The Empress is the earth mother and represents feminine energy, see the symbolism in her throne, the wheat growing around her means harvest and abundance. The Empress represents fertility and she is surrounded by a beautiful lush forest with a stream running through it, which demonstrates the Empress’s deep emotional connection with Mother Earth and life. She draws her sense of peace from the trees and the water and is rejuvenated by the energy of nature. The empress can represent progress and accomplishment with practical down to earth approach. It can also often indicate marriage, children and family.