In this card; we see the man battered and tired, leaning on a staff. All the other staffs stand lined up behind him as he holds a defensive stance. This card tells us that life’s challenges should not overcome your determination to move forward. Take time to rest, heal yourself, and then continue to pursue your goals. Setbacks should never squash dreams.
Position 1: Background | Present Concern
Focuses on strength, doing the best you can, stamina, and great faith. Standing your ground. recovery after a period of struggle or difficulty, but in the mood for no further demands at the moment.
Position 2: Your Drive and Motivations
Waiting to see results for your efforts, fatigue, not in the mood to deal with anymore stressful situations. Feelings of frustration with the recent past likely have you feeling very cautious or anxious moving forward.
Position 3: What’s Blocking You – Fears and Subconscious
Impatience with having to wait, distrust of someone close who you feel is hiding or concealing something. This sense of distrust makes it difficult for you to relax and find peace. There is a sense of constant tension/anxiety.
Position 4: Perspective and Further Awareness – What you Need to See Clearly
Sometimes we have to do things our own way and it is scary when we feel we have no one to lean on but you are stronger than you think. Life’s challenges allow us to better appreciate the rewards.
Position 5: Course of Action
Stay focused on your goal and continue putting forth the effort needed to guarantee a successful outcome. Don’t allow a period of challenges or setbacks to cause you to lose your incentive.