The Wolf Spirit Animal has appeared throughout history. In modern culture, we associate wolves with negative qualities such as the darkness that was mythical werewolves but wolves haven’t always been seen in such a negative light. In fact, wolves and humans once lived together according to some historians. They also share many human traits.
The Wolf Spirit Animal is ancestral as a teacher, or a marker of paths, it is also a magnificent protective and wisdom sign. Considered as a road marker, it is capable of helping you and guiding you along the way, giving you light on where you should go and what to do.
People with the Wolf totem are expressive both verbally and physically. Those who have the Wolf as their power animal are naturally eloquent in speech, and also have the gift of creative writing. Able to write very creatively, also reaching levels of inspired writing.
The Wolf Spirit Animal represents the Master who shares his wisdom without limitation. The Wolf connects and talks with everyone but communicates and shares the true mysteries with only a few who persevere and overcome the initial stage of their spiritual journey. This is where the Wolf becomes a truly valuable Master. The Wolf only shares his highest knowledge and wisdom with those who are prepared and with those who have been persevering in the progress of their own spiritual ways.
The Wolf in Spirit is considered a precursor of new ideas, he is the one who always returns to his pack to teach and share the knowledge acquired. The Wolf is very observant, and is capable of learning from everything and everyone around him. It is a card that often confuses people when drawn in a reading as the connotations show the strongest but negative sides of the wolfs personality, usually (but not always) drawn to depict someone around you.
Upright Meanings: theft, cheating, strategy, lies, underhanded, adaptable, enemy masquerading as friend, resourceful, cunning, mental manipulation, flexible, courage, insolence, escaping detection, daring, dangerous/risky behaviour, deceit, betrayal, spying, unwise attempt, trickery, getting away with it, sharp wit, scheming, lack of conscience
The Wolf Spirit Animal represents deception, lies, trickery, cheating and lack of conscience. This card also signifies mental manipulation, tactics, scheming, cunning, enemies who masquerade as friends and spies in your camp. It is a card of dangerous or risky behaviour, daring, courage and staying ahead of the game. The Wolf can also represent flexibility, adaptability, sharp wit, resourcefulness, being strategic or being overly rational. This card can also signify underhanded behaviour, theft, burglary, fraud, dodgy deals and a general lack of conscience. It represents escaping detection and getting away with something.