Strength Tarot Card
Mastery, focused inward. Force of will. Self control. The courage, confidence and persistence to follow through to the successful conclusion, in spite of difficulties. Harnessing one's own talents and strengths. May represent providing a calming influence on others. Traditionally, fortitude, patience, perseverance, endurance. Sometimes, love of animals, particularly cats.
Not in control. Unable to harness inner forces. Extremes of anger or timidity. Avoidance. Cowardice. Unable to break bad habits or overcome addictions. Traditionally, anger, tyranny, weakness, cruelty, impatience. Sometimes a warning of health problems related to anger and agitation, such as high blood pressure.