Butterfly Meaning- Symbolic and Spiritual Meaning of Butterflies
Butterfly Meaning

Butterfly Meaning- Symbolic and Spiritual Meaning of Butterflies

Are Butterflies Signs from the Angels?

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Seeing butterflies out in nature is always lovely. Butterflies have such a magical presence and quality as they gently dance on the air from flower to flower. They're so graceful and beautiful, it always lights me up and makes me shine a little brighter just by seeing them. This, plus their journey through life is so reflective of the spiritual path, that when seen many people wonder:

Are butterflies angels? Are they messengers from the realms of spirit?

The Metaphor of the Butterfly

The cycle of the butterfly in and of itself holds spiritual teaching and insight for us.

The Spiritual Meaning of ButterfliesBirthed from an egg the butterfly lives it's early life as a caterpillar.

It then retreats within the pupa or chrysalis where it undergoes a transformation, and finally when it leaves the chrysalis it is reborn as a beautiful winged butterfly.

The magnificent life of the butterfly closely mirrors the process of spiritual transformation as we each have the possibility to be reborn through going within.

By retreating from the world into our inner being, surrounding ourselves in cocoons of prayer, meditation, spiritual books and courses, we're ready at some point emerge. Awakened and ready to fly, we're transformed and reborn into an entirely new way of being.

In addition to how they live their miraculous life, butterflies don't live long. They typically only live for a few weeks or months at the longest, which in and of itself offers more guidance for us. Guidance that life is short. Even for humanity time moves quickly, and so the butterfly with its magnificent and yet short life, reminds us to enjoy the here and now.

I also like to think that the transformation of the butterfly, as well as each of our own spiritual transformations continue onward after death. With death we retreat from the physical world, but once again we are reborn into another dimension where we get our wings, and remember our full light and how to fly.

Butterfly Symbolism

Have you been seeing lots of butterflies lately, either in your waking life or in your dreams?

If so, the butterfly may be appearing as a power animal for you.

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If you're not familiar with power animals, in many native earth based cultures, each animal was considered to bring messages from spirit. By looking at the qualities of the animal, it's strengths, qualities, and tendencies, we're able to become aware of the message present for us through the power animal, from spirit.

As power animals butterflies are magical and cherished. They represent spiritual rebirth, transformation, creativity, endless potential, vibrant joy, change, ascension, and an ability to experience the wonder of life.

If you're seeing butterflies, you may want to ask yourself what changes you're needing to make to live more in alignment with your authentic truth.

What could you do to live with more joy and freedom? What could you do that would light up your soul and invoke a sense of joy and wonder?

Or perhaps you're already experiencing huge changes and transformations in your life, and the butterfly is simply appearing to remind you it's all going to be okay. Transformation is a normal part of life, trust in the process, and rest well knowing that the gentle medicine of butterfly is helping to guide you through.

Butterfly MeaningButterflies are a reminder of the Divine presence and magic in all of life, and a call to embrace and tune into it!

Butterflies And Angels

In addition to the spiritual guidance we can receive through the metaphor of the butterfly, and by looking at it's meaning as a power animal, when we see butterflies there is often even more than meets the eye.

Quite often angels and fairies use butterflies to remind us of their presence, and to send signals and validations to guide us through life.

Why Would Angels Communicate Through Butterflies?

Butterflies have a way of capturing attention, and so the angels leverage these winged messengers of the physical realm to help get their messages from spirit through. And so… When you see a butterfly, pay attention! Quite your mind, and listen through your intuition, your subtle senses, thoughts, feelings, and inner vision that allows you to receive the message from angels that butterflies can help signal is present.

Signs From Deceased Loved Ones

Butterfly Signs From Spirit One of the most common questions I get about butterflies comes from those who have recently lost loved ones.

And guess what? Yes, butterflies are an incredibly common sign from deceased loved ones!

Seeing butterflies shortly after losing a loved is a beautiful sign that the spirit of your loved one lives on.

