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Look to the Cardinals This Year

It is widely believed that the cardinal is a spiritual messenger. But did you know that a cardinal’s bright color is associated with energy and vitality in many traditions?

Cardinals are seen twelve months of the year and mate for life, so a cardinal sighting is associated with stability, survival, and security in Native American lore.

A final reason to look for cardinals: their various calls brightens the spirit, as if cheering us on through the day.

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About the author jmankowsky

I live in Central Massachusetts in the United Stares, where I have recently retired from public school teaching after thirty-four years. I am a nature photographer, particularly focusing on the the wide variety of birds to be found in this area. I am a keen supporter of the Massachusetts Audubon and the exceptional work that they do in education and protecting nature. It pleases me that many of the photographs I have posted here have also been displayed on the Wachusett Meadow Audubon in Princeton, MA website. I would love to connect with other primary school teachers in the hope that these photos might be useful in inspiring children to a greater connection with nature.

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