My son passed away 2 weeks ago today at the age of 21…I found your website and have learned a deeper understanding of these mystical creatures. I have been reading and I think my son is trying to communicate with me. I truly think he is tying to make me aware of the spirit and to look inside myself. For a deeper understanding. I am trying and know I in time will open my mind and soul to a deeper connection…How I know my son has directed me is that on the page where you have dragonfly symbolism, the date that it was created was his birthday. June 18.
I came across your website searching for the meaning of a red dragonfly. I have been visited by dragonflies before, but never stopping to realize why they were there…Today I am working through the loss of my husband. It will be one year and I am grieving… I walked up the stone steps and there on the rose bush sitting on one single red rose bud was the red dragonfly. I knew then that the message must be of love…. and then I knew that my husband’s love would always be with me…Thank you for your beautiful and powerful site. Prayers to all.
After reading all of these interesting stories, I realized that the dragonfly has had a great impact in my life…I never put it all together until now after reading all of these stories and what the dragonfly symbolizes. I needed change in my life. The dragonfly came to me that day in the backyard…I left my husband, got the tattoo, showed maturity, power. Now we are back together. He no longer controls me and we live in peace.
I feel that some positive force speaks to me through each dragonfly visit. I have seen them as I am going to have surgery, or going to many a doctor’s visit. Finding this site to help me understand the meaning of this has been very emotional, and I want to say, thank you. Going through this life changing journey was made more tolerable by the lovely visits by my new spirit guide, the dragonfly.
In September 2000 my husband passed away very suddenly…Couldn’t make myself go outside and sit by the pond. That was the last place I wanted to be because it reminded me so much of my wonderful husband and all the time we had spent together there. One day in mid-March I decided to venture to the pond/stream. I had been sitting there for about 20 minutes when a red dragonfly landed on my hand. From that moment on I knew I’d be okay and that my husband was sending me a message to go on with my life, that good changes were about to happen and I’d be happy.
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