Infinite Visions tarot card description:
This card is from a painting of Russian Empress Maria Fyodorovna at Gatchina Palace by Artist Vladimir Makovsky. She is surrounded by an abundance of wealth, beauty and nature. For this card, she is depicted as pregnant although in the original portrait she was not.. (My apologies to Empress Fyodorovna) Behind her is a deer drinking from a stream with a waterfall. At her feet are three white doves. Lilacs and plants, soft furs, rich furniture, wealth, fertility, and abundance is the energy of the Empress.
WHO IS THE EMPRESS? The Empress is mother, creator and nurturer and the Great Mother Goddess who created the seasons. She represents the creation of life, of romance, of art or business, or the germination of an idea before it is ready to be fully born. The Empress is often associated with Venus, goddess of beautiful things as well as the goddess of love. The Empress can often refer to your own mother. Some decks depict her as. Mother Nature and represents fertility in general.
IN A READING:Your nurturing instincts are always with you and you often take in strays and are drawn to work easing other people's pain. You know how to make a person feel at home and you like to anticipate their needs and provide for them if you can. You are generous to a fault and find it hard to resist a newborn or orphan of any species. You realize you are a soft touch and you're heart breaks easily. This energy is the embodiment of emotional love, sensual pleasure and sexual passion. It is the energy of Mother Nature, who governs the cycle of birth, death and rebirth.
Regarding occupation:At work you inspire the lives you touch because it comes from the heart. You find support for your ideas and plans because they are shared by others of like mind. You are an excellent listener and counselor and probably spend too much time listening to other people's problems while putting your own on the back burner. Your ideas are plentiful and you come up with solutions to most problems. You will do well in occupations that involve animals, children, homemaking or counseling. Even if you are not in one of those occupations that is what you will end up doing on the side and even at work in another profession. Prosperity is yours, now is a good time for that investment. Money flows into your life easily.
Regarding Romance:It's a very fertile time for romance and your timing is perfect. You are swept up in a sensuous and passionate relationship. Resist the temptation to mother your significant other. If this card is drawn by a man, it may represent his mother, or a woman who is very sensuous and down to earth who may want to bare his children.
Regarding your health: Your health is good. Now is the time to nurture yourself. If your question is about Pregnancy, it is a distinct possibility. If you are already in a family way, it will be an easy nine months unless other cards indicate otherwise. Avoid stress and surround yourself with nature, garden, flowers and sunshine. Your emotions play an important role in your health. Get involved in a creative project. Your creative energy is at it maximum right now. Take advantage of it.
General Advice: Get out from in front of the television and away from the computer. Now is a the time to get in touch with your surroundings and live in the real world of sights, sounds and physical activities. Turn your talent for nurturing towards yourself with expressions of gratitude for the abundance in your life and you will increase that abundance and continue to reap rewards for your positive thoughts and actions. You have a green thumb and may want to start or spend time in your garden.