Sometimes it takes
a lot of courage to maintain healthy boundaries. Some relationships may
even force you to make a show of strength to defend these boundaries.
That is what this card means, a confrontational
situation that requires you to show some strength and make your resistance
There are many
types of strength. In this painting Mr. Jiggs represents
physical strength and animal instincts. You feel more present
and in touch with your body when you know your own physical
strength. The psychic lady represents mental strength, the power of
positive thinking and inner convictions. When you feel mentally
strong you have the psychological edge and stamina to endure long struggles and
campaigns. The quartz crystal represents hidden strength and the ability
to utilize it. Your hidden, inner strength comes from the belief you
have in yourself and your convictions.
Ideally the best world would be one that never has
conflicts and confrontations but that is not the real world, not now at
least. Sometimes you just have to establish healthy boundaries.