14 The Follower Archetype


Upright Meanings: grounded young person, jumping in, faithful, excellent prospects, excelling in or seeking education/ training, healthy lifestyle, consistency, kindness, scholar, developing a plan, new ideas/opinions, earth magic, divination, taking advantage of opportunities, good news in earthly matters, setting goals, loyal, dependable, laying the foundations, solid beginnings, ambitions, decide what you want and go for it

The Follower can be a card about boredom, in some ways. You may be tempted to say or do things to shake things and people up just for a little excitement. Rethink this impulse, and find a better use of your energy. Excitement can be created.

Reversed Meanings: unhealthy lifestyle, irresponsible, not taking advantage of opportunities, immature, unfaithfulness, lacking common sense, bad news in earthly matters, procrastination, rebellious, luxury, bad news, obsession with divination, poor prospects, frustration, no groundwork, failing/dropping out, foolish, underachiever, lazy, unworkable plan, sullen, lack of goals, no follow through, learning difficulties, disloyalty

The Reversed Follower can be a card about the need for focus. You are very likely to be easily distracted now. Do your best to do one thing at a time, and keep your mind where it needs to be.