Celine Dion Launches ‘Illuminati-esque’ Gender Neutral Clothing Line

Source: Collective Evolution

IN BRIEF

  • The Facts:Celine Dion teams up with Nununu to create a clothing line called Celinununu that produces gender neutral clothing for children.
  • Reflect On:Does this clothing line feel creepy to you? Whether it be the call for a ‘New Order’ or even the looks of the children in the images? Are we truly even our physical identity and appearance? Should we not be exploring the deeper parts of ourselves?

I was perusing through my Facebook newsfeed and came across what I initially thought was pretty crazy. Images of kids wearing odd-looking clothing with occult symbols and the words ‘NEW ORDER’ written across the chest. I thought it was some joke someone had put together to play on how there has been a long-standing goal of the elite/cabal to create a ‘new world order’ and what better way to start than babies and kids. advertisement – learn more

It all is shown in a new commercial where Celine Dion is breaking into a hospital baby ward to help bring her new clothing line to babies. The company Celinununu states in its mission: CELINUNUNU unites two forces by one voice: fashion has the power to shape people’s minds. Inspire your children to be free and find their own individuality through clothes.

The commercial for the product line is interesting on its own. She plays the ‘saviour’ of these babies, against police who are trying to stop her from telling these babies it’s OK to not select a gender. After she sneaks in, gets to the baby ward, she blows a magical dust onto the children, suddenly turning them all into gender-neutral babies wearing her clothing line. In cabal/occult terms, one might look at this as casting a spell on the children, something that fits deeply into the constant confusion the cabal is trying to cast on humanity.

One of the long-discussed plans of the elite/cabal has been to create a New World Order. Part of that order involves bringing everyone under one religion, one government, one military, and stopping things like procreation etc so as to have to control fewer people. This is why it’s so odd that the focus of this clothing line seems to push towards ‘New Order’ while talking about a highly controversial issue. Have a look at the images below for a deeper look into this line.

Baby in ‘New order’ onesy.

If a male made this line, would people be losing their minds over that word?

New order?

Baby New Order with Skulls?

Probably the least odd one, but still odd.

Here is the commercial. advertisement – learn more

Could This Be Something Else?

Another way to look at some of what is being said here is to look at the words “inspire your children to be free and find their own individuality through clothes.”

While this is an interesting concept, are we not telling them that their individuality is to identify as gender neutral? Or to wear these clothes so you don’t fall into one box or another? Does this not defeat the purpose of allowing a child to choose? I’ve always brought this up because it reminds me of people who follow a trend like wearing Uggz and then saying ‘I’m expressing my individuality through fashion” yet they are wearing the trendiest boot on the market. Is that individuality? Or capitalizing on a trend?

Then we can look at the occult aspect of this whole thing and the tie to the New World Order. Maybe they do stuff like this on purpose. Choose branding and designs that are so obviously occult that it will get people talking about it. Free publicity! She could later change the designs to something a lot less cabal/occult-ish, but then again, for the cabal, exposing their religion on the masses, and making it cool and acceptable has been their belief and goal all along. So it actually makes much more sense that they would be doing it in this fashion.

Using people in the industry they create and control to push their religion is not a new idea either. Below is an image of just a few examples. You can even see Celine Dion in the bottom right corner. Again, you have to look at this in the exact same way Christians wear crucifixes. This isn’t about some outlandish conspiracy, this is about a religion to them, and symbolism is very important to their beliefs. Many inside whistleblowers have corroborated this fact.

Discussion On Gender

Firstly, I do feel that man or woman, you are not defined by your sex or gender identity, and therefore I feel you should not have to be or do certain things simply because society has always stated that’s how men or women should be. Do women have to wear makeup every day? Do men have to do labor jobs? Do women have to play with Barbies while men play with GI Joe’s? No. If people allow themselves to pay attention to who they truly are, we will do what we feel most guided to do outside of expectation and so forth. But we also must be open as a society to not assume it’s bad to give a boy a GI Joe and a girl a Barbie.

People are doing what is classic in the modern human condition: we’re acting from extremes. When we view one side of the polarity, we tend to push to the other side and call it neutrality. A human is either male or female from a physical perspective, sure sometimes people have both parts and those are different cases. Beyond that, I understand people can sometimes feel that they are in the ‘wrong’ body per se, I personally do not know all of the reasons why this might be the case. I do feel it’s possible some people legitimately feel that way naturally, but I also feel many people who feel that way do for psychological reasons, in the same way many of us struggle with psychological challenges. It’s simply about how it shows up.

