The Knight Past Life

Knights were medieval gentleman-soldiers, usually high-born, raised by a sovereign to privileged military status, often after training first as a page and squire. When knights followed a code of chivalry (as they understood it) ideas about honor and decent behavior focused mostly on concern for the noble classes that knights were part of, often at the expense of the poor. That said, this is a remarkably optimistic card, which usually heralds an exciting period of progress, whether spiritually or materially. We can expect expansion, new beginnings and often also, an input of funds.

Knights were heavily armed and prone to violence, commanded by warlords and rewarded with land or with license to plunder. There is a less obvious perspective on the knight card, to do with its inner truths. The Knight is not only about money, physical life and materiality. It signifis one who begins a journey during which we can come to understand these things more clearly, thereby attuning ourselves more thoroughly with our Universe.

In readings, it shows that a seed of productivity has been planted in your life although you may not yet recognize it. When the seed sprouts, it could take almost any form. It might be a feeling of centeredness, desire for results or need to focus on practical matters. On the outside, it could be an offer, gift, opportunity, encounter or synchronistic event.

The ideal of a knights behaviour, involved respect for the church, protection of the poor and the weak, loyalty to his feudal or military superiors and preservation of personal honour. Thus the concept of a knight in shing armour was born In a reading this often alludes a romantic liason but can also mean coming to the aid of anyone in need.

An upright card denotes a developing ability to see the truth of situations and give help and guidance where needed.

An upright card denotes a developing ability to see the truth of situations and give help and guidance where needed.

Upright Meanings: investments, stability, happiness, financial new beginning, abundance, new job, money, new business, prosperity, savings, new financial opportunities, pleasure, security

Reversed Meanings: greedy, scarcity, financial delays, deficiency, stinginess, lack of planning, money, excessive spending, poor financial control, instability, lack of opportunities or lost opportunities, greed, lack of money, insecurity, misery