Perhaps you’ve struggled to meet your parent’s expectations
for you, educationally or career-wise, because you simply
wanted to do something else? Perhaps your spouse or lover
likes you to behave in a certain way and you don’t like it?
The issues about what is right and wrong for you personally
are of greater importance when The Hierophant appears in
For example, you may feel that fidelity and the tradition
of marriage is important to you, and your lover is prepared
to live together but not as man and wife, and this troubles
Perhaps there are many feelings, views, opinions and
principles that you are having trouble expressing and
living by, and suppressing them is causing internal
The Hierophant often represents a teacher or wise counsel -
someone you may choose to turn to for help and guidance.
If you are struggling to be true to yourself, it can be
very therapeutic to seek the comfort and understanding of
someone who you feel able to express your REAL thoughts and
Sometimes, we can feel trapped by someone or a situation,
but in reality we have created the situation ourselves by
denying what we really want or who we really are.
They say it can be difficult to see the reality of your
own situation from within it, so when this kindly and
spiritually comforting card appears in your reading, it
could be suggesting you seek out the help and guidance of
someone you trust to give you an alternative perspective.
It could also be highlighting the importance of being true
to yourself and not simply conforming to what others expect
We don’t always have the answers and we don’t always know
what’s best for us ... in such circumstances, when The
Hierophant appears in your readings, consider seeking
advice, guidance or counseling to help you find those
Love and Joy,