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meaning of animal medicine cards2

Updated on July 14, 2011

Here is the second group of the meaning of the native American medicine cards

Moose -Self esteem #11

You enjoy a job well done; you enjoy sharing your joy. You believe joy should be shouted with pride. Moose people have the ability to know when to use gentleness of a deer and when to activate the stamped of buffalo. They understand the balance of giving order to get things done and a willingness to do things themselves.

Reverse: You are reminded that ego can ruin your self of accomplishment. Remember others have the same potential you have. It shows that tooting your horn has fail to impress others. Grow calm for awhile and allow the strength and wisdom of silence to enter your heart.

Porcupine -Innocence #12

You have a very special quality and a very powerful medicine the power of faith and trust. within is the ability to remove mountain. Your task is to find the pathway that is most beneficial to you and use your greatest talent to further that plan. Porcupine is gentle, loving and none aggressive when fear is not present. You have your own need to trust your own faith. Do not get caught in the chaos of the adult world. Honor the playfulness of spirit that makes everyone win.

Reverse: You cannot win the game of life if you are too serious. You may be feeling too hurt to trust again because someone dealt you a blow. You have the faith and the ability to overcome .You are ready to accept love from others.


Coyote trickster # 13

A medicine is on the way which you may not be to your liking if you have pulled this card,

Whatever it is good or bad you can be sure it will make you laugh. Coyote will teach you a lesson about yourself. A master trickster who tricks, he usually fools himself. He falls into his own trap; Coyote move from one to the other and refines the art of sabotage to shirr perfection. He is so involve he does not see the steam roller that is about to crush him. They can convince others that a skunk smells like a rose. If you pull this card, walk out, your glass house may crash, all your mirrors may shatter, the divine trickster is dogging you, you may trip. If coyote is your medicine card you are playing jokes on yourself or someone is tricking you, you should become conscious of your own pathway of foolishness, if you can't laugh at your crazy antics you have lost the game.

Reverse: Contraversy and pain in your side. Beware of the master of illusion .Can appear as a supposed all knowing teacher. Con artist, get rich. May signify a time when everything you touch backfires. Beware of the intention of others.




Warning signal of approaching danger, you are the servant of humanity, you are best as a charity worker, philanthropist, nurse counselor minister solder. You embody the loving gentleness of best friend and half wild protector energy. Delve deeply in yourself of service to others. You have a great compassionate understanding of human short comings. If you pull this card consider these questions .Have I recently forget that I owe my allegiance to my personal truth in life? Is it possible that gossip or others opinion had faded my loyalty to my friend, group. Have I ignore someone who was trying to be a loyal friend. Have I been loyal to my true goals?

Reverse: You have become critical or mean. It's time to stop cower in fear or pass on gossip. Do not speak up when someone is rumor mongering. Do not belittle others. Do not refuse to return a little kindness. Reclaim the power of loyalty.

Wolf teacher #15

Wolf is a pathfinder. The forerunner of new ideas, a sense of family, a strong individual urge. You can be part of a society and still embody your individual need. Your sense is keen. The moon is your power ally. The moon is the symbol of psychic energy or the unconscious that holds the secret of knowledge. You have a desire to connect with new ideas which are just below the surface of consciousness; If you draw this card you may be able to share your personal medicine with others. Your intuitive side may also have the answer or teaching for yourself at this time. You could write, lecture on information that will help others,

Reverse: You should expand your limited situation. Do well to look at new ideas. You are urging to seek other teachers and pathway finders.


Raven -Magic #16

You carry the medicine of magic. Raven magic is a powerful medicine that can give you the courage to enter the darkened of the void. If you choose raven in your spread you are going to experience a change of consciousness. Raven is the guardian of ceremonial magic and in absentia healing .You brings a sense of well being. If you have chosen raven do not try to figure it out. It is the power of the unknown and something special is going to happen. The deeper mystery is how you will respond to the sparkling synchronicity of the alchemical moment. Use it wisely to enhance your growth. Can you accept this gift from the Great Spirit or will you limit the powers of the great mystery.

Reverse: raven is not to be taken lightly. If you have asked for harm for someone beware for this harm to teach you in turn what it feels like. If you have not wished harm raven may be warning you that you are not equipped to move into another level of consciousness. It may also be telling you that you have forgotten the magic. To right contrary raven you may need to seek a train shaman to clear the energy field. You may also need to block the negative energy sent by another person. Fill yourself with the magic of being alive. Do it with love and simplicity. Raven will tell you this magical truth. Never go beyond what you have prepared and train for. Life is good so use the magic to aid the entire family.


