A Spiritual Field Guide of the Symbology and Significance of Doves, Cardinals, Crows and other Birds – Beliefnet.com

One of the most famous tales from Aesop’s Fables is that of “The Crow and the Pitcher.” A crow, half dead with thirst, discovers a jug that has only a little bit of water left in it. Unable to reach the water by sticking his head inside, the crow thinks for a moment, then picks up a pebble and drops it into the jug. He repeats this action over and over until the level of the water has risen to the brim of the jug, allowing him to dip his beak in and drink. The moral encoded in the fable teaches that one can accomplish a seemingly impossible task with a series of small actions. However, the story also illustrates the crow’s ability to problem solve and use what tools are at hand to achieve a specific purpose.

via A Spiritual Field Guide of the Symbology and Significance of Doves, Cardinals, Crows and other Birds – Beliefnet.com.

via A Spiritual Field Guide of the Symbology and Significance of Doves, Cardinals, Crows and other Birds – Beliefnet.com.

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