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Leap off the diving board instead of crossing that bridge. Find the courage to let go of certainty in order to move forward creatively. Know that you will ultimately break new ground in this way.
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Shark

Stop beating yourself up! We all make mistakes and errors in judgement. Embrace your dark side and forgive yourself.
-Shark

If Shark has come swimming by you today;

He is reminding you that opportunities in life are abundant – however you must move forward in order to create the opportunity. By exploring the world around you and the emotions within yourself you will be shown new ways and be presented with abundant opportunities. The universe can be so much larger for you if you simply stop waiting. Do something – anything to stir up the energy and create motion with in yourself.

If Shark is your Animal Totem;

It is very likely you are extremely driven and perpetually moving forward. You meet life full-on and prefer to experience everything with undeniable exuberance. You are usually in a constant state of renewal and often find a career that is fast moving, includes lots of travel and is highly predatory. You love challenges and actively seek them out. You have a unique vision of the world and virtually no concept of death. You are fearless in your choices and are often remorseless in the pursuit of your goals.

If Shark has come to you in your Dreams;

Dreaming about a Shark can be a symbolic of your feelings of anger, hostility and ferocity. You are undergoing a long and difficult emotional period and may an emotional threat to yourself and others. Most likely you are struggling with your individuality and independence, especially with regards to your relationships. Alternatively Shark can represent someone in your life who is greedy and unscrupulous. It indicates that there is someone in your life who goes after whatever he or she wants without regard for the well being and sensitivity to others. This person could also be you.

If the Shark is circling something over and over it indicates that you have an opportunity before you that you need to take advantage of. To see many sharks circling represents the fact that you are feeling overwhelmed by your emotions and that you need to allow yourself to feel them before they explode irrationally and instinctively.

Additional Associations with Shark;

  • Warning Signs
  • Peaceable Predator
  • A God of the Sea
  • Inspiring Observation and Understanding
  • Guardian of the family
  • Honing Senses
  • Perception
  • Ability to move constantly
  • Ceaseless Journey Maker
  • Savior
  • Power and Authority
  • Mystery
  • Protector
  • Curiosity
  • Workaholic Tendency
  • Innovation
  • Connection to past knowledge
  • Superiority
  • Predatory Subconscious
  • Shapeshifter
  • Efficiency
  • Resistance to Change
  • Equipped
  • Remorselessness
  • Unique Vision
  • Never being caught off guard
  • Ability to defend oneself

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Jellyfish

Look at this challenge you are facing and treat it as an opportunity. Turn it around!
-Jellyfish

If Jellyfish has come drifting by you today;

You are being asked to allow yourself to shine from within. Allow those around you to see who you really are and reach out to them with love and affection. There is no need to feel vulnerable when you come from the heart because the heart knows that love is the power and strength from which we all grow. Trusting your heart and its guidance is key for you right now so go with the flow!

If Jellyfish is your Animal Totem;

You know how to use your power of intention and are unafraid to allow the universe to show the way. You follow your instincts easily and quietly and often simply go with the flow of the universe. You have a great deal of ability to take everything in stride. You enjoy keeping things simple and are unafraid to explore your emotions. You have the ability to tackle difficult challenges easily and with a minimum of fuss and stress. You are organized, know how to share the work load, trust the processes you involve yourself in and always come from a place of acceptance and faith.

If Jellyfish has come to you in your Dreams;

To see a Jellyfish in your dream symbolizes the surfacing and healing of painful memories. It is recognition that you are now ready to deal with these aspects of yourself and move on through forgiveness and love. Seek the light in each memory and focus on what the lessons were in these memories. They are all valuable to you in some way.  Know that hidden hostility and aggression will never serve you well.

Alternatively Jellyfish is asking you to look at your own self esteem. Are you feeling somewhat inadequate or uncertain about a few things? Take the time to discover why so that you can feel better about yourself and discover the light within you.

