What The Strength Card Means During Tarot Card Readings

Tarot, Fortune, Cards, Mystic

The Power Card is the Ninth card at the 22 trump cards (Major Arcana) and is associated with the number 8. In numerology, it is related to using your powers to make changes to achieve your own personal goals. In regards to Strength, we usually associate it with muscles, strong arms and toughness. Although the Strength Card can indeed be symbolised as bodily strength and determination, it can also represent our inner power. Having courage, hope, patience, perseverance, a strong spirit, balanced mind, self-control and willpower are qualities of inner strength.

A woman with flower garlands and an infinity halo is taming a lion as shown on the picture of this Rider-Waite deck. The Strength card also associated with the zodiac sign of Leo. The above qualities are needed to tame the lion and completely control it.

The card appears when these qualities are most needed in life. It functions as a call to action for yourself one to develop all of the above traits. It might be the time period when you are trying to tackle what you fear that takes you out of your comfort zone such as public speaking, feeling reluctant about an event which could interrupt your daily routine, for example, dieting, quitting smoking/drinking or currently fighting an uphill struggle in life.

Have the strength say no, take a step back and listen to your instincts. Take the opportunity to remain humble and feel secure within yourself. Your life will be harmonious once you’re grounded and balanced. The fear of failure and procrastination will stop you from succeeding. If not, the surroundings will control you. Training the mind spirit of your personality by keeping your mind free of clutter and keep your ego in check.

In another aspect, in a relationship reading, the card may be telling you that somebody is in need of playing it cool by revealing some self-restraint. Probably you may be having conflicts with this person who could become your partner, family member, colleague etc..

The Power card encourages you to remain on track and not to revert back into unhealthy patterns. You are stronger than you think. You have what it takes and do not quit.

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