About the Card
After successfully completing their journey through the Special World, the Hero returns to their Ordinary World. This homecoming represents the Hero's symbolic rebirth and serves as a reflection of their tremendous growth and progress.
However, this is not always a straightforward return. The Hero may face old wounds or encounter expectations from others that conflict with their newfound sense of self. They may also realize that what they thought they wanted is not actually what they need.
It can be challenging to integrate the extraordinary experiences gained in the Special World with the mundane reality of everyday life. The goal is to honor both, recognizing that both are essential to a fulfilling life.
Message from the Card
While it may seem familiar, returning to the Ordinary World after your journey is a transformative experience. You have grown and changed, and this transformation is reflected in your return. You may encounter challenges in integrating the lessons learned on your journey into your daily life, but it is important to remain true to yourself and your newfound wisdom. It is easy to fall back into old habits, but you must resist this urge and share your experiences with those who have not had the opportunity to embark on such a journey.
Integration of two worlds, Reconciling the old with the new, Resisting the temptation to fall back into old patterns, Embracing personal growth, Stepping into a new identity, Sharing wisdom with others, Mourning the end of the journey, Finding a new sense of purpose, Discovering what really matters