Additional Associations with Jellyfish;

  •  Intention
  • Going with the Flow
  • Inner Strength and Power Through Transparency
  • Trusting the Process
  • Sensitivity to water energy—emotions
  • Protection
  • Tackling Challenges
  • Acceptance and Faith
  • Understanding of the value of floating, rather than swimming, through trying emotional times
  • Illumination
  • Simplifying your Life
  • Caution
  • Proper use of softness (not being rigid)
  • Organization
  • Ability to become untangled from the webs of peril in life
  • Division of Labor

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Pomeranian

Affluence consists of feeling rich, be aware of how you feel about money!
-Pomeranian

If Pomeranian has come across your path;

Know that with clear intention and love in your heart the Universe will always respond to what you desire. In it’s responsiveness to place your desire within your reach it will give you clear and constant signals and guidance in manifesting your wishes. Where there is a will there is a way and opportunities will continue to come your way until you choose the direction in which you want to manifest what you desire. In order to get where you want to be you must make clear decisions, respond by taking action and work toward your goals. Often you will receive far more than what you have asked for. Believe!

If Pomeranian is your Animal Totem;

You are a person of quick and responsive action to anything that is presented to you. You have excellent problem solving skills, unique communication skills and a very close connection with the earth spirits. You are well grounded by nature, independent of others, have a vivacious character that is endearing to your peers. You enjoy wearing fancy clothes especially earthy tones of gold and bronze. Your life path is filled with many changes, moves and new adventures. You boldly take on all challenges simply for the shear joy of their newness.

If Pomeranian has come into your dreams;

If a Pomeranian has bounced into your dreams know that a change of direction is imminent for you. Something new and wonderful is about to be presented to you in a way that will make your dreams larger than life. Grab this opportunity and believe that everything you have hoped and dreamed for is now at your finger tips!

Additional Associations of Pomeranian;

  • Responsiveness
  • Pride
  • Loyalty
  • Energetic
  • Headstrong
  • Vivaciousness
  • Companionship
  • Curiosity
  • Independence
  • Playfulness
  • Friendliness
  • Manifestation
  • Extrovert
  • Active
  • Intelligence

For more information about Pomeranian check out these websites:

Animal Planet Dogs 101 - Pomeranian

 

Cricket

Your gut feelings are telling your something! Trust them and follow through!
-Cricket

If Cricket has jumped across your path;

It is a sign of extreme good luck. All the things that you have been working toward and dreaming about are now possible. Stay open to guidance and cosmic messages and you will know exactly what you have to do. Whether its buying a lottery ticket, interviewing for a new job, or being in the right place at the right time. All things are possible right now – all you have to do is feel that you deserve it!

If Cricket is your Animal Totem;

You know how to sing your song loud and clear! You love to use the power of your own voice in order to attract what you want and need in life and you have a gift for finding your way through difficult moments with panache and aplomb. You are an excellent communicator, love to walk your talk and are often vegetarian. You understand the power of music and will often have a career that uses music as a form of healing. You are a whirlwind of action, a blur of movement,  and always on the go. You seem to have a hard time staying in one place and are always jumping off in one direction or another.

If Cricket has come into your Dream;

If you see crickets in your dream  it usually represents introspection. Look inward for your answers or to release old emotional baggage. You are seeking guidance in the resolution of a current impasse. If you hear crickets in your dream it can suggest that you are allowing minor things to bother you. Go inward to find the true irritation to resolve it. If the cricket is leaping – know that you are moving forward spiritually in leaps and bounds right now.

Additional Associations for Cricket…

  • Good luck
  • Emerging Self
  • Enhanced intuition and psychic abilities
  • Ability to change focus and direction quickly and easily
  • Grounding
  • Contentment
  • Inner Voice
  • Teaching the power of song in darkness
  • New Vibrational Energies
  • Happiness
  • Finding ones way out of darkness by following their song
  • Self Expression
  • Understanding the time to jump out of a situation
  • Satisfaction
  • Communication
  • Good Fortune
  • Pleasure
  • Connection to the plant kingdom
  • Positive Outcomes

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Platypus

Imagine it! Feel it! Receive it!
-Platypus

If Platypus has swam across your path;

Dare to be yourself! No matter what others think of you, you must always express who you are without hesitation in any circumstance. Real friends will always accept you for who you are and family will love you as you are. When we pretend to be something we are not we lose sight of our heart and our purpose. Part of being ourselves is the continuous self discovery of going inward and taking the time to nurture the things that make us happy.

