When you come across a dragonfly what does it make you feel or think? Do you feel as if you have become lighter and more joyous?
The dragonfly, in general, is symbolic for transformation and change. It is something that connects us with the spirits of nature and offers us joy. When you notice a dragonfly in your life you are being called upon to transform and evolve into a better version of yourself. This spirit animal is sent to inspire those who have it as a totem in order to bring about the changes they need in life.
You see, the dragonfly changes colors as it matures in the ways that you do too on the inside. The lightness of this animal should inspire those who have it as a totem to use their abilities to the fullest extent and be adaptable in all situations that come their way. If the spirit of the dragonfly comes to you will need to explore all you can.
For the Mayans, the dragonfly was the emblematic animal of the goddess of creativity, Ix Chel. It is said that the dragonfly’s wings partnered with a magical song actually revived her after she was almost killed. Dragonflies are the keepers of our dreams and really helps us in seeking out our true potential. The wings of a dragonfly itself reflect the colors of the universe and connect us to its energy indefinitely.
According to Swedish folklore, dragonflies come around to check for bad souls. They are said to sneak up on children who tell lies and stitch up their eyes, ears, and mouths. This in a sense relates back to everything above in bringing about change when it is needed. This species of insects have inhabited the Earth for some 300 million years and their presence is something special. Whether you believe they are here to bring you deeper into ascension or not there is no doubting their importance.
For more information on the spiritual side of the dragonfly take the time to check out the video below. Do you have something to learn from the dragonfly? I believe we all do.
Via awareness act