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Meaning of Native American animal medicine cards 04


Animal medicine cards 04

You are at the page of the 31-40 meanings of the Native American medicine cards. You will not know what to do with them until you have read the hubs medicine cards and totem animals, later you can read medicine wheel and medicine cards spreads.

The concise meanings of the previous 30 animal cards are found in groups of tens in articles animal’s medicine cards 01, 02 and

Turkey- Give away #31.

Give away is the deep abiding recognition of sacrifices of both self and others. Give away some of the things you have too much of. You act and react on behalf of others. You aspire to those who need help, it knows that the Great Spirit resides with all people; it is the acknowledgement that what you do for others you do for yourself. Depending on how turkey is accepted in your card, you are being given a gift. The gift may be large or small but never insignificant, a lottery, a beautiful sunset or just the spirit of giving.

Reverse: are you gobbling up everything, gobbling out of fear or lack. Are you holding on to everything and refusing to let go of the dime for charity. Do you have the idea that the world owes you and you do not need to recycle the energy? The buck stops here may only means it stops in your bank. Remember never give to receive. Giving is without regret and with joyful heart or the giving has lost its true meaning.

Ants-Patience #32

Ant’s medicine is the strategy of patience, a builder, aggressive, has stamina, scrutinize, and give away.Ants work together in a group, self sacrifice is part of ants, active community mind people, and planners, content to see the dream build a little at a time and know the sweet victory of reward. If you have ants medicine you eat slowly, content to know that what is yours will come to you. It shows a trust in the universe to provide. If ants are in your spread it is time to show a little trust and patience in some life situation. Ants are working for the good of the people are you?

Reverse: Watch out here come the string. If you are in a hurry you may fall prey to those who are not working for the good of the whole humanity. Trust the natural law; beware of users and con artists

Weasel- Stealth #33

Weasel is an incredible amount of energy, yet a difficult power totem to have. Weasel ears hear whatever is said .weasel eyes see below the surface of a situation to know the many ramification of an event; this too is a rare gift. Never fail to give accurate account. Weasel fur changes color with the season. If weasel is your personal spread your power of observation is very keen. You may even look guilty sometimes of what you know a powerful ally to have in any business organization. People try to size up but they soon that your intelligence is greater than theirs .Look to weasel to tell you the hidden power behind anything.

Reverse: reverse if contrary weasel is in your card look out for intrigue, someone may be using covert tactics to weasel in yourself .to have weasel in your hen house or perhaps you may be lying to yourself. Acknowledge why you have been doubting your feelings. When you don’t know how you feel or what is occurring around you and doubt become your barrier to your progress, then you may find a bit of paranoia sleeping in your life. If you want to right the situation start by shaking the dullness of your head and observing the obvious, seek the hidden reason and use desecrations in the process

Grouse-sacred spiral # 34

The spiral is a symbol of birth and rebirth the ribbed tunnel of eternal return. The sacred spiral is also a symbol is also a symbol of personal power, personal vision and enlightenment. If you have grouse in your medicine, undertake a meditation on the various qualities of movement within your world.

Ceased all external movement in order to recognize your inner life, it’s an invitation to dance.

Reverse: Signifies a dissipation of energy, lack of control and discipline, lack of connection to the source lack of clear intent behind the energy being poured out.

Horse- Power # 35

Horse is power physical power and unearthly power. Enter into the darkness to find the light you carry, the need of the people. You are a message carrier and the carrier of wisdom. Your power is not given lightly but awarded to those who are willing to carry responsibility in a balanced manner. Drive for a brilliant medicine shield. True power is found in remembering your total journey. True wisdom comes from walking in another person moccasin. Compassion, caring, teaching, loving, sharing your gift, talents and abilities are the gateway to power.

Reverse: If you ego has gotten in the way you may have failed to notice the lack of respect you have been receiving from others. In allowing all pathways to have equal validity you will see the power and glory of the unified family of humanity.

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Lizard dreaming #36

You are a dreamer you go into the future. Lizard medicine is the shadow side of reality where dreams are reviewed before you decide to manifest them physically; .Dreamer can keep you in the shadows which is your fear .Pay attention to your dream and symbols. Try drinking a lot of water before going to bed to allow your bladder to wake you up or set the alarm to 2-3 am if you can’t remember your dreams. Dreams are important, pay attention to them

Reverse: You may have a nightmare. This is a sign of inner conflict. Look at the nightmare for the signs or nature of the conflict. You may also need more sleep. Look to your imagination for newer experiences. All levels of awareness are available through dreams.

Antelope- Action#37

Take action you have no need to fear if you know what to do and do it. Take proper action to survive, avoid discrimination and destructions of life. Knowing of death one can surely live by taking appropriate action .Action is the key and essence of living, you have strength .If antelope is in the centre of your spread, say what is to be said your judgment is sound your action will be successful .You are arm with the bow of authority and it forces to act on behalf of family, clan, and nation. When antelope is in your spread the time is now to act, the power is you.

