The Strength Card is the Ninth card at the 22 trump cards (Major Arcana) and is connected with the number 8. In numerology, it is related to using your powers to make changes to achieve your personal goals. When it comes 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, willpower and self-control are qualities of inner strength.
A lady with flower garlands and an infinity halo is taming a lion as shown on the picture 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 totally control it.
The card looks 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’re trying to tackle something you fear that takes you outside of your comfort zone such as public speaking, feeling hesitant about an event which might disrupt your daily routine, by way of instance, 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. Power is a reminder for you to be a pillar of strength for yourself and others. Take the opportunity to stay humble and feel safe within yourself. Your life will be harmonious when you are grounded and balanced. The fear of failure and procrastination will prevent you from succeeding. Be in control. 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 might be telling you that somebody is in need of playing it cool by revealing some self-restraint. Probably you might be having conflicts with this individual 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’re stronger than you think. You’ve got what it takes and don’t quit.