Many Native American traditions teach that there are twelve Earth Personalities that make up the Earth Medicine Wheel. These form an earth-centered horoscope that gives us valuable information about our totem animal, our personality, and our spirit-task in life.
August 22 – September 21: The Harvesting Time. Brown Bear.
Your principal lessons: Whatever you are searching for is to be found where you are. You are learning to know when to exert energy to effect a change, and when to accept circumstances that cannot be changed.
Is your totem animal the Brown Bear? How does this principal lesson resonate with you?
Adapted from Shamanic Spirit, by Kenneth Meadows (Inner Traditions, 2004).