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III - the Empress

A woman sits on an opulent throne surrounded by symbols of fertility - fruit, rabbits, flowers and babies. She wears a crown made of wheat. The baby on her lap and two small angels play musical instruments.

My Interpretation: In a true victory, both sides are winners.

Matriarchal authority. A goal-oriented person, but one who is deeply concerned about the means used to achieve success. Collaborative and co-operative, willing to compromise in order to reach a mutually satisfactory outcome. Fruitfulness, fertility and abundance. The bounty of the earth. Happiness and good fortune. Creativity.

(Reversed: Withering away of bounty through neglect and inaction. Weakness, indecision.)

Edit notes: This card is quite like the Rider-Waite card, although I've added a baby and some rabbits to represent fertility. More similar to RW than my original.

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