The Owl symbolizes wisdom, silent, swift, able to see things in perspective – a creature of the night
What does dreaming about The Owl mean?
Dreaming of an owl symbolizes wisdom, insight and virtue. The owl is also synonymous with death and darkness. Death in this sense might also represent a symbolic death, as in an important transition in life.
Air: The Owl may suggest someone whose head is in the clouds or who is full of hot air. On a spiritual level it represents intuition and may be a sign of developing gifts or abilities.
Darkness: The Owl can represent depression or worry and often relates to a person close to us. Sometimes it can suggest dark thoughts such as jealousy or revenge. The card can be a sign of worrying unnecessarily.
Romance: The Owl can be a card about romance and relationships. It is generally an optimistic card but is best used as guidance for existing arising issues.
Fertility: Drawing The Owl can be a sign of pregnancy, present or future. It can also represent a very young child or a mother-to-be in your life. More symbolically it can mean seeds of an idea or project that need your attention.
The Owl is all about being emotionally secure, letting go of past baggage. It’s very much a question of one door has to close for another to open. Is someone close to you being a little naïve?
Upright Meanings: youthfulness, crush, pregnancies, marriages, naivety, gentleness, sweetness, romance, becoming emotionally mature, loyalty, inner-voice, idealism, spirituality, sensitivity, beauty, psychic, dreamer, inner-child, romantic proposals, engagements, messages, fashion, births, kindness, artistic, child, admirer, happy news, interest in literature
The Owl is a bringer of messages. This can be in the form of happy news, important information, invitations to social events, gossip or the potential for romantic proposals. It can also represent your inner child so don’t take things too seriously when this card appears. It may be a sign that you need to connect to your inner child by embracing the fun and frivolous side of life. It can also represent beauty, fashion, glamour or style so you may be trying out a new personal style or having fun with fashion when this minor card appears in your spread. The Owl can also signify that you are beginning to gain a level of emotional maturity that allows you to be kind, compassionate, helpful, affectionate and loyal. If representing a person, The Owl signifies a young person, child or person who is young at heart, who is a bit of a daydreamer, intuitive, nave, sensitive and idealistic. They may be a water sign such as Cancer, Scorpio or Pisces
Reversed Meanings: becoming sexually active, attention seeking, selfishness, jealousy, vindictiveness, no desires, sexual abuse, obsession, poor imagination, ignoring inner voice or inner child, being obsessed with image, broken dreams, emotional vulnerability/ immaturity/wounds, bad news, childhood issues, envy, promiscuity, seduction, cancelled social events/engagements/ proposals
When The Reversed Owl appears, it’s a signal to allow yourself to play and dream, but that you must remain grounded in reality. Knowing the difference between dreams and wishful thinking and what is really happening can be especially challenging now.