" Success has many fathers while failure is an orphan. "
Everyone wants to feel they are responsible for success, but not for failure.
" Success is never final ".
After success you can't afford to become complacent and sit on your laurels. Hard work is still ahead, and is just as important as it ever was.
Proverbs provide words of wisdom and insight, acting as guideposts, giving direction along the spiritual path.
The Six of Wands is a very good reminder to always remain humble regardless of one's success and recognition, though it is a very satisfying card in the Minor Arcana, as it heralds public recognition.
There are always many others that we can attribute to our success, and to be grateful for their help in so many ways. The old adage of what goes around comes around comes to mind, and when we can, we pay it forward.
Jason has been victorious after his battle with the dragon and retrieved the Golden Fleece with the Argonauts by his side, cheering and showering him with accolades. However Jason must remember, he cannot take credit alone and needs to accept his success with humility and grace. His hero-companions supported him completely, providing him with support and contributed their individual strengths and efforts. Jason could not have done it without them.
I have always loved and deeply appreciated what Thomas Merton wrote about humility in his book New Seeds of Contemplation.
"Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real."