Element: Air

Characteristic: Head (the intellect)

Watch eagle to conquer fear :

I accept my personal power gracefully, and trust myself and my own strengths. I accept the freedom to be all I can be and have the courage to lift off and ride the winds without fear.


(c) This image of an eagle was created by Linda Karen Godden for the Australian Animal Oracle, and copyright for this image remains with Linda. Please do not copy without her permission.

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Most tribal societies recognise Eagle as the most powerful birds of prey and credit enlightened spirit and answered prayers to this mighty bird. Australia is home to many varieties of eagle, but the most well-known is the ubiquitous wedge-tail. Eagles are incredibly powerful and soar to great heights on their strong wings. Watching an eagle lift from the ground is a breathtaking experience and teaches us about controlled power as well as the ability to lift yourself up and into a different element through the power of your focused intent.

Eagles have amazing control in flight. They are always incredibly accurate with impeccable timing and movement. Eagles also hear as well as they see and are good communicators; they can whisper or shout and sometimes they even yelp to get their message across. Like the eagle, you can now accept the responsibility and the power to be much more than you ever thought you could be. You have the ability to soar or to swoop, to hover or to glide, whichever action your newly tuned intuition tells you is the best move for the current situation.

You’ll find that you can communicate more easily now and in more ways and you’ll also find you have a new sense of timing and of knowing how to ride the winds - which is lucky because you’ll also find that events are now flying faster for you and the results from your actions are also swift. Eagle brings a powerful new dimension to your life. Trust yourself and your own strength and have the courage to lift off into that new dimension.