When the six of swords is drawn it suggests a time when your mind has finally come to understand an emotional and difficult situation you are experiencing. This is often concerning your family and/or home. During this anxiety-provoking time, you may have been questioning your own sanity, why is all this happening and how can you stop it? The blue of the water signifies protection and peace while the boat image represents an emotional trip of some type. In this case, the trip is an internal one where you find a more peaceful passage though the stormy clouds maintaining your dignity and self-respect.