Have you had a butterfly land on you, follow you, or catch your attention in another beyond the ordinary way?

These are all signs from beyond the physical!

In the case of seeing butterflies in connection to deceased loved ones, sometimes angels will send butterflies to comfort and reassure you that the soul of your loved one lives on.

Other times your loved one may put some of their soul essence into a butterfly to actually connect with your physically once again.

So there you have it. Really, looking at butterflies from a number of angles, the answer appears.

These magical winged messengers really are delivering guidance and love from spirit. 

So next time you see a butterfly, in addition to marveling at its lightness and ability to float through the sky… Take a moment to quiet your mind, pat attention, and with your intuition, tune in.

If you enjoyed this article, you'll love the one about the meaning behind finding feathers on your path! Click here to read the feather meaning post, now.

…Or do you have a story of a magical encounter with a butterfly?

Leave me a comment below!

With gratitude,

Melanie Beckler

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Amanda Gray says January 13, 2018

After my dad died I was so upset. One day I was walking up to my front door and I couldn’t believe I saw so many butterflies it must’ve felt like 100 of them it made me feel so happy! Then after that I just kept seeing butterflies everywhere I looked but not as many as the first time Every time I would see a butterfly it just would make me smile. It’s been two years now since my dads death I don’t really see the butterflies like I did in the early days but whenever I do it brings a smile to my face

Bright says January 7, 2018

On my way coming back from a church service and when I got to a bustop to enter a car June I was told that the transport fair has changed so I paid and entered half way to walking the remaining journey back home,as I can down from the car walking pass a kings place and sometimes when I pass that route my eyes are always faster in that building and now I was passing g there that a butterfly flew passed me and entered this kings place and I was so shocked at the way it flew passed me so I watched it enter the palace and I was watching it entered and I saw another one coming out from the main gate oft be palace making it two u saw on a spot so I was curious to know what it means and at this time I wanted a huge change to happen to me then came this experiences today 7/1/2018

Amanda Alexandrowicz says January 5, 2018

Hi, Melanie! I am so excited to tell you about my butterfly experience because if I tell anyone else, they’ll think I’m crazy. A year ago I started my spiritual awakening and I’ve never felt better. It’s an amazing experience that I’m so grateful I have found. Just this last fall (2017) I was 10 months into my new spiritual life and I had for 10 days straight, experienced an abundance of butterflies. Every time I looked out the window for any reason, there was a white butterfly in my yard. Not in my neighbors yard, but my yard. However, if I purposely looked outside to see a butterfly, I wouldn’t. So I figured I had to let go of the moment to see one. So I only saw one if I wasn’t looking for one. I would sit outside on my deck and meditate and every time I opened my eyes, a white butterfly would be flying around me. This happened about 6 times. A few times it startled me and I swatted at it like a fly.

Also, one time I was admiring the white butterflies in my yard through my backdoor window and all of a sudden comes flying from the left a monarch butterfly. Once I noticed it flying it made a 90 degree turn and started flying right towards me standing at my back door. It was heading right for me to a point where I actually started backing up thinking it was going to hit me in the face! And then once I realized, it can’t hit me in the face I have the door between us, I started to think, turn…turn!! It’s going to smack into the door and hurt itself! It got that close to my face! I mean, this butterfly was practically looking at me in the eyes and flying right for me. Then later that very same day, I walked outside with my 2 kids to get in the car and there were 4 monarchs flying directly above my head! Four!! Even my 2 year old daughter stopped and looked up and said, “wow, Mom look!”

I couldn’t believe it. I used your site to learn the meanings and everything made sense.

