Animal Speak: The Spiritual & Magical Powers of Creatures Great & Small
Open your heart and mind to the wisdom of the animal world. Animal Speak provides techniques for recognizing and interpreting the signs and omens of nature. Meet and work with animals as totems and spirit guides by learning the language of their behaviors within the physical world.
Animal Speak shows you how to: identify, meet, and attune to your spirit animals; discover t...more
It is like a dictionary of animal totems and symbolism, everyone should have a copy if he/she are on the Shamanistic road.
Personally, I was given this book from a Native American shaman for reference. I was looking for more information on how to utilize my ' power/token animal' in my everyday life when it is/was separated from ...more
For anyone interested in Native American culture, shamanism, conn ...more
Ted Andrews provides some interesting general information about animals native to North America, their mythology and folklore, and their symbolism. There are also exercises for meditation, working with ...more
It was interesting to read this at last. As a new teen pagan I had no way of getting my hands on it but it seemed to be the one title that always came up with recommendations in online discussions and the book I most hankered after.
When I read it several years later it didn't make a huge impact on me personally, but it might have done if I'd read it back then. I can see why it was so often recommended for beginners. It gives ...more
Re-reading this book later in my spiritual life, I'm disappointed by the holes he leaves in his analysis, the animals and species missing, and the limited information he provides. (Example, butterflies are included, but not moths. There's no separate discussion for stag and deer). The mammalian section of this ...more
Once assembled, the facilitator said she was going to do something different. “Tonight,” she smiled, “we’re going to find our Spirit Animal.”
Great! I thought. I don’t know anything a ...more
I was hoping for information on how the Native American religions' viewed different animals as spi ...more
The parts on symbolism are interesting, but really, not everything has deep meaning.
Ted was a worldwide acc ...more