Shaman Discusses: The Dragonfly Power Animal

dragonflyThe dragonfly is a symbol of light, change, the wisdom of transformation and adaptability in life. When the dragonfly shows up in your life, it may remind you to bring more lightness and joy into your life, to look deep into your emotions and shine your true colors. The Dragonfly’s message is that life is never what it appears to be.

Dragonfly has the ability to reflect and refract light and colors. It is often linked with magic and mysticism. The Dragonfly’s wings are delicate and they shimmer as if they have just come from the land of the fairies. Their spectacular colors shine with iridescence in the sunlight. The dragonfly can help put us in touch with our natural spirit and helps remind us to maintain a balance between our thoughts and emotions.

Dragonflies are natures shapeshifters. They can inhabit two realms, air, and water. The first two years of their life dragonflies live in the water, on the bottom of ponds and streams, and are called nymphs. As they age they go through metamorphosis and take to the air. As water represents the emotional body and air represents the mental.

When we have made ourselves believe that the limitations of physical existence are preventing us from changing and growing, the dragonfly help to teach us to pierce our self-made illusions. Dragonflies can help us to question the illusion which we call reality, particularly that part of our realities which hinders our ability to grow and create transformation/change in our lives. Dragonfly conveys knowledge about greater dimensions of reality and helps us travel to a realm of light and color in which spiritual expansion is possible.

When this spirit animal shows up in your life, it’s an indication that it’s time for a change a time to look through the illusions and get clear on what is happening around you.
The dragonfly has amazing flight patterns it appears to be able to change direction swiftly, gliding through the air with no apparent effort. It’s lightness aids to use your talents and abilities to be flexible and highly adaptable to any situation and to stay open to the enfoldment of your personal journey.

You can call on the dragonfly power animal when you’re stuck in a situation and need assistance to gain a new perspective. The solution might lay in your ability to adapt and tackle the issue from a different angle and to keep a light positive outlook no matter what is happening to you now.

Dragonflies are Masters of life with wings of power, the power to escape a blow. the dragonfly helps us to understand dreams and how to use the power of light to our advantage. The dragonfly helps to see the illusions and shows us the truth in every situation. The dragonfly uses the swiftness of change and is connected to transcendence. The dragonfly teaches us how the winds of change, wisdom, and enlightenment and show us the way to personal enlightenment.

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