What do you want your Spirit Animal to be?

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Post by nadiadeana » 29 Dec 2017, 18:32

A wolf. Having great insticts as well as being great determination is something I'd like. Especially since I always have trouble following through what I want to do (ie studying)
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Post by Momiji1987 » 29 Dec 2017, 19:15

Such creative animal choices! I love hearing all the reasons you picked that animal to represent you. So interesting!

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Post by Mailis » 16 Feb 2018, 07:29

After reading Robin Hobbs Assassins Apprentice books, I have unique fondness of wolves.

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Post by onixpam » 31 Mar 2018, 11:48

I think my spirit animal is the horse, a wild one because it symbolizes personal drive, passion, and freedom.

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Post by Laura Bach » 11 Apr 2018, 06:54

My spirit animal is a lovely, playful otter that fights against currents in the river and likes to hold hands.

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Post by Kibetious » 14 Apr 2018, 08:22

Here,many communities have totems which are equivalent of these spirit animals. Our clan animal is the cheetah and I admire it for its swiftness.
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Post by Cswrawr » 16 Apr 2018, 19:32

I would pick cheetah as well. They're so pretty and I've always admired their agility. I've even had dreams of being able to run as fast as I wanted on four limbs and covering huge distances in seconds. That said, I am not a runner by any stretch of the imagination and being vegetarian, I would make a terrible cheetah.

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Post by teacherjh » 20 Apr 2018, 11:31

On a humorous note my spirit animal would be a sloth - sleep and eat all day. But truthfully I would need to pick an animal that seems calm most of the time but is fiercely protective of their loved ones. Any ideas?

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Post by gen_g » 03 May 2018, 02:34

I would most likely choose a she-wolf, as they are fiercely protective and have the chops to back it up!

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Post by Bukari » 19 May 2018, 09:56

I will recommend a dragon. Yes! An ancient dragon of the last of their kind. Because I know they are extinct and powerful and also would be difficult to come by.
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Post by Espie » 25 May 2018, 00:29

Momiji1987 wrote:
21 Dec 2017, 00:21
Many Native American cultures look to animals out of a desire to embody i.e. the swiftness of a deer or the grace of a hawk. If you could have a spirit animal, what would you choose and why? What characteristics do you admire or have in common with your choice?
If I were a believer of this folklore, I'd choose a butterfly and an eagle. A butterfly wasn't always beautiful and in flight, as it underwent a dark and arduous slumber and processing before its full metamorphosis' completion. An eagle isn't afraid to fly alone as needed and not necessarily in a flock of many to tend to its and its own's needs, and to soar high and beyond to reach its destination.
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Post by Espie » 25 May 2018, 00:34

akeseh wrote:
22 Dec 2017, 02:02
A dove. This animal symbolizes the Holy Spirit who is God.
I love that. A dove is a sign of hope. It was there after the frightening deluge in Noah's time.
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Post by Espie » 25 May 2018, 00:40

readingnow93 wrote:
23 Dec 2017, 05:44
A bear. A bear symbolizes courage. A bear will be calm and playful but when provoked, is capable of tactics and protecting itself.
That's interesting. It's amazing how a bear's cuddliness could be turned into viciousness in retaliation. I'd like to believe in the power of the good side of human nature.
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Post by Espie » 25 May 2018, 01:08

Dystopiancitzn wrote:
24 Dec 2017, 11:30
An Elephant! An elephant symbolizes wisdom, power, and strength.
I've often wondered what the origin of the catch phrase "elephant in the room" was but have only tried finding it out just very recently. What the majestic creature stands for are qualities worth possessing indeed.
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Post by Espie » 25 May 2018, 01:12

Ramatu0 wrote:
24 Dec 2017, 18:55
A deer
he deer was a messenger, an animal of power, and a totem representing sensitivity, intuition and gentleness.
You've just reminded me of Santa Claus and his magical sojourn buddies as he led on to make the Saviour's season more festive for all and to remind us that niceness is something to go for.
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