The Emperor - “Own Your Power”
Keywords: structure, stability, assertiveness, leadership, Fire, confidence, power, dominance, eager, impatient, headstrong
The Emperor is dominance, structure and stability rolled into one. This is the source of your inner power. That fiery ball of energy that just wants to expand and conquer everything it touches. When you embrace your inner power, you will succeed! Nothing is impossible.
The #4 is about stability. The 4 sides to a home, the 4 pillars holding up a structure. When you are grounded (root Chakra - red) you are firmly planted on fertile soil. You are ready to expand. You are confidence and eager to lead the pack.
The Emperor can symbolize a father figure (but is not limited to just a male) or inspiring individual in your life. The Emperor is also seen as a sign or symbol of an enforcer in one’s life or identity. This card often describes the divine masculine where the Empress is the divine feminine.
In the reversed, this card may indicate a need for balance and structure in one’s life, lack of motivation/self-confidence, or a negative individual in one’s life. This card may also express negative personality traits and actions one may be struggling with. For example: anger issues, jealousy, possessiveness, abusive behaviors.