Before anyone loses it over that statement, I repeat, “I personally do not know all of the reasons why this might be the case. I do think it’s possible some people legitimately feel that way naturally.”

I feel that when looking at children, why is it OK to push schooling, religion and those sorts of ideas down their throats, yet we’re worried about buying someone the wrong toy or piece of clothing because it may harm their identity and individuality? Are we even our physical identity? You have the freedom to do whatever you wish. The problem is, people are confused, so they are trying to work through that confusion by blaming everyone else for why they are confused. Hence you have people getting upset about what pronoun a stranger addresses them by.

Does a child know how they want to dress and be when they are young? Whether they want to change their sex from a man to a woman or vice versa? What age do they figure that out? How much of the time is this a result of parents unconsciously forcing their new beliefs on their children?

In classic modern human consciousness, we are looking at all the things we are not, and trying to find ourselves. Our individuality comes from knowing ourselves beyond our mind and ego, and instead recognizes the unique energy, gifts, and intentions we come here to express. In my view, knowing that would produce a much healthier society versus one where we’re focused entirely on material and physical means. That isn’t who we are.

The Takeaway

I do feel that in many of the extremes we are seeing today, we recognize where we operate from on a regular basis, and this allows us to see ourselves VERY clearly. By seeing so heavily how we identify with the physical, we can ask questions about what we are beyond the physical. This will allow us to dive more deeply in exploring who we truly are and ultimately this will pull immense power away from material and physical identifications and will instead awaken ourselves to an infinite love and confidence that already exists within ourselves.

While it’s easy to simply say this is all crazy stuff leading towards the end of society as we know it, it can also be a giant mirror that shows us what we are not. The next step is simply letting go of those old ideas.

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Breaking: Anonymous Releases Documents Revealing UK & US Funded Disinformation PsyOp

Source: Collective Evolution

IN BRIEF

  • The Facts:A data dump by the group Anonymous has revealed stunning details about a UK-based group that claims to be ‘Defending Democracy Against Disinformation’ but are actually the ones pushing disinformation in order to undermine democratic nations.
  • Reflect On:Can we start to recognize how the Deep State projects their own evil onto more benevolent forces in order to continue to control our perception?

Most of us are familiar with the famed ‘doublespeak’ mottoes from George Orwell’s classic 1984: “War is Peace; Freedom is Slavery; Ignorance is Strength.” For many of us, though, these phrases don’t apply to our modern-day perception. In other words, many of us are not seeing how we continue to be led to believe the exact opposite of the truth is true, and how many of our thoughts, words–and indeed, even actions–are being informed by beliefs that have simply been told to us and are not grounded in reality.

To say that the Deep State employs this phenomena as a tool in their toolbox is something of an understatement; I would go so far as to say it is the main sustaining strategy of their power and their deception. The Deep State projects their own evils onto their enemy (the Awakened Public and true Freedom Fighters), and because they know of these evils so intimately, they are expert in vividly labeling others with their vices.

The Data Dump

At the risk of oversimplifying complex covert operations, I will take the liberty to explain briefly what we are dealing with here.

On November 5, the group known as ‘Anonymous’ dumped a bunch of documents on the website cybergorilla.org. Here’s is how they introduced the material they were making public:

Greetings. We are Anonymous.

We have obtained a large number of documents relating to the activities of the ‘Integrity Initiative’ project that was launched back in the fall of 2015 and funded by the British government. The declared goal of the project is to counteract Russian propaganda and the hybrid warfare of Moscow. Hiding behind benevolent intentions, Britain has in fact created a large-scale information secret service in Europe, the United States and Canada, which consists of representatives of political, military, academic and journalistic communities with the think tank in London at the head of it.

As part of the project Britain has time and again intervened into domestic affairs of independent European states. A most demonstrative example is operation ‘Moncloa’ in Spain. Britain set to prevent Pedro Baños from appointment to the post of Director of Spain’s Department of Homeland Security. It took the Spanish cluster of the Integrity Initiative only a few hours to accomplish the task.

