Temperance: Predictive Tarot Card Meanings

Temperance is the Tarot card meaning equilibrium. During the time of Temperance, nothing will appear to be happening (in a positive way). You will achieve contentment in your love life, relationships, family, and business. You will experience healing on a mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual level.

Temperance Tarot card meaning for love, romance and relationships.

Contentment is right for you. I always say it is better to strive for consistent contentment than happiness because happiness can go up and down. Temperance means both a lack of surprises and a warm feeling surrounding that knowledge.

Temperance is often quiet after the storm. After you have gone through an extremely stressful time, they will find yourself in a relaxing space with room to breath.

Sometimes, Temperance will appear as an advisory card. Temperance can represent a need for balance. In divination, a need for balance usually goes hand in hand with wearing yourself thin with your time or resources previously. In this case, Temperance can mean that you will finally have control of your time, finances, and resources.

Are you worried about your health? Don't be! Temperance is a good omen for healing. Receiving this card is always a positive sign for medical matters.

I also read Temperance as a home card. Temperance predicts a happy home life, especially when combined with a Nine of Pentacles or Four of Wands. Where you live will be your sanctuary, and you will find comfort there.

Finally, Temperance is the card of the guardian angel. I have found that Temperance will appear when heavenly beings and spirits are protecting someone.

Temperance Love & Relationship Tarot Meaning

Temperance is favorable for love readings. If you're not yet living with your partner, this card is a good omen for cohabitation. If you're already living together, this card basically means that you'll have a happy home life. Temperance can sometimes predict that you'll make your home your 'nest' through gardening and decoration.

For singletons, Temperance predicts a future where you're content with your circumstances. It doesn't necessarily promise you will or will not meet someone, but you will be happy whatever happens in your love life.

Are you interested in knowing whether a potential mate cares about you? Temperance foretells good feelings. However, I would warn that your fancy person doesn't like drama or big displays of emotions, so try to control yourself in front of them.

Temperance Business & Career Tarot Meaning

In a business-related Tarot reading, I would default to the meaning which advises you to manage resources. You should be sure to balance your checkbooks and divide your time among essential matters. Try to avoid doing repetitive tasks just because they're comfortable.

Although Temperance is a favorable card and can reflect contentment in your career if you're looking to grow Temperance is not so great. I would be worried if your work life is going well because Temperance can mean that you're getting too comfortable.

If your career is stressful, Temperance predicts an end to your worries. However, if your career/business is fine, Temperance can be bad news because it means that everything will remain the same. It's not a card of growth and excitement; it's a card of equilibrium. Therefore, you have to work out how you can push past the same-old-same-old so that you can achieve better results. But if you're quite happy with the way things currently are then all is well on the career and business front.

Temperance Friends, Family & Social Media Tarot Meaning

Because Temperance can predict a happy home, it is perfect for family readings. If your family life has been turbulent, things look like they are about to improve.

However, if there are people in your life who have been causing you stress (such as friends or family), then things will soon be resolved. Are you finding it hard to agree with someone? Then, they will soon no longer be a feature in your life.

I would also say that Temperance can predict a time away from social media and the online world. Social media and connectivity can be extremely stressful at times and is disruptive for sleep. Temperance, therefore, signals time without your mobile phone, even if it is only for a day or so.

Temperance Health & Wellbeing Tarot Meaning

Because Temperance is a healing card, it is one of the most desirable Tarot cards you can see in a health reading. Once you have received treatment for an illness/condition, you will spend time in recovery. You'll eventually achieve contentment with your health.

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Temperance is not only good for your physical health, but it is also an excellent card for your mental and emotional health. Any anguish you're experiencing will not last forever. There is light at the end of the tunnel.

Temperance can also appear in a Tarot reading when you require more self-care. Has Temperance popped up in an advisory or action Tarot spread position? This will be because you need to begin looking after number one instead of worrying too much about everybody else. You should have more baths, do stretching exercises and meditate.

Temperance Psychic & Spirituality Tarot Meaning

Temperance is a highly desirable card to appear in a psychic or spiritual development reading. Temperance is the card of the guardian angel. Angels, ancestors, and spirit guides will watch over you; they are actively involved, watching over your shoulder while you perform readings. They will send you signs associated with angels such as feathers. If you see white feathers in random places, that's your spirits at work!

In addition to the above interpretation, Temperance also means that you should work on finding the right balance between spirituality, home, love, career, etc. You must find a way to incorporate your spiritual practices into your everyday life.

Finally, Temperance wants you to make sure your home is a spiritually encouraging environment. Burn incense, spray essential oils, and open the windows frequently to break up any stagnant energy. Place images of deceased relatives around your house. And above all, make sure that no arguments take place in your sanctuary. Good vibes only!

Temperance as a Positive, Strength or Advantage

Temperance is obviously a perfect card. Temperance predicts healing, contentment, and general happiness around the home, so it is easy to read this card as a positive, strength, or advantage.

Temperance as a Negative, Weakness or Obstacle

When Temperance appears in a negative, drawback, challenge or disadvantage spread position, this means that you'll have trouble around your home. If you're having issues in the outside world, these will begin to spill over into other areas of your life.

Temperance in a discouraging position can also mean that you avoid conflict to the point that it interferes with how you stick up for yourself. In the name of peace, you're a pushover; this causes others to walk all over you. Temperance in an unfavorable position is advising you to claim your voice, take up space, and be heard.

Temperance as a Yes or No

Temperance is typically a yes if the question you ask involves a home, healing or peace. However, I would say that Temperance is a no for any question which involves change or shaking things up.

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Temperance Tarot card meaning. An illustration from the Major Arcana with the Rider Waite Tarot deck. Post by divination and fortune-telling with Tarot for love, romance and relationships. Ideal for readers who are just learning the interpretations.

Temperance Tarot card meaning. An illustration from the Major Arcana with the Rider Waite Tarot deck. Post by divination and fortune-telling with Tarot for love, romance and relationships. Ideal for readers who are just learning the interpretations.