Mountain Lion- leadership #17

This can be a difficult power totem for you to have. It places you in the position to be targeted for the problems of others. You can be blamed for things going wrong, or for taking charge. This involves lessons on the use of power in leadership. It is the ability to lead without insisting others to follow. You should learn to balance power with intention, physical strength and grace. Do not waste anything, kill only what is needed to survive. If mountain lion come in your dream you may be asked to review the purpose behind your personal belief. You are considered to be the king of the mountain and never allowed to be human or vulnerable. The pitfalls are many the rewards great you must constantly be aware of keeping pace and peace. However you can never keep everyone happy. The first personality and responsibility is to tell the truth, know it and live it


Reverse: You may be playing with fire. If you try to rule with tyranny and dictatorship you have forgotten your medicine. If you are avoiding taking your place as leadership it could be that the whole idea scares you silly. Be yourself; refuse to hide in the cave.

Lynx - secrete # 18

It is said if you want to find out a secret ask lynx medicine. It is hard to get the silent lynx to speak. To be confronted by powerful lynx medicine signifies that you do not know something about others. Lynx is not the guardian of the secrets .Lynx has the ability to move through time and space and get in the silence of unraveling any mystery. The problem is getting lynx to instruct you. He or she would rather goes into circles. If this is strong in you, you will get mental pictures concerning other people and the exact thing they have hidden either from themselves or from others. You will see their fears their lies and deceptions. You will know where they have hidden treasures .If you have pulled lynx you can be assure that secrets are afloat. Be still and pay attention to the revelation you receive from high mental pictures or through the high singing voice in your ear.

Reverse: If you pull the reverse card it is time to shut your eyes and your big mouth. You may be defiling a sacred trust. Have your brain in gear before you babble. Become a lynx and wear the Mona Lisa smile, only you know why you smile.


Buffalo- prayers are heard# 19

This is the most sacred. The appearance of a white buffalo is a sign that prayers are heard. It shows a time of abundance and plenty, of prophecy been fulfilled. Buffalo signifies gratitude and praise, give praise for the richness of life. If you have drawn buffalo card you are asked to use your energy in prayer. It's a sign that you have received nothing without the aid of the Great Spirit creator.

Reverse: You have forgotten to seek help when it was needed. If your hand is close in a fist you cannot receive the bounty of abundance .It is time to make peace with another or some inner conflicts.

Ask yourself have I forgotten my eternal partner the Great Spirit. Am I pushing too fast in my physical world? Have I forgotten my eternal creator, I have forgotten to be grateful for my life.


Mouse -Scrutiny #20.It is a good medicine to see up close. It is good to pay attention to detailed but bat medicine to chew every little thing to pieces. Mouse has many predatory enemies. It has a highly developed sense of danger at every turn; a powerful medicine to have in these days. Things that may appear to be insignificant to others take on enormous importance to mouse. They sort things into categories and file for late. They anger many other medicine types. They try to convince other that the simplest task is important. They are methodical they appear like hoarders but they are putting everything in order to explore at a later date. Without mouse there is no system of knowledge. If your medicine card is mouse you may be fearful of life but very well organized with a compartment for everything. If moue is in your spread it is telling you to scrutinize, may be the cheese is not cheese but a tiger sitting under it.

Reverse: You are spending too much time scrutinizing, you may have become slovenly, you may be pipe dreaming, all god things come to those willing to world.


Keep on looking for the next hub for the meaning for animal cards

 Author:(Soy Criada) Juliet Christie Murray


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      marcella 6 years ago

      i went to a reading and got the sun card. no one knew what it meant.

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      Eliana 6 years ago

      I had those cards for years, there are amazing! Thank you Juliet! Althought right now I asked an important cuestion to them about a desition I want to take and the coyote showed up. Now I dont like it anymore! I don;t know what to...

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      Juliet Christie Murray 9 years ago from Sandy Bay Jamaica

      Read the hub on totem animals it will direct you

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      LouiseKnittel 9 years ago from Ohio

      Ok Now I think I am all caught up!

      What would I do with these cards.