Every time I think of a raven, I think of Edgar Allen Poe. The raven is sort of mysterious. People often associate the arrival of a raven to be a warning. They are messengers. That’s true, but what does it mean when one flies into your life? Again, see the crediting in the reference section if you are interested.
Ravens signal the arrival of magic in your life. A raven arriving means that there are changes that can be made in your life, and if you have dreams that you want to make a reality, now is the time. The raven will take you to the darkest places of your inner conflicts and open doors to your healing abilities.
The raven totem symbolizes intelligence, mystery, and the ability to learn fast. So, this is the opposite of the last two posts. The raven is a quick moving guide. Swooping in and making things happen is the mantra of this fascinating animal spirit.
You can also intimidate others. You may exude assertiveness, which can be frightening to some people unless they know how to handle you. When this animal arrives, nonetheless, it is likely to amplify those traits.
Folks who practice magic can be enabled by their raven. The raven is a divination animal and can arrive because of knowledge you may already have about success and magical practices. Cosmic forces are at work already when the raven comes calling.
Let’s get some history about this gorgeous, dark creature. According to Wild Gratitude (2013), tribal people see the Raven as a hero God who either created the world or assisted in its creation. Many tribal people know the raven as a spirit who provides aid, but also provides trouble. The raven is known as a “trickster” (Spirit Animals, 2013) and often brings about hardship. However, the raven’s ability to trick people often comes with setting things right. In other words, things are already wrong and the raven tricks the recipient into changing things, which actually works toward positive outcomes. You could say that the raven is a teacher.
When the raven comes to you it may signal that it is time to re-evaluate. You may be in for a rebirth.
Another interesting fact is that the raven is an illusionist, which isn’t surprising given its power in magic. They can help us wrap our head around things that we don’t understand. When we have things happen to us that we know that no one else would ever believe, it may be your raven at work. The raven works very hard to tear down your preconceived notions opening you up to limitless possibilities. He is the driving force behind the belief in the fact that EVERYTHING is possible.
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