Need quick (yet deep) insight into a particular Tarot card? Today’s Tarot Messages will give you a sense of the flavor and meaning of the card, plus a message that you can carry with you for your day. This is just a brief snapshot of the card, but it will give you valuable info and prompts for further study and contemplation. Something to add? Feel free to comment below!
Major Arcana: Number Eight (VIII)
Correspondences: Leo, Fire
Keywords: Inner strength, courage, patience, diplomacy, compassion rather than aggression, ready for any challenge, taming your inner beasts, determination, gentle power, understanding, self-respect, control, composure.
Today’s Tarot Message: You may have to tackle some lions along your path, but you have the inner strength, compassion and poise to overcome all challenges. You know you are strong, but you have even deeper and more formidable inner resources that you can draw upon when necessary. Aggression or an in-your-face attitude won’t serve you well in these times, act from a place of patience and empathy and you’ll be amazed at the results.
Symbols in the card:
Red Lion: power, courage, majesty, our animal nature/side, passion, life force
White robe: purity, honorable intention
Lemniscate/infinity symbol: power, balance, renewal
Garland of roses: passion, protection, ceremony
Yellow background: clarity, clear thought, optimism, cheerfulness
Woman and animal: Beauty and the Beast, anima/animus, nature
Mountain: Phallic symbol, passion, lust, sexual passion
Questions to ask yourself:
Am I fully aware of my own strength and power?
What is the best way to face my current challenge?
Which of my own thoughts or emotions need taming?
Am I acting with compassion and composure, or giving into anger or aggression?