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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 Readsย 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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Animal Spirits: The Deer

These past few days I’ve come across deer mentioned in several posts and articles I’ve read. Deer are swift, graceful, beautiful, and gentle creatures. They are sacred to the goddess Artemis (Diana), the goddess of nature, animals, wilderness, childbirth, and … Continue reading

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