Sunday, March 4, 2012

Ladybug Symbolism

Symbolic Ladybug

Lady Bug Meanings: Protection, Happiness, Luck, Love, Friendship, Good deeds done

Christianity symbolizes the ladybug associated with the Virgin Mary. 

Chinese believe the ladybug as very good luck. Asian stories say that if a ladybug lands on your clothing, your true love is sure to come to call. The number of spots on the ladybug is indication of how many months will pass until you meet your true love

The ladybug is a common symbol of friendship because it is a natural helper in gardens, and works in harmony with nature.

There are several superstitions surrounding ladybugs that help enhance the meaning:
Finding a ladybug is considered very good luck and a sign of good fortune coming your way.
Killing a lady bug is back luck.
Number of spots on a ladybug tells you how many years of good fortune you will have.
A ladybug that lands on your hand is a sign of good weather coming.

As ladybugs are commonly red in colour, which in itself symbolizes: vitality, love, passion, heat and energy.

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