Ancients

December 19th, 2007 No Comments

The Ancients
(Water Dwellers and Reptiles)

The Energy and Wisdom that our ancient cousins lend us is incredible. Watch the water ways and the Earth about you, then look through the list below to see what these magnificent creatures are bringing to you.

Click a letter below to go to our cousins whose name begin with that letter.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N

O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A
Alligator’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Maternal protection;
• Connection to the earth mother;
• Protection from manipulation;
• Understanding deceit;
• Revenge through patience;
• Initiation;
• Understanding weather;
• Access to ancient knowledge;

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Anemone Fish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to hide within dangerous situations;
• Use of beauty as camouflage;
• Ability to move as your enemies move;
• Transmutation of poison;
• Defence of beauty;

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Anemone’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Beauty;
• Graceful movement;
• Use of color;
• Patience;

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Angel Fish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Understanding beauty as popularity and protection;
• Effective use of color;
• Ability to live within diverse situations;
• Connection to Reefs;

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Anole’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Effective use of camouflage;
• Change facilitated by emotional health;
• Ability to climb out of dangerous situations;

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Bacteria’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Quick movement;
• Simplicity;
• Understanding the primitive;
• Use of size to escape detection;
Barracuda’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Connection to male warrior energy;
• Fierceness;
• Protection;
• Defence;

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Bass’ Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Communication;
• Scrappiness;
• Participation;
• Parenting skills;
• Crafty;
• Elusive;

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Beta Fish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ferocity;
• Aggression;
• Protection of boundaries within relationships;
• Solitude;
• Understanding the nature of violence;
• Warrior energy;
• Confrontation of ego;

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Betta Fish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ferocity;
• Aggression;
• Protection of boundaries within relationships;
• Solitude;
• Understanding the nature of violence;
• Warrior energy;
• Confrontation of ego;

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Blowfish Fish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• The fatal beauty;
• Defence through inducing fear in ones enemy;
• Transmutation of poison;
• Power to induce death-like state;
• Use of size as a deterrent;

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C
Carp’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Youth;
• Bravery;
• Endurance;
• Strength;
• Self-defence;
• Prosperity;

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Chameleon’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Use of color as camouflage;
• Using reach as a tool of survival;
• Patience;
• Ability to climb to attain ones goals;
• Using the Sun as a source of power;

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Clam’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to siphon energy;
• Living within the Earth;
• Balance;
• Symbiosis;
• Connection to mud;
• Going within;

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Clown Fish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to hide within dangerous situations;
• Use of beauty as camouflage;
• Ability to move as your enemies move;
• Transmutation of poison;
• Defence of beauty;

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Cobra’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Soul guide;
• Memory of the soul world;
• Transmutation of the soul;
• Past Life memories;
• Wisdom of the Goddess;
• Freedom from religious persecution;

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Conch’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:

• Effective evolution;
• Use of color as camouflage;
• Ability to use hardness of one’s outer shell as defence;

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Coral’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• The animal flower of the sea;
• Providing a living environment for all;
• Understanding of the need for diversity;
• Communal living;
• Symbiosis;

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Crab’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to escape by moving sidewise;
• Understanding the power of dance;
• Ability to move through water (emotions);
• Male aspects of community;
• Finding new uses for the seemingly useless;
• Protection of home space;

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Crocodile’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Maternal protection;
• Connection to the earth mother;
• Protection from manipulation;
• Understanding deceit;
• Revenge through patience;
• Initiation;
• Understanding weather;
• Access to ancient knowledge;

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Cuttlefish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Use of color as communication;
• Changing colors regularly and often;
• Ability to transmute ones outer layer;
• Territoriality;

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D
Dolphin’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Knowledge of the sea;
• Patron of sailors;
• Change;
• Wisdom; Balance;
• Harmony;
• Communication skills;
• Freedom;
• Trust;
• Understanding the power of rhythm in your life;
• Use of breath to release intense emotions;
• Water element magic;

