The Power Card is the Ninth card at 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. When it comes to Strength, we usually associate it with muscles, powerful arms and toughness. Although the Power Card can indeed be symbolised as bodily strength and determination, it can also represent our inner strength. Having courage, hope, patience, perseverance, a strong spirit, balanced mind, self-control and willpower are qualities of inner strength.
A woman with flower garlands and an infinity halo is taming a lion as shown on the picture 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 completely control it.
The card looks when these qualities are most needed in life. It functions as a call to action for yourself you to develop all of the above traits. It may be the period of time when you are trying to tackle what you fear that takes you outside of your comfort zone such as public speaking, feeling hesitant about an event which could interrupt your daily routine, for example, dieting, quitting smoking/drinking or presently fighting an uphill struggle in life.
Take some time to remain humble and feel secure within yourself. Your life will be more harmonious when you’re grounded and balanced. The fear of failure and procrastination will prevent you from succeeding. Otherwise, the environment will control you. Training the mind spirit 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 revealing some self-restraint. Perhaps you might be having conflicts with this person who could be your partner, family member, colleague etc..
The Power card encourages you to stay 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 give up.