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Spider: Grandmother of Creation
At the dawn of summer, in the warmth of springtime, Spider peeks her head out and begins again to spin her tale. Her tale, like her web is spiral, each year bringing greater more elaborate worlds and possibilities into manifestation. Her story, her web is the...
Symbology >> Animals
Aviary at the Gates of Heaven: Examining the Bird Symbolism in the Thoth Empress Card
"This card, summed up, may be called the Gate of Heaven." Book of Thoth, p. 77. Eight birds adorn the fourth card of the Thoth Deck Major Arcana, The Empress. These eight birds, their variant symbology united, point at one overarching meaning -- as...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
The Rose - Love, Healing, Symbolism and Alchemy
When someone gives you red roses you know what it means: Love. Some say it means love and respect, but most of the times it means love and desire. The rose, this wondrous Lady of Flowers, is attributed to femininity. The red rose belongs with Aphrodite, the...
Earth Mysteries >> Essential Oils
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary R
Mystic Sciences >> Alchemy
How Odin Became Santa Claus: Symbolism and Pagan Origins of a Gift-Giving Saint
The story begins in the northern regions of Europe where the supreme god Odin, also known as Wodan among the German tribes, reigned. (He still lives among us in Wednesday, which is Wodan’s day). Odin/Wodan was the god of wisdom, magick and occult knowledge,...
Deities & Heros >> Nordic & Germanic
Religions >> Christianity & Paganism

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Symbols of Terror: The Witch/Vampire, the Spider, and the Shark
symbols—the witch/vampire, the spider, and the shark—relate to earliest experi- ences within the parent/infant dyad.
Prehistoric Native American Lesson Plan: Make a Mississippian
The body of the spider also forms a cross, with four groups of two legs each coming out of the body. The spider symbol was especially associated with women.
Money Spider Game Procedures
The spatial/temporal paradigm of the world that Spider Woman fabricated for the Laguna forms. Laguna symbolic geography.
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Just as the Spider weaves a web, so too must we weave our own lives.

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Spider Symbol Meaning
Weave a web of understanding about spider symbol meaning here!
Symbolic Meaning of the Spider
Jun 19, 2009 The spider is an ancient symbol of power, mystery and growth. Much of what the spider has to tell us is in the construction of it's web.
Spider - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Main article: Cultural depictions of spiders.
Dream Moods Dictionary: Words That Begin With S
Mar 2, 2011 The spider is also symbolic of feminine power or an overbearing mother figure in your life.
Animal Symbolism in Many Cultures
Spider - The Web of life, Interconnectedness, Industry, Creative, pattern of life, Weaving, Symbolism.

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