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Dugong’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to walk gently upon the Earth;
• Gentleness;
• Seeing clearly what lives in water (emotions);
• Connection to water herbs;

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Dung Beetle’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Connection to spherical power;
• Ability to move heavy objects;
• Persistence;
• Re-emergence/resurrection;
• Spontaneous generation;

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E
Eel’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Camouflage;
• Ability to watch unseen;
• Escape when threatened;
• Power of electricity;

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F
Fish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Abundance;
• Fertility;
• Children;
• Harmony;
• Regeneration;
• Love;
• Balance between mind and emotion;

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Flying Fish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to make leaps of faith;
• Understanding of how to use emotional energy to ones advantage;
• Ability to leap out of emotional waters;
• Quick movement from emotional to mental thought;

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Frog’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Reminder of common bonds with all life;
• Singer of songs that celebrate the most ancient watery beginnings;
• Transformation;
• Cleansing;
• Understanding emotions;
• Rebirth;

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G

Goldfish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:

• Prosperity;
• Beauty;
• Harmony;
• Balance between mind and emotion;
• Peace;

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H
Hermit Crab’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Love of freedom;
• Mobility;
• Ability to live anywhere;
• Understands the need for rapid change;
• Movement through decades;
• Ability to store water energy;
• Comfort in darkness;

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Horseshoe Crab’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Living fossil – connection to early life on Earth;
• Ability to maintain balance;
• Camouflage;
• Proper use of armour;

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J
Jellyfish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Sensitivity to water energy-emotions;
• Understanding of the value of floating; rather than swimming; through trying emotional times;
• Proper use of softness (not being rigid);
• Ability to become untangled from the webs of peril in life;

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K
Kijiki’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to shake off negative energy;
• Freedom fighter;
• Ability to pierce the shell of an enemy;
• Grand entrances;
• Tenacity;
• Bravery;

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Koi’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Prosperity;
• Beauty;
• Harmony;
• Balance between mind and emotion;
• Peace;

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Komodo Dragon’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to enter long dream states;
• Warrior energy;
• Speed;
• Adept use of the Earth’s vibrations;
• Longevity;

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Krill’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to make the whole greater than the sum of its parts;
• Sustenance;
• Ability to withstand cold temperatures;
• Group living;
• Adaptability;

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Leafy Sea-dragon’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:

• Camouflage;
• Beauty;
• Paternal protection;
• Use of armour in defence;

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Leech’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Hermaphroditic (possesses both sexes);
• Healer;
• Ability to alter the flow of life force energy;
• Simplicity;
• Movement connected to wave cycles;

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Lionfish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Facing danger;
• Ability to stand your ground;
• Hidden peril;
• Use of beauty as defence;
• Peril associated with beauty;
• Camouflage;
• Use of shape as a warning;
• Deadly speed;

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Lizard’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Detachment from ego;
• Power to regenerate that which is lost;
• Facing fear;
• Controlling dreams;
• Moving in the otherworld;

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Lobster’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Concentration;
• Coordination;
• Understands when to follow not lead;
• Ability to transcend the mind/ego;
• The power of simplicity;

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Lungfish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to constantly touch and sense surroundings;
• Connects air; water and land;
• Ability to harden one’s skin to weather hard times;
• Connection to the past (Living Fossil);
• Connection to Amphibians;
• Understands the value of dormancy;
• Ancestrally related to the four-footed land animals;
• Connection to dreams (hibernation);

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M
Manatee’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to walk gently upon the Earth;
• Gentleness;
• Seeing clearly what lives in water (emotions);
• Connection to water herbs;

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Manta Ray’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to swim slowly through emotional waters;
• Positive use of size in one’s life;
• Understanding differences;

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Mantis’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to manipulate time;
• Power to move between moments;
• Understanding of the circular nature of time;
• Power of stillness;
• Female warrior energy;
• Attack strategy;

