Butterflies are deep and powerful representations of life. Butterflies are not only beautiful, but also have mystery, symbolism and meaning and are a metaphor representing spiritual rebirth, transformation, change, hope and life. The magnificent, yet short life of the butterfly closely mirrors the process of spiritual transformation and serves to remind us that life is short.
This totem animal is also symbolic of lightness of being and elevation from the heaviness of tensions bringing joy and bliss in bright colors. Every color has its’ own significance and importance and give even more meaning to the butterfly.
Are butterflies angels? Are they messengers from the realms of spirit? Some believe butterflies are winged messengers from the spirit world to the physical realm and send signals and validations to help guide us through life. It is suggested you pay attention and listen through your intuition, thoughts, feelings, and senses to receive the message from angels that butterflies help signal are present.
Passing of a Loved One
Through heartfelt stories, we have heard butterflies symbolizing the passing of a loved one, or life struggles that people have endured to emerge as a better person. We have heard stories from cancer fighters and survivors, people who have dealt with mental breakdowns, heartache, and drug addictions. Butterflies have also been a symbol for celebrations, weddings, life, and our journeys.