The Elements: Earth Earth Symbolizes: Life. Growth. Fertility. Survival. Primal Instincts. The physical body. Life. Gaia. Protection. Shelter. Roots/Ancestors. From the bottom-up. Hard work. Commitment. Loyalty. Grounding. Calm. Quiet. Patient. Physical senses. Nourishment. Food. Wilderness.
Sometimes, things don’t work out the way you want them to. Sometimes, things hurt like hell to admit. Life has taught me this so far: it’s better to go with the ebb and flow of life’s extremes than it is to fight upstream by the threads of your prideful ego. If you can’t shed that skin, you’ll only find yourself down deep, pitying yourself and wallowing in your darkest of shadows.