If Platypus is your Animal Totem;

You enjoy your solitude and have never really fit into mainstream society. You are comfortable with this because you revel in your own uniqueness and strength of character. You lean toward career where you spend a great deal of time alone – usually with some sort of sensitive electrical equipment (Programmers and Analysts). You work well on your own, are not afraid to use your imagination and logic to manifest what you desire in life. You are adept at examining your life experiences and know how to subtly share the lessons your glean from them without preaching.

If Platypus has come into your Dream;

To see a platypus in your dreams suggests that you are perhaps wallowing and dwelling on your emotions. It may also indicate that your repressed thoughts and subconscious material may slowly be coming to the surface so that you can deal with them. Alternatively the dream may symbolize your shyness and reservation especially in social situations. It is letting you know that you must work on your ability to socialize with others more.

 

Additional Associations for Platypus…

  • At peace with isolation
  • Devoted Mother
  • Connection the ancient animals
  • Possessing Inner Sight
  • Appropriate aggression
  • Balancing Energy
  • Prehistoric Paradox
  • Moving Through the World of Mystery and Dreams
  • Secrecy
  • Move To Your Own Personal Rhythms
  • Search for deeper meaning in situations
  • At Home in the Sea of Emotions
  • Grit of Experience
  • Sensing Beyond the Known World
  • Ancient Lessons
  • Ability to remain unique
  • Spiritual Murk
  • Lessons associated with completion
  • Leaving no stone unturned
  • Acquiring the ability to finish projects
  • Mystery
  • Value of remaining as you are
  • Curiosity
  • Flexibility to move in different directions effortlessly
  • Investigation
  • Ability to rear young differently
  • Impulse and Electricity
  • Access hidden chambers of subconscious according to own personal rhythms
  • Water Wisdom
  • Awaken your own uniqueness
  • Swimming through your emotions

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Old English Sheepdog

Things are not what they seem. Look more closely and you will see the truth.
-Old English Sheepdog

If Old English Sheepdog has come across your path;

You are reminded that you must take responsibility for what you see in your life right now. Attempting to shift the blame or point fingers is simply a way for you to procrastinate and stay where you are. As soon as you accept things for what they are and take a good look at how you got there you will be able to move forward and undo the beliefs and thought processes that created your present reality. Only you can make these changes and only you can start the process right now.

If Old English Sheepdog is your Animal Totem;

You approach life with a great deal of humor and have the ability to laugh at your own mistakes and the egotistic ways of humans. You have strong devoted family ties and are an exceptional parent – although you do occasionally have a tendency to overprotect your children. You know how to balance work, play and family and have an exuberant attitude toward life in general. A natural comedian you occasionally use this to hide your vulnerability.

If Old English Sheepdog has come into your dreams;

If the Old English Sheepdog has come to you in a dream it may signify that you are responding to a situation out of your sense of duty rather than setting a boundary and allowing others to make their own mistakes. If the dog is herding sheep it may signify that you must take a leadership role among your peers in order to get the best out of everyone. A sleeping dog may mean that you are sleeping on the job somewhat and are missing something important that you must do.

Additional Associations for Old English Sheepdog;

  • Devotion
  • Shifting Blame
  • Loyalty
  • Charisma
  • Charm
  • Approaching life with Humor
  • Laughing at our own sense of importance
  • Hiding behind a façade
  • Playfulness
  • Comedy
  • Exuberance for life
  • Sociable
  • Adaptable
  • Balancing Work and Play
  • Intelligence
  • Unconditional Love
  • Maintaining our Health
  • Clownish Energy and Born Entertainer
  • Herding Instinct
  • Sense of Duty
  • Recognizing Boundaries
  • Independence

 

For more information about Old English Sheepdog check out these websites:

Animal Planet Dogs 101 – Old English Sheepdog

 

Cassowary

You have the ability to confront your fears. Once you do you will wonder what you were afraid of in the first place!
-Cassowary

If Cassowary has strut across your path;

You are being asked to be more open minded and tolerant of those around you. Not everyone will always have the same view point as you do. Listen carefully because you may not like what they say – however there is most likely a gem or two that you can integrate into your own philosophy. We are all individuals and as individuals we must all find our own truth. To do this we go from lesson to lesson and peer to peer. From each of these we integrate tidbits of knowledge into our being. Although others may reach for the same morsels – they will all process and integrate them differently.

