The bee has a high sense of community and shares its honey with all the other bees in the hive. This means that we should remember to be generous in both our words and our actions with people who are close to us and people beyond our immediate circle.
The bee is generous on its own, so we should also be open to sharing whatever we have with others freely. Being stingy or miserly will only cause suffering for ourselves and the people around us, regardless of how busy our schedule might be.
The bee reminds us to get in touch with nature and enjoy the various gifts it offers us. We do not need to spend too much time on this, but just a few minutes each day are enough to help provide our minds with some much-needed balance.
To the bee, life is a series of constant adjustments. Bees understand the importance of the rhythm of life and death as they live in the hive where bees die in service to their queen by helping her create the next generation of bees. Therefore, we can be inspired to be at peace with death as a natural part of life. We can also be encouraged to be at peace with the ending and completion of experiences that need to come to an end. In this way, the bee inspires us to never hold on too long and cause resentment for ourselves or others, leading to disappointment or sadness.
A key lesson from the bee is looking beyond ourselves and seeing the bigger picture: this wisdom of nature can help us find balance and accept things for what they are without getting too caught up on them.
What does it mean to dream of bees?
The symbolic significance of dreams that feature bees are:
- Abundance and richness, not only in terms of material goods but also spiritually
- The importance of a community-based lifestyle
- An embarrassing or disagreeable situation
- Small issues
- A business project will come to fruition
- A potential opportunity that requires your attention to be accomplished
- A powerful yet discrete feminine energy or personality
- The desire or longing for support from your loved ones
- A sign of divine intervention
The significance of the bee will vary depending on the role it plays in the dream.
If the bee is in harmony with other bees in the hive, this signifies that you are happy with your life and that your relationships are rich in satisfaction.
If you dream that you are stung by a bee, this signifies that you are feeling confused about your relationship with a loved one or that a difficult situation with significant risks is coming up. Consider this dream like a warning.
If you dream that you are the queen bee, radiating power, this signifies that your sensuality and your sexuality are entirely fulfilled. It can also mean that the time has come to think about procreating or that your current business project will have success in the near future, showering you with prestige.
If the bees in your dream produce excessive amounts of honey or royal jelly, this signifies that you are hoping to increase the material and spiritual riches in your life. You long for beauty, emotions, and pleasure. This dream also invites you to take fuller advantage of the opportunities presented around you, be they big or small.
If the bee can’t find its way back to the hive, the insect’s confusion is meant to make you understand that you are feeling alone, without support and that for now, the solution remains a mystery. The dream invites you to build a more intimate rapport with a person you trust, be they a close relation or not (it could be a professional in the domain that you practice), as long as they are capable of helping you. The other interpretation of this dream highlights a distance between you and your loved ones, resulting in a feeling of disorientation. It stresses the importance of emotions in the overall balance of life.
If the bee is flying in all directions, without purpose, it’s that, deep down, you realize that the way that you act (professionally or otherwise) is not productive. As soon as you start your day, it’s up to you to adopt a more energetic, structured, and optimized lifestyle.
If the bee in your dream gets tired or loses its colors, this signifies that you should seek a better balance between work and leisure or take some time to rest.
Interesting facts about bees
The bee is, above all, an indispensable animal in terms of the survival of our planet. Without them, there is no more pollination. The bee’s role is both ecological and economical. The wax, propolis, and royal gel that bees produce, along with their venom, are prized in both the medical field and the food industry. This tiny insect, therefore, plays a crucial role in life on earth.
Bees are small, yet they have been an essential part of life on earth since the very beginning. They were present 100 million years ago and were domesticated very early on by humans, who recognized the value of their work.
The Apis mellifera, or Western Honey Bee, lives in colonies. Like in an anthill, the activity in the hive is always at a fever pitch, except in winter. The same is true of your place in the world, which is in constant movement with all the other beings on earth and subject to the far-reaching influence of the millions of souls constantly navigating across time and space, no matter what the environment.
Bees are creative. They build hives at the rate of one per day and repair damaged ones. They have been used to make bee honey, honeycomb, wax.
Bees are efficient. They can pollinate up to 1,000 flowers per day.
The bees we have on our planet today are all female because their Queen bee controls the sex of the new generation of bees through pheromones.
Bees have a special kind of intelligence linking smell and vision. Over 3/4 of a bee’s brain is devoted to its sense of smell and taste. Where we may only be attuned to the physical world of sight, sound, touch, and taste, bees can detect “smell-o-vision” – that is, a heightened sense of smell that allows them to see odors as colors and recognize “distinct aromas” from as far away as two kilometers.
Myths and legends associated with bees
Bees are revered by all the great civilizations (2). For the Egyptians, bees were spawned from the fallen tears of the Sun god Ré. Consisting of both the water and fire elements, they were a purifying force and could wash away any missteps or bad intentions from a previous life. The bee represented another chance for goodness and renewal, especially in the spiritual domain.
Romans and Christians in the Middle Ages saw an inkling of intelligence and the divine touch in bees.
A message from the bee totem
Take the time to appreciate the sweetness that life offers and the fruit of your work. I believe in the power of nature to help you learn how to live our lives more wisely. If you can grasp the lessons that nature’s creatures can teach you, you will be able to live a better and happier life.
Final words about the Bee
An extraordinary architect and explorer, the bee encourages you to build solid foundations in harmony with your environment and your entourage. You can count on them to help capitalize on your long-term potential and set up favorable conditions to achieve all of your projects and ambitions.
Whether you prefer a solitary lifestyle or not, your bee power animal will guide you in successfully immersing yourself in a social environment and finding your place in the big picture, with the result ultimately being your satisfaction.