Written by Amber
The power totem spirit guide butterfly message is to remember you are always evolving and growing.
In several traditions around the world, the butterfly is associated with the soul or soul world. In Chinese mythology the butterfly is thought to signify immortality. For the Japanese, a white butterfly symbolizes the soul the departed ones.
In Ancient Greece, butterflies represent the psyche or soul, and its attribute of immortality.
In Greek myth, Psyche which literally translates to mean “soul” is characterized in the shape of a butterfly.
Christianity considers the butterfly as a symbol for the soul and can be seen portrayed on ancient Christian tombs, Christ has also been shown holding a butterfly in Christian art.
Native Americans see the butterfly as a sign of happiness.
The butterflies association with the soul is significant because each and every one of us is on a long journey of the soul. Along this journey we encounter many things each one enabling us to transform into better beings.
The butterfly is one of the most symbolic power totem spirit guide animals implying personal transformation and change – for example:
• Major transformation, metamorphosis in your life and/or personality
• Progressing through different life cycles
• Renewal, rebirth
• Lightness of being, light-heartedness
• Advancement from earthly matters, tuning into the emotional or spiritual
• The world of the soul, the psyche
If the butterfly is your power totem animal pay attention to the areas in your life or personality that are in need of a major change or transformation. The butterfly could be asking you to embrace changes in your environment or even in your emotional body.
The butterfly represents the element of air, rapidly altering and constantly on the move gracefully.
Butterflies are messengers of the moment and come in a wide selection of colours. Considering these colours can help you discover the power totem spirit guide butterfly message meant for you.
The butterfly power spirit guide animal is a good indicator to add more colour into your life and self-expression. Those who have the butterfly as a power totem spirit animal may tend to be naturally motivated to expressing themselves openly and be more inclined to reflect colours into their environment.
The power totem spirit guide butterfly message is to release any expectations you may have don’t try to resist or control this change go with it, have faith that all will work out in the end as it should.
Remember that not all the changes that occur in your life will feel deliberate some may feel or be subtle and indirect. For example maybe you have lost your job this will push you in a new direction. Consider the time leading up to this circumstance you may have experienced feeling of insecurity, felt unsure maybe these feelings have been sub-conscious feelings. Try looking back to the events that have happened in your life this can be way back it doesn’t have to be now, did you wish for a new job? Or a change in career path, on some level this wish is manifesting!
If the butterfly is your power totem animal has shown up in your life, it could signify the need to look at a conflicting situation with more lightness or from a different viewpoint. These symbolic power totem spirit guide animals represent lightness of being and elevation from the weightiness of pressures and worries.
If the butterfly is your power totem animal has shown up in your life you may be going through or can expect important changes in your life, these are probably more likely to be internal changes rather than changes in your environment. You may experience changes in habits, parts of the personality or maybe a belief, ideal or thought process, typically butterfly power spirit animal is symbolic of personal transformation.
Power totem spirit guide butterfly teaches that growth and transformation does not have to be a painful or distressing experience, it can be a happy one.
Consider how the butterfly possess the ability to grow and change, leaving the safety of their cocoon to discover a new world in a new form without fear, trusting their untested wings to fly without a doubt in their minds. The four stages of the Butterflies growth are similar to the development of your first developing a thought to manifesting it in the outer world.
Butterflies go through changes – From egg, to larvae (caterpillar), to pupa (the chrysalis or cocoon) and from the cocoon the butterfly emerges in her developing glory.
Consider for a moment this amount of change and how much energy this will take. Imagine for a minute what this would mean the whole of your life changing to such an extreme you are un-recognizable at the end of the transformation. Mind you, this change takes place in a short span of about a month as this is how long the butterfly life cycle is.
The message of the power totem spirit guide butterfly teaches to accept the changes in your life as casually as the butterfly does. It is symbolic of the changes in your life and asks that you keep the faith, accept and embrace these changes. Change is good – even if it may not seem so at the time. Change is what life is made of and is essential for growth, and achievement.
The butterfly asks that you keep your faith as you experience transitions. She recognizes that your’ toiling, worrying and irritations are hopeless against the turning tides of nature – she asks us to know the same. Remember that similar to the butterfly, we too are always moving through different stages, each equally as vital. It is no good rushing to a particular stage, nor is it good getting stuck at a stage and becoming stagnant.
Those who have the butterfly as a power totem spirit animal are reminded not to take life too seriously
The eyes of the butterfly have thousands of individual lenses, which gives the butterfly the gift of being able to see a single image clearly. They can also distinguish ultraviolet wavelengths of light the power totem spirit guide butterfly message therefore suggests clairvoyant abilities.
If the butterfly is your power totem animal and has shown up in your life take notice of the most important issues in your life and ask yourself what needs to be changed?
Those who have the butterfly as a power totem spirit animal are also reminded to dance more and bring in the sweetness to life, look at and remember the joy that is in your life.
Written by Amber