we surprised a hare
which was under our feet
it left its lair ran across the field and into a hedge leaving its grass home and resting place
on the river a kingfisher
on the ground a grass snake
orange brown tipped butterflies, dragonflies
a buzzard circling us overhead as we lay back in long grass
a duck, a hawk, a vole
Wildlife seen on the walk of October 3rd
Frogs were sacred to Hequet, goddess of embryonic waters.( Egyptian)
womb, waters, fertility, developing life
Because of their permeable skin frogs are also the first to let us know when nature is out of balance.
cosmic creator, progenitor, destroyer and sacred being, phallic energy, fertility and potency. The snake conveys power over death a form of ancestral spirit, guide to the land of the dead and mediator of hidden processes of transformation and return.
Spiders embody the ancient soul of existence, they are divine creator, culture-hero, trickster and benefactor.
the psyche’s self-renewal, returning souls, ardent longing, young love
symbol of acute awareness, the invisible seeker in the dark, the power of death
an owl landing on a roof foreshadows a death, death is also seen as transformation and renewal of life, regeneration
Linked with the moon and brings together the mortal and immortal aspects of self, a token of love
Hares are in many creation stories, symbolise procreation, immortality, diligence and the trickster.
Teaches expression of nature and sensitivity to its surroundings, teaches one to listen and feel, to use intuition.
abundance, peace, love, warmth
dreams, illusions, understanding dreams, sees the truth in people and places
clear sightedness, observant, far-memory, courage, defines, wisdom, recalls past lives, truth and experience