Frogs because they live in water symbolize emotions and inner life. The amphibious creature can’t tolerate toxins. They are the canary in the lake and the first messenger of chemical contamination by their mutation and death. Frog imagery can signal you need to examine if anything in your environment is slowly poisoning you. Is anger, hostility, resentment, even doubt holding back from living the life you desire?
The frog also serves as a symbol of purity, healing and cleansing. If a frog shows up in your life then there is a good chance you aren’t taking care of yourself. This can include diet, exercise, not giving yourself me time, and staying in toxic relationships. Sometimes, it could refer to addictions. Take a step back and consider what direction your life has been taking?
The fact that a frog can change from a tadpole to a frog gives it the power of transformation. It turns from a water only tadpole to a frog that can live on both land and in water. Shamanic medicine believe that the frog has the ability to straddle both worlds making it both a magical and mysterious creature.
Many people declare they can tell the upcoming weather by a frog’s croaks. The frog is sometimes referred to as the weather maker. The sounds of frogs singing can be calming and also helps people sleep. Take time to listen to the frogs and see if they have a message for you.