The memory of the insect came back when I spotted one on the blanket I wrapped around a drum of fermenting wine. With its preference for fruit and vegetables, it was probably trying to get to the grapes. I put the fellow outside in the rain, but he showed up once again. Talk about an insect wanting to be a totem insect of the week in the worst way.
The stink bug represents an exchange of energy. When threatened, it can put out a horrible smell to save itself from being a bird snack. It also takes in energy via plants. Often, we tend to think of ourselves as only putting out energy. We are so much more. We can exchange energy in the form of money to get people to help us. After all, most of us are paid to work, which is when you think is a simple exchange.
A stinkbug knows to protect itself quite effectively. The sighting of such a bug can signal to be on our guard, protect ourselves and interests. While not a fan of the bug, instead of killing them you can try alternatives such as planting marigolds around the garden or dusting plant leaves with flour.
The stinkbug can camouflage itself. The great thing about blending into your surroundings is it allows you to watch unobserved. Check out who you’re hanging out and their behavior. Is this how you think of yourself and how you want to be perceived. If not, it’s time to make some life changes.
The stink bug totem helps analyzing dreams, visions, and half understood messages. The bug shows how seemingly random events are connected. Call on the stink bug, to improve your intuition. The insect also will show the order your
actions need to be in for the most positive outcome.
A stink bug is considered a good communicator. One’s appearance can be a reminder to be more direct or cut to the chase. Its appearance can also be a reminder to re-evaluate demands on time and just say no. Stink bug medicine has its smelly and non-smelly properties. It allows you to read between the line and see what is clogging your progress. It also shows you what to shed as being non-useful and what direction to proceed. If a stink bug has made an appearance in your life, pay close attention to new ideas that may occur.
The stink bug is not a good flyer and often will fly into people unintentionally. An epiphany could occur likewise.