All the animals to work with thee and me
To set us free
From what is still lurking inside
We open our heart very wide
And say thank you all,
small and tall
For helping us finding the way
And lead us through the day
Thank you for your preaching
Thank you for your teaching
Thank you for being our guide
To show us what we still hide
To let us see
So we can Be (bee a dream)
Aho (may your spirit fly) Relatives,
A prayer for the animals
SS (Southern Season) your Song of Heaven
green child, rainbow warriors of prophecy
Native American Animal Spiritual Guides and TotemsWritten by Aurora
Native beliefs further explain that a totem animal is one that is with you for life, both in the physical and spiritual world. Though people may identify with different animal guides throughout their lifetimes, it is this one totem animal that acts as the main guardian spirit.
With this one animal a connection is shared, either through interest in the animal, characteristics, dreams, or other interaction.
This Animal Guide offers power and wisdom to the individual when they "communicate” with it, conveying their respect and trust. This does not necessarily mean that you actually pet or spend time with this animal, more that you are open to learning its lessons.
Animal Spiritual CharacteristicsAlligator - Maternal, revenge oriented, quickness, aggression, and basic survival instincts.
Ant - Group minded, determination, patient, active, and industrious
Anteater - Lethargy, curiosity, nosiness.
Antelope - Active, agile, jumpiness, and willing to sacrifice
Badger - Courage, aggressive, healer, having problems relating to others, and energy conduit
Bat - Rebirth, longevity, secrecy, initiation, good listener, and long life
Bear - Industrious, instinctive, healing, power, sovereignty, guardian of the world, watcher, courage, will power, self-preservation, introspection, and great strength.
Beaver - Determined, strong-willed, builder, overseer, and protector
Bee - Organized, industrial, productive, wise, community, celebration, fertility, defensiveness, obsessive nature, and enjoys life
Boar/Pig - A very powerful totem - prosperity, spiritual strength, organized, self-reliant, fearless.
Buffalo - Sacredness, life, great strength, abundance, gratitude.
Bull - Insight into the past, fertility, rushing into things without proper preparation.
Butterfly - Metamorphosis, transformation, balnace, grace, ability to accept change
Camel - Survival, positive, accomplishments
Caribou - Traveler, mobility, preference to be nomadic, adaptability to adversity
Cat - Guardianship, detachment, sensuality, mystery, magic, and independence
Cheetah - Swiftness, insight, focus
Cougar - Leadership, loyalty, courage, taking responsibility, foresight
Cow - Swift, insightful, and focused
Coyote - Trickster, intelligence, stealth, wisdom and folley, guile and innocence
Cobra - Swift and decisive
Crab - Good luck, protection and success
Crane - Solitude, justice, longevity, independent, intelligent, and vigilant
Crocodile - Ensuring your emotions are displayed accurately/appropriately
Crow - Justice, shape shifting, change, creativity, spiritual strength, energy, community sharing, and balance
Deer - Compassion, peace, intellectual, gentle, caring, kind, subtlety, gracefulness, femininity, gentleness, innocence, and seller of adventure
Dog - Noble, faithful, loyal, teaching, protection, and guidance
Dolphin - Kind, salvation, wisdom, happiness, playfulness, prudent, capable of deep emotion, and happy.
Dove - Cross-world communication, spirit messenger, peace, gentleness, love
Dragon - Longevity, richness, prosperity, infinity, wisdom, power, and fiery
Dragonfly - Flighty and carefree, strong imagination, higher aspirations.
Duck - Water energy, helper of seers, can clearly see/deal with emotions
Eagle - Divine spirit, sacrifice, connection to creator, intelligence, renewal, courage, illumination of spirit, healing, creation, freedom, and risk-taker
Elephant - Strength, power, affection, loyalty, royalty, and wisdom
Elk - Strength and agility, pride, majestic, independence, purification, strength, and nobility
Falcon - New beginnings, adventure, passionate, and leadership.
Fish - Graceful, slyness, open-minded, quick to change one's mind.
Flamingo - Heart healing, psychic, people person, flirtatious.
Fox - Cunning, agility, quick-witted, diplomacy, wildness, feminine magic of camouflage, shapeshifting and invisibility
Frog - Water energy, cleansing, rebirth, sensitivity, medicine, hidden beauty, peace, adaptability, poor character judgment and power.
