Even though in many cultures crow is associated with death and crow is feared because of this association and our own fears of death, there is much more to the story of crow. Crow can understand the past, present and future simultaneously and reminds us daily to walk our talk. Crows are credited with thievery, trickery, boldness, skill, cunning, as well as being a bringer of knowledge. Crows teach us to learn from the past, but not to hold on to it and to let go of past hurts. Crow also represents divination and shape-shifting to help us learn Universal law so we may live our truth.
Because crows can talk, they are considered to be wise in North American legends while in ancient Egypt a picture of two crows symbolise married happiness.
Crows are focussed, aware and watchful. They build their nest at the highest vantage point hence the word “crows-nest” means a high vantage point. Crows have a complex language even if they don’t sing; crows caw to us to remind us that magic and creation are ready for us to notice them every day. These birds are intelligent survivors, symbols of creation and spiritual strength who remind us to look every moment for our opportunity to create and manifest the magic of life.