Upright Meanings: responsibilities, burn-out, drudgery, resistance, duty, ruined, taken for granted, delays, saddled, keep going, lost focus, obligation, restricted, overburdened, stress, taking on too much, problems, major challenges, failure, lost your way, struggle, weight on shoulders, overloaded, uphill struggle, pain, lack of fun/ spontaneity
The Dingo represents a situation that started off as a good idea but has now become a burden. It signifies problems, responsibilities, being overburdened, overloaded and stressed. It indicates that you have a huge weight on your shoulders and you feeling obligated, saddled and restricted. This minor card can signify being taken for granted, struggle, major challenges, drudgery and duty. It suggests that you have taken on too much and may be heading for burn out. This card does however also indicate that the end is insight and if you keep going you will be successful. It can also signify delays, losing your way, losing your focus and having an uphill struggle. It can indicate that the fun or spontaneity has gone out of your life.
Reversed Meanings: duty-bound, no stamina, cleverness, off-loading, insurmountable problems, collapse, strength, breakdown, flogging a dead horse, dumping, shirking duties/responsibilities, energy, too much responsibility/ stress, learning to say no, working hard but getting nowhere, resigned to fate, not up to the challenge, cross too heavy to bear
The Dingo reversed represents having too much responsibility and stress or a cross that’s too heavy to bear. When reversed, this minor card can signify insurmountable problems, flogging a dead horse and working hard but getting nowhere. It suggests that you are pushing yourself so far that you are on the brink of a collapse or a breakdown. It can also indicate being duty bound and resigned to your fate or having no stamina and not being up to the challenges you are facing. Alternatively, it can represent letting go, learning to say no, off-loading, dumping and shirking duties or responsibilities.