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What is the energy of The Empress?

Originally Published
June 16, 2022

We’re progressing with the Major Arcana to The Empress this month. We started off with The Fool: new beginnings, new starts, adventures. Then The Magician: energy begins to manifest. Moving forward into The High Priestess: urging us to tap into our intuition. Going within helps to give birth more fully to that new beginning. And that’s where The Empress comes into play. Once you’ve truly tuned into your inner voice, you’re able to go beneath the surface to see what was missing and to tap into the inspiration to take things to the next level. With that information, The Empress energy then helps to give birth and bring to life this more full vision.

Birth & Growth, Nurture, Bringing Things to Life, Creative Energy, Motherhood, Abundance, Fulfillment, Divine Feminine, Creation, Fertility, Lushness, Thriving, Expansion, Mother Earth Energy.


The Empress is one of my favorite cards to sit with. The energy is so expansive, so abundant, that I can feel myself being lifted into my pure creative energy. I consider myself a very creative person, but I didn’t always believe that was true.I’ve never been very “good” at “art”. I know this is a broad statement, but that’s the story I told myself—that I wasn’t a creative person. I would look around me and see all of the artists in my circle of friends—painters, sculptures, poets, playwrights, authors, composers, musicians—but I never considered myself artistic or creative. Yes, I was a singer and an actor, but I didn’t create anything. I just performed other people’s creations. I “couldn’t” paint or write poetry or compose music and therefore, my brain determined, I was not creative...

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July 24, 2022
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