Keywords: Contemplation, patience, endurance, surrender, devotion.
In a period of waiting, Ponder surrenders to a calm disposition of contemplation while hanging by his tail from a tree branch. The stars he's balancing are symbols of his spiritual development and higher wisdom. He sees the world from a new angle, and grows more accepting of simply what is. Gifted with patience, Ponder holds a fresh perspective that his newfound wisdom brings, moving beyond his once limited consciousness.
Stop, and change the tempo. In a patient and quieted state of being, you can relax and reflect in the act of sorting thoughts and ideas, which in turn will help you find a new way to deal with a situation. Let go of old patterns that get you nowhere.
Reversed: Loss of perspective. Arrogance. Wasted efforts.