The Son of Staffs is a free spirit who tends to leap without thinking. We see him galloping in a spiral as he circles closer and closer into the heart of the flame, just like the moth in front of him. Will he, too, be singed? When this card appears for you, you are being pointed to the importance of deliberation and being aware of the consequences of your actions. While the moth and flame for the Sufis has long connoted attraction to and union with the Divine flame, in our image it suggests an impetuosity. When was the last time you acted purely on impulse? How did it affect you?