Surprise . . . You are. And so am I.
Each of us is, really.
While this question may sound like a political joke, in the Tarot it is a reference to the individual’s moment of great challenge in our most essential life lessons.
And that includes you on your own hero’s journey.
The Tower is the challenge in life that will keep coming around again and again until your inner Fool defeats it.
When we listen to a tale, we observe a situation while imagining what we might do in that experience.
Each of the characters become a part of us that we can relate to.
The Tyrant within us is overthrown by the Higher Self.
The Foolish Adventurer faces the consequences of ignoring wisdom of the Sage, but is redeemed in their long-term choices to persist in facing their demons.
The Tarot gets it. And that’s why the theme of Balance is one of the most predominant in the Major Arcana. The cards attempt to touch on all the different ways we try.