We will return to operation ‘Moncloa’ later as a very informative example of the Deep State’s activities on the geopolitical chessboard. For the moment, let’s take a look at the public face of the UK-based ‘Integrity Initiative’.

Integrity Initiative

The project entitled the ‘Integrity Initiative’ goes by the byline ‘Defending Democracy Against Disinformation’. On their ‘About Us’ page, they provide the following information:

WE ARE THE INTEGRITY INITIATIVE

Information is the basis of democracy. Without information, there can be no informed debate, and no informed decision-making.

We are a network of people and organizations from across Europe dedicated to revealing and combating propaganda and disinformation. Our broader aim is also to educate on how to spot disinformation and verify sources. This kind of work attracts the extremely hostile and aggressive attention of disinformation actors, like the Kremlin and its various proxies, so we hope you understand that our members mostly prefer to remain anonymous. The facts and information we present are all in the public domain, however, and you can investigate for yourselves. The network is coordinated from the UK. We are not a government body but we do work with government departments and agencies who share our aims.

As you read this, please recall the Orwellian doublespeak. What’s the best way to deliver propaganda? Pretend to be a group that is fighting against it. What is the best way to prevent being found out as agents of disinformation? Incessantly repeat that it’s the other guys, in this case ‘the Kremlin and its various proxies,’ that are the true disinformation agents. And because Russia poses the greatest threat to the Deep State and their globalist agenda, it is part of the dialectical nature of reality that the deception and evil at the heart of the Deep State would be projected incessantly upon Russia.

I am not trying to say that Russia does not participate at all in games of disinformation and deception; but what I do know is, in all the (translated) speeches I’ve heard from Vladamir Putin, he speaks very firmly of a multipolar world order, in which all nations are afforded a share of the power, and global governance is managed through negotiation, compromise, and agreement. This is in stark contrast to the Deep State, whose ultimate aim is a single, centralized world government that employs totalitarianism.

Thus the ‘Integrity Initiative’ is truly the ‘Deception Initiative’; instead of defending democracy against disinformation, it is actually attacking democracy with disinformation. Just browsing the articles on their website we see the prototypical mainstream perception-builders: ‘We must teach media literacy in the American school system’, ‘Why don’t facts kill the anti-vax movement?’, and ‘Strong support for Trump in the Russian media.’ If reading mainstream ‘perception-building’ propaganda over your morning toast and coffee appeals to you, then the Integrity Initiative is the website for you.

Political Interference

A thorough examination of the data dump of information about the Integrity Initiative, which is partially funded by the U. S.  State Department and NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division, leaves one with the inescapable conclusion that this group’s true agenda is anti-Russian perception building and political interference to attempt to weaken Russia’s sphere of influence, all under the guise of blaming Russia for the very kinds of activities they are doing themselves, as this RT article points out:

Operating on a budget of £1.9 million (US$2.4 million), the secretive Integrity Initiative consists of “clusters” of local politicians, journalists, military personnel, scientists and academics. The team is dedicated to searching for and publishing “evidence” of Russian interference in European affairs, while themselves influencing leadership behind the scenes.

In a rather extreme case of projection, the UK establishment appears to be conducting the very activities of which it and its allies have long-accused the Kremlin, with little or no corroborating evidence. The program also aims to “change attitudes in Russia itself” as well as influencing Russian speakers in the EU and North America, one of the leaked documents states.

At present, the vast network allegedly has clusters for Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Greece, the Netherlands, Lithuania, Norway, Serbia, and Montenegro… but there’s more! According to the Anonymous leak, major plans to expand the sphere of influence throughout eastern Europe, the US, and Canada, as well as the MENA region, are already underway.

The article goes on to explain the way in which the group organized the ‘Moncloa Campaign,’ which was a coordinated social media blitz meant to look like honest, spontaneous tweets, posts, and chats. The Spanish ‘cluster’ of individuals who worked on the campaign, which included several high-profile Spanish journalists, worked to prevent the appointment of Colonel Pedro Banos as director of Spain’s Department of Homeland Security, simply because he appeared to be a Putin supporter. The campaign was successful in their goal after being live for only seven and a half hours, as Banos lost out to Miguel Angel Ballesteros for the position.

