Nine of Wands - Strength of vision, perception and intuition balanced mentally, emotionally, spiritually and physically - the true strength from within. You have learned to deal with your problems and the compromises they demand and you have developed wisdom and discipline from your experiences. You are on the right path - continue on this way - hear what others have to say and do not be abstinent. Hold on to what you believe and trust that you have the knowledge, wisdom and strength to see it through.

Know and respect yourself, be true to yourself and value yourself by walking your own path. Defend your spirit without compromising - be honest. Preserve your spirit - keep mentally, physically and emotionally fit and your spirit will naturally guide you.

Preparation and strength will be necessary for any opposition that can arise now - but you will be victorious! You have tremendous vitality, attractiveness and charm to both sexes. Face your greatest fears with the gift of this strength of purpose - turn away from that which is not right for you and aspire to your higher purpose. Meet your future with an unshakable stance. As you protect and support others who are in need - you will find spiritual strength in facing your own fears. Complete this spiritual or creative task - open your mind to life. Look at all the possibilities and to release the energy that is being contained within yourself.

The mental and spiritual are in productive working agreement - there is a solid philosophy in place as you begin to know spiritual truths at the intellectual level. Your mind has established a level of truth for "self" which echoes universal truth. When someone approaches you, they can not help but sense the degree to which your center is aligned with the center of all things. This gives you an air of authority and people tend to submit to you rather than to challenge you. Good communication between your spiritual and mental planes. Knowing God intellectually, the mark of a theologian - the impact of grace on a well-trained mind. On target with the Karmic Contract. Knowledge is the path leading to enlightenment. A firm foundation and backup resources at all four levels - mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Hidden resources are available to you - even some which are not known to you - you may have much more depth than you are aware of. True determination through identification with your beliefs - both spiritual and intellectual.

Questions to Answer: What previous knowledge and abilities are you drawing on? What is strengthening you to face opposition? What disciplines are carrying you through? Who or what is demanding a lot from you? What task do you have to handle on your own?