Butterflies are deep and powerful representations of life. Butterflies are beautiful and 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.
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.
Dreaming of Butterflies
Dreams come to us as messages and as our lives change the meaning of our dreams will change. Read about the Golden Butterfly Dream.
Meaning and Symbolism of Butterfly Colors
Explore the symbolism and meaning of butterfly colors and the significance they may have for you.
Butterfly Cultures and Religion
Many cultures associate the butterfly with our souls. The Christian religion sees the butterfly as a symbol of resurrection. Around the world people view the butterfly as representing endurance, change, hope, and life. There is no doubt the butterfly has significant meanings to us.
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 significance and importance and gives even more meaning to the butterfly.
Tell Us What Butterflies Mean To You
If you have a special place in your heart for butterflies, Gardens With Wings invites you to write and tell us what butterflies mean to you. We have created our Butterfly Stories area on our website to share your heartfelt butterfly stories with others. We look forward to receiving your stories.