Keep doing what you’re doing! Love your site!
Philadelphia, PA

Olivia Walker says December 14, 2017

When I was in my late teens, my mother passed; the night before she did, I “saved” a Monarch Butterfly from drowning in our pool. It stayed on me for several hours as I sat watching t.v. I put it on a plant on our back porch before going to bed, where it greated me the next day and climbed onto me again. We went inside and sat watching more t.v. while I chatted to it. I placed it back on the plant where it stayed all that day. That night, at some point it was gone and my mother passed that day. I like to think Oleo (I called the butterfly that ) was a way the Universe was helping me be aware of my Mothers impending “transformation”. It’s been almost 33 years now and the memory of Oleo has recently been in the front of my mind. I was hoping that perhaps you could help shed some light on this – and help me in some way, to realize I am not “loosing it” and to understand the message the Universe is trying to send me now. Thank you for any help/insight.

Faye says December 8, 2017

My central heating woke a hibernating butterfly in my house I spent half hour to catch him he is now in a box hopefully going back to sleep till spring its kinda weird because I came home last week to find a little starling bird in my living room I feel I’m be watched over hopefully it’s a good sign as just moved in here

BettyO says December 8, 2017

Last Sunday I was doing some cleaning in my backyard and a monarch butterfly landed on the grass. I started talking to her, offer my hand, she accepted the offer and climbed on. I was so ecstatic that I grabbed my huge phone with the left hand, started recording, and as I was trying to take a picture, (while recording), another monarch came flying to my hand. My reaction was full of emotions. The picture came out perfect. If only I could post it here. Send me an email and I’ll be glad to provide a copy. Now I have validation that my mother and grandmother are still around, and I am so grateful for the experience. Thank you.

Connor says December 4, 2017

Today December 4th 2017 in Edmonton Alberta, I arrived at work this morning to find a butterfly in the shop, no idea how it lived into December with our cold weather but its here now flying around the shop

Monique says December 1, 2017

It was the most beautiful thing and I know it was very spiritual!! I had taken care of a lady named Jones sparks that I cleaned her house for 8 years when she was became more frail I decided that she should come home with me and my children only months after that but died very peaceful but what she brought along with her was her husband’s ashes in a little marble vase I kept it for a good 5 months after she died but I just felt like he needed to be released well I live in Florida there’s lots of bodies of water so me and the kids took him over the bridge where people fish it didn’t feel right my kids said keep driving we went to another place it was tons of people around and it just didn’t feel right then we drove up by the Library there was a duck and I know she’d love to read so we set him free at the library

and we dumped all he’s ashes in there I said by Sparky and by Joan I love you it was rainy that evening and it was already dark but out of nowhere a monarch butterfly flew down on myy son’s thumb right next to me in the it was beautiful and I knew that’s releasing him into the ocean was definitely what we should have done no question❤ xox the divine

Himanshu says November 28, 2017

I have received an offer for a new job recently. I’m hesitatant to join it.
I have been seeing lot of butterfly recently. Just too many of them.. Specially white, black, orange n yellow ones.

What can this mean? Please guide me. I’m very confused and I’m looking forward to guidance from angelic realm.

Mary says November 19, 2017

Hello. Your posts are interesting but don’t answer my query and wonder if you can assist. My sister has, on occasions, seen hundreds of pink butterflies in her bedroom. She is not asleep when she sees them and has once called me in but I cannot see what she is seeing. Can you advise us on the meaning?

Ashraf Bux says November 17, 2017

I had two amazing experiences over two days . I was taking a walk after gym and realized that I was all of a sodden surrounded by butterflies. They where flying around me but was so magical was that they were flying so so close to me I would say not even 5 cm . The next day I was sitting I a nature and the next moment I see all this butterflies and I thought let me sit down and see what happens. Magical as I sat down they started coming one by one towards me . I had properly 6-8 butterflies flying around me . I love the way the universe works and send signals.

