Spirit Animal Deer

Kelly EckertSpirit Animals Comments

GIFTS: Innocence. Simplicity. Gentleness. Camouflage. Compassion. Community. Knowing when to stay and when to run. Sacrifice for the greater goof. Alertness and caution. Forgiveness. CHALLENGES: “Deer in the headlights”—staying when … Read More

Spirit Animal Dog

Kelly EckertSpirit Animals Comments

GIFTS: Loyalty. Territoriality. Unconditional love.Service to a higher cause. Community liver. Hierarchy. Wildness of spirit. CHALLENGES: Martyrdom. Misplaced loyalty. Being domesticated and tamed. Losing your wild essence. Not heeding the … Read More

Spirit Animal Dolphin

Kelly EckertSpirit Animals Comments

GIFTS: Communication. Diving deep into emotions. Speed. Knowing when to come up for air. Joy and play. Family. Healing. Sensuality and sexuality. CHALLENGES: Forgetting to come up for air. Staying … Read More

Spirit Animal Dragon

Kelly EckertSpirit Animals Comments

GIFTS: True fearlessness. Mastering all the elements. Balancing emotions, actions, vision, and passion. Integration. Deep personal power. Wisdom. Magic. CHALLENGES: Lack of balance. Too much destructive energy, not enough constructive. … Read More

Spirit Animal Dragonfly

Kelly EckertSpirit Animals Comments

GIFTS: Transformation. Cutting through illusion. Revealing the truth. Wisdom. Instantaneous changing of direction. Enlightenment. CHALLENGES: Forcing the Truth on others before they are ready. Inability to sit still. Relaying your … Read More

Spirit Animal Eagle

Kelly EckertSpirit Animals Comments

GIFTS: Vision. Courage. Connection to spirit. Strength. Fearlessness. Ferocity. Holding onto what you want and what you’ve got. CHALLENGES: Lack of groundedness. Vision that is always so big you can … Read More

Spirit Animal Elephant

Kelly EckertSpirit Animals Comments

GIFTS: Quiet. Power of community. Commitment to the herd and to the greater good. Deep emotions. Moving forward. Regal presence. Deep listening. Matriarchy (or any power structure other than the … Read More

Spirit Animal Elk

Kelly EckertSpirit Animals Comments

GIFTS: Stamina. Agility. Strong connection with same sex or gender. Personal empowerment. CHALLENGES: Getting stuck or bored with a community that is too “like-minded.” Losing your independence. Getting stuck in … Read More

Spirit Animal Falcon

Kelly EckertSpirit Animals Comments

GIFTS: Vision. Freedom. Speed. Aggression. Decide-and-take-action. CHALLENGES: Being too aggressive. Freedom at the expense of stability. Lack of groundedness. Impatience. Being hasty in making decisions. Like Eagle and Hawk, Spirit Animal Falcon teaches … Read More

Spirit Animal Flamingo

Kelly EckertSpirit Animals Comments

GIFTS: Maintaining individuality within the flock. Beauty and preening. Sexuality. Staying grounded while wading in emotions. Self-care. CHALLENGES: Losing yourself in the flock. Preening at the expense of authenticity. Forgetting … Read More

Spirit Animal Fox

Kelly EckertSpirit Animals Comments

GIFTS: Cleverness. Intelligence. Play. Adaptability. Speaking many languages. Translating for a variety of groups. CHALLENGES: Becoming so adaptable that you forget who you really are. “Too clever for your own … Read More

Spirit Animal Frog

Kelly EckertSpirit Animals Comments

GIFTS: Transformation and evolution. Ease in emotions. Letting go of what you no longer need. Adopting what you need to evolve. Emotional healing. Communicating through song, creating your own song … Read More