Be gentle with yourself. No need to lay self blame.-Deer
If Deer has crossed your path;
It is often a sign not to be too hard on yourself. Still the voice of the self critic and treat yourself with gentleness and understanding, be yourself and continue along your path. Seek out your inner treasures and use them generously to help those around you. Trust that kindness and graciousness will be well received.
We are also reminded that we cannot push towards change in others, rather we gently nudge them in the right direction with love and understanding. Lead by doing and showing the way.
Deer is a messenger of serenity, can see between shadows and hear what isn’t being said.
Deer teaches us to maintain our innocence and gentleness so we can share our open-heartedness with others.
If Deer is your Animal Totem;
You have the knowledge of how to use the power of gentleness to touch the hearts and minds of the wounded beings in your life. You have a propensity to see new innocence and freshness in life everywhere and you constantly feel the lure of new adventures. Often you have a link to the arts, especially poetry and music.
You are also a keen observer, able to see well in low light. You are also a very compassionate, gentle and loving person.
If Deer has come to your Dream;
It symbolizes grace, compassion, gentleness, meekness and natural beauty. It has feminine qualities and may point to the feminine aspect within yourself. It also represents independence, alertness, and virility. Consider the symbol to be a pun for someone who is “dear” to you. Alternatively, the dream represents vulnerability and naivety. As a result, others may take advantage of you and your gullibility.
If the deer is black, then it means that you are not acknowledging or are rejecting the feminine qualities in you. You may not be in tune with your feminine side.
To dream that you hunt or kill a dear suggests that you are trying to suppress those feminine qualities.
To see a male deer or buck in your dream represents alertness, virility, masculine sexuality and assertiveness. If the two bucks are fighting, then it signifies male aggression. You are trying to dominate or take control over some area of your life. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on a dollar.
Additional Associations for Deer…
- Attention to subtler outside influences
- Connections to children and people for best interests of all
- Helps discern what actions to be done