I visited my mentor last week. A few months ago we had a discussion about my power animal. He thought I was mistaken about what I thought were my power animals. Many years before, I had gone to a shaman to journey to my animals, he said I had 2 power animals, bear and deer. At that time I didn’t understand much about power animals , in fact, based on that experience… thought shamanism just wasn’t for me. Years later… the discussion comes up again, after I have embraced a shamanic way of living.
So I was invited to journey with Marv to finally meet my power animal. I asked him what is the difference between a power animal and a regular animal’s energy? His answer was that we can call any animal energy to work with us, but our power animal has dedicated itself to us, and we can call it at any time, and its there.
So I went on a wonderful journey to finally meet my power animal. When I finally met this new animal, I could see how much more powerful the connection was. I felt like I have met my beloved. Now when I close my eyes to sleep, I see my power animal there waiting to connect with me. I can feel him in my heart, and I feel very different! My power animal is there by my side, offering me its qualities, its strength, and I am beginning to see how my personality actually reflects the qualities of my power animal, so cool!
So I would invite you, if you have any interest or inclination to journey to learn about your power animal, act on it. Its a liberating experience to have access to such powerful support available to us if we just look for it.