Reverse: This is the signal that you are not listening and are not acting to the will of the Great Spirit .You may be taking more than your share. Antelope medicine in contrary makes you crazy and quarrelsome. You might be lying to yourself. The fear of the unknown subsides once action is taken. It may be telling you that a decision to start is now.

Frog-Cleansing #38

Frog medicine teaches you to honor your tears for they cleanse the soul. Water prepares and cleanses the body for sacred ceremonies. Like frog we should know when to cleanse and when to refill the coffers of your soul. It may mean to cleanse to cleanse yourself from overload harried frustration guilty itchy nervous and a loss empty or weakness. Rid yourself of distraction and replace the need with a clear energy. You have the ability to give energy where it is needed. Frog speaks of new life and harmony. Call on frog and find peace in the joy of taking time to give yourself peace. A part of this cleansing is to get rid of any person, place or thing that does not contribute to your new state of serenity and replenishment.

Reverse: Frog slips in the mud and is lying on its back. Get ready for more mud in your eyes; unwillingness on your part to wipe mire out of your life. Is someone draining your energy you may be dealing with too many emotions? This is to say the world is too much for you. Negativity is drawn to you when you refuse to give yourself the time and space needed to assume a new viewpoint.

Swan – Grace # 39

Be willing to accept whatever the future holds as it is presented without trying to change Great Spirit’s plans, don’t fight the current of life, surrender and trust what is shown by Great Spirit. Learn to surrender your body to the power of Great Spirit, have faith and show acceptance. Learn to accept the state of grace. Be one with all planes of consciousness and trust in Great Spirit protection. You have the ability to see the future to surrender to the power of Great Spirit and accept the feeling and transformation of your life.

Reverse: Acknowledge what you know so stop denying your feelings cult zing up.Pay more attention to your body in the world of spirit pay close attention to the unseen. You are embarking on new territory that has rules or universal laws of its own. You may sense or feel a slightly different way but this is gradual. This shift is sometimes lost among your normal activities until you feel spaced out. Reconnect then with mother earth. The solution to swan is to touch earth with your hands and feet. Focus on reality or the other, or visit the dark time, stop what you are doing and be still. Enter the silence and empty your mind. Be receptive and open so you can receive the message into your consciousness. If you are just spacey or day dreaming, you need to get focus.

Dolphin-mana #40

Dolphins speak of the breath of life. Humans cannot live without it more than a few minutes. Dolphin teaches us how to release emotions through dolphins, breath taking deep breath before submerging and holding its breath while under water .Remember to pull the stopper on your tension and emotions and create a total relaxation . This is an exercise to use before entering the silence. If dolphin appears to you today you are to be linked to some solution for the children of earth. This can be a time to communicate with nature. You are put on notice to be mindful of your body rhythm and the pattern of energy being fed from the Great Spirit creator. Imitate dolphin and ride on the wave of laughter spreading joy to the world.

Reverse: you are forgetting to breath, you may be under stressing your body needs oxygen. You may be starving cells and organs although you take many vitamins. Pay attention to your health and your feelings. Relax and breath, focus on filling to the bottom of your lungs. Breathe from the diaphragm and fill the lungs to capacity. You may need to relax yourself to the natural rhythm within your body.

Author:(Soy Criada)


Andy on March 20, 2015:

Frog ends with: A part of this cleansing is to get rid of any person, place or thing that does not contribute to your new state of serenity and replenishment.

Can anyone explain how an indiginous tribal person, a native american would do this?

We are bound to the earth. We are bound to one another as a tribe. We are one.

This is such a 1990's western new age take I can hardly keep a straight face when I read such rubbish

sc on April 30, 2012:

hello! I see you mention animal cards prior to 31 are listed in "articles 01, 02 and" .... how do I find this? I wanted to know about #30 rabbit. Thank you!

Caithleen Carter Steeves on April 27, 2012:

I have many long hours learning natural healing ways, and read with the animal cards now I pray for Higher Guidance as I look into reading for others as part of my Reiki sharing sessions.Thankyou so very much for these cards are very dear to my heart.Letting go of worn out beliefs is a great experience yet the old still pulls me sometimes like Ive broken a super-natural law, yet Great Spirit speaks through the cards, when I am open to listen.May you walk in Beauty always

william.fischer29 on July 18, 2011:

Fun hub! VOted up! on April 18, 2011:

Great post! I love using the animal medicine cards. Peace and all good,


Juliet Christie Murray (author) from Sandy Bay Jamaica on August 26, 2010:

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Ellawyn on August 20, 2010:

I have used and follow the medicine of animals.It is amazing that if you are willing to receive the message what they can tell you.I have often pondered the horse and feel very close to the spirit of the horse. How would a blue horse relate to the medicine cards?

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