12/76: The Hermit – IX


The Hermit

 “In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.”

Societal pressures frequently require that people act without considering the long-term consequences to those actions.  A steady chipping away occurs until all values are compromised and nothing of substance is left.  It asks that we immediately call into question whatever values that can only ever provide temporary, superficial satisfaction.  Those moving through life without the ability to feel or empathize are not people but things.  This card suggests that you take the space required to preserve essential aspects of your humanity.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s