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Marlin’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to shake off negative energy;
• Freedom fighter;
• Ability to pierce the shell of an enemy;
• Grand entrances;
• Tenacity;
• Bravery;

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Minnow’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Power of group protection;
• Connection to youth;
• Understanding peer issues;
• Issues related to size;
• Maintaining the self within the group;

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Mussel’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to siphon energy;
• Living within the Earth;
• Balance;
• Symbiosis;
• Connection to mud;
• Going within;

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Nautilus’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:

• Symbol of beauty and proportional perfection;
• Ability to conserve one’s living environment;
• Relative of the Squid, Octopus, and Cuttlefish;
• Ability to maintain neutral buoyancy;

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Octopus’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Intelligence;
• Moving rapidly away from danger when needed;
• Proper use of smoke screens (ink) in evading enemies;
• Destroying negative barriers;

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Orca’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Creator of the Cosmos;
• Having the ability to convert raw matter into stars; planets; etc.;
• Freeing the soul from the physical body;
• Controlling rainfall on Earth;
• Using the vibrational energy of song to heal;
• Assisting humans in finding their soul’s song;
• Soul memory;
• Seeing the unseen;
• Teaching the ability to seal soul fissures and energy leaks;

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Oyster’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to filter out life’s static;
• Understands when to close doors to prevent energy loss;
• Sensitivity to environmental changes;
• Maintenance of outer wall of protection;

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P
Perch’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Movement from cloudy to clear water;
• Boldness;
• Aggression;
• Defence by rear attack;
• Ability to locate what is needed;

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Piranha’s Energy/Wisdom includes:
• Service to the river and the life within it;
• Savagery;
• Tearing apart enemies;
• Understanding the power of groups;
• Ability to totally consume (use) what is given to you;

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Platypus’ Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Connection the ancient animals;
• Ability to remain unique;
• Value of remaining as you are;
• Ability to rear young differently;

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Porcupine Fish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• The fatal beauty;
• Defence through inducing fear in ones enemy;
• Transmutation of poison;
• Power to induce death-like state;
• Use of size as a deterrent;

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Porpoise’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Knowledge of the sea;
• Patron of sailors; Change;
• Wisdom; Balance;
• Harmony;
• Communication skills;
• Freedom;
• Trust;
• Understanding the power of rhythm in your life;
• Use of breath to release intense emotions;
• Water element magic;

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Prawn’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to make the whole greater than the sum of its parts;
• Sustenance;
• Ability to withstand cold temperatures;
• Group living;
• Adaptability;

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Protozoa Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Quick movement;
• Simplicity;
• Understanding the primitive;
• Use of size to escape detection;

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Pufferfish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• The fatal beauty;
• Defence through inducing fear in ones enemy;
• Transmutation of poison;
• Power to induce death-like state;
• Use of size as a deterrent;

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Rhinoceros Beetle’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Strongest creature on Earth;
• Effective use of voice;
• Defensive use of armour/weapons;

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Salamander’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Facilitates the connection between earth and water;
• Connection to the soul memories of early life on earth;
• Change;
• Comfort in darkness;
• Ability to cloak in the face of adversity;

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Salmon’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Value of returning home to regenerate;
• Swimming upstream through emotional waters to gain insight;
• Understanding divination messages;
• Rebirth of spiritual knowledge;

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Sand Dollar’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Connection to the Stars;
• Recognition of cycles;
• Return to the beginning;
• Honouring ones life cycle;
• Ability to survive storms;
• Fragility;

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Sea Fan’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Beauty;
• Graceful movement;
• Use of symbiotic relationships to survive;
• Connection to less complex life;

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Sea Slug’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Renewal through shedding ones outer skin;
• Transmutation;
• Protection through reputation;
• Use of color to warn;

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Sea Snake’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Releases air bubbles when under water;
• Camouflage;
• Anonymity;
• Keeper of family secrets;
• Facilitates water magic;

