Kin Essence – Tell your story with pride to attract your tribe
Cardinal birds are known for their territorial nature and elaborate nest construction, which the male and female birds build together to provide a safe and comfortable home for their chicks. Their passionate, musical calls and songs connect us with feelings of peace and joy together. During courtship, the males often collect offerings of seed for his female and feeds them to her beak-to-beak.
Male cardinals sport the vibrant plumage of bold red tones while the females are usually fawn or grey. Their crested heads and mask-like facial markings add to their beauty and almost regal like stature. Cardinals are monogamous birds who sing their love songs to each other and even perform duets together, demonstrating their love and passion. The males also mark their territories with song. A true example of how a seemingly innocent and beautiful gift can create a huge impact and help us to stand out and hold space for others to lovingly enter.
Crimson red is the colour of passion, power, confidence and strength – therefore we can draw on this stand-out feature of this bird and learn that in order to lead a life full of passion, we must draw on our own inner strength, confidence and sexuality to excite and energise us to move forward doing the things that really make us feel alive. They teach us to look at what we really love about our lives and to nurture and defend this. It is here where we can see what drives us and what is really important to us, thus giving insight into what work we feel called to do in this lifetime.
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