Saturday, August 25, 2012

Ladybug Showed Up Today!

A Ladybug Showed Up in my Loft Today! I hadn't been out since the day before and all the doors and windows had been closed...but some how she found her way in! So I caught her and set her free! Then I decided to look up its symbolism...and of course I couldn't pass up the opportunity to create an inspirational photo!

Complete meaning: Ladybug: The Ladybug is associated with spirituality and religious devotion. The name Ladybug originated in Europe during the Middle Ages, when insects were destroying the crops. Catholic farmers were said to have prayed to the Virgin Mary for help. Soon after, Ladybugs appeared and began eating the pests and saved the crops from destruction. The farmers began to call the Ladybugs “the Beetles of Our Lady” and eventually they were known as Lady Beetles. The Ladybug's red wings are said to represent the Virgin's cloak and the black spots her joys and sorrows.

The Ladybug is widely considered a symbol of luck and is seen as a good omen when it comes calling. In Sweden, it is said that if one lands on a young woman's hand, she will soon get married. In France, it is said that if you are ill when one lands on you, it will fly away with your illness.

Ladybugs are also considered to be symbols of fire and the Sun.

Ladybug teaches life is short and it teaches to let go of ones' worries and fears, to trust in spirit and enjoy life. It brings the gifts of renewal and regeneration. The message of the Ladybug could be asking you to “Let go and let God”.

Other Google Meanings: Love,Luck,Protection

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1 comment:

  1. Ran across your site...congrats and may you continue to shine in your glory.
    Peace and blessings,