Hi again! yes it could be just as you think... You're are the leader of yourself, so if you feel that this is what has been going on in your life and likewise you can point out concrete progresses related to it then your card sequence could be a repeating signal of that.
I can see that the Empress as a Major Arcana card has an important weight there; it pretty much concludes your spread. ...You know, you could try to reckon weather you reckognize yourself in her. Is she what you're about nowadays or what you're trying to be?... The answer could lie just in there... I hope everything will resolve for you! By the way, if you want some help related to your issue or to another question feel free to visit tarot-wivreadings.se where I do short mini-readings for free. - You're most welcome!
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