Water: With ties to water, it suggests the ebb and flow of daily life. Lovers, think about who is giving and who is taking. Occasionally it can symbolize a feeling of drowning, that everything is overwhelming.
Wings: The Penguin can represent wanting to spread your wings, feelings of boredom or being held back, often relating to work/career. Stay-at-home parents may relate. It can suggest wanting out from a relationship.
Black-or-White: The Penguin can represent a person who sees things as right or wrong, no shades of grey or someone very set in their ways. It can also suggest a situation where there is no easy answer.
Family: The Penguin can be a card about family and friends. It can signify a person or a situation that needs attention, sometimes long overdue. Time to talk?
The Penguin can signify a person who refuses to let go or someone that won’t compromise. Can also be a warning not to be foolhardy with money!
Upright Meanings: boundaries, control, saving for big purchases or retirement, possessiveness, miserly, penny-pinching, holding on to people/possessions/ issues, hoarding, isolation, stinginess, financial security, greed, keeping to yourself, deep seated/past issues, ungenerous, financial stability, wealth, materialism
The Penguin card can indicate that you are holding on to people, possessions, situations or past issues. It can be an indication that there are deep seated issues affecting you that you need to process and let go of. This minor card can indicates that you may be trying very hard to cling onto the people or possessions that give you a sense of security. You may be holding onto things in an unhealthy, possessive, controlling or toxic way or someone may be holding onto you in such a manner. It can indicate that you need to establish your boundaries or respect the boundaries of other people. The Penguin can also indicate a lack of openness, blocking or obstructing progress, keeping to yourself or a sense of isolation. It can represent wealth, greed, materialism and penny pinching.
Reversed Meanings: shedding the old, financial insecurity/ instability, obstacles, spendthrift, letting go of people, financial loss, generosity, generous to a fault, losing something valuable, sharing, reckless behaviour, openness, making large purchases, possessions or issues, gambling, earthy possessions, lack of control, giving to others
The Penguin reversed card can indicate that you are ready to let go of people, possessions, situations or past issues. You may be releasing toxic people or situations that are no longer healthy for you, shedding old issues or letting go of regrets or fears. You may also be feeling generous and sharing your wealth or possessions by giving to others. Be careful not to go to the extreme in this aspect and allow others to take advantage of you. This minor card can indicate that you may have let go of or lost something valuable through theft or gambling or it can be an indication that you are out of control or are engaging in reckless behaviour. However, The Penguin reversed can also indicate that you having stopped trying to control people or situations and are approaching things with a more relaxed and open attitude. Look to the surrounding cards for clarification.