Ravens

Ravens are freelance messengers. If you have something to say and trouble saying it, find one and tell it your secret, tell it who to find, and pay the requested price. Because of their wondrous nature, the recipient does not need to be alive.

But do not send lies or mistruths. They will know, either immediately or in short order.

Their obsidian eyes see much and their network is deeper than is easily comprehensible, even to the very learned.

The Crow and the deer have many stories of friendship. Often the Deer is considered as some sort of god to the forest while the Crows are a huge factor in the survial of the Deer. Crows who have many callings will warn the Deer of any hunters or upcoming dangers. 


Crow: Magical- Holder of memories-Protective- Wisdom- Jokester- Adaptability- Higher perspective- Transformation.


Deer: Gentle- Inner child- Magical- Sensitivity- Unconditional love- Peace-Watchful

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A raven in Germany plays with a twig: “All the corvid family - including crows, magpies and ravens - are very intelligent and like many intelligent creatures they learn and challenge themselves through play. At Slimbridge Wetland Centre we sometimes see whole gangs of crows using a stick for a game of tag. I’ve seen ravens flying upside down for no apparent reason, and I’ve even seen examples of raven leapfrog with a bird lying on its back whilst its mate repeatedly hops over it.”

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“Hugin & Munin”  by Calu’s Art

“Hugin and Munin
Fly every day
Over all the world;
I worry for Hugin
That he might not return,
But I worry more for Munin. “

  • The Poetic Edda. Grímnismál, verse 20.

Hugin and Munin are semi-autonomous beings who are simultaneously projections or extensions of Odin’s own being. their names are derived from hugr, “thought,” and  munr, “memory”