Native peoples of many countries have animal spirits that play a very important part in their lives. In Chinese astrology all the signs are animals and in western astrology most of the signs are animals.
By getting to know your animal totem, you can gain insight and understanding of your own life circumstances more clearly, and share in the totem power or 'medicine'. Animal totems manifest a specific kind of energy that will align to forces of the spiritual realm that are influencing your life.
Spiders are very delicate creatures that play an important role in the myths and lore of many peoples as the teacher of balance between the past and future, the physical and spiritual. To the Native Americans, Spider is Grandmother, the link to the past and future. In India it's associated with Maya, the weaver of illusions. In West Africa, the spider is portrayed as a trickster god, much like Coyote in the Native American stories. Called Anansi, he is forever stirring up mischief to get the better of other animals. In many stories, he is a god associated with creation, either of wisdom or storytelling.
A spider totem teaches you balance between past and future, physical and spirit, male and female.
She is strength and gentleness combined. She awakens creative sensibilities and reminds you that the past is always interwoven with the future.Spider knows that the past affects the future and vise versa. It calls us to make use of our creativity and weave our dreams into our destiny.
The Spider animal totem is an architect, and powerfully patient in her creation, knowing that paying attention to how the project is coming to fruition is important, and nothing needs be rushed. The Spider meaning will guide you to making the changes you want to make in your life. It is her nature to help us shape our reality along the way. Know that our personality, our goals and intentions, are very important when doing this. The reality we’re shaping will bear the marks of that, and those marks can run quite deep and once set, they can stay with us for a long time.
Spider Dream Meaning
A single spider may refer to a powerful force protecting you against your self-destructive behavior. Consider it as a hidden force protecting you from other bad insects.Spiders are also a symbol of creativity due to the intricate webs they spin. Look into the context of the spider dream to figure out their underlying symbol and message.