Karin musson says November 3, 2017

When I visited my sister’s grave in Canada she passed over in an accident in 1971 I sang one of her favourite songs to her and after I finished the biggest butterfly I had ever seen landed beside me that’s when I knew there was an after life x

Julia says November 3, 2017

Ive met a friend from Netherland and he visit me in my country. We had a time visiting a butterfly sanctuary in our place. Before we enter in the butterfly dome, we were talking aboit our departed love ones, my mom and my two brothers and about his mom. I relate to him an experience through dreams that whenever i have a crisis of my life the three of them appeared to me in a dream saying comforting words. In the last big butterfly dome I’ve experiemced three butterflies rounding above my head then to my shoulder area and finally landed on my arms then to the back of my left palm, they stayed there for about 10 to 15 minutes. I swayed my arms to let them flew away but it didn’t, i touched them and even kissed them and still they remain. I called up my friemd and we sat on a bench i tried to bring his arm nearer to mine hoping that the butterfly would transfer to him and one did but after few seconds it flew back to mine and join the remaining two in my left arm I was so amazed then I had goosebumps and felt spiritually incomprehensible feeling, even when I kissed them and my friend took pictires on them they still remain. I just shake off my arms so they flew away and made an exit from the dome ,they follow me but i put on the screen door so as not to let them came out from the dome.
Now what does it mean?.. Thank you.

Jennifer says October 31, 2017

After my grandma passed I started seen white butterfly’s, I told my mother this and after her passing I see yellow ones. Still today I see them almost everyday.

dorra chatti says October 25, 2017

can you explain for me what does “seeing butterflies” means ?

Hem says October 22, 2017

I went with my boyfriend to visit his grandparents where they were buried and when we were getting ready to leave out of nowhere two white butterflies came and was flying around both of our feet but mostly mine. All I could say was that’s them. It was so crazy I couldn’t hold my emotions together.

Jenna says October 22, 2017

I lost my Mom last month. Keep seeing butterflies on my deck. My daughter and I think of her when we see them. Today I googled it, cause it’s incredible how often the butterfly has come around me. Thank you so much for the Article. So very comforting to know, it’s her and she is ok.

Melissa says October 20, 2017

My father passed almost 2 years ago and for the longest time I sensed nothing. I so badly wanted him to tell me he was okay or that he was with me, but nothing. Then about a year ago, I saw this huge monarch on some flowers in my front garden. It wasn’t at all afraid of me and I took a remarkable picture. Something in the way it let me approach it- made me feel it was my dad giving me the sign I had been looking for.
As we approach the anniversary of his death, I find myself seeing really big and beautiful monarchs nearly everywhere. I watch with wonder and amazement and it always makes me think of him. Though, in recent days I’ve seen two large black butterfies (not solid – but almost) and I can’t help but wonder if something is heading my way?

deye says October 19, 2017

“So there you have it. Really, looking at butterflies from a number of angels, the answer appears.”

I’m a proofreader. The above should say: “… from a number of ANGLES,” not angels. “)

Domonique grant says October 10, 2017

I have seen almost 100 monarch butterflies in the past three weeks . Its amazing timing because I am recently completing and book
And EP. As well as planning some events that the lord has placed in my heart since I was a young child.

Ken says October 10, 2017

Thank you for the information. Within the last 2 days, I have seen at least 2 glorious Monarchs and caterpillars stop me in my tracks and ponder the higher meaning. FYI, the week previously, I asked my guides/angels for comfort and hope as I am pursuing a dramatically, different second career (after 30 years) and the doubts sometimes creep in. While it is a leap of faith, I see/feel the universes’ guidance. To add, I am also going through a lonely, wrenching ‘dark night of the soul’ experience. I thank my guides/angels for answering my prayer and the message of ‘transformation,’ comfort and confirmation on my new life path. A magical, beautiful, personally delivered message through majestic Monarch butterflies (& caterpillars). TY…TY

Laura says October 6, 2017

The day I took my son home from the hospital, a huge monarch butterfly landed on him and sat for several seconds. This, in the middle of a cement parking lot. Wow.

