|Key + Dog + Scythe|
Key once again suggests unlocking something, or something which is sure. Dog represents loyalty, friendship or someone you know. And the Scythe is a sudden ending, or something cutting.
Dependable certainty ends, you can no longer trust what you once thought certain.
A secure friendship is cut: don't like the sound of that one!
Someone you know unlocks something which causes a rupture between you.
Someone close to you will definitely need surgery.
The first interpretation chimes for me today: my life feels like it's in a fair bit of flux at the moment. For one thing, I am considering my options with the Celtic Lenormand, and have approached a number of publishers to see if they are interested in it. Although I have made a pledge to see this deck created, I am no longer sure I want to go the route of self-publishing. It feels like my focus needs to be on the creative process, rather than worrying about marketing and logistics.
If the deck is taken on by a publishing house, I may not be able to continue with the Celtic Lenormand blog, either, which feels both sad and liberating. I see the blog as a way to build up a feeling of familiarity with the deck, so that when it comes out people will greet it as though meeting an old friend again. However, I see in this draw that this idea may be one I need to let go...
I am grateful that endings and beginnings are intimately connected.