SEVEN OF ACORNS
Comfortable with solitude and being on one's own
Anger that takes one out of an apathetic state may be indicated
When this animal comes into our lives it is a message
for us to “walk our own path at our own pace.”
Have faith in yourself and your own abilities.
Know that you have all the right tools to take on whatever
challenge faces you. Never mind what others may say.
It can also be a sign that it is time for us to come out of hiding.
There is no need to stay out of the limelight any more.
Let the world know you mean business!
Alternatively this animal can be letting us know
that we need to stay grounded in the moment.
Keeping your feet firmly planted on the ground
will anchor you to what is important in your life.
BADGER IN A DREAM:
'Badgers are quietly determined and persistent. You also possess these qualities if you dream of a badger. It shows you're prepared to stand up for what you believe in, and will work steadily and persistently until you achieve whatever it is you're after. It also shows that you will quietly "badger" someone into action....
'The Chinese word for badger is a homophone of a word meaning "to be happy." Consequently, for the Chinese, dreaming of a badger is a portent of pleasant, happy times. If the badger is accompanied by a magpie (as it frequently is in Chinese art), it is considered a sign of great happiness and contentment.'
Seven of Wands's Meaning
'You almost certainly have great reserves of courage, and the perseverance to see yourself through difficult times. You may not be aware you possess these qualities, but you will find yourself needing them soon. Expect conflicts, possibly small, but more likely significant. It is not certain where they will arise, but there is no doubt you possess the ability to overcome your adversaries.'
'There are many 7 references throughout ancient religion: 7 sacraments, 7 virtues, 7 sins, 7 petitions, 7 ‘gifts of the spirit’ – wisdom, understanding, cooperation, strength, knowledge, holiness. Seven is associated with the moon and therefore a number of reflection (symbolically from the reflection of sunlight from the Moon. Overall the implication is that this is a magical number; the person or thing referred to may be mystical and ‘all-knowing’ or desiring knowledge beyond all other things. A completeness which is gained only from true insight, but at the expense of an inward focus, aloofness and isolation. This completeness is symbolized by 7 as well as 3 and 9.'
Character traits: The Mystic, philosopher. Introspective thoughtful and somewhat aloof. Quiet, intuitive and meditative with a global perspective.
Negative tendencies: Aloof, isolated, solitary. May be secretive, sensitive but not openly and sometimes pessimistic.