Danielle says October 6, 2017

My childhood friend of 40 yrs just passed on a few weeks ago. She had lost her legs and parts of her hand. I was in my driveway and saw a butterfly and noticed it was struggling. I picked it up and sat in the sunshine with it. I noticed it was missing a leg and 1 antenna. I did not put the 2 together. Which is odd for me because I am VERY spiritually in tune and an empath. I’ve been sick the last few months and just off my normal vibe. Wasn’t until my boyfriend put it together and then I found this site. I’ve had this crippled butterfly for almost 3 days. I feed it and it sits on my shoulder all day at work. I can’t stop crying over the connection. I haven’t been able to morn my friends passing until just now.

I loved you Christine and I still do. I miss you and I am sorry I wasn’t a better friend. I know you are at peace now. BFFE.

Christina says October 4, 2017

Been lit over 2yrs Dad passed away miss him Dearly…today as i was going to wait for daughter at school. I said I miss you Dad. As I sat waiting in my vehicle a butterfly came to pay me a visit…i didnt know what to think just took pics & video…then I looked up the meaning bc I knew it had to be Divine…❤ miss u Dad…😢

Gina says October 4, 2017

I was watering my garden at 6:45 am this morning and a butterfly entered my house then I caught it and it sat on my thumb for a moment and didn’t move it was like it was looking at me but then flew away..

Sarah says October 2, 2017

I just looked all over the web but couldn’t find the meaning for what I just saw it was a fake blue butterfly lieing right in the middle of my bathroom doorway and it wasn’t there when I want in but I turned and it was there what does it mean?? Can anyone tell me??

Patricie Stepka says October 2, 2017

Today a butterfly was flying around my best friend while laying by by the pool for at least an hour. It only wanted her. Sat on her several times and sat on her chair numerous times for long periods. When we left, he briefly sat on my keys hanging by around my neck. I think he was saying my friend is so close to her finally phase of transformation, which make sure absolute sense given her situation and then showed me that perhaps I have the key to transformation myself. We were in owe. It was incredible!

Penny says September 27, 2017

I googled about black and yellow butterflies and their meaning I was always aware of butterflies having to do with the death of our loved ones but never before seen a black and yellow butterfly my dad passed in 2015 and seen nothing but white butterflies and thought o.k my dad is at peace so this yr 2017 my mom passed and about a week or two before she died it was like this black butterfly followed us to a picnic gathering that we all did as I was a child my daughter kept chasing the butterfly and it actually let her touch its wings about two weeks later my mom passed and again now all white butterflies but never seen the black and yellow again after that day.

Ivan says September 26, 2017

I have recently lost a beloved cat and last night heard a friend passed away a year ago. For 4 weeks a red admiral has been visiting my yard and landing on the same t-shirt I wore when my cat passed away. It even seems happy to sit on my hand. What does this mean?

Sara says September 25, 2017

My boyfriend at the time, David. It was at night and said a big butterfly landed on my face. He shoo it off so I didn’t see. I would think it’s a moth cause butterflies I don’t think come out at night. But he said it was a butterfly

Jeff vartuli says September 24, 2017

Had a monarch butterfly land in the palm of my hand five times telling it to land in my hand.Not making it up wife and daughter was there and took pictures very unusual

Maribel says September 19, 2017

I live in Florida and after Hurricane Irma last week and all its power of mother nature it damaged my pool lanai which is now open to all flying creatures and the occasional squirrel. Butterflies of all colors visit daily, odd however, is their weak flight is seeking a final resting spot. By morning they are on the ground where I retrieve them from the hard concrete and gently place them on the leaves of a favorite plant. And as I write, yet another butterfly is making its final transition.

I recently turned to meditation to strengthen my spiritual energies and better understand recent actions. Without thorough due diligence and against my better judgement, I left an executive corporate America banking career suddenly to do something that is more aligned with my spiritual true self. As I wait for clarity these past two months I kept my mind busy by designing a development program to help women and young adults at risk for a better life. I know the why– but did not know the what, how, or even if I would move forward with the project, but my logo was a butterfly for transformation. As I meditate each day, I ask for a sign and strength not to let fear of the unknown vs known pull me back into the corporate world.

