The Dragonfly, this Spirit Guide loves to make itself known to you. It will often land nearby or even on you, as it brings you the message it harbors. If you sit still, they will return over and over, until the message they bring is clear.
The Dragonfly has been captivating mankind for as long as they’ve been soaring and dancing around the world! Known to be curious and social around humans, these small creatures have inspired big love from the art, storytelling, and spiritual communities.Dragonflies are thought to be messengers from the elemental world filled with Devas and spirits. The lore is that human eyes might otherwise miss this magical world were not for this the magnificent displays of color and breathtaking aerobatics of this spiritual mentor.When Dragonfly enters your life begin releasing yourself from unproductive illusions that hold your soul’s progression back. The Dragonfly spirit challenges old habits and concepts that box you in. Transformation is dawning on the horizon.In nature, Dragonfly is an amazingly powerful and graceful navigator, flying up to 45 miles per hour. It can change direction and even fly backward. This gives Dragonfly the symbolic value of a spiritual guide particularly through tricky winds. When you’re in the middle of a storm, let Dragonfly show you the way out with confidence.Because Dragonflies gravitate to ponds and puddles, they are creatures of both air and water. This means that Dragonfly symbolism and meaning is deeply tied to our emotions and our mind.As we grow with Dragonfly spirit, we’ll find a maturity and balance between these two for greater clarity both in thought and spirit.Dragonfly medicine is most powerful in the summer. This is the time when their wings shine with iridescent colors that shift and sparkle in the warm daylight.Work with Dragonfly energy during the day when practicing color magic for your aura, when meditating for self-awareness and when working with the Elementals.Finally, Dragonfly has a short life span. As such this animal spirit guide teaches you to live each moment to the fullest. Be aware of all the gifts and lessons you encounter daily, and offer a thankful heart to your Dragonfly guide.
The dragonfly is generally associated with the symbolic meaning of transformation. Here are common meanings for this animal spirit guide:
- Change and transformation
- Joy, lightness of being
- Symbol of the realm of emotions, invitation to dive deeper into your feeling
- Being on the lookout for illusions and deceits, whether are external or personal
- Connection with nature spirits, fairies realms