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Fox Spirit Animal
The fox is often associated with the figure of the trickster, but as a spirit animal, it can also turn into a teacher providing guidance on swiftly finding your way around obstacles. If you follow the fox totem wisdom, you may be called to use or develop quick thinking and adaptability. Responsive, sometimes cunning, this power animal is a great guide when you are facing tricky situations.
The symbolic meanings associated with the fox are:
♥ Physical or mental responsiveness, increased awareness
♥ Cunning; seeing through deception; call to be discerning
♥ Ability to find your way around, to be swift in tricky situations
♥ Affinity with nocturnal activities and dream work
Fox spirit animals and responsiveness
When the fox appears in you life as spirit animal, it encourages action and quick, swift moves. You may be called to take action in a way that shows your adaptability and ability to move quickly through obstacles and resistance.
Being inspired by a fox totem, you can work at developing the sharpness of your mental skills: Analytical intelligence, power of deduction, observation can come into play more powerfully in how you deal with daily matters or bigger projects.
The spirit of the fox may also imply that you are sharpening your physical alertness and responsiveness.
Fox spirit guides and deception
The fox is known for sneaking into homes and getting away without being caught. Because of it’s characterized by its cunning ability, this animal has acquired the image of trickster in a number of cultures.
When the fox appears in your life, it may indicate that you need to pay attention to people or circumstances that may be deceiving or tricking you into going down a path that does not necessarily serves you. This spirit animal may call you to be more discerning in relationships, whether it’s in business or friendships, or in choices you make for yourself.
Following the fox totem wisdom, look for any area of your life where you may be cunningly led to do something else than you would in all reason do. Use discernment in your choices and actions.
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Fox totem wisdom and the ability to find your way around
The fox as a spirit guide offers good teachings about getting around obstacles instead of confronting them head to head. You might find that you could renew or be smarter about how you deal with areas of resistance in your life or projects.
Having the fox as spirit animal, you may be guided to learn from lessons in a way that may feel like you are being challenged or sometimes even being tricked. To make the most of the fox totem wisdom, keep a strong sense of humor and be smart of the lessons you learn.
The power of the fox is a great support to develop your ability to find the sharpest and smartest solution to any problem. Call on the fox guidance when you feel lost and need help finding you way.
Fox spirit animal and nocturnal habits
Foxes are most active at night, but also are day animals. By affinity with the animal totem, you may like to be active and bring your creativity to its peak during night time as it gives you the space to be closer to your natural state.
Working with dreams is a particularly useful practice for those who have the fox as a spirit guide. The affinity with the night activities supports the connection with the dream world.
Fox animal symbolism and traditions
The fox is often associated with the dark side of magic. In a lot of cultures, seeing a fox as you start a new project or endeavor is a bad omen. In some Native American belief systems, this animal represents the practice of negative sorcery and the dark manipulation of magic powers.
The fox has long been considered as a witty, quick and intelligent. In some European traditional tales, he’s the character who outsmarts humans and other animals alike and gets away even in the trickiest situations.
Dreaming about The Fox
The fox and its ability to quietly and masterfully get into the hen house, have made this spirit animal a universal symbol of being sly, cunning, shrewd, clever, tricky and opportunistic. Therefore a fox in your dreams is often a symbol to watch out for danger from around you. There may be hidden enemies or rivals waiting for the right opportunity.
However, the fox may also be a symbol of connecting to the parts of you that are cunning and clever. Is there a situation that requires a clever solution? Is there an opportunity that is just waiting for you to take it?
by Elena Harris, Spirit Animal Editor
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About the group
Hmm... so, is this a place for me?
If you like/love/enjoy looking at foxes, it's a group for you!
If you in addition create any kinds of fox art, that's a place for you to share it with fellow fox lovers!
Is the Foxytales Tribe some kind of sect?
Oh no, no! We call our members community a "tribe" because we identify as fox lovers and unite under the group banner! But we're not any kind of religion-type group, no worries! We also won't bite if you'll leave the group, but we'll be kinda sad :(
Various! Just take a look at what our galleries accept!
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I really love foxes, but I don't create any fox art. I'm not sure if I should join...
That's no problem at all! We're open to everyone, no matter if you will share artwork or just watch the art!
Well... but isn't it just another passive group only for sharing artwork?
Not only! Our main goal is to be active group full of fox lovers, so we'll organize various group events, challenges, contests, features! To have fun, to promote art, to share the fox luv
Can I share my commission, request info or activity like contest etc. on the main page of the group?
As long as it's possibly fox-related (or fox artwork can take part too), you can do it right away! Just please don't share it every day or every 2 hours, it will be treated like a spam.
If you want, we have a journal full of members' commissions, you can be also added there!
Okay, this sounds nice and all, but how can I join?