Skunk teaches us about respect, and anyone who has ever had the pleasure of being sprayed (or having a wonder dog who did) knows exactly what this means. This beautiful little creature also teaches us about boundaries.
This week, Skunk is sitting in the Northern house of Spirit where the Grandfathers live, and she is joined by Moose in the East (mind), Mouse in the South (body) and Squirrel in the West (emotion).
As we learn from our Native relatives, it is often the ones who are shunned, ridiculed, and attacked by bullies who have the most powerful medicine to offer. For this is the power of the Scapegoat energy – which drives us away from the collective into the wilderness where we connect with the Great Spirit and learn to call on our helpers and become the creatures we were meant to be in this life.