The StaffARCHETYPES

The Staff

Water, Waxing Gibbous (8)

Keywords:

Strength, support, assistance, aid, friend, external power

Reversed Meaning:

a crutch, addiction, success only by proxy, dependence

Basic Interpretation:

An old man wields his trusted Staff as if to fend of the very wind. It is his source of strength and power; his support in rough times and inclement weather. Through many years, the Staff has been at his side and in his hands; always able to support him in times of need.

Objects:

A staff, a blanket, a favorite meal, a chest, a strong rope.

Plot Suggestions:

Finding help in one's oldest friends; being called upon to aid one who once did you a favor; having to depend upon others to survive.

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