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Sea Turtle’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Bravery of the young;
• Connection to the Moon;
• Navigation skills;
• Understands the nuances of long cycles;
• Duty to completion of ones life path;
• Ability to travel long distances to reach home;
• Longevity;
• Wisdom;
• Connection to the Earth’s water energies;

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Seahorse’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:

• The Hummingbird of the sea;
• Joy;
• Understanding of the importance of the courtship dance;
• Ability to hold on while in emotional waters;
• Paternal rearing of offspring;

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Seal’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Protection during change;
• Lucid dreaming;
• Protection from danger;
• Movement through emotions;
• Creativity;

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Serpent’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Messenger of the Rainbow Serpent;
• Elusiveness;
• Manipulates lightning;
• Transmutation;
• Exploration of the mysteries of life;
• Primitive or elemental energy;
• Protection from religious persecution;
• Goddess energy;
• Psychic energy;
• Creative power;
• Immortality;
• Connection to or forms the magic cord by which the shaman travels to the soul world;

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Shark’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• A God of the Sea; Guardian of the family;
• Ability to move constantly;
• Saviour;
• Protector;
• Connection to past knowledge;
• Shape shifter;
• Remorselessness;
• Never being caught off guard;
• Ability to defend oneself;

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Shrimp’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ability to make the whole greater than the sum of its parts;
• Sustenance;
• Ability to withstand cold temperatures;
• Group living;
• Adaptability;

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Siamese Fighting Fish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Ferocity;
• Aggression;
• Protection of boundaries within relationships;
• Solitude;
• Understanding the nature of violence;
• Warrior energy;
• Confrontation of ego;

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Snake’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Messenger of the Rainbow Serpent;
• Elusiveness;
• Manipulates lightning;
• Transmutation;
• Exploration of the mysteries of life;
• Primitive or elemental energy;
• Protection from religious persecution;
• Goddess energy;
• Psychic energy;
• Creative power;
• Immortality;
• Connection to or forms the magic cord by which the shaman travels to the soul world;

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Soft Shelled Turtle’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Territoriality;
• Shyness;
• Quick movement in water;
• Fierceness;

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Sponge’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Absorption powers;
• Effective movement of water/emotions;
• Facilitates beneficial environmental work;
• Hermaphroditic characteristics;

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Squid’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Intelligence;
• Moving rapidly away from danger when needed;
• Proper use of smoke screens (ink) in evading enemies;
• Destroying negative barriers;

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Starfish’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Connection to the star people;
• Regeneration;
• Moon magic;
• Beauty;
• Tidal movement;

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Toad’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Connection to altered states of consciousness;
• Symbol of the Earth;
• Camouflaging poison;
• Changing luck;
• Long life;

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Tortoise’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Symbol of the earth;
• Connection with the center;
• Navigation skills;
• Patience;
• Self-boundaries;
• Associated with the feminine;
• Power to heal female diseases;
• Respecting the boundaries of others;
• Developing new ideas;
• Psychically protecting oneself;
• Self-reliance;
• Tenacity;
• Non-violent defence;

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Turtle’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Symbol of the earth;
• Connection with the center;
• Navigation skills;
• Patience;
• Self-boundaries;
• Associated with the feminine;
• Power to heal female diseases;
• Respecting the boundaries of others;
• Developing new ideas;
• Psychically protecting oneself;
• Self-reliance;
• Tenacity;
• Non-violent defence;

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Virus’ Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Adaptability;
• Mimicry;
• Efficiency;
• Camouflage;
• Creation;
• Simplicity of path;

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Walking Stick’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Positive use of slowness;
• Stillness;
• Use of mimicry;
• Ability to hide in plain sight;

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Walrus’ Energy/Wisdom Includes:
• Using of a fierce masks wisely;
• Movement in emotional waters;
• Group living;
• Defence of territory;
• Storing for the future;

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Whale’s Energy/Wisdom Includes:

• Record keeper for all eternity;
• All knowledge associated with voice;
• Psychic and telepathic abilities;
• All aspects of the sea;
• Beauty of movement;

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