The Death Card in Tarot
Transitions are difficult if you had to look all around to make next move. you cannot feel optimistic because you know it involves risk. It often happens with someone who grew up around uncertainty & chaos. Death card talks about sacrificing the old for new..the process of shedding required to continue progressing along one's path, fear of death is fear of change. The card before death is the hanged man. A sign about upcoming sacrifice that's necessary for change to occur. Sacrificing too much can cause literal death, the card following Death is Temperance, that's the card where a balance is established..i.e xing of opposites ( oil & water). We see an angel holding the tension between two opposing impulses. After, experiencing the extremes of ( death / scorpio♏) , you look for moderation ( temperance / Sagittarius ♐) .