This document, part of the data dump, traces the efforts of the campaign and compiles the newspaper articles, tweets, and other social media activities that served to influence the appointment based on its anit-Putin, anti-Russia rhetoric. They even had a section titled ‘WhatsApp Group Example’ that included this conversation within a #NoPedroBanos group as part of the effort:

The Takeaway

It should come as no surprise that one of the best strategies in perception building is projection, and the Deep State are masters at that game. Our awakening is what will put an end to these exercises that keep us away from the truth. In the world of mainstream geopolitical news, it’s important that whenever the pot is calling the kettle black, our discernment filters are ready to pop up and critically examine the source, rather than buying into the narrative that is being pushed.

Harvard Researchers Believe This Cigar-Shaped UFO May Be An Alien Craft

by , November 7th, 2018

Perhaps far fetched if you’ve never been exposed to UFO research, but not at all far-fetched given much research, witness testimony and many whistleblowers have pointed to some ET crafts being cigar-shaped. It’s not uncommon.

Those who feel ideas like this are ‘weird and out there’ are simply not seeing the facts that have been around for decades. Thankfully, research like this helps to shift that perspective amongst the public, and opens us up to truths that have been waiting to be explored en mass for a very long time.

Oumuamua

The object was first spotted by the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii in October 2017. It was given the name “Oumuamua” by researchers as that represents a messenger from afar arriving first, or scouting, in Hawaiian. Some researchers believe the object is the first interstellar visitor to our solar system. A narrative we might expect if you are well up on the latest UFO research and understand that decades of coverup are now leading to a slow, controlled, drip disclosure.

The object appears to be about 400 metres long and 40 metres wide, it also appears to travel at a speed of more than 26 kilometres per second. It has been puzzling astronomers since it was first discovered.

In a new paper submitted to the Astrophysical Journal Letters, researchers at the Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics suggest the possibility the object is actually a “lightsail of artificial origin.” A lightsail is an artificial object, used to gather sunlight to power a spacecraft or something to that effect. It could also be a probe, according to authors of the paper.

“Oumuamua may be a fully operational probe sent intentionally to Earth vicinity by an alien civilization.”

Although it has been called a comet or an asteroid on many occasions, it’s movement and speed do not resemble that of either according to researchers.

The object’s movement is not determined by the gravitational pull of the sun or planets, as is the case with asteroids. Scientists have also been unable to concretely identify it as a comet because it lacks a tail or “coma” around it.

Researchers believe it could be a light sail type object for a number of reasons including the fact that it’s extremely thin width would allow for it to survive interstellar travel over galactic distances and withstand collisions with gas and dust grains.

To researchers, it is still unclear whether Oumuamua is a light sail from a spacecraft or some other artificial object floating around in our solar system. But they do seem to be very clear on the fact that it is artificial.

“A survey for lightsails as technosignatures [scientific evidence of past or present technology] in the solar system is warranted, irrespective of whether Oumuamua is one of them,” the paper said.

Other Claims of Cigar-Shaped Craft

One of Canada’s most famous UFO incidents recalls a man named Stefan Michalak who on May 20, 1967, said he saw two cigar-shaped objects with a reddish glow hovering about 45 meters away.

Two American pilots saw on July 24, 1948, a cigar-shaped UFO over southwest Alabama. It was a summer morning at around 2.45 AM when pilots Clarence S. Chiles and co-pilot John B. Whitted flew in their twin-engine propeller plane the Eastern Air Lines DC-3. 5,000 feet high, with 20 passengers on board. During the flight, they witness a cigar-shaped UFO.

“It was clear there were no wings present, that it was powered by some jet or other type of power, shooting flame from the rear some 50 feet. There were two rows of windows, which indicated an upper and lower deck, [and] from inside these windows a very bright light was glowing. Underneath the ship there was a blue glow of light.”

This particular incident became highly classified and the report was later destroyed.

Finally, you can also explore the testimony of Corey Goode who alleges there are many types of cigar-shaped craft that have been used in secret space programs for quite some time. You can read more about that here.

The Takeaway

It is becoming increasingly interesting to observe the amount of mainstream ET and UFO talk that is coming to the surface. While it is usually not very deep, doesn’t cover what is already well knowing via declassified documents in the public domain, at least conversations are happening.

