APPLE

Temptation to break personal taboos, or divine or societal laws. Responsible use of knowledge, skills, or wisdom. Matters of health: How the apple looks may have a direct bearing on how you’re feeling. Appearing abundantly on a tree: A propitious sign that speaks of realizing your hopes. Only at the top of a tree: High […]

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ACQUITTAL

(see Acceptance, Judgment) Forgiveness toward self or others for behavior that’s considered socially, legally, or religiously unseemly. Discovering information about a person or situation that erased any question of liability. If given by a judge, jury, or clergyperson, this can indicate forgiveness from others, including authority figures, or even the Divine regarding actions for which […]

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BODY

Each part of the body symbolizes something different. Fingers indicate blame or direction, arms stand for effective use of skills, and legs are grounding or support. The nose reveals your instincts and level of honesty (being able to “smell out” a lie); the mouth indicates communicative ability or more metaphorically, tastes and preferences. Eyes represent […]

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BIRCH

Birth and origination. This tree gets its name from the first letter of the Druidical alphabet, which also represents beginnings. Making a mark that distinguishes your personal territory on the job, at home, or in a situation. Birch rods were used in ancient rites called Beating the Bounds in which people would walk and mark […]

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BASIL

(see Herbs) Love, especially if seen sitting on a windowsill. This was a way that Italian women welcomed their suitors. An alternative dragon emblem, full of fire and power, having taken its name from the legendary “basilisk.” Indian: The observation of sacred offerings and rites. This herb is used regularlv on altars to Krishna and […]

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BASKET

The shape of a basket makes it a natural symbol of the womb, the feminine aspect, and pregnajicy. If the basket is full, a sign of productivity and providence. Conversely, an empty-basket speaks of something in your life that is wanting for fulfillment. WTiat specifically does the basket contain? If it’s filled with eggs, this […]

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BANANA

Traditionally, masculinity or male sexuality. Banana peel: A slippery situation to which you should be attentive. Caution against overlooking a potential hazard. Banana cream pie: From the days of slapstick comedy. Developing a good sense of humor as an ally for coping with difficult people or situations. Protection from negativity. In Hawaii, banana leaves are […]

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BALANCE (SCALES)

How does this tool appear? Is it lopsided? If so, consider if you have been stressing certain things too much in your life, resulting in throwing everything else off kilter. An alternative emblem for the zodiac sign of Libra, whose name literally means balance. The counsel of this image is using perspective and fairness to […]

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CRANE

A messenger from the Divine, who bears intelligence and discipline on its wings. According to Pliny, because this bird stands 011 one leg when it sleeps, it is actually standing watch. As such, it represents vigilance. In Japan, this is the teacher of law, specifically governmental, mundane law. In China, the crane intercedes between heaven […]

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CAULDRON

(see Abyss, Basket, Bowl, Chalice, Circle, Forge, Water) The symbol of the triune, primordial Goddess and birth giver (because of its shape and having three legs). Fertility, femininity, and procreativity. Magical power. In Indian mythos, Indra drank from three cauldrons to empower himself with mystical energy. Wisdom, insight, and knowledge. According to Teutonic stories, there […]

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