Essence of Ostrich awakens truth and opens you to noticing self denial and the need to accept truth that is in front of you. For these reasons, Ostrich animal totem can also symbolize truth.
Ostrich lets you know when it’s time to clean house. This can be the physical house that you live in or the cleansing of your emotions. This means letting go of things and emotions that have served their purpose and are no longer needed. This essence brings awareness of when it is time to use your spiritual knowledge and apply it to your everyday practical life. Ostrich is a weight giver. It teaches you to be certain that when you use your spiritual/psychic abilities, you also take the time to fully understand how your actions will be received first. This essence can protect your personal energy when others’ harmful psychic energies are present. It also teaches you to accept these harmful psychic energies for what they are and to practice releasing them with love so that they can disperse. Ostrich teaches you when to stand tall and when to lay low and become invisible. This essence awakens the ability to easily link with the spirit realm while being stable and grounded.