The Strength Tarot Card – Major Arcana Card Meaning

Strength tarot card

In this article, we’re going to be looking at the strength tarot card. Note that this is a card that doesn’t have a big muscular man carrying a big weight. It is a very graceful woman mastering a beast and so this card has a very unique interpretation of strength.

 

Strength Tarot Card

The Strength tarot card upright

This card represents owning your strength, owning your power. This represents taming the Beast within, taking charge of a situation with mastery and thoughtfulness. Living your life fully, especially during a time of challenge. This represents mastering your fear to accomplish something satisfying and life-affirming. It’s his passion, hope, eagerness, openness managing your anxieties and fears, being an agent of freeing yourself from forces of repression and fear.

Strength tarot card

This represents a Lust For Life, a desire for a passionate life, a creative approach to problem-solving, channeling forces into one powerful entity, being in the flow. Unity of body and mind. The Eternal rhythm of balancing the physical and emotional and this can be represented by a satisfying physical encounter, sexuality, sensuality a love for what you do, great energy and understanding of the challenge or an adversary before you.

 

What course of action to take?

The best course of action with strength card is first, tame the beast in front of you – be it within or outside. Face your challenges with the strength that you have at your disposal. Engage passionately in life and creativity. Express yourself openly without masks or defensiveness, tame your fears and guide your passions. Don’t be scared – you can do this! Be open about who you are in that path lies your greatest strength on your strength, on your power and take charge.

 

Strength tarot card reversed

Strength reversed, in its reversal, can simply just represent weakness, feeling overwhelmed by a situation, feeling bitten, feeling that something is out of control or unmanageable, inner torment, passions out of control an unsatisfying or disturbing sexual experience being oppressed or controlled, pessimism, negativity. Feeling like you’re in the Lion’s Den or it can simply be a time to be honest with yourself. Are you the lion are you wildly out of control? Ask yourself if you are savaging yourself or someone else out of fear or anxiety or an inability to control your fear?

Strength reversed

The best course of action with strength reversed is first, understand you can’t control every situation and you might not be able to control this one. Look at what you’re trying to master or overcome.  Things may be beyond your sphere of influence. This is hard to accept but sometimes you may have to surrender. You may have misjudged who your adversary truly is stop and take a clear-eyed. Look at what you are grappling with. Stop attempting to influence a situation. This can be a call to step away for personal safety. And finally, if you find yourself lashing out, it might be a time to step back and calm yourself, subdue yourself until you’re better able to grapple with whatever you’re facing.

 

If you’d like to know more about the Major Arcana card meanings, you might like the following series of posts:

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The original fantastic Tarot Card images above can be found here.

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