Because of its mysterious transmogrification from a caterpillar, the butterfly is a universal symbol for intense transformation, usually for the better.
If the butterfly is in the egg stage, the coming change is still but an idea.
In the larva stage, a decision needs to be made.
In the cocoon stage, you are working to make your dreams a reality.
An adult butterfly flying in the air indicates sharing, or the need to share, your ideas with the world.