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Animal Helper: Great Blue Heron

Animal Helper: Great Blue Heron

Do we need some protective Bear energy, the transforming power of Butterfly, or something completely different?

Animals offer guidance and help with the challenges of our daily lives.

GREAT BLUE HERON is a majestic bird who teaches us the wisdom of standing still, waiting patiently, while what we need comes to us. Allow the dignity of Great Heron to inspire you: practice walking with assurance and deliberation, taking your time and refusing to be hurried.

You can connect with Heron’s beauty today by imagining the grace of its smooth flight, wearing its slate-blue color, or keeping a picture of one nearby. Take a mini-trip in your mind’s eye to the peaceful marshes where Heron lives, allowing yourself to be quieted by the soft colors and still waters.

Read more: Spirit, Guidance

By Cait Johnson, Assistant Producer, Care2 Healthy Living Channels.

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Cait Johnson

Cait Johnson, MFA, is the author of six books, including Earth, Water, Fire, and Air: Essential Ways of Connecting to Spirit, Witch in the Kitchen, Celebrating the Great Mother and Tarot Games. She has been a counselor for more than 20 years, and teaches workshops on seasonal elemental approaches to self-healing, conscious eating, and soul-nurturing creativity.


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9:48PM PST on Jan 23, 2013

Beautiful pic and good article, thank you.

9:48PM PST on Jan 23, 2013

Beautiful pic and good article, thank you.

9:47PM PST on Jan 23, 2013

Beautiful pic and good article, thank you.

3:47PM PDT on Jul 23, 2012


3:47PM PDT on Jul 23, 2012


1:53AM PDT on Jun 20, 2012

Contrary to most I do not like these birds who kill inocent fish, now if they were vegetarian, however I may admire their patience!
Why does it sometimes post but many times NOT??.

8:37PM PDT on Jun 19, 2012


5:50AM PDT on May 4, 2012

I woke up with an odd dream. I was standing like a human form of a great big heron...merged with its spirit in front of a lens. The legs were featured -- how I knew. I thought (when I awoke) that it was crazy to have legs like that... And that I could remain balanced so well! It was actually unbelievable. Thanks for this article. I'm going to pay closer attention to this bird.

9:45PM PDT on Sep 15, 2011

What a nice post. Thanks.

2:25AM PDT on Mar 23, 2011


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Smell the roses when you can!

Good reminders, thanks.

We grill all summer long, way too hot this summer for any cooking indoors.

Love the ears. Can't believe how much food his cheeks hold! Thanks.

Good reminders. I do this quote often. Keeps me sane


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