The Turtle Spirit Animal

Turtle spiritual meaning

Water: With ties to water, it suggests the ebb and flow of daily life. Lovers, think about who is giving and who is taking. Occasionally it can symbolize a feeling of drowning, that everything is overwhelming.

Protection: The Turtle may come at a time when we need strength of some sort. Are you feeling under pressure with something? Are you eating healthy and exercising? Do you feel under attack?

Career: The Turtle can be a card about career and job prospects. It can signify a person or a situation where things will improve. Looking for work? This is a good omen!

Money: The Turtle can be a card about money and financial prosperity. It can come as a warning or a sign that things are going to get better. It can sometimes signify a business man such as an accountant, banker or solicitor.

As a person The Turtle may signify a person others lean on and turn to for advice. They are outgoing and confident. It can also represent a need for communication or someone poring oil on troubled waters.

Power Animal Cards & Meanings
Spirit Animal Cards & Meanings

Upright Meanings: natural born leader, self-centred, motivated, honest, way with words, dependable, confident, optimistic, proud, hot tempered, action-orientated, fearless, good leader, loyal, controlling, noble, funny, charming, lenient, taking control, experience, freethinking, energetic, friendly, passionate, strong, protective

The Turtle indicates that you will have the energy, experience and enthusiasm to accomplish what you set out to achieve at this time. You are taking control of your life. You will motivate those around you, lead the way forward and set a good example for those who look up to you. You do not worry about other people’s opinion of you and you dare to be different when this minor card appears in your reading. As a person, The Turtle is a mature male who is confident, strong, energetic and optimistic and a natural born leader. He may be a fire sign such as Aries, Leo or Sagittarius He is friendly by nature, funny, charming and good with words. He is also fearless, freethinking, motivated and action-orientated. He has an independent streak and as such, he needs his freedom and will not tolerate neediness. The Turtle does not like to let emotions stand in the way of his enjoyment of life. He is usually supportive of those around him and has learned to be lenient. However, The Turtle can be self-centred, hot-tempered and controlling. However, at his best, when he is allowed his freedom, he is proud, passionate, honest, loyal, dependable and protective

Turtle spirit meaning

Reversed Meanings: ineffective, afraid to be different, volatile temper, boorish, unyielding, impulsive, breaking promises, weak, womaniser, not being proactive, nasty, vicious, quarrels, rude, bitter, forceful, bully, tyrant, prejudice, abusive, taking a back seat, undependable, dictator, unreliable, setting a bad example, lack of energy/ experience/ enthusiasm

The Turtle reversed can indicate that you lack the energy, experience or enthusiasm to accomplish what you set out to achieve at this time. You are taking a back seat and are not being proactive in your life. You may feel that you are not up to the task or are giving away your power and setting a bad example for those who look up to you. You may be worrying about other people’s opinion of you and you may be afraid to be different or step outside of your comfort zone when this minor card appears reversed in your reading. On the flipside, you may be trying to control everyone and everything around you with bullying tactics, aggression or brute force. As a person, The Turtle reversed, is a mature male who is rude, boorish, forceful and controlling and is a bully, dictator or tyrant. He may be impulsive, abusive and extremely aggressive and excessively proud, stubborn or egotistical. He may be nasty, vicious and bitter and a may lose his temper at the drop of a hat. He may be a fire sign such as Aries, Leo or Sagittarius. On the flip side, The Turtle reversed may be weak, unreliable, undependable, ineffective and powerless and may break the promises he makes.