Exploring stories the Tarot tells, one card at a time
Today, we will look at the card known as The Empress. It is the third of the Major Arcana cards in most traditional Tarot decks.
The Major Arcana card of femininity, The Empress Tarot card is a signifier of creation, motherhood, and fulfilment. The Empress encourages us to work on communication with children or develop a nurturing side. If The Empress appears in a reading, it is a sign to explore emotions, embrace vulnerability and listen to your intuition. Those in need of empathy or compassion will be drawn to you.
In a love reading, this is a very positive card to receive. If you are single, prepare to mingle- romance is on its way! An existing relationship could become deeper, more loving and more affectionate.
The Empress indicates a boot in creativity and inspiration. New ideas will come to you. You may also be entering a time of financial abundance.
When The Empress is shown in a tarot reading, it signifies that your intuition is telling you something. Slow your pace and take the time to listen. Nurture your higher self and connect with nature.
Reversed Meaning Interpretation
In short, the appearance of The Empress in reverse suggests disharmony, negligence, insecurity, lack of confidence, stunted growth and overbearing tendencies.
By Marz Marchant (with additional research by Nyo Hara)