If you read my last post, without knowing all the details, you’d know that things are really tough for my family right now.
And so the universe sent me babies! A beautiful mother duck and her nine ducklings.
They are Pacific Black Ducks.
They help to distract my mind.
They are cute and peaceful to watch.
I watch them in the mornings as I have my morning cuppa.
I am in awe of the attentiveness and protectiveness of the mother duck for her babies.
I am amazed at how close the ducklings stick to their mother and how obedient they are. One word (err quack) from her and they obey immediately.
The ducklings make me laugh with some of their funny little antics and attempts to get out of the pool.
I am in awe of how fast those ducklings can swim. At times they are honestly like little lightning bolts!
I am, as usual, soothed by nature, as my favourite quote by John Burroughs suggests.
So during this hardest time in my life ever, this gift of nature from the universe to me is what I’m lovin’ about life right now.
I wondered if there was some meaning or symbolism (relative to ‘ducks’) to this visit and so I turned to Dr Google to find out. Here’s a sample of what I found.
If a Duck has waddled across your path.
You are being asked to take notice of your surroundings because a new opportunity is now being offered to you. She is reminding you that in order to succeed with this opportunity you will have to move forward swiftly so that your new ideas can take flight. Duck is making it very clear that in order to be successful with your goals you have to move now!
Alternatively Duck may be reminding you that today is a day that you should spend exploring your emotions. Use her energy to see your own feelings clearly and to navigate your way through them so that they can be released. Use affirmations and gratitude to clear the way.
Message from the Universe: May luck be on your side
I hear the universe whisper: Massive avalanches of abundance and money need to move into the hands of the awakened, the spiritual, the aware – the ones who have the most compassion, so we can bring all manner of beauty, healing and wonder into this world. In this way we can serve each other more and support those that need to be lifted higher. Time to illuminate the old world thinking and expand.
Duck Symbolism: The spiritual meaning of the duck speaks the message – “be in the now, be in the moment, for this is where all of your power exists and is available to you. Duck loves the gentle motion of slow-moving water, drifting along meandering rivers and ponds, this is a powerful message to go with the flow, where the waters take you naturally.”
If you have been feeling a connection with the duck spirit animal lately, this is because you need lessons in protection or emotional comfort. Duck symbolism is closely connected with your emotional state, and it reminds you to glide across the waters of your life with ease and confidence, and to not neglect your emotional needs.
Very interesting indeed, don’t you think? Considering all that is going on in my life right now, a lot of what is said above makes sense to me. I’m not sure about the massive avalanches of abundance and money but wouldn’t that be nice!
As lovely as our duck family are, we knew they couldn’t stay with us forever. It’s Wednesday morning and pouring with rain as I type this and only a couple of hours ago we watched as mother duck led her nine baby ducks out of our property and waddled off down our street in search of their next home. We have everything crossed in the hope they travel safely and have long and happy lives ahead of them.
Here are some short video’s of our duck family that I have shared recently on Instagram. The most recent at the top.
We have ducklings!! 9 ducklings and the mother duck. I’ve done some research and they are Pacific Black Ducks. If they haven’t relocated after 5 days I will phone my vet for the contact number of a wildlife expert to come and assist with relocation to a suitable area. Meanwhile I will keep Ava (my dog) out of the pool area and keep them safe, providing them with some fresh drinking water and suitable food. I do love babies! ❤️#duck #ducks #ducklings #wildlife #pacificblackduck #swimmingpool
Has the Universe sent you something that you’ve needed lately? Do you believe in symbolism?
Ciao for now,
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