Animals Divine - Nine of Wands – Snake


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Symbols*: The winding snake embodies the energy of the surrounding elements. The wands are beacons on its journey. They illuminate the soil and reveal the spirals that have created patterns in the golden earth. These spirals signify continuation. Snakes are primordial forces that exemplify birth and death. The snake sheds its skin as it travels along the unexplored terrain. It is leaving behind vestiges of a past life and is in the process of blazing a trail for new ideas. It is successfully utilizing the elements in order to merge the four psychological components of our psyches: thinking, feeling, sensation, and intuition.

Description*: In order to feel whole, it is important to try and sharpen the four functions of your psyche. By incorporating a diversity of energies into your being, you can become more thoughtful in your approaches to daily situations, more intuitive with your responses when confronting challenges, more stable when considering material needs, and more understanding when encountering emotional issues.

Keywords: The integration of myriad energies, Strength, Diversity

Possible Meaning: You have the strength to get through anything, you are very wise yet always seeking for knowledge. You are now healing from your past endeavors.

Thoughts/Points to Ponder: Snake – Wisdom, Healing, Initiation
This is a powerful animal – it is the symbol of transformation and healing. The Snake is wisdom expressed through healing. The Snake is the symbol of eternity. Your intuition will sharpen and be more accurate. Snake energy is the energy of wholeness, cosmic consciousness, and the ability to experience anything willingly and without resistance. It is the knowledge that all things are equal in creation. It also signals a transition in your life. New opportunities and/or changes. Snake is fire medicine, the medicine of transmutation. On a material level, it is vitality; on an emotional level, it is ambition and dreams; on a mental level, it is intellect and power; on a spiritual level (the highest level), it is wisdom, understanding and wholeness. Snake magic is heavy magic. Become the Magician and transmute the energy and accept the power of the fire.