sick, joylessness of everyday life, exhaustion, escape into illness, patience
Interpretation of the card:
Astrological Sign: Leo/Virgo ︱ Planet: Sun/Mercury
The king has laid down his crown, scepter, and mantle, and lies helpless in bed. Tired, with eyes closed, he clings to a prayer book, as if it could provide comfort and restore his lost sense of security. The room is plain, reflecting the king's EGO going through a difficult time. A bitter medicine, meant to cure his misery, sits on the bedside table.
The meaning of the Ailing King Symbolon card
1) As a single or first card︱ The problem
WHAT IS THE SUBJECT?
You try to avoid reality by hiding in illness. Your ego can't handle the lack of recognition and instead seeks refuge in a safe place. Before facing reality, you retreat into bed seeking comfort and protection.
2) As the next card︱Way through the problem
HOW TO DEAL WITH IT?
You are facing a challenge in which you feel unfulfilled and lacking excitement. Your current situation requires patience and resilience from you. Embrace the difficulties and focus on small victories, as they will lead you closer to your desired outcome. Boredom is a common struggle in moments of monotony, but by accepting and persevering through this phase, you can eventually find fulfillment again.
3) as the last card︱Result
WHERE DOES IT LEAD?
You are now able to handle difficult situations calmly and without frustration. You have embraced the idea that progress is made through small steps and that everything cannot always be accomplished at once. This mindset allows you to live a more fulfilling life, free from constant stress and anxiety.
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Source: Peter Orban - Thea Weller - Ingrid Zinnel: Symbolon