The Power Card is the Ninth card in the 22 trump cards (Major Arcana) and is associated with the number 8. In numerology, it’s related to using your powers to make modifications to achieve your personal goals. In regards to Strength, we usually associate it with muscles, strong arms and toughness. Although the Strength Card may 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 internal strength.
A lady 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 acts as a call to action for yourself one to develop all the above traits. It may 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 hesitant about an event which might interrupt your daily routine, by way of example, dieting, quitting smoking/drinking or presently fighting an uphill struggle in life.
Strength is a reminder for you to be a pillar of strength for yourself and to others. Take the time to stay humble and feel secure within yourself. Your life will be more 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 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 may be telling you that somebody is in need of playing it cool by showing some self-restraint. Probably you might 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 are stronger than you think. You’ve got what it takes and do not quit.