Security: The Oxen can help with feeling of insecurity and uncertainty. It can also point to money or career issues and sometimes refer to a jealous person or someone who feels left out.
Discord: When we see The Oxen we should consider that it may be a warning or refer to an argument. You could be feeling threatened or intimidated – just relax and call on your spirit animal to guide you.
Career: The Oxen can be a card about career and job prospects. It can signify a person or a situation where things will improve. Looking for work? This is a good omen!
The Oxen can signify a work colleague (boss) or romantic partner. It often appears to signify things going well or about to improve.
Upright Meanings: perfection, accomplishment, sense of belonging, fulfillment, travel, eternal life, completion, fulfilment, achievement, success, recognition
The Oxen card signifies having the whole world at your feet! This can be in a literal sense as The Oxen is one of the Travel cards. It can represent new worlds opening up for you so you can expect to be welcomed by the people in the countries you travel to. The Oxen can also mean you will have the world at your feet in another sense, i.e. that you will be successful and the opportunities available to you at the moment are endless. You have gone through the trials and tribulations of the rest of the deck, you have endured the hardships and learned your lessons and now you will reap the rewards. You should be proud of what you have achieved, it has not been easy to get here but you’ve done it. The universe is smiling upon you and luck is on your side when this major card appears in your reading so grab the opportunities available to you. The Oxen can represent the completion of a challenge such as a university course or a project or can represent finally achieving a dream or aspiration such as starting your own business, getting married or having children. You have reached the point where you can be happy with what you have accomplished. Success can bring a whole new set of challenges or worries so make sure you’re not carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders. You’ve worked hard to get to this point so stop and savor the moment! Celebrate your accomplishments.
Reversed Meanings: burden, lack of vision, imperfection, lack of achievement, disappointment, lack of success, stagnation
The Oxen card reversed can indicate that you have not accomplished what you set out to do and things have become stagnant. You may have tried to take shortcuts instead of putting in the hard work necessary to achieve your dreams. You may be throwing all your energy into trying to make something work that is not working for you. The Oxen reversed can signify feeling stuck in a situation. This will be one particular part of your life that is taking up your energy rather than problems in all areas. You may be aware of what is it already as it will be a focus for you and you may feel burdened by it. Remember that there is no point in flogging a dead horse. So if you’ve thrown everything you’ve got a something and it’s still not working for you, The Oxen reversed may be telling you that it’s time to accept the disappointment and cut your losses.