Tarot Card Description & Meanings
Temperance: This card shows a beautiful angel with one foot on land and another in the sea, pouring water from one golden goblet to the other - he is balancing the conscious with the unconscious, emotions and logic
This card represents moderation, calmness, self-control and finding a medium between two opposing forces.
The card also represents a strong ally or friend, possible reconciliation and the need to rest for good health.
This card advises us to avoid extremes and actively seek peace. If you are in conflict with someone it may be time to look for a resolution or compromise. If you are working too hard this could be a time for rest and recuperation. This card reminds us that we are at our most powerful and productive when we are in a peaceful state of mind.
Meaning - upright
What this upright card means
Upright, this card has the following meanings:
- a need to economize, either financially or emotionally.
- patience is in abundance when dealing with difficult people or situations.
- beneficial changes will occur that will help get us back on track.
- relax, go with the flow and seek harmony and balance.
- other people will help us and offer possible partnerships that are beneficial.
Meaning - reversed
What this reverse card means
Reversed, this card has the following meanings:
- our own stubbornness or inactivity can cause conflict or discord with others.
- impatience with any type of difficulties.
- inability to learn from past mistakes.
- slow down and take a breath before going forward again.
- stagnancy and immobility, inability to complete activities.
- Key Meaning: regeneration and moderaton.
- Mythology: No Meaning.
- Astrology: Jupiter, Sagittarius: freedom, philosophy, higher learning .
- Numerology: 5: caution, risk, communication.
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