwhelmed. This could hint at them being too curious, or even that they are gossiping about you or snooping in your life.
The Page Of Swords could also signify that the truth is coming out, and you’ve come to a realization that the relationship is not going to work out. This could be a combination of both personal and circumstantial issues. The 8 of Cups suggests that you are ready to move on and let go of the relationship that has been holding you back.
This card combination could be a warning sign to take a step back and reflect on your relationship before moving on. It could mean that you need to take a break from your current partner and reassess the situation to make sure that you are not staying in a relationship out of fear or obligation. Furthermore, it could be a sign that it’s time to let go and move on to a healthier and more fulfilling relationship.
What does Page Of Swords and 8 Of Cups mean together for your finances?
When The Page Of Swords tarot card and The 8 Of Cups tarot card appear together it is a sign of a deep change in your finances and job. This change can manifest in a variety of ways. It could mean a new job opportunity, negotiations and decisions with current employers, or even a complete departure from your current situation. The Page of Swords is a card of curiosity and investigation. You may need to do some research and pick up on the gossip or rumors circulating about a new financial opportunity or job opening.
Meanwhile, The 8 of Cups tarot card speaks to taking a step back from an existing situation. This could mean being more mindful of your finances, reassessing your values and priorities, or revisiting your job prospects. It is important to listen to your inner voice and be honest with yourself about what you want to achieve in your career and monetary life. It might be time to move on in order to achieve higher goals.
This combination encourages you to be resourceful and take the initiative to create positive changes for yourself. Listen to your intuition, be honest about your situation, and carefully consider your next move. Don’t be afraid to take a chance or explore a new opportunity that may be presented. The 8 of Cups and The Page of Swords combination suggests that if you are brave and open-minded, exciting new opportunities can come your way that could drastically improve your financial and job situation.
What does Page Of Swords and 8 Of Cups mean together for your health?
The combination of the Page of Swords tarot card and the 8 of Cups tarot card can be interpreted as a warning to pay attention to your health. It suggests that you need to be curious about your health and pay attention to any signs of problems or changes. The Page of Swords indicates that you need to investigate and pry into your health, as if you were a detective looking for clues. On the other hand, the 8 of Cups warns you to not become too attached to your health, as it can lead to feeling drained and unmotivated.
Instead, the combination of these two cards urges you to stay informed, be proactive, and take action with respect to your health. Pay attention to what your body is telling you, and if something doesn’t feel right, seek help or assistance. You don’t have to give up on your health altogether, yet you should also recognize when retreating or stepping back is the healthiest choice.
The Page of Swords and the 8 of Cups encourages you to nourish yourself but also to recognize when it’s time to move on from certain unhealthy habits or routines. This can mean cutting back on certain activities that no longer serve your health or supplementing with healthier habits. Ultimately, this combination of cards reminds you to stay curious, pay attention to the truth, and to honor any signs that your body is telling you.
The meaning of the cards will depend on what kind of reading you are doing and the question you asked the deck. This is a guide covering the general meanings of the cards and how they relate to each other.
Common 2-card spreads
Whilst it’s great to know who these two cards interact with each other, it’s important to note that the meaning will depend on the context of your spread
The most common 2 card spreads I recommend to newer readers are:
- The 2 card cross (otherwise known as “The Fool’s Journey”)
- The 2 card “Yes or No”
“The Fool’s Journey”
Setup: The two card cross is where you place two cards face up, one placed vertically and with one laying horizontally over
Interpretation: The 2 cards represent a “situation” and a “challenge”. The first card will describe the situation you are in with the second horizontal card being the “challenge” crossing you (literally crossing you in this case!)
Reading: Using the overviews in this guide is a great way to start. First, look at the meanings of the 2 cards, and see how they might relate either as your “situation” or “challenge”. Once you have that you can look at the general overview for how the two cards interact with each other.
The benefit of this spread is that it can give clarity when you’re feeling uncertain or anxious. Once you have clarity of thought, and a strong idea of what your challenge is you can find solutions to help your situation
The 2 card “Yes or No”
Setup: The 2 card “Yes or No” is where you place two cards face up side by side, whilst asking your deck a “yes or no” question.
Interpretation: Each card in a tarot deck has a “yes” or a “no” meaning. Look at the meanings of each card, and you will have your answer.
The benefit of this is you get a stronger yes or no compared to a single card draw. You may find you often get a mix of “yes or no”, and this is fine. It simply means there is doubt, or things are not yet clear.
Yes or No meaning
Things are a bit tricky for this combination, as Page Of Swords and 8 Of Cups mean different things. The cards are unsure about your question, or the answer to the question has not yet been decided.
The “Yes” and “No” meanings can differ from reader to reader. The meanings here are based on what I believe are the generally accepted definitions.
What does Page Of Swords mean?
The Page Of Swords Tarot Card indicates a need for being more conscious and aware of our health. We must pay attention to the details of our health, such as our diet, lifestyle and exercise, and make sure that we are taking care of our physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. On the flip side, it can also signify a tendency to worry and overthink, leading to stress and other problems.
The Page Of Swords card is a warning to be mindful of our financial affairs. We must stay on top of our finances, be mindful of our spending habits, and make sure that we are being responsible. It also suggests being aware of the truth behind any financial dealings and see through any potential conmen or shady deals.
The Page Of Swords card is a reminder to focus on relationships. It is important to stay true to our values and seek deeper understanding rather than superficial connections. It also encourages us to communicate honestly and openly with others, to be observant, and to always seek the truth.
What does 8 Of Cups mean?
Health: From a health perspective, the 8 of Cups Tarot card can indicate that it may be time to withdraw from unhealthy habits or a lifestyle that has been detrimental to your health. This could include withdrawing from using drugs or alcohol, eating unhealthy foods, staying in an unhealthy relationship, or spending too much time in a sedentary lifestyle. It could also signify the need for a retreat – taking the time off for yourself to rest and rehab, or to realign with a healthier lifestyle.
Finances: On a financial level, the 8 of Cups Tarot card could suggest a need to take a step back and reevaluate current financial habits and practices. It can indicate that it’s time to let go of outdated beliefs and patterns that may no longer be serving you, such as hoarding habits, overspending, or not saving enough. It could also indicate that it may be time to start fresh and create a new budget or financial plan with better guidelines and boundaries.
Relationships: The 8 of Cups Tarot card could suggest that it may be time to withdraw from a relationship that no longer serves you. This could include any type of relationship such as platonic, romantic, familial, or professional. It could signify that it may be time to end a relationship due to feelings of disconnection and/or incompatibility, or to move on from a relationship that has been consistently unhealthy. Alternatively, the 8 of Cups can also signify that it may be time to set aside some time for the relationship to heal and grow, or to invest in a solo retreat or spiritual practice in order to reconnect with yourself and your innermost feelings.
Understanding how the meaning of a reading changes once you start involving more than one card can be tricky. This will come with time and practice, however I hope this guide on what your cards might be telling you when you draw Page Of Swords and 8 Of Cups has helped you.