Meanings and Messages: abundance, chance taker, emotional evaluation, activates inner voice
The cricket totem in general is a good luck omen. Similar to the grasshopper
, cricket totem is a jumper and is willing to leap toward new opportunities. When you hear the chirp of the cricket it can indicate an opening or reopening of your inner voice will happen. Sing! The chirp of the cricket is a happy song heard in the bedroom at night and can indicate a happy relationship. The cricket's message is not always a loving one however. The house cricket will chew holes in your clothing. If you discover a cricket in your home, OR discover garments that have been chewed by crickets ask yourself these questions "What is eating up your insides?" "Do you feel empty?" "What is bothering you or missing in your life?" The cricket totem can help you get your emotional body in balance.
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Note of Interest: Farmer's Almanac notes the number of chirps a cricket makes can be an indicator for temperature. To convert cricket chirps to degrees Fahrenheit, count number of chirps in 14 seconds then add 40 to get temperature. Example: 30 chirps + 40 = 70° F