Totem and Animal Spirits


Totem and Animal Spirits

Animals / Birds / Insects / Mammals / Ocean Life

An Animal Totem is an important symbolic object used by a person to get in touch with specific qualities found within an animal which the person needs, connects with, or feels a deep affinity toward.

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You can have several animal guides throughout your life. Sometimes an animal guide will come into your life for a short period of time, and then be replaced by another depending on the journey or direction you are headed toward. Your guide will instruct and protect you as you learn how to navigate through your spiritual and physical life. When you find an animal that speaks strongly to you or feel you must draw more deeply into your life, you might fill your environment with images of the animal to let the animal know it's welcome in your space. Animal guides can help you get back to your Earthly roots, and reconnect with nature by reminding you that we are all interconnected.

Animals come to us because they have a lesson we need to learn a power they are willing to share with a friend. They seek to give us a gift of understanding, universal love, energy, and knowledge. In general, animals remind us that we are part of the earth; that each creature has a place; that each creature has a skill of it's own; that we have instincts given to us from Mother, wisdom born to us that we must awaken. The Animal Totem that comes to you offers you power and wisdom if you will learn to communicate with it, with respect, trust, and understanding. Developing a relationship with a live animal totem takes time, practice, patience and could be very dangerous. Having an animal totem does not mean that you are to pet the animal or even be with it physically. Having an animal totem means that you have lessons to learn and a powerful spiritual friend.

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Comment by SunKat on June 4, 2019 at 12:46pm

Oh I didn't realize...  thank you for giving the credit Ana :)  He has some absolutely beautiful images!

Comment by Patricia Fross on July 19, 2018 at 7:18am

Nice tattoo idea right there!

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Comment by SunKat on December 12, 2017 at 7:20pm

Welcome Cerridwen ~

Comment by Cerridwen on December 10, 2017 at 12:51pm

I feel deeply attracted to dragonflies.

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Comment by Carmen Elsa Irarragorri Wyland on June 12, 2017 at 4:40pm

The Bear is my Totem, but he told me he was a healer and so I would be.


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