text and photo © Jonathan Zap
The ego has a number of thankless jobs. Principle among them is mediating between the inner and outer world. Since it is responsible for logistics, it is forever troubleshooting, and for this and other reasons it will tend to focus on disaster scenarios and the perceived obstacles to what it considers progress.
There are obstacles, but you are also surrounded by open avenues of possibility, and this card indicates that this is a propitious occasion to focus on those. Racecar drivers are trained that if they find they are heading toward the wall they should avoid looking at the wall, but instead look toward where they want to go.
This card could also indicate a propitious time to travel.