This is a card about fertility and the feminine element of power. The Empress is beauty and abundance. She is the mother and the Goddess. When this card appears in a reading expect new beginnings with the birth of a project or even the birth of a child. Something in your life must be nurtured and supported so it can grow if The Empress is in your reading.
The Hanged Man
The Hanged Man is about feeling stuck in a situation and a lack of control. People who draw this card may feel restricted by the current path of their life for some reason. Or, the person drawing the card may have chosen a life of sacrifice to benefit a higher cause.
This is a card about compassionate courage and strength. This is strength gained through a patient pursuit of a goal or accomplishment. The ability to achieve your desires is possible because you have the power to do whatever you set your intention to.