What abilities, power, and hidden magic does your spirit animal teach? What does your spirit animal say about you? How can you call upon the strengths of your spirit animal in your life? Discover your unique totem with this fun quiz, featuring over 112 different animals. What is a totem and how can you use one for yourself? Learn more here.
The coyote is incredibly adaptive; it has a history as a trickster and a variety of magic has been associated with it. The coyote is able to express a hidden wisdom through its non-action as well.
Coyotes are playful, skillful, and ingenious. Oftentimes they will look for ways to get others to do their work for them.
The coyote totem teaches the balance between wisdom and foolishness. Ask yourself: are you seeing the wisdom of your life and the events within it? You may want to read Hexagram 4, from the I-Ching, to understand the Chinese perspective of this totem's underlying energy.
Coyotes often serve to complicate matters, at least in mythologies, and remind you to ask yourself: are you making something more difficult than it really needs to be? Are you playing a trick on yourself, because you are afraid of creating what you really want deep down?
The coyote totem is full of paradox, creativity, and intuition.