Animal spirits are medicine in the Native American traditions. Medicine is defined as anything that improves one's connection to the Great Mystery, and to all in life. Animal medicine brings personal power, strength and understanding. Observing animals life patterns can bring healing messages into life.
Looking at the Bear to answer the "What Would I do?" question begins with recognizing the strength of the Bear, the power of introspection moving into hibernation and coming out anew. Using therapy, Wisdom Circles, workshops and the Bear Spirit, is taking the step to alternative pathways that leads to our goals. Also see The Wolf.