The Three of Swords indicates rejection and withdrawal. You are sad about something that has not gone the way you would like it to. You may be experiencing great pain, or someone around you is feeling this way and are at an emotionally low point in their lives. We need to understand that pain is a catalyst for change and will serve us well in the future. It may be hard to see reason at this time, or to understand the lessons that have, or will be learned from a mistake or situation. Grief, sorrow and loss are all part of life and recovery and forgiveness will take place.