The phrase animal spirit guide is just what the name implies, its spiritual guides that come to us in animal or insect form. They are also known as totem animals, or power animals or insects. While the specific meaning of these terms may vary somewhat, all of them can be referred to as animal spirit guides. Our ancient ancestors believed that these ethereal beings helped them through their spiritual powers in their daily lives by providing protection, guidance, and healing.
The spiritual guide can come to you in many forms; it can be a moth or butterfly that you notice for days in your house or appear at places you go. It can be a vision or dream, or a thought that manifest in your current reality. Here are some Spirit animals, can you relate to any of them?
Spirit of the Cat
“It’s time to go out on your own and end your overdependency on things that no longer serve you “
It’s easy to slip into a routine and to get lost in the pure dependencies of life. It’s also easy to get hooked entirely on another person to such an extent that we lose our individuality. It can also apply to organizations and institutions, or the dependencies that are most familiar that’s born out of habit rather than conscious choice. The Cat is there as a reminder to not get caught up in the routine and dependencies of others but to stay true to your uniqueness to pursue your inner curiosity. To embrace your sensuality, playfulness, charisma, and passion. And to never forget you are an intelligent, intuitive being.
The Spirit of the Moth
“Old ways of life are coming to an end, and a new beginning around the corner.”
Just like butterflies go through a metamorphosis from caterpillar to adult, so too do moths. The moth spirit guide is here to guide you through your transformation period to aid you to spread your wings and soar. It is possible you have been hiding from something in your life, and the moth is here to bring it into the light. The moths represent three principal ideals: mystery, darkness/light, and transformation. The moth is a creature of magic and intuition and calls you to trust your intuition. It also reminds us to have a willing heart for our spiritual growth, but realize the heart is a treasure to be taken care off.
The Spirit of the Mouse
“You’re overlooking some important details.so pay closer attention to what’s going on.”
It’s essential that you pay close attention to other people’s body language. When you are not only focused on what they are saying but how they are moving their gestures, facial expressions, and posture, you will find you have considerably more information that you can use to understand what they’re communicating. The mouse is also a reminder to follow instinct as it is the key to its survival. Observation is crucial and when you start observing you start seeing things differently.
It’s essential that you pay close attention to agreements and contracts. Be careful not to get bogged down in too much detail. The mouse is a sign of Abundance, Fertility, Thoughtfulness.
The Spirit of the Ladybird
“It’s a time of abundance and good fortune, so be willing to receive all good things in your life.”
This is a promising time for you, one that is extremely powerful. You will find that things that used to be a struggle runs smoothly and with minimal effort. Your thoughts will manifest rapidly, be cautious of your thoughts. If you lapse into thoughts of what you are lacking, remind yourself of all your blessings. So, ask for whatever you want, then imagine it into existence. So, ask and be willing to receive. The Ladybird is a sign of delight, happiness, and playful spirit and is a perfect symbol of Lady Luck
The Spirit of the Owl
“Your Spirit guides are offering you guidance, pay close attention to signs and omens.”
Guidance from your ancestors can come in many forms, whether through your eyes, ears, feelings, thoughts or dreams. You might even come across a photo or see someone resembling an ancestor. You might also hear something that makes you think of a specific ancestor, that is when you know they are near. The owl is symbolic of a deep connection with wisdom and intuitive knowledge. If the owl appears to you, you’re likely to have the ability to see what’s usually hidden to most. When the spirit of this animal guides you, you can see the real reality, beyond illusion and deceit.
The Spirit of the Bee
“Let compassion and forgiveness be your top priority.”
To reap the sweetness of everything that life has to offer, focus on compassion and forgiveness. Having the bee appear might be a sign that you need to forgive someone or even yourself. Its also a sign that you need to examine your productivity, and a reminder to make your live productive while the sun shines so you can enjoy the nectar of your efforts. It’s a sign that all your hard work will pay off. Bees are symbolic of fertility and sexuality, their by-products being the sweet honey of life. A bee should inspire you to take a step back and examine your daily habits and question your way of life. The bee is a symbol of perseverance and accomplishing the impossible. It’s a powerful reminder that we reap what we sow.
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