Tarot Card for August Strength
by Elizabeth (Liz) Muschett
The Tarot Card for August is Strength VIII or XI a Major arcana card. This Card was originally called “Fortitude” and in the Thoth Tarot deck it is called Lust ‘the joy of strength exercised’.
The Strength Card is associated with the Astrological Sign Leo and is ruled by the Sun. The Strength Card is about: Patience, Courage, Control, Endurance, and Compassion.
The woman in the card is in total control, leaning forward and closing the lions’ mouth with her hands, she has succeeded in taming the beast without using violence or force.
The infinity symbol floats above her Crown Chakra (head) tells us that her strength comes from a connection to source or Higher Self and embodies perfect wisdom.
The yellow sky fills up the background. Yellow is associated with the 3rd Chakra or the Solar Plexus.
The lion is orange corresponding to the 2nd Chakra or Sacral Chakra our passion and creativity.
Image – Rider Waite Tarot Card Strength