some choose to lead others; some are chosen to do so. however little we think of the team that helps us get where we’re going, leadership means having certain rights and responsibilities. you might think you can avoid such a role, but you’d be wrong.
the heirophant is the system that we work in, and the project that can’t continue without us. the chariot is the arguement that started as a disagreement. the magician knows what it’s doing, and that without the right team we all fail.
if you’ve drawn inspiration from others’ works, you owe it to them to be inspirational for those that follow. you don’t have to like them. you just have to try to get everyone to do their best. whose work today is vital to our tomorrow?
almost everyone deserves a rescue now and then. but, not everyone will have the pleasure of rescuing someone themselves. even more rare than that is the select few who feel threatened and rescue themselves.
justice(rev) believes this verdict is its’ failure. the tower means things are going to change soon whether we’re ready or not. the wheel of fortune hints at a mind that changes often, and escapes easily.
take care that people you flee from aren’t worse than who you’re fleeing to. it’s one thing to get away from where you are, quite another to understand where you’re fleeing to. is this a battle you would pick?
Here is a character I sketched up last week sometime.
some won’t share our path; others simply can’t. everyone’s destination is a little different, but not everyone can handle the sheer volume of people and experiences we all must feel.
the devil(rev) isn’t really playing this game. the tower(rev) has practiced responses to the questions they know will come. strength(rev) hints that forcing something that should come naturally sometimes works.
it’s good and fair to spend one day a year looking back at what we were, and what we felt. it helps a little. it’s also good to spend one day a year looking forward to who we want to be. who’s helping you become better one day?
Harry Clarke. Illustrations for Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales. 1916.