Interestingly, if you follow the fact that there has been a deep coverup for decades around the UFO subject, you note that one of the ways forward for those involved in the coverup is to slowly disclose this information in a way that doesn’t incriminate anyone in a negative way. So we see small drip disclosures, little narratives coming out about how there may be ET’s, there may be craft, we may know more about our true past etc, yet we don’t see full on admissions of what they know and have known for literally decades.

That type of disclosure has been left to the whistleblowers who come out of these programs having worked on and seen the depths of these coverups. They are now doing the service of trying to speed along disclosure to the public, so that government can’t continue to hide it.

Are you one that truly researches the UFO and ET reality? Or are you one that criticizes it and gets information from the mainstream only? For me, I believe the implications of disclosure are huge and an important next step for humanity, but we must be open to exploring these truths, and not simply cast them off as ‘weird’ or ‘out there’.

About The Author

I founded CE 9 years ago as I love inspiring others to find joy, peace and make lasting shifts in consciousness in their lives. I’ve been working to formulate a new style of media, ‘Conscious Media,’ that tells stories without polarity and division. That digs to the truth and isn’t afraid to look, and that helps viewers make change in their lives as a result of what they view.

Not sure how to make sense of this? Want to learn how to discern like a pro? Read this essential guide to discernment, analysis of claims, and understanding the truth in a world of deception: 4 Key Steps of Discernment – Advanced Truth-Seeking Tools

 

Can Sacred Geometry Help Evolve Your Consciousness?

Source: Collective Evolution 

IN BRIEF

  • The Facts:Sacred Geometry patterns are found etched into many aspects of life, nature and the universe. It is an incredibly fascinating study that reveals the immense beauty and patterns that exist within the perfection of our world.
  • Reflect On:Have you explored the nature of sacred geometry? Can understanding it more deeply shift your perspective of our world and life?

What patterns do you see in your own life, or in the world that have symmetry and balance? Which ones are asymmetrical and out of balance? Noticing patterns helps us build on them if they are healthy, or break them if they are not healthy. The flux between asymmetry and symmetry is the process of growth and evolution. Sacred geometry gives us a beautiful reflection to contemplate as we navigate life’s challenges seeking balance and harmony.

Mathematics is the alphabet with which God has written the universe.
– Galileo

What is Sacred Geometry?

Sacred geometry involves sacred universal patterns used in the design of everything in our reality, most often seen in architecture, art, and nature. The basic belief is that geometry and mathematical ratios, harmonics and proportion are also found in music, light, cosmology. It is the invisible patterns that animate our physical world much as spiritual traditions believe that the soul animates the body.

Shapes, patterns, and visual compositions have the capacity to seduce our eyes while captivating our imagination. Whether from masterful works of art or in nature, this entrancement can be so emotionally moving and awe-inspiring that people naturally associate it with transcendence, the super-natural, or spiritual. Beneath these patterns are relationships that can be measured, numbered, replicated, and defined. This mathematical yet esoteric realm of inquiry and observation known as sacred geometry will enlighten and mystify you while inviting you to change the way you look at the world.

History of Sacred Geometry

The earliest cultures including Christians, Hindus, Greeks and Egyptians recognised the existence of different patterns or geometric shapes that repeated throughout nature. They also worked out that there was a correlation or connection between the various elements found in the earth and the heavens. These sacred geometric patterns were mirrored by earth and sky and ancient cultures believed these patterns existed in all parts of the universe. Modern science has proven these sacred geometric patterns are the very molecular shapes that form the basis of all life in this universe.

Is it Really Sacred?

The subject is vast and though it is spiritually inspiring for many, there are plenty of mathematicians who disdain the notion of correlating geometric formulas to mysticism. For this reason I will not attempt to ascribe meaning to these patterns, or connect them with specific spiritual traditions in this short, introductory blog. The mere observation and recognition of these visual relationships in nature, along with their powerful influence on art, architecture, and music are more than enough to leave you filled with wonder!

I was never good at math as a student though geometry was fun because it involved drawing shapes using graph paper, protractor, and compass. This idea of numbers being represented in visual form, or through music is a very special example of how abstractions (numbers, formulas) can be mirrored in the physical world. In this way, math is an interesting science that flirts in the space between physical and non-physical.

The space between physical and non-physical is usually reserved for art or spirituality. This is why it is interesting to find math formulas spanning the divide. It is also one of the reasons why this geometry is considered “sacred”. If you are interested in getting specific about the numbers and formulas, there is a great website called Math is Fun. Understanding more about the different shapes of Sacred Geometry and how they were used in ancient cultures can teach you how to harness their power.

