It its upright position, Temperance represents the duality of life. It also represents balance, moderation in all things and self-control.
In this present position of the reading, it indicates that in order to achieve your goals, you need to practise moderation in all things. If there’s something in your life that is making you unhappy, bear in mind that all things change, and so will this. You will regain balance in your life once again.
This card is associated with Fire and Sagittarius in a wider sense, and keywords that are associated with Temperance are:
Card 14. Temperance: Reconciliation, compromise, relaxation of tensions. Integration of opposites. Ability to do the seemingly impossible. A slow process of distillation and improvement. Patience, perseverance. Self-improvement.
Inverse: Going back and forth without making real progress. Losing patience with a process which takes a long time. Narcissism, emotional preoccupation with your own self.
Message: find the golden mean.