The Emperor is a card of authority and leadership, and if you get this card in a reading, it means that you’ve gained confidence in yourself and your abilities and that all of that experience has taught you that being able to exercise mental control over emotions can be a really useful skill to employ in order to achieve your goals and get back on track later.
The Emperor Meaning
Following The Empress, The Emperor is built. The Emperor is a doer, a leader, an architect, and a builder who is actively executing and developing something with tremendous power and leadership. He embodies the conventional father figure masculinity. This is a person who is incredibly steady, with a lot of power and a lot of responsibility.
This can also represent mind over matter issues of law or an encounter with the law, establishing foundations for now and future generations. A strong person who relies on their judgment. You are not easily swayed or influenced.
This is creating and protecting a group person or organization. This card has a lot of gravity, a lot of vision, and a lot of innate authority and leadership.
When you get The Emperor, the best course of action is to lead do not be afraid to take power and wield it with thoughtfulness and wisdom. Tap into your strengths structures, and processes in your life and the lives of others or your organization committed to protecting others and yourself. Wear your armor and tap into your authority do not be afraid to make difficult decisions or assume leadership positions.
Implement your plan to scale the mountain and communicate This could imply a problem with hatred. following through on leadership or authority responsibilities. This can simply feel the weight of responsibility as you mature. There may be someone in your life who is not self-sufficient, and they may be developing into a significant burden for you. This can also signify misplaced or abusive power by you or someone close to you.
Toxic masculinity is when you or someone else can’t hear sound advice because of a lousy teacher or an unjust job.
Someone is misusing their power, and this could simply mean that you are unable to carry out your plan at this time.
The Emperor Reversed
With The Emperor reversed, the best course of action is to first recognize that you may not have the authority or power to proceed on your desired course. It may be time to step back and withdraw and regroup. This can be a call to relinquish power or authority to another.
Do not assume any more responsibilities because you may already have too many as it is if this represents another person in your life.
Their intentions might not be good, or it could simply be that a person in your life with power and authority is in trouble, and you’re struggling. One of their best courses of action with this, and you need to be cautious, is that this might be calling for you to be the bad guy.
Sometimes, to survive a situation or to break out of one, you have to make the really tough call and be the bad guy. If you believe this is the best course of action for you, make sure you thoroughly evaluate your motivations and continue with prudence. I believe that’s all there is to it.