The Strength Card is the Ninth card at the 22 trump cards (Major Arcana) and is associated with the number 8. In numerology, it’s related to using your abilities to make modifications to achieve your personal goals. In regards to Strength, we usually associate it with muscles, powerful arms and toughness. Even though the Power Card may indeed be symbolised as physical strength and determination, it can also represent our inner power. Having courage, hope, patience, perseverance, a strong spirit, balanced mind, willpower and self-control are qualities of inner strength.
A woman with flower garlands and an infinity halo is taming a lion as shown on the image of the 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 looks when these qualities are most needed in life. It acts as a call to action for yourself one to develop all of the above traits. It may be the period of time when you’re trying to tackle something you fear that takes you out of your comfort zone such as public speaking, feeling reluctant about an event which might disrupt your daily routine, by way of example, dieting, quitting smoking/drinking or presently fighting an uphill battle in life.
Take some opportunity to remain humble and feel safe within yourself. Your life will be harmonious when you’re grounded and balanced. The fear of failure and procrastination will stop you from succeeding. If not, the environment will control you. Training the mind spirit of your character by keeping your mind free of clutter and keep your ego in check.
In another aspect, in a relationship reading, the card might be telling you that somebody is in need of playing it cool by showing some self-restraint. Perhaps you may be having conflicts with this person who could be your spouse, family member, colleague etc..
The Power card encourages you to remain on track and not to revert back into unhealthy patterns. You’re stronger than you think. You have what it takes and don’t give up.