Kin Essence - Create a life that supports you and allows you expressive freedom
The spider uses its powerful silk to construct the web that is equal parts work of art and architectural marvel, not to mention the functional use of effortlessly catching an abundance of food. Their silk can stretch a lot without breaking, and each spider often creates different strands of web depending on the type of role it has been assigned (support beam, prey catcher etc.) The spider’s ability to create such intricate, useful, supportive and decorative structures (often referencing perfect radial and spiral geometric patterns) is a testament to their dedication to their creative selves.
The spider shows us that we are the creators of our destiny, that we have the power to influence our journey and manifest our dreams and desires, through thorough planning, patience and persistence.
The spider often takes down its web during the day, only to rebuild it again in the evening, demonstrating the importance of letting go of the old and starting fresh. The significance of the number 8 (the spider's legs) represents the perfect balance between the material and the immaterial world. We can see this is evident in a spider's intentions with spinning her web, that yes, although beautifully creative and a manifestation of her most beautiful skills and abilities, that it also serves the main purpose of capturing prey for her to consume.
Traits of the number 8 are of organisation, discipline and control - generally associated with success and prosperity. The spider shows us through her beautiful creative gifts, she can also serve herself what it is she desires (wealth, shelter, food etc.) and to unashamedly and continually rebuild her dream to suit her desires as often as she wishes. She guides us to rebuild the life we wish to live and in turn, this will attract exactly what we need because we put our all into creating it with pride.
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(These are Sarah’s personal interpretations and observations on this animal, and this content is an excerpt from The Animal Kin Oracle Deck by Sarah Wilder. This content is subject to copyright. For personal use only. If you wish to repost or share any content from this website, please contact us at namastethefifthelementlife.com)
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