If Cassowary is your Animal Totem;

You can be very territorial and stubborn – however you recognize this part of yourself and manage it with diplomacy and aplomb. You have a powerful connection with the Rain Forest and take keen interest in the stewardship of these shrinking tracts of land. You are always conscious of your environment – physical, emotional and spiritual and make sure that you keep them in balance. Generally you tend to gravitate toward people who respect your boundaries and are generally at peace with themselves. You are a great teachers – however the teach by allowing your pupil to discover the knowledge they seek by themselves. You merely hint at the knowledge and allow the rest to come to them in self discovery.

If Cassowary has come into your Dream;

To dream of a Cassowary attacking signifies that you know there is a confrontation coming in your waking life and that you have been avoiding it. You know that you have to deal with this problem and have simply been putting off thereby giving your opponent or problem more power over yourself.

Alternatively to dream of a Cassowary in the Rain Forest signifies that something in your environment – physical, mental, emotional or spiritual is out of balance. You need to look closely at what is setting things out of kilter and rectify the situation.

Additional Associations for Cassowary…

  • Shyness
  • Respect
  • Stubbornness
  • Reputation
  • Wisdom
  • Pride
  • Paternal Energy
  • Territorial
  • Overcoming Obstacles
  • Vulnerability
  • Self Defense
  • Balanced Masculinity and Femininity
  • Connection to the Rainforest
  • Strength
  • Use of protective armor

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Pug

If you don't like something either change it - or change your attitude. The choice is yours!
-Pug

If Pug has come across your path;

You are reminded that in order to change things you first have to admit to yourself that something needs changing. Once you have recognized what you desire to change in your life the universe will move mountains in order to help you attain your goals – but you must see it and desire it first. Change can come in many ways – subtly as in a slight diet change or drastically as in a move across country. Most changes however occur within us, in our choices, and in the way we think about the world and ourselves. Only you can change yourself.

Alternatively a change is being offered to you at the moment that you need to accept and embrace without fear of what the future may hold for you. Move toward it and everything will fall into place for you.

If Pug is your Animal Totem;

You are attentive to your close family members, have a great deal of charm and are very playful by nature. You enjoy quiet solitude but are also very sociable. You are very clever with problem solving, embrace change quickly and wholeheartedly, and accept things easily for what they are. You have a keen and happy go lucky attitude toward life in general and are an animated story teller. Often you will have friends on the edge of their seat with your tales.

If Pug has come into your dreams;

To dream of a black Pug is an omen of change. Like most changes there is always a void of not knowing what is in the immediate future. Rest assured that this imminent change is going to be for the better. To dream of a fawn colored pug is signifies that you are accepting whatever changes you are trying to make and integrating them into your life. Alternatively to see many Pugs in your dream signify’s your inability to accept certain changes in your life even though these changes are necessary for you to move forward at this time. The dream is letting you know that the changes will happen with or without your acceptance.

Additional Associations of Pug;

  • Acceptance
  • Charm
  • Playful
  • Living in the Present
  • Docility
  • Cleverness
  • Change
  • Solitude
  • Stubborness
  • Positive Attitude
  • Moving through changes quickly and easily
  • Animation
  • Loyalty
  • Ancient Wisdom

 

For more information about Pug check out these websites:

 Animal Planet Dogs 101 - Pug

 

Scorpion

Ignore the criticism that surrounds you today. You are simply a little bit ahead of your time and they have not yet caught up with your thinking.
-Scorpion

If Scorpion has scrambled across your path;

You are being asked to remove and cut out those things in your life that no longer serve you. Evaluate your surroundings with a critical eye to releasing old baggage, letting go of objects that are cluttering up your home, and purging the clinging energy of those that are co-dependent to you. Focus on minimizing the enabling of others not to move forward as well as taking your own steps towards death and rebirth. Re-establish your boundaries, make clear decisions about which direction your next few months will take and move on.

