Do you need balance in your life? Temperance is all about finding a rhythm.


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We see a winged angel standing in a river with two cups, shifting water between them, balancing the amount in each.

Temperance: Meaning

Right now, you’re adjusting to change and finding your equilibrium.  Perhaps you’ve come through a period of disruption and you’re finally hitting your stride. Everything is in harmony and running smoothly.

You’ve mapped out the path ahead of you and you know how to achieve your goals while having time for the ones you love.


Things are out of whack in your life at the moment and balance needs to be restored.

Are you devoting too much time to work? We need to balance our responsibilities with our priorities. What do you value most? Does your schedule reflect those values?

Are you keeping aspects of yourself or life separate? Are you overwhelmed? Maybe you’re having money issues and hiding this from your family or your employer.  Maybe you keep your work and home life completely separate and this is putting a strain on you.


You’ve entered a peaceful state in your relationship. There’s no drama or upheaval. It’s all smooth sailing. All aspects of your relationship are in order. You’ve found both a lover and a friend and enjoy spending time together.

This card doesn’t signify excitement. Perhaps you’ve been in this relationship for a while and it’s no longer about infatuation. It’s more like lazy Sundays having breakfast in bed rather than wild romantic nights. You’re both committed and content with how this relationship is progressing.

If you’re single, you are happy on your own. Maybe you’re concentrating on your education or career at the moment. Or you’ve decided to give yourself some “me time” while considering options. Regardless, you’re content with the status quo.


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