Fertility: Drawing The Hummingbird 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.
Color: A card that shows us the beauty of life. Feeling fit and healthy. Loving relationships. Balance in everything. Sometimes a warning not to throw it all away! Occasionally a warning not to see things in black and white.
Air: The Hummingbird 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 Hummingbird 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.
The Hummingbird can suggest a person or situation where holding on to the past is becoming a problem. It can be a signal that we, or someone close, needs to move on. Occasionally it warns not to be impatient for pregnancy.
Upright Meanings: nostalgia, disillusion, self-absorption, frustration, meditation, stagnation, remorse, yearning, reevaluation, dissatisfaction, boredom, missed opportunities, refusing offers, depression, kindness, weariness, regret, apathy, day-dreaming, focusing on the negative, redemption
The Hummingbird card can represent missed opportunities, remorse or regret. It can also signify becoming self-absorbed due to depression, negativity or apathy. The Hummingbird can indicate that you are feeling bored or disillusioned with your life, you may be focusing on the negative or feeling like the grass is greener on the other side. You may feel like you have lost your passion and motivation for life. When this minor card appears in your spread it comes with a warning to be mindful of the opportunities or offers available to you. You may be inclined to dismiss them as insignificant now but you could realise later that they would have led on to amazing things. The Hummingbird can also represent feeling nostalgic, daydreaming or fantasising.
Reversed Meanings: beginning, focusing on the positive, focus, new goals, gratitude, being proactive, zest for life, motivation, seizing opportunities, interest, enthusiasm, letting go of regret, ambitions, self-awareness, end of stagnation
The Hummingbird card reversed indicates that you are pulling yourself out of the rut you have been in. While your life may have previously felt stagnant, that is now coming to an end. The Hummingbird reversed represent leaving regrets, remorse and wishful thinking in the past and focusing on the present and moving forward in a positive direction. You will be seizing opportunities with enthusiasm and focus. It signifies that you have realised that you have been detached from the world and caught up in self-absorption and that has now been replaced with self-awareness and a zest for life. You are done with fantasising about what your life could be or wallowing in grief or self-pity and are ready to re-join the world and take a proactive approach to making things happen. You may be letting go of patterns or people in your life that are no longer good for you when this minor card appears. The Hummingbird reversed can also represent acting spoilt as a result of pandered to too much by others. If you are engaging in this sort of behaviour you need to take responsibility for yourself and stop expecting others to do everything for you. If you don’t, it will be to your own detriment.