The gorilla is a powerful spirit guide that can teach us about many things, including:
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- Strength. Gorillas are the largest primates in the world, and they are known for their great strength. If you are feeling weak or vulnerable, the gorilla can help you to tap into your inner strength.
- Courage. Gorillas are also known for their courage. If you are facing a challenge in your life, the gorilla can help you to find the courage to face it head-on.
- Family and community. Gorillas are very family-oriented creatures. They live in groups called troops, and they take care of each other. If you are feeling disconnected from your family or community, the gorilla can help you to reconnect.
- Wisdom. Gorillas are also known for their wisdom. If you are seeking guidance in your life, the gorilla can help you to find the answers you are looking for.
Great Spirit, Creator of all things, we honor the Cardinal bird as a powerful spirit animal among many native cultures. In the tradition of the Native American shaman, the Cardinal bird is seen as a messenger from the spirit world, bringing guidance and insight to those who are open to its wisdom.
The Cardinal bird is a symbol of health and vitality, and is often associated with the south and the summertime. Its bright red plumage is a reminder of the fire element, and its strong, sharp beak is a symbol of determination and strength. It is also a reminder to be brave, to stand up for oneself and for what one believes in. Continue reading Cardinal Power Animal Symbol Of Vitality, Determination, Bravery
Greetings, fellow travelers on the path of spirit. I come to you today as a humble servant of the Great Spirit, to share with you the teachings of the duck, a powerful spirit animal that has long been revered by many cultures, including the Native American, Celtic, and Chinese traditions.
In Native American cultures, the duck is seen as a symbol of adaptability and resourcefulness. It is said that the duck is able to navigate through different terrains and environments with ease, be it freshwater ponds, saltwater oceans or even the sky. The duck teaches us to be adaptable and resourceful, to make the most out of the resources available to us, and to be able to navigate through the challenges of life. Continue reading Duck Power Animal Symbol of Adaptability Resourcefulness
The Western Phoenix, often credited as originating from ancient Greece or Egypt, is a magical mythical bird who rebirths itself from the ashes of its predecessor. But just because Phoenix is mythical does not mean we have nothing to learn from Phoenix’s medicine. Phoenix is the symbol of rebirth, renewal, and eternity. Continue reading Gemini (Phoenix) Power Animal Symbol of Rebirth, Eternity
Humans have been fascinated by aurochs for tens of thousands of years. They’ve been depicted in cave paintings found in Europe. Though cattle were domesticated around ten thousand years ago, we are still mesmerized by images of the powerful, mighty bull.
Bull is associated with the traits aggression, stubbornness, stamina, and rage.
Picture a matador facing off against a bull. The bull snorts and dips his head, issuing a challenge to the man. As the man nonchalantly waves his red cape, the bull stamps his front hoof several times and readies his charge. Continue reading Taurus (Bull) Power Animal Symbol of Stubbornness, Aggression
Ram is the representation of the astrological sign Aries. It is the first sign in the astrological calendar, signifying leadership. In the Chinese zodiac, the year of the Ram is a sign of prosperity and auspiciousness.
Ram, the male sheep, is a headstrong, sometimes violent, independent leader who follows no one else. Ram is endowed with typical masculine traits such as Action, Leadership, Strength, and Virility. Continue reading Aries (Ram) Power Animal Symbol of Strength, Leadership
What comes to mind, when you think of the flamingo? A silly pink bird used as a common lawn ornament? Perhaps the unusual way it balances on one leg when it sleeps?
The flamingo is an unusual bird, though they are by no means rare. They are found naturally on all major continents except Australia and Antarctica, mostly along shallow lakes near the sea, though they are also a common sight at many zoos around the world.
With their vibrant pink colors, flamingoes are an obvious symbol of beauty. But how do they get that beauty? What work or virtues must one have to maintain such an image? Beauty isn’t always given, sometimes it is earned, and its maintenance is always hard work. Continue reading Flamingo Power Animal Symbol of Beauty, Conviction, Rest, Extroversion, Familial Bonds
Deep beneath the grassy plain, a small unassuming beetle wandered along, just above the dirt line. She was on the hunt for a meal to feed the growing eggs in her abdomen.
Her antennae sensed the air around her as she detected a carcass some distance away. As she headed toward the decaying carrion, she suddenly sensed several other small insects around her. Continue reading Bombardier Beetle Power Animal Symbol of Humbleness
By Ina Woolcott
Bat’s wisdom includes shamanic death and rebirth, initiation, viewing past lives, pollination of new ideas, transition, understanding grief, the use of vibrational sound, camouflage, invisibility, ability to observe unseen, secrets.
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By Ina Woolcott
The zebra’s gifts include seeing in black and white, clarity without filters, balance, agility, uniqueness, power, sureness of path, keeping up individuality within the herd.
The zebra’s black and white stripes camouflage it against predators, who often cant identify individuals in the herd. However to the herd members the patterns are unique from zebra to zebra, helping to identify one another – they are as unique as our fingerprints. Blending into a crowd without losing your individuality is one powerful aspect of Zebra. Zebras also help us to be supportive members within our communities. These abilities protect them from danger, as well as their agility and speedy. Continue reading Zebra Power Animal Symbol Of Individuality Balance