If Scorpion is your Animal Totem;

You are a very strong person and have the ability to inspire others. You are passionate in your love affairs and are known as a good lover. You have very strong sexual needs and often enjoy periods of solitariness between your intense and passionate relationships. You have the gift of Psychometry. You tend to use your sense of touch in most things and enjoy textures in your foods. You are protective of your solitude when you need it and will be very defensive of your children – occasionally protecting them where they need to face consequences in order to learn and grow. You are unafraid of allowing yourself to be vulnerable with others. You have a way with words that can often be stinging in their remarks. Your overall charisma will carry you through any conflicts.

If Scorpion has come into your Dream;

The Scorpion is a symbol of death and rebirth. The Dream is letting you know that you need to get rid of the old and make room for something new. Alternatively, the Scorpion can represent a person who is born under the astrological sign for Scorpio.

To see a Scorpion in your dream can also represent a situation which may be painful or hurtful in your waking life. It may be that you are harboring destructive feelings, “stinging” remarks, bitter words and/or negative thoughts that have been expressed by or aimed against you. You may be on a self-destructive and self-defeating path.

To see scorpions floating in water suggest that you need to let go of some pain and learn to accept the situation. You may be going through the three-step process of denial, acceptance, and finally moving on.

Additional Associations for Scorpion…

  • Transformation
  • Focus
  • Seduction
  • Guardianship
  • Boldness
  • Clarity
  • Secretiveness
  • Stealth
  • Energy
  • Altered Perception
  • Control
  • Vitality
  • Energy
  • Attacking from the rear
  • Warning
  • Inspiration
  • Mystery
  • Treachery
  • Resilience
  • Death and rebirth
  • Calculated
  • Passion
  • Mysticism
  • Transmutation of poison
  • Transition
  • Defensiveness
  • Retaliation
  • Sexuality
  • Attachment
  • Reflecting dark and negative energy back to its sender
  • Rebellion
  • Psychometry
  • Survival
  • Solitariness
  • Strategy
  • Vulnerability
  •  Healing

For further research into Scorpion - check out these websites:

Miniature Schnauzer

Know that you are lovable for who you are!
-Miniature Schnauzer

If Miniature Schnauzer has come across your path;

You are reminded that in protecting your heart you are stopping the flow of experiences that will help you to heal and grow. In allowing those around you to see more of who you are and to involve yourself more with your peers you can grow on many many levels. It will teach you the art of discernment, how to set boundaries, and how to make choices that are right for your own journey. Hiding from all of these experiences only invites an eventual Cosmic Calamity that will force the issue. Now is your chance to move forward on your own terms. Get out there and risk your heart!

If Miniature Schnauzer is your Animal Totem;

You are highly protective of those around you.  You are bold in your decisions and will often act without forethought. This will occasionally get you into trouble – but for the most part will serve you well in matters of your heart. You have an active lifestyle, enjoy being social and are usually well grounded in any situation you find yourself in. You are courageous in the face of darkness and danger. You also have a highly developed sense of intuition. Most likely you have the gift of clairaudience.

If Miniature Schnauzer has come into your dreams;

To see this dog in your dreams is a message that you must stay alert to the “signs and omens” around you. You are being shown what you need to see. You must also listen very carefully for the signs will include auditory direction. Trust what you hear.

Alternatively the Schnauzer may be letting you know that your loyalty is being questioned in some way. Either by yourself or by others. This is a good thing simply because you are in the process of discerning what is exactly right for yourself.

Additional Associations of Miniature Schnauzer;

  • Protectiveness
  • Courage
  • Clairaudience
  • Alertness
  • Spirited
  • Obedience
  • Persistence
  • Intelligence
  • Willingness to Please
  • Dedication
  • Determination
  • Territorial Instinct
  • Impulsiveness
  • Playfulness
  • Spunk
  • Keen
  • Devotion
  • Willfulness
  • Obstinate Resistance
  • Inventiveness
  • Seriousness
  • Prey Drive
  • Stern Personality
  • Vigilant

 

For more information about Miniature Schnauzer check out these websites:

Animal Planet Dogs 101 - Miniature Schnauzer

 

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