Strength, Nobility, Generosity



A Gorilla totem is a confirmation that our endeavors are solid and steady. 
They remind us to stay grounded and handle our responsibilities. 

Gorilla helps us find our inner strength and our nobility of living,
caring for our families and friends. 
Gorillas live in troops, caring and protecting each other.
Our families and friends are our troop and we must care for them in the same way. 

 A Gorilla totem also asks several questions: 

Am I too materialistic? 
Am I becoming selfish, letting my "troop" suffer because of my own desires?

Am I looking out for my own needs?
And also the needs of my family?  They must balance each other. 

Am I being too assertive? 
Am I bullying others to get my own way?  Is someone else doing that?

Use Gorilla as an example -- calm, steady, strong -- and
you can overcome anything.

All images are public domain.

Some of the information on this webpage was derived from the following sources:
Sans, Jamie & Carson, David.  Medicine Cards: the Discovery of Power Through the Way of Animals.  Santa Fe, NM. 1988.  Print.
Andrews, Ted. Animal-speak: the Spiritual & Magical Powers of Creatures Great & Small. Woodbury, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 1993. Print.
Andrews, Ted.  Animal-Wise: the Spirit Language and Signs of Nature.  Woodbury, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 1999. Print.
D. J. Conway.  Animal Magick: the Art of Recognizing & Working with Familiars. Woodbury, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 2003. Print.
Farmer, Steven D.  Animal Spirit Guides.  Hayhouse Inc., 2006.  Print.