When this card appears, it may indicate solid, tangible progress and the beginning of respect and recognition from others. The Mentor of Ribbons is a person whose knowledge, experience, or abilities are worthy of respect.
In a reading, it is a sign of some situation in which we are coming into our own power, and others are beginning to recognize that in us. It tells of a time and place where we are on the path toward realizing our ambitions, and may represent a newfound situation in which others come to us for advice.
Keywords: Accomplishment Respect Progress Gain Authority
This card indicates moving beyond simply working toward a dreams, and becoming a purveyor of knowledge and skill, recognized by the community. We are looked up to by others. With this new opportunity comes new responsibility.
In a reading, it tells us: as we go forward, what will we do? Will we cater to the lowest denominator? Will we try to appeal to the masses? Or will we use our new status to try to promote ideas of worth and value? It suggests a situation where we have a choice to make, and urges us to make it responsibly.
Keywords: Progress Respect Choice Responsibility Opportunity
The Mentor of Books is no longer a student; she has progressed in her abilities to the point where she is now a writer herself. It speaks to a time when we are also in a role of expressing ourselves and beginning to rework our ideas. Others may perceive this success as luck or innate talent. They don't see the dozens of discarded pages for every one page that is published. They don't see the willingness to risk or experiment that have created this success.
In a reading, the Mentor of Books tells of our increasing mastery of knowledge, especially intellectual knowledge, and the success we can achieve because of it. It may also represent a person, someone of formidable intellect and capability.
Keywords: Success Respect Work Authority