10 - The Crown
You are in charge
The glyph looks like an anchor or a metronome; its point shoots upwards and its two lateral branches form a sort of diadem.
The Crown is in search of elevation, it is placed on the head, it is the head, the ” chief “. This card calls you into action and reminds you that you can decide for yourself what to do. The Crown also confronts you with your responsibilities and your fears. Once on the King’s head, the Crown symbolizes the quest for dignity, elevation, nobility … But what is elevation? In no case does the Crown ask you to hold the rest of the world down. Wearing the Crown does not mean exercising authority or tyrannizing over others; wearing the Crown is above all about controlling yourself. Dare to take control or dare to let go – because letting go also requires courage. The Crown gives the timid the opportunity to take the reins of their existence and the power-hungry to seek greatness through humility.
Sometimes we are afraid of losing face, but the Crown reminds us that in certain situations, when we thought we were losing face, this is when we rise. She clearly tells us: “Have the courage to …”
Questions the Crown asks
What if I made a decision? Am I master of my destiny? What do I need to be courageous about?