The Emperor

Number: 4
Astrological sign: Aries

Positive associations with this tarot card: achievement, authority, protection, support, trustworthy, discipline, provider, consolidation, reason, willpower, stability, power, protection, realization; a great person; aid, reason, conviction; also authority and will.

Negative associations with this tarot card: weakness, immaturity, failed ambition, status driven, tyrannical, untrustworthy, benevolence, compassion, credit; also confusion to enemies, obstruction.

The Emperor is a sign of achievement and honor and in many cases can represent a strong male influence such as a father, husband/partner or man of significance in your life, or person of authority such as a boss.

When he appears in a reading, he can suggest that a man of authority or significance as outlined above will stand by you and support you, in personal as well as business matters. When The Emperor falls in position in a reading that refers to you he suggests that you will be able to influence people and have awareness of your own authority.

Negatively The Emperor can mean that either you or a man of influence in your life is using bullying tactics and being overbearing, an abuse of power. Another negative aspect of this card is failed ambitions, a craving for status and insecurity around a man of authority.

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