FROSTING

(see Baking, Cake, Eating) Glossing over the surface of a matter without really digging down to get the full story. The little serendipitous bonuses in life, like the icing on a cake. The sweetness of the frosting gives it some meanings similar to candy. A decorative facade that won’t hold up under detailed scrutiny.

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FRUIT

(see by type, Field, Grove, Trees) Fertility (e.g., the “fruit of one’s loins”). Distinctiveness. On the Tree of Life, each fruit was grown by its own design. Similarly, fruits have colors, shapes, and smells that set them apart from one another. In oracular dream books, figs symbolize wealth and wisdom, melons indicate travel and adventure, […]

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FUNHOUSE

(see Mirror) Distorted images of reality. Having inaccurate perceptions based on superficials, especially in regard to self-image. An expression of your inner child who is seeking some attention.

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FUR

(see Animals, Carcass, Hair) Shamanically, a representation of an animal spirit with which you wish to connect. A disguise or ruse used to fool a perceived enemy, or one that helps you better integrate with new surroundings. Either attempting to internalize the positive attributes and characteristics of the creature featured, or presently bearing the negative […]

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FOUNTAIN

(see River, Water, Well) Refreshment for the spirit. An outflowing of creativity, or the surfacing of new talents. Vitality and longevity, like Ponce de Leon’s fabled Fountain of Youth. If the fountain is dry, consider whether or not you’ve been attending to the needs of your body-mind-spirit effectively. If you give too much of yourself […]

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FOUR

(see Numbers, Square) An ancient Babylonian and Egyptian emblem for wholeness and fulfillment. A number representing the divine spark or source. Many languages depict God with a four-letter name, including French, Latin, Greek, and Sanskrit; the cabalistic name for god is YHWH. The movement of time or changing cycles. The calendar has four major points: […]

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FOX

(see Animals) Shrewdness, especially in the way you handle other people. In its den, the fox symbolizes a wise retreat into safety. Transformation or clever adaptation. In Eastern lands and among Native Americans, this creature is considered a shape-shifter. Foxes live in borderlands and usually come out at dawn or dusk. This activity provides the […]

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