Let’s take a look into the qualities of grackle – they are considered to be called as “happy birds.”

If the grackle happens to become your animal totem, what difference and significance will it bring into your life? Will it lead to changes?

Grackles as happy bird species are known for its gleeful ability chattering playfully and actively. Despite of risks faced just to survive against their predator, there seems to be no difficulties encountered by this creature with its very light mode displayed. The grackle’s color in its physical features especially its bronze-colored head symbolizes the relationship of one’s mind and heart. There are instances wherein man has to understand that what is seen by naked eyes is the reality. At times, emotions have to be expressed and known, otherwise may create adverse effect to your life.

When this creature visited you or calls for your attention, listen to its message. There might be someone needing to be accorded with your heart. Maybe you yourself need to be freed from heightened unexplainable emotions. The gift of the grackle is for you to take courage in letting out any repressed emotions. Take joy even in smallest event of your life. If things do not go your way, learn the whys and if it meant betterment for most, learn to accept it.

This grackle inhabits pine trees. Pine tree signifies freshness that eliminates any sense of negativities. Having grackle as your animal totem can also guide you in making decisions of unclogging your thoughts and your feelings. Learning to adapt the ways of the grackle may teach you ways to learn appreciating freshened feelings - free from guilt and hostilities.

Grackles are among those bird species which developed their own measures against predators through “anting” wherein from ants’ bites they can make themselves protected. This will also be imbibed by those people who take grackles as their animal totem. Harmful events that may come into our lives can make us stronger. These events hone the person to be more prepared for any possible greater harm that may happen.

To have this grackle as your animal totem makes you see things at different sides. Ran through the events in your life, take a peek on the way things were handled and the manner of your reactions to your surroundings. Isn’t your emotion affecting your ways in dealing life? There may be difficult situations but try to look at the brighter and lighter side for things happen for reasons. Change your approaches if deemed necessary. It is most important to try understanding yourself, emotions, and ways in life. Follow a new path while taking with you your learning and freed emotions. There is nothing better than to have a clean thought, no guilt or any repressed emotions. Let it be known. Others may see it as nuisance but if it is not healthy for you to harbor such emotion, let it go.

The grackle shows up as a spirit guide when

  • The need to free yourself from repressed emotions has been done.
  • You learn to deal with your emotions with balance to your thoughts.
  • Communication problem has been cured.
  • Learns to protect self from pains.
  • Knows to derive benefits from sad and painful events.

Call on grackle as a spirit guide when

  • You are resistant face and overcome difficult situations.
  • Unable to express emotions that causes repression and isolation of feelings.
  • Wisdom to get through tough problems is needed.
  • Happiness is out of reach due to not knowing the need of oneself.
  • Needs to have balance of heart and mind.

By Florance Saul
Mar 27, 2013