The Golden Ratio

Also known as Phi, the Golden Mean, or the Golden Section, the Golden Ratio was revered as the mathematical law or representation of beauty by the Greeks. It is the numerical representation of infinity and an unreachable approximation. This begs one to contemplate the possibility of a transcendent number. From the Golden Rectangle comes the Fibonacci Spiral which is seen in flowers, snail shells, pinecones, and other parts of nature. The Golden Rectangle and Fibonacci Spiral are used in the crafting of musical instruments like cellos, violins, and the tones of musical scales are created using these same mathematical formulas. These formulas have been used in design and architecture going back at least 4,000 years and are seen in historic buildings like the Greek Parthenon.

The Flower of Life

Another very powerful symbol that is found all over the world dating back over 6,000 years and up to 10,000 years is the Flower of Life. This symbol is made of evenly-spaced, overlapping circles with six fold symmetry like a hexagon and looks like a flower, hence the name. It can be found in Egypt at the Temple of Osiris; the Forbidden City of China, synagogues in Galilee, Israel; in temples across India; in la Mezquita, Spain; Turkey, Japan and elsewhere. Leonardo da Vinci spent much time playing with and contemplating the Flower of Life’s form and used its mathematical properties in his art. Just by gazing at the symbol, or trying to count the circles will play tricks on your mind, and there is no wonder that people from ancient times to now are enamored with the Flower of Life.

Within the Flower is the Seed

The Seed of Life is a symbol found within the Flower of Life, as well as many other symbols of great significance including Metatrons Cube. These shapes called polygons are defined by having sides of equal length. This includes the cube, tetrahedron, dodecahedron, icosahedron, octahedron and they represent what Plato called the 5 platonic solids. These are visible within the flower of life when straight lines are drawn to connect the center of various circles within it. It is amazing to see all of this symmetry unfold in one succinct pattern which is created by math. Since many traditions believe that circles and curves represent the feminine, while corners and straight lines represent the masculine, this symbol also shows a divine balance of both.

Spirituality and Sacred Geometry

Higher frequencies of energy and awareness are transmitted through sacred geometry. Sacred geometry reveals that there are mathematical, or abstract patterns beneath everything that we see in the physical world. How might this relate to our own personal journey of integrating science and spirituality? Our internal beliefs create patterns that slowly ripple outward from us and manifest into real world experiences. The invisible informs the visible. Sacred geometry is a visualization and metaphor of the connectedness of all life, the interface between abstraction and physical reality. When we change the mathematical formulas, the relationships, we also change physical form. This is the teaching of many mystics.

The flux between asymmetry and symmetry is the process of growth and evolution. Just like a symphony or a film that uses tension to build for a great climax and resolve, we humans are always moving through this constant state of flux. Spend some time looking at these symmetrical patterns, as a means to strengthen your resonance with symmetry and balance. Maybe even attempt to plot-out and draw some of these patterns in your spare time, or color them in with markers… There is a reason that spiritual traditions have used these mathematical patterns for centuries, and by bringing them into your life you will be well on your way to a more balanced and happy life!

Check out all the examples where sacred geometry is found in nature.

H/T: UpliftConnect

It’s Almost Halloween! Here’s What Black Cats Actually Symbolize

Source: Collective Evolution

IN BRIEF

  • The Facts:Black cats, for most people have been associated with bad luck. The truth is, black cats can symbolize many things, and have throughout history.
  • Reflect On:Have you been seeing black cats? Do they have any particular symbolism for you? It is often said, what you truly find meaning in, is where the significance lies.

Cats have had a special bond with humans and have been domesticated since ancient Egyptian times. In fact, they were even regarded as gods in these times and treated with the utmost care and respect. It seems that for those of us who really know cats, we understand that there is something special about these animals, so much so that we too are willing to feed them, scoop up their poop, and let them destroy our furniture… seems like perhaps not much has changed since ancient Egypt after all.

Throughout history, many people have been superstitious about black cats in particular, and will avoid them whenever they see them. If you are thinking this is just a silly superstition and people don’t actually believe that black cats are bad luck, then you should know that they are the least likely to be adopted from an animal shelter. There are stories that they are sometimes tormented, captured and even killed on halloween night.

