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Lizard medicine is the shadow side of reality where your dreams are reviewed
before you manifest them physically.
If you have a Lizard totem, listen to our own intuition above anyone else's.
Pay attention to your dreams for they show us
what we do not perceive when awake.
Dreams are shadows showing your fears and hopes.
Make a dream log and record your dreams.
Look for your symbolic and reoccurring dreams and study them carefully.
Lizard can also teach you to become more detached in life.
Sometimes it is necessary to separate yourself from others
to accomplish what is necessary.
Lizard helps you awaken the ability for objective detachment.
It can show you how to break from the past.
Originally posted by wizaad
reply to post by calihan123
i used to be in a group of pagans but that was another story. i am not pagan by the way. and they had a shaman come to walk us through a journey to find our spirit animal. when we began i was walking through rolling hills of lavender and i was encountered by a huge black bear and we talked/connected while resting in the lavender. to the sides there was a tall forest of pines/oaks which the edge of which the bear had followed me and met me. now we walked to gether along a well worn path through the lavender. after that there was a tornado warning so we had to stop but that is as far as we got so i know that mine/or one of my spirit animal/s is a black bear. hmm interesting that it was black. that color shows up a lot in my life. not so bad as in the arts that i am studying the black uniform represents perseverance of the soul. also connected to the bear which is power,endurance,patience,strength incarnate.
very cool things
Originally posted by minniesoda
any meditations for finding your power animal?
Originally posted by ravenflt
reply to post by calihan123
It's quite a coincidence you posted this on the date you did. I haven't really been into "shamanism" (forgive me if that is the wrong term). Anyway, on the night before you posted, I was studying various creatures in mythology, why people in history are often described "strong like a lion" / "brut like an ox" etc. I have a theory that i'm working on in regards to that subject.
But anyway, I went upstairs for a cup of tea. It was around 0300 at night and still in thoughts about the connections between various people and animals often referred to in mythology.
Suddenly I heard a wierd loud bark/screaching noise right outside my house (I live by the forest). I have never heard such a noise before. I thought to myself, maybe this was a special animal calling to me, whatever it was (laughing to myself, little did I know that I would end up telling you this story because of the parallels and "coincidence" to your thread).
I grabbed my camera (with long exposure enabled since it was nightime) and cautiously went outside. It kept barking/screaching and he was just inside the forest, out of sight, lurking in the pitch darkness. It sounded like he was barking at my house. It was cold, so I thought he maybe was hungry and fed up at his situation. I grabbed some food and put it out by the forests edge (i usually do in wintertime, to feed a stag that roams around here.. hmm I just realised they do make such wierd noises sometimes according to experts).
Anyway it stopped barking/screaming and I never caught a glimpse of it :\
And everyone else could get back to sleep again.
The skunk is a powerful totem with mystical and magical associations. Skunks are slow moving solitary creatures and spend most of the daylight hours underground. They dig their own dens but will also take over abandoned homes of foxes, marmots and rabbits. They hold an air of self confidence and can teach us how to develop self esteem and self respect...
Skunk teaches us how to comprehend a warning. Many times in life our instinct can forsee trouble ahead, but our mind gets in the way and inhibits this knowledge. By watching and learning from skunk, we learn how to honor that part of ourselves which like the skunk, gives us many warnings before an actual problem or disaster develops....
The stripe running from the head to the tail of the skunk is linked to the creative life force within. When this medicine is fully developed those with this totem have the ability to direct their creative energy to manifest a desired result. If underdeveloped a need to awaken consciousness and look beyond the perimeters of ones immediate world is important.