I am the one who... longs to rest in safety and be released from hypervigilance. I will give away pieces of myself for the illusion of security.
Core meaning: Longing to be safe and protected
This is the first card that made me cry when I finished it. It speaks to the relationship I never had with my father or God - and a longing for a feeling of safety. The eyes speak to my vigilance toward and distrust of what the future holds. The tigers are me - my inner longing and my inner anxieties.
Attend me, hold me in your muscular flowering arms, protect me from throwing any part of myself away. ~ Audre Lorde