What do you think when you hear the words “Spring” or “East?” I think of new growth, sunrise, a lightening up, going outside after a long winter, common-sense wisdom, laughing.
The Innocent / Sage – Full-presence Sensing (all 5 senses) – Both joyous and serene, goofy and insightful, having a “beginner’s mind” (open and present) and wisdom (mountain-top perspective); Dawn, Awareness, Rebirth; While perhaps seen as wise, the sage sees the universe as wise. More extroverted (beyond ourselves), light; universal.
Archetypes/Examples: “Sacred Fool, Sage, Trickster”, Taoist master Lao-tzu, Buddhist Dalai Lama, comedians
Read more in chapter 4 of Bill Plotkin’s book Wild Mind.