ARCHETYPES


This represents something moving you towards the goal described by the Future card
The Madonna

The Madonna


This represents an aspect of the past
The Captain

The Captain

(Reversed) Over-protective love, family secrets
Basic Interpretation:
Golden light frames a woman holding her child. She is the Madonna; the Good Mother. In every culture and all times, the figure of the ever-forgiving and trusted maternal figure has been a steadfast fixture.

This represents some aspect of your goal or future
The Guide

The Guide

(Reversed) Earned respect, seniority
Basic Interpretation:
The Captain denotes active leadership and responsibility. Triumphant, the Captain leads his crew towards the end of their journey. His will and good sense won the day; the end is in sight! New lands have been discovered, home has been found and the long voyage is nearly over.

This is something hindering your progress
The Avatar

The Avatar

Guide, mentor, safety, safe passage, assistance, informed council
Basic Interpretation:
The Guide knows the land well and can easily tell the poor path from the good one. Her knowledge is invaluable and her accuracy infallible. She is deeply spiritual and offers answers to many questions of direction; if only the listener cares to heed her advice.
(Reversed) Absence of divine influence, mundane, spiritless
Basic Interpretation:
A winged messenger from the spiritual realms, the Avatar descends bearing knowledge and a sword. She is the physical manifestation of divine will - the unshakeable hand of the universe itself.

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