Your Medicine Wheel Animal Spirits Oracle Reading
This reading explores the energies present in your life in each area of the Medicine Wheel. Choose this spread when you need a greater understanding of the inner forces at work in your life today.
Scroll down to learn the influence of each Animal Spirit. Click on the images to see larger versions.
Center: The animal spirit that appears in the center of the Medicine Wheel reflects who you are at this point in time.
Wolverine is thought to be a bridge between the physical and spirit worlds. He has the ability to survive in the most difficult terrains - and his message to you is of inner strength. Have you forgotten just how powerful you really are? If so, it's time to refocus and re-dedicate - and remember that Wolverine medicine runs through your blood.
North: The animal that appears in the North shows you how to walk your talk. Here lies your connection with your Higher Self.
You'll never get too close to Armadillo as his hard shell will keep you at arm's length! And, if this roly-poly fellow is in your reading, he's asking YOU to examine the areas where you need a hard shell - boundaries! Do you "do" for everyone but never "do" for yourself? Or, are you being TOO sensitive, protecting yourself even when danger isn't present?
East: This animal reveals the direction you need to take in order to gain clarity about your present situation.
Raven has long been known as the magical bird - the one who carries our messages and our prayers to spirit. Raven has been called a shape-shifter, and his message to you today is one of change - expect the unexpected, but know that Raven is flying close and will help you transform life's challenges into life's greatest blessings.
South: This animal explores issues dealing with your inner child, and shows the energy needed to trust your own process.
Eagle soars high enough to see the grand panorama of life, and yet has vision keen enough to spot a fish a mile away. How's your vision? Are you seeing the big picture or are you only concentrating on the fish? Eagle is asking you to take a step back so you can once again see the whole. You've gotten so lost in the trees you've forgotten the forest.
West: The animal that appears in the West holds the answer to your present challenge.
Many cultures associate Owl with death, while others see Owl as the "night eagle" - the bird that embodies shamanism. Owl has exceptional hearing, and his medicine is one of clairaudience - the ability to hear spirit. If Owl has silently glided into your life today, he is asking you to face your own fears, and listen to the messages spirit is sending you.