This card depicts a vehicle parked on a muddy road, pointed downhill.
Ahead, we see a sharp curve in the road and beyond we see fields,
houses, and hills in the distance. There are clouds overhead and it
looks like it may rain more. We see the vehicle from the driver's
vantage point. The dials and steering wheel of the vehicle are visible
in the lower portion of the card.
The vehicle in this card is shown from the driver's vantage point,
emphasizing the fact that the querent is in control of the situation.
He or she has the skills and tools to make the journey successful.
There is choice involved here, not only in whether or not to begin or
continue the journey down the treacherous path and around the corner
into the unknown, but also whether or not to strike off on a new path
off the road or even to turn back. There is also a choice of
destinations represented by the fields, houses, and hills in the
distance. It is important to monitor the situation carefully for
things such as the weather, road conditions, and condition of the
vehicle can help or hinder the success of the journey.
This card represents the attempt to to triumph over adversity, and
overcome life's obstacles, and the need for decisiveness and ambition
in achieving one's goals. A period of struggle is implied, requiring
self control, effort, and perseverance. The challenge of working
within the boundaries of one's life to build up a successful existence.
The card a photograph taken with a digital camera. The photo was
enhanced with and text was added in Adobe Photoshop. The photo was
resized in Graphic Converter.
OakDragon is 31 years old and lives in Jacksonville, Florida. His
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