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Animals and Dreams

I often get images of animals as spiritual communication. There’s a whole language that the animal world carries that can come through in the sighting of any particular animal. Take the bald eagle for example, it is often marked as a sign of spirit being with you and divinity at work.

A few weeks ago I had a dream about fuzzy black spiders with white markings across their legs and on their bodies. Again last night one came to me in my dream showing itself so vividly that I could not help but wonder what message it had for me. Sometimes I find if I watch the animal it will express its message to me. I think I will call in the fuzzy white and black spider now and ask it what it wishes to share.

As I do this I feel an overlay of the spider, its arms moving like fingers. This feels like an expression that I have been busy at work. Then my eyes are drawn to the unique markings upon its body. It feels like all of the work I have been doing has been feeding the body and more deeply, feeding the body of my divinity as the markings are white an expression of the presence of divinity. So, through my work I have been feeding the divinity within me. I would agree with this statement.

After processing the information just as you have read it I bring my attention back to this fascinating being speaking to me through vision and un-auditory sound. I next see the fuzzy spider with two knitting needles and a project in progress. White yarn, or perhaps its web, is hanging down from the metal knitting needles. To me in this moment the needles symbolize or stand out as being man-made and the thread-like webbing as more natural material. This tells me that in my work I am using man-made tools to create something of natural essence. I am weaving, as spiders do, a great sign of creation. But what is the spider speaking of that I am creating? I ask…

“A tapestry of life.” is the reply. I am in the man-made world but what I create has essence of spirit… of my spirit. I am weaving through my spirit and into the world and what is being created is of real and lasting substance. I have a huge smile on my face with this beautiful feeling. I know I will keep on creating and weaving my spirit into being whether through service or prayer, writing or drawing, reading or experiencing. The creation of my life is endless and contains many facets that in turn create the whole being of who I am. And I am still being created… by me.

I will have to process this message further. It feels like it contains more than what my conscious mind can understand in this moment at 9:47 a.m. on a Tuesday with my daughter waiting patiently for me upstairs being entertained by cartoons.

In the meantime here is a link you might like to browse if you have had an animal that too has been coming to you.

Related Links:

Animal Totems Dictionary of Animals (note if you point the mouse at “Animal Dictionaries” across the top 6 categories pop up including land, aquatic, and insect).


Animal Spirit Guide Message

The other morning I woke up and was allowed some quiet, uninterrupted time, to just lay in bed. Usually when this happens I call on all of my angels, guides, and ascended masters to be with me. Sometimes I can feel their energy as they send me gentle healing and sometimes I receive messages.

I would say in the days leading up to this I have felt a little bit stagnant energetically. Kind of in a confused state not knowing or seeing which way to go or what to go with next. I even pulled a card the other day that literally said I am at a standstill.

So on this particular morning when I got an image of a bird I knew it was a message to pay attention to. I could see the whole bird very clearly, especially the specific markings on its head, a mix of white with streaks of brown.  In fact the bird was so clear I could feel and see it in my energy field perched atop my head. I could even feel its talons etherically tangle in my hair. I watched the bird as it just sat there but even though my perched friend did not move I was shown another image. It was of the bird flying high up into the sky, to the Heavens, and then flying down low, to the Earth, moving between the two spaces effortlessly. It felt like I could do both of these things and that I will.

So my next move was to get my lazy butt out of bed and grab my Animal Spirit Guides book by Steven Farmer. This way I could see what this bird was and read further into its message. I actually had to flip through the whole book to find it. Nope not it, nope not it, as I felt the energy and passed the images of condor, eagle, and hawk. When I got to the image of a Kite, which is a bird, energetically it struck me as a match but my logical mind wanted to be positive. I thought hmm this might be it, but it wasn’t until I was able to pull up an image on the computer and see its markings on its head that I was for sure. It is interesting to me now as I write this that the head was its describing feature and that it too was perched upon my head; no doubt bringing awareness to my mind.

There are several possible messages in the book but only a few resonated. Two of them stuck out to me as things that have ironically been on my mind: eating healthy foods and taking a yoga class. Truth be told I have been on quite a binge eating horribly and my plan is to turn it around this week but also I have been wanting to take a Kundalini yoga class for years and have just recently found out that there is one taught locally! I plan to attend this week as well. These two messages were indeed a direct link but the message that actually stood out to me the most was the one that read:

Take off your mask and let the world know who you really are.

As I read this understanding flooded in and I got the full message. The other two are merely supports for the third, “Take off your mask and let the world know who you really are.” Instinctively my first reaction was to hesitate because it is scary to share yourself so openly but my hesitation passed in a fleeting moment and I knew that for me this meant to pick up where I left off in the spring and keep going with writing my memoir. It is part of who I am to share it, to share the story of who I am. So today is the day that I start my daily transcribing again.

In the spring it took me 88 days to transcribe 2 months of work, I wonder how long it will take me this time?

(Red Kite Bird of Prey by James Barker)

(Red Kite Bird of Prey by James Barker)