The ShepherdARCHETYPES

The Shepherd

Earth, Waxing Gibbous (5)

Keywords:

Responsibility, humility, responsibility faced alone, nobility in dedication

Reversed Meaning:

Boredom, simplistic life

Basic Interpretation:

The Shepherd stands amidst his flock, defending them from the dangers of the world. He is ever vigilant, yet humble, taking his responsibility seriously and with sacred dedication. Even if he must walk this path and face its dangers by himself, he will do so until his time is done.

Objects:

A shepherd's crook, simple clothes, simple food, livestock.

Plot Suggestions:

An oath-bound person; a prosperous and hard-working farm community; a good and humble leader reassuring others about the world.

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