Horses have always held a very precious place in my heart.
They have taken me into vast spaces within my being previously unaccessed. Places and times so ancient I do not have 3d languaging for. I go deeply into a sense of awe and wonder when I communicate with them, connecting with a tribal oversoul. My inner child feels soul nourished; my heart uplifted by their beautiful presence. I very much feel part of the tribe or herd.
Since a child, I have been in love with horses. I dreamt of having my own to steward, but that never came into my practical reality living in the city. I had pictures of horses and horsey paraphernalia all over my room as a young teen. I was obsessed! I went to weekly horse riding lessons, but after a jumping fall I became very nervous, thus my riding days slowly faded away to intermittent trail rides over the years.
I began to have powerful dreams where I would be running wild with the horses; many times I woke to feel them in my bedroom watching over me. This was my first taste of the animal kingdom as "guides".
In my teens and twenties, city life closed the door to the animal kingdom for me. It has only been in the last 8 years, as I awakened more of my natural self, that my connection to the animal's and their sacred wisdom, has been a well source of healing and heart kinship.
Learning to open my "sight" and receive the messages from the animal brethren has been a precious remembrance of my indigenous capacities. They have taught me how to trust in the natural world and how to open my heart to bridge across species and kingdoms.
They have helped me find my way back to myself. To enter into the timeless flow of elemental life.
It was clear that the animals wanted to communicate with me regardless of them being "physically" in my waking world. They wanted me to know they had my back!
I have journeyed the inner realms through shamanic rituals, meeting key animal spirit guides who continue to shape and direct my life's experiences. In some of my deepest initiations of soul awakening, I have had key animal archetypes work on my subtle bodies to bring back parts of my soul that had left due to past/present life trauma.
There is no divide here between the waking world and the magical. Our animal kin can shape shift into many forms to assist us. We just have to be open to their assistance.
The seals and dolphins have been other constant companions on my personal healing journey. I would sit for hours on shorelines, singing to them and communicating telepathically with them on the issues that were surfacing from my unconscious seeking wholeness.
They would also come into my dreams with their medicine, going right to the points of disharmony and pain. I experienced miraculous clearing's of old energy the more I actively engaged them through intention and heart gratitude.
Tune in the the animals that are in your waking reality.
What do they have to say to you?
Do you keep seeing the same animal over and over?
Go within and ask them to impart their wisdom. Look up the animal totem messages online for that particular animal to see if anything triggers a knowing in you.
The bird tribe are fantastic and accurate messengers. There is nothing more majestic and inspiring to me than seeing a great eagle or hawk flying above me. My heart instantly soars to meet the currents of spirit. I know that an important sign has come into my reality and I must pay immediate attention, seeking counsel with source!
This is a relationship like any other; one that requires our loving interactive presence. A synergy of hearts.
I continue to open and learn from our beloved animal family; visioning for one day still to be a steward of a noble horse ally :)
If you feel called to Elemental healing & Working with these archetypes , Connect with MaRa through her offerings : ~
Here is a video on my experiences with the Seals :)