The Strength Card is the Ninth card at the 22 trump cards (Major Arcana) and is connected with the number 8. In numerology, it’s related to using your powers to make changes to achieve your personal goals. In regards to Strength, we usually associate it with muscles, strong arms and toughness. Even though the Power Card can indeed be symbolised as bodily strength and determination, it may also represent our inner power. Having courage, hope, patience, perseverance, a strong spirit, balanced mind, willpower and self-control are qualities of internal strength.
A lady 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 necessary to tame the lion and totally control it.
The card appears when these qualities are most needed in life. It acts as a call to action for yourself you to develop all of the above traits. It may be the time period when you’re trying to tackle what 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 instance, dieting, quitting smoking/drinking or presently fighting an uphill battle in life.
Have the power say no, take a step back and listen to your instincts. Strength is a reminder for you to be a pillar of strength for yourself and others. Take the opportunity to remain humble and feel secure within yourself. Your life will be more harmonious when you are grounded and balanced. The fear of failure and procrastination will stop you from succeeding. Otherwise, the surroundings will control you. Training the mind soul 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 someone is in need of playing it cool by revealing some self-restraint. Perhaps you may be having conflicts with this individual who could be your spouse, family member, colleague etc..
The Strength card encourages you to stay on track and not to revert back into unhealthy patterns. You’re stronger than you think. You’ve got what it takes and do not give up.