Power Animal

Gods in Human Form

For thousands of years Gods weren't in human form. Then they seem to have been combined with animals, and then finally became completely human. I think it is our way of trying to understand both them, and our place in the world. Our more recent myths are

The Shitehawk, the Slug and the Stag

Power animals. Totems. Obviously Native American, but if we look for evidence of tribal totemism within ancient British society it is there, and now within modern Paganism many people have been called by the power of certain beasts to take them as inspiration to be better, stronger