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The Seahorses do Dream

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posted on Sep, 27 2015 @ 04:33 AM
When the sun goes away,
They start to worry.
"Darkness has taken over! And the end has come!''
The Mother shouts out loud
And clings to her seaweed.
"Surely, you repeat yourself''
The Father laughs
And looks to the sky.
"Here comes the light, little ones''
The Father says soothingly to his children
As the sun makes it's appearance
He unfurls his tail
And a wave crashes overhead.

posted on Sep, 27 2015 @ 06:51 AM
a reply to: peppycat

The seahorse is quite a unique creature, and thought to have mystical significance among the Ancient Greeks, European (alchemists) and Asians. The Ancient Greeks and Romans believed the seahorse was an attribute of the sea god Neptune/Poseidon and as such, the seahorse was considered a symbol of strength and power.

Further, the ancient Eurpeans believed that the seahorse carried the souls of deceased sailors to the underworld - giving them safe passage and protection until they met their soul's destination. Chinese cultures believed that the seahorse was a type of sea dragon, and as such they were revered for their power and thought to be symbols of good luck. Indeed, sailors the world-over have long viewed the seahorse as a good luck charm.

A unique aspect of the seahorse is that the male is impregnated by the female and carries the offspring to term. Symbolically speaking, this is a message to us about changing how we think about gender roles AND about sharing the load of work in the home. Therefore the seahorse is symbol for nurturing greater awareness in ourselves, and gaining perspective of both sides (genders) of an argument or situation.

Among the long list of symbolic meaning of the seahorse and its lessons is the idea of perception. The eyesight of the seahorse is incredibly sharp, and each eye moves independently. We take this as a symbolic message of perception and awareness of those around us and our situations. When we are lost or confused, the seahorse asks us to take a good look around - not just with our physical eyes but with our spiritual eyes in order to get a better persepective of the situations.
edit on 27-9-2015 by wasaka because: (no reason given)

posted on Sep, 27 2015 @ 11:38 AM
a reply to: wasaka Thank you for your thoughtful reply on this beautiful creature. I have always loved the seahorse and appreciate all of it's symbolism and history you have shared.

posted on Sep, 28 2015 @ 02:25 PM
a reply to: peppycat

The armor of the Seahorse is also a reminder
of how it is our NATURE to protect ourselves,
as evidenced by the Seahorse natural armor.
This is a reminder to us, that we sometimes
need to make a cognizant effort to open up
and let other people in.

The purpose of the human brain is the same
as the Seahorse armor: to protect the body.
We need that thinking tool to survive in this
world, however, we also need to turn the
EGO NATURE from time to time. The EGO
is our MENTAL (ideological) ARMOR which
knows if the body dies, it will die with it.
Therefore the EGO want to be in control
and often times it is.

We need to trust in our emotional intelligence
and not the allow the fear and the discursive
thoughts of our EGO hold us back. In order
to break free of habit energy we need to
become LOVING BEINGS who are able to
trust in their own Eternal Nature, know
themselves to be invulnerable. Then
we can stop being so EGO driven and
open up (drop the armor) and find
our bliss in the seahorse community.

edit on 28-9-2015 by wasaka because: (no reason given)

posted on Sep, 28 2015 @ 04:37 PM
a reply to: wasaka Thank you wasaka for taking the time to give me another thoughtful reply. You've given me much to contemplate.

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