So, where does this superstition come from? Should we be wary of black cats? If so maybe I’m screwed because I have been the proud owner of my handsome black kitty I call Salem, (I know, how original, right?) for the past 5 years. This also brings up the point of how black cats and witches seem to go hand in hand. So, why is this and what do we need to know about these furry black creatures?

First, Some History

Throughout history black cats have generally been associated with occultism. According to Hebrew and Babylonian folklore, cats are compared to serpents, coiled on the hearth. In ancient Egypt, the act of killing a cat was punishable by death, and when a cat would die it would be mummified followed by the family entering into a period of mourning. Roman cultures considered the cat to be sacred and brought this animal into Europe. The vast majority of countries in Europe consider a black cat crossing one’s path to be bad luck and the church has long since associated black cats with witchcraft.

These animals were also believed to be shapeshifters and that witches were able to transform into them with their spells and do evil things without being noticed. Many people believed that the devil himself would take the form of a black cat and sadly on holy days like Easter, in the Middle Ages, black cats were often hunted down and burned.

Luckily, in some cultures the perception of the black cat began to change and it went from being seen as bad luck to good luck in countries like Scotland who still regard a strange black cat on your porch as a sign of prosperity to come. In England, fishermen’s wives would keep black cats in their homes while their husbands were away in the belief that these animals would prevent danger from occurring to their husbands while they were off at sea.

Some More Updated Theories

There is no doubt that superstitions regarding black cats are some of the most widely known and popular. One has to wonder what witches really saw in black cats and why they had a relationship with them in the first place, because by now many people realize that witches were not evil, but just more connected to the power of the universe that lies within us all. The powers that be did not want this information getting out, hence the massive crusade against witches and pretty much any intuitive woman during the middle ages. So why did the witches really keep black cats?

According to a website called Witches Lore, a black cat is a good companion to have around because it will double the power of any spell, black cats are witches themselves and are more connected to the mysterious powers of the universe. You can learn everything about magic just from talking to your cat.

Black aside, the cat represents the following attributes, according to spiritanimal.com

  • Patience, waiting for the right moment to react
  • Independance, yet enjoying social connections
  • Spirit of adventure, courage
  • Deep, relaxed connection with self
  • Healing from the inside out
  • Curiosity, exploration of the unknown or the unconscious

“Another way to see the meaning of the cat as a spirit animal or totem is to pay attention to its ability to see in the dark and be at ease when most other animals and humans are not. If the cat shows up in your life as a spirit guide or you have this animal as totem, you may be inclined to start exploring areas in your life or aspects or yourself that you do not know well yet.

When we observe cats, we see that they are characterized by the flexibility and agility. No matter the circumstances, it will always manage to fall back on its feet. By affinity with the cat totem, you may be encouraged to develop your flexibility at many different levels, whether it is in your physical body, mind, emotions, or spirit.

The cat totem is a source of inspiration to renew your perspective and have the courage to act or integrate it into your life. If the cat spirit animal shows up in your life, it may be time to explore new ways to look at things.”

Here’s another interesting point made by the Archives of American Art,

“It’s not all bad for the black cat though. Black cats aboard ships at sea are a longstanding tradition associated with good luck. From pirate ships to naval vessels, cats have been welcomed on board because they keep the rodents away from the ship’s food supply and provide companionship for an isolated crew. Unlike in the United States, where they typically have negative connotations, other nations—like the United Kingdom and Japan—believe that black cats can bring prosperity, bless a marriage, ensure good harvests, and even help bring success to a theater production.” 

Do Cats Show Up In Your Dreams?

Of course some people perceive the presence of cats in their dreams as bad omens, others believe that the cat represents your feminine essence and sensuality. These dreams may be a reminder to let your inner mischievous and mysterious nature shine through. If a black cat shows up, this is a message to pay attention to what your intuition is telling you. The Ancient Egyptians believed that cats could travel between dimensions, so it would not be that strange to see a black cat in your dream with a message for you.

It seems as if there has been an heir of mystery and wonder around black cats since their relationships with humans began. I believe they are just as special as any other cat and my boy, Salem, just happens to be the friendliest cat I’ve ever met, he crosses my path on a regular basis and as far as I know, I’m doing just fine! Perhaps these superstitions are what you make them.

Much Love