Earth will calmly sit and patiently wait for things to come about naturally, while Fire is impatient and may want to use force to achieve a result.
We can build great houses instead of hovels, farm the land so that it yields bountiful harvests to sustain us without worry of starvation, and properly use its natural resources to craft quality clothing to suit our environment. Earth is there for any of us to utilise so that we may exist, but when we add Fire to the mix, great things can be achieved.Fire influences Earth to move and act upon its own resources.Too much Fire can inhibit growth and make whatever has grown, wilt or die.Fire brings a much needed dose of activity to Earth, but it can all get out of hand.He does not waste his time on ridiculous or frivolous pursuits.
He approaches his time as he does the rest of his resources.
How can I be more like him, If he is not a person then what is his energy trying to tell me? Thus we have a combination of the Elemental Energies of Earth and Fire within him.
The Knight of Pentacles is of The Earth Element, but just like his fellow Knights, is also influenced by Fire.
He must utilise them to their maximum potential and advantage.
Earth can get extremely heavy and bogged down if left to its own devices.
Earth is constant and generally solid and reliable.