Gazelle - Aggressive
Giraffe - Communication, intuition, attaining the unreachable, seeing the future
Goat - Surefootedness, stubbornness, independence, diligence, lack of foresight.
Goose - Self-demanding, reliable, prudent, rigid, vigilance, parenthood, and productive.
Gorilla - Family-oriented, intelligence, strength, environmental protector, keeps peace through aggression.
Grasshopper - Good luck, abundance, forward, progressive.
Grouse - Personal power, enlightenment.
Hawk - Messenger, intuition, victory, healing, nobility, recollection, cleansing, visionary power, and guardianship.
Heron/Egret - Aggressive, self-determined, self-reliant, multi-tasking, balanced.
Hippopotamus - Power, creation, imagination, healing.
Horse - Freedom, stamina, mobility, the land, travel, power, and freedom.
Hummingbird - Messenger, timelessness, healing, and warrior.
Jaguar - Chaos, shape-shifter, aggressiveness, power.
Kangaroo - Forward, balance, creative, stamina.
Lion - Family, strength, energy, courage, guardian and protector.
Lizard - Conservation, vision, self-protection, hidden defenses.
Llama - Comforting to others, secure.
Lynx - Keeper of secrets, guardian, listener, and guide.
Mole - Sensitivity, guidance, searching.
Monkey - Ability to change the environment, health, success.
Moose - Headstrong, longevity, steadfastness, and wisdom.
Mouse - Scrutiny, order, organizer, and an eye for details.
Octopus - Intelligence, camouflage, nocturnal.
Opossum - Diversion, strategist, and deceiver.
Ostrich - Grounded, practical.
Otter - Playful, friendly, dynamic, joy, helpfulness, and sharing
Owl - Deception, clairvoyance, insight, messenger.
Panther - Protection, hidden emotions, introspection, caution, careful decisions
Parrot - Communication, beauty, guide for wisdom, mockery, thinking before speaking
Peacock - Immortality, dignity, and self-confidence
Pelican - Resilient, unselfish, rising above.
Penguin - Self-discipline, grace, self-confidence, spiritual
Porcupine - Innocence, companionship, and trust
Prairie Dog - Swiftness, industrious, constructive, preparedness
Puma - Companion on journeys to other worlds, grace, silent power
Quail - Group-work, team play, creator of harmony and group tolerance, protectiveness (especially toward children)
Rabbit - Fear, timidity, nervousness, humility, rebirth,
Raccoon - Curiosity and cleanliness
Ram - Stoic, sensitive, persevering, curious, imaginative.
Rat - Fertility, stealth, scavenging, intelligence, enjoys luxury
Raven - Introspection, courage, self-knowledge, magic
Rhinoceros - Wisdom, solitary, insightful, solid.
Roadrunner - Mental agility, speed, opportunistic.
Rooster - Vanity, likes to be showered with gifts and attention, early riser, settling for nothing less than the best
Scorpion - Transforming, strong, inspiring, chaotic, passionate
Seagull - Versatility, loud, easy-going nature, creativity, laziness
Seahorse - Confidence and grace
Seal - Love, longing, dilemma, active imagination, creativity
Shark - Hunter, survival, and adaptability
Skunk - Reputation, presence, and strength
Snail - Protective, aware, solitary.
Snake - Impulsive, shrewdness, rebirth, transformation, initiation, and wisdom
Spider - Balance, wisdom, creativity, communication
Squirrel - Planner and gatherer
Stag - Lord of the forest, masculine power of regeneration, signs.
Swan - Grace, balance and innocence, soul, love, beauty, of the self
Tiger - Strength, valor, power, and energy
Toad - Inner strength, luck, self-examination
Turkey - Generosity, life-giver, and sharer
Turtle - Nurturer, shy, and protecting
Unicorn - Purity, innocence, dreamer, personal power, gentle
Weasel - Strength, energy, ingenuity and stealth
Whale - Wisdom, provider, intelligence, and kindness.
Wolf - Loyalty, perseverance, success, intuition, and spirit
Woodpecker - Sensitive, protective, and devotion
Zebra - Agility and individuality
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