Considered Mother Earth and said to have birthed all sky/earth/water. In the lake before her are the first humanoids.
I'm reminded by this card, regardless of whatever religious beliefs anyone holds, to sustain life everything comes from nature first. Sustenance, raiment, shelter, toys. So obvious it is easy to forget as we look for complicated convoluted answers to the simplest question. When we respect earth we honor ourselves, our ancestors, indeed all life.
"Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from." ~ Terry Tempest Williams 1955-
Tarot opened previously closed doors to my own heart with it's merciless quest for the truth, nothing but the truth. They flay the soul and make me say thank you afterward. Each hour spent with my cards is a new lesson to be learned. Viva la Journey.