TEMPERANCE in The RIDER WAITE Deck of Tarot Cards
Healing, balance, calm, plenty, flow of life, serenity, allowing, testing the waters, keeping options open.
All the Colours are present here, symbolizing balance in all areas. There are elements of Earth (green), Air (White), Fire (Red) and Water (Blue). The most dominant Colours are the white of the Angel’s robe, signifying spirituality and the red of the Angel’s wings, which is fire connection between heaven and earth
With one foot in the water and one on the land, there is balance between the emotions and actions. The figure is pouring water between 2 cups, which symbolizes the continual flow of life. The sun in the background brings a bright new day.
This is a card of balance, of moderation and of pausing for thought before you act.
Temperance is a great healer of mind, body and spirit.
It is a card of calm, of hope and optimism, of “dipping your toe in” before you act. It is also about making sure you have all the facts and putting personal opinions to one side.
It is inner strength, self-control and a quiet, knowing confidence. Take the time to listen to and feel your emotions without being controlled by them.
Take inspired action when it feels like it comes from your heart and spirit.
With abundant blessings.
Click Here to Return to Rider Waite Tarot Card Meanings Index