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Animal Spirits: The Fly

Lately as one of my daily practices, I’ve been pulling a card from The Goddess Knowledge Cards both for inspiration and to learn about goddess symbolism from cultures around the world. When I turned the light on in my office … Continue reading

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Animal Spirits: The Coyote

Where I now live, there are coyotes all around. I’ve encountered a young, curious one in a park while walking my Alaskan Malamutes. I can often hear them singing to each other during the night, and occasionally I will see … Continue reading

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Animal Spirits: The Heron & The Falcon Revisited

Originally posted on Through the Peacock's Eyes:
On my recent trip to Mount Shasta, I had two animal spirit encounters, not during my hikes, but on the drives beginning and ending my trip. On the drive north towards the…

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Animal Spirits: The Dolphin

Dolphin symbolism, like the oceans that are their homes, is vast and deep, and it is very similar to the symbolism of the Animal Spirit: The Whale. Dolphins are one of the most intelligent animals on the planet, and they … Continue reading

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Animal Spirits: California Condor & Vulture

From where I sit working at my desk I have a great view of the Los Padres National Forest and the many animal spirits inhabiting the area, including many birds. In particular I have been watching many very large (8-10 … Continue reading

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Animal Spirits: The Frog

Spring has already sprung here in southern California, and in the evenings now I can here the frogs singing around the nearby pond. There is also a small fish pond right outside my bedroom window, and as the days near … Continue reading

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Animal Spirits: The Hamster

Maybe it’s Neptune in Western Astrology slowing down to station direct in Pisces close to my natal Moon, but I have been having very detailed and vivid dreams lately. I have made dream journal entries for nearly every day for … Continue reading

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Animal Spirits: The Bat

As I begin to write this post, I’m realizing that many of my animal spirit encounters occur when I am walking my two Alaskan Malamutes. As you have probably guessed, animals are very important to me, and for me, they … Continue reading

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Animal Spirits: The Stork

Earlier this week I was out running errands when out of the corner of my eye I noticed a very large bird flying. I watched in amazement as it crossed the expanse of my view from left to right, from … Continue reading

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Animal Spirits: The Reindeer

In the comments of the post Animal Spirits: The Deer, Jeff of Stuff Jeff Reads reminded me of the flying reindeer and its symbolic connection to the dreamworld, psyche, and astral traveling. As I read over this post and comments I … Continue reading

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