When things are going very wrong in the world, the Hierophant is the one who wades in, quiets the panic, and offers good, practical advice. She symbolizes a connection to the divine, which answers with a very human voice, never oblique or mysterious.
“You know how to solve your problem, this card says; it is not easy, not a quick fix, but it is do-able. The solution is there, you’ve only to bring it down to Earth.”
I look in a mirror and see that there is indeed a strong part of me that can handle whatever is thrown at me.