(see Weapons) Directional guidance, like a subliminal road map showing you the way to go. Watch where the arrow lands to see if you’re making or missing your mark. Power over, or empathy with, animals. In Greek mythology, Artemis carried arrows representing her dominion over the animal kingdom. Potentially a phallic symbol. The cherub carries […]
(see Weapons) Gathering ammunition indicates the expectation of battle, or an upcoming undertaking that requires a show of strength (see Fighting). Exhausted ammunition speaks of fruitless struggles against overwhelming odds. Taking aim at a specific problem or situation with carefully chosen “tools” that might prove harmful if they aren’t used properly.
(see Dancing, Jinnping, Running) Balance, initiative, and sustained energy through physically trying circumstances. Feeling as if you’re jumping through proverbial hoops to please others or meet their expectations. Walking a tightrope: A delicate situation with some implied danger, depending on your level of skill. Contortionists: Having the truth or your sense of reality somehow twisted. […]
(see Animals, Birds, Flying) An ability to traverse “darkness” of a figurative nature, but one that may not be recognized. Native Americans believe these creatures are guides because of their uncanny navigation abilities. See where the bat is taking you, and watch closely the path by which you go. If the bat is you, or […]
Carefully using your resources or energy so as to have enough left over for needful times (see Electricity). Dead batteries indicate that you’ve overstretched yourself and now need to rest. A source of energy or power within, of which you may be unaware.
(see Animals) Fear and timidity (e.g., being “chicken”). Running aimlessly around: Lacking personal direction, racing from worries or doing so much that everything loses focus (e.g., “like a chicken with its head cut off’). An omen or message. Among the Romans, chickens were used to foretell the outcome of battles by observing their movements and […]
(see Crystals, Gems, Jewelry, Stones) Because of its red color, this is an alternative blood emblem. Among Moslems, a symbol of perfect happiness, effective speech and depression’s abatement. In ancient Greece, this represented having one’s wishes satisfied. Arabian: Take care, someone is trying to trick or deceive you. In dream oracles, this stone warns of […]
(see Airplane / Airport, Birds by type, Butterfly, Bat, Fairies, bisects by type, Wings) Liberation or freedom. Overcoming a difficult situation and transcending limitations. If you fly alone, this represents a personal journey filled with positive realizations. If flying with others, this indicates the support of family, friends, or acquaintances, especially for a new endeavor. […]
(see Locations, Pictographs) A means of self-identification. What image appears on the flag, and what does it say about your true self? Battered flags indicate some type of war being waged, often on an emotional level. Raising flags represents honor and remembrance of traditions. Flags flying at half-mast represent a literal or figurative death, or […]
(see Herbs) An alternative emblem for fire. According to Greek mythology, Prometheus bore a burning fennel stalk to earth when presenting humankind with this gift. Clear vision and defined goals. In folk remedies, this herb is used to aid eyesight. Folkloric: The natural cycle of death and rebirth that may be allegorical or situational. S? […]