This card represents the traditional feminine qualities; sympathy, empathy, creativity and nurture. The appearance of the Empress is generally positive and is associated with motherhood, the development of artistic talent and even the birth of a child. Being dealt this card also means that any goals that you have are likely to reach a successful conclusion.
The reversal of this card is generally negative, it might suggest that this might not be the time to work on creative projects. It may also mean that you may be too possessive in a relationship or that a female presence in your life is being troublesome. Interactions with the opposite sex, in both personal and business environments may be difficult when this card appears.