With Earth, we come to our embodiment and practicality. It matters not if you are the most intuitive (Fire) The wisest (Water) or the most flexible and intelligent (Wood), or the most emotionally sensitive (Metal). If you do not apply your different intelligences at the right time and in the right place with the right people for the right reasons, then nothing can manifest.
Earth governs the Yi spirit, the intelligence of creative imagination. When our Earth is functioning in a balanced way we trust ourselves and our efforts, we trust others, and we trust the greater collective patterns in our life. When the Earth within is unbalanced we can experience anxiety, paranoia, shame, and a sense that something outside us is providing our center. This could be a job, food, alcohol, or sex. In Earth, we face our addictive tendency’s to always see stability as something arising outside ourselves. When our Earth is healed and balanced we no longer have questions only answers.