Praying Mantis Essence awakens the ultimate power of stillness and patience. It teaches you to pay diligent attention to your surroundings and to move through life at a pace that works with love. It reminds you to slow down to gain a better vantage point in the chaos of a fast paced life.
Praying Mantis teaches you how to still the body and to go within your mind to connect with your inner and higher selves, resulting in a drawing up of greater physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual power. It also teaches you to be still and quiet; to sense and feel rather than to think critically; to notice when and where there is arrogance; to recognize when your busy schedule overruns your intuition, silencing your voice; to stop and choose the equilibrium found in silence and your inner voice; and to be elegant, mindful, and contemplative in your movements. This essence supports the unfolding of knowledge and wisdom gained from experience, age, and being rather than from traditional schooling. It always speaks to you when you crave peace, quiet, and calmness. It reminds you to have patience with yourself and others. Praying Mantis awakens a variety of blessings: temperance, silence, awareness, calmness, clairvoyance, patience, and innovation. It also awakens a knowing of balance and patience; the mastery of patience in order to acquire things you want; and to remain balanced throughout the duration of the wait.