Today, I stumbled across your site and if what you say about each butterfly being a soul is true, I sit in front of the plant of souls and must believe this is ‘the sign’ I seek and each butterfly is a lost women or young adult. I now have clarity to move forward and trust the why is enough and the rest will come into place.

Ray says September 17, 2017

I keep seeing a butterfly in my yard when I mow the lawn. Seems to be the same one every time now for several weeks. When my father passed, two years ago, I saw white feathers on the lawn many times. Last year my mother passed and I believe the butterfly is a sign from her.

Stacey says September 10, 2017

I had a baby 12 days ago. Wasn’t the smoothest of starts as he had a few days stay in NICU. The moment we were coming home there was a black butterfly flying into the window over and over again like it wanted to get my attention. Then as soon as we got home there was another black butterfly doing the same thing to my living room window. Then a couple of times when we’ve been out with the baby I’ve spotted a black butterfly nearby. I can’t stop thinking of It, would love to know why? Thanks.

    Jenny Dumont says September 21, 2017

    I asked the universe for a sign of whether I should stop training for a half marathon due to constant injuries. Literally 5 seconds later, as I walked past a big window, a black and yellow butterfly flew into the window twice, then fluttered away. I’d love to know how to interpret my encounter, too!

      Melanie Beckler says September 21, 2017

      Butterflies call for transformation…

      Where is your soul calling for you to change and transform into something more authentic?

      Follow the path of joy and love… If this is training for a marathon that lights you up and brings you joy… Great! What else could be transformed into greater joy, love, and harmony?

      ..Your thinking?

Mary Smith says September 7, 2017

Yesterday I went outside as weather wise it was SO Beautiful, when this Black Butterfly flew around me twice then landed on a tree branch that was right in front of me. I have NEVER EVER saw a Black Butterfly EVER in all my 59 years of life. Besides being Black, it also had small orange dots on the edge of both its wings, THEN the Black Butterfly flew around my head TWICE, then flew up over the roof of the house that I live in.
I was in AWE as like I stayed, I never saw a Black Butterfly before, never knew they existed
A half hour later I went outside as I LOVE being outside when the weather is so beautiful
Warm sunny day with a very cool breeze, when once again that same Black Butterfly flew from across the street and again flew around me this time only once, and again landed on that same tree branch then again flew around the top of my head twice then again flew away above the top of the roof. Well I just KNEW it was sending me a message so I giggled SPIRITUAL MEANING OF A BLACK BUTTERFLY but the meanings listed were not very helpful as both said it ” could” mean death, or death of a situation and a new beginning OR a death of a loved one. The last time a family member died was my 1/2 sister back in 2005. And except for my Auntie Jeri, every family member or when my best friend passed over, they’ve all come to me while in the dreamtime
Anyways, that was my experience with a Black Butterfly 😊😊😊😇😊😇

shannon rodden says September 4, 2017

Hello. Me and my husband lost a loved one Nov. 9. 2016. His mother. I talk to her all the time and she talks back to me. I feel her presence all the time. Ive told my husband about how i talk to her. He acts like its so hard to believe that i can talk to her and she talks to me. We was sitting outside the other morning and he said to me i miss my mother. I heard her tell me to tell him im here with you and love and miss you. Everythings gonna be okay. Just believe and keep your faith. He smiled. We got up to go inside and a beautiful monarch butterfly was on the door. I told him see there she is. Then it flew around my husband head and then around my head and landed on my righr cheek bone. I smiled and instanly felt peace and loved. He had the biggest smile i ever saw on his face and eyes filled with tears. He said I love you mom. We hugged each other tight and prayed. I said now do you believe. He said yes. Yes i do.

Barbara says September 3, 2017

Hi I loved the info very enlightening. I find my life very troublesome at this present time. With the loss of my older brother coming up to 2 yrs ago and the loss of my oldest sister just a few wks ago. And my health is not good at all. And for the first time in my life my garden is full of beautiful butterflies and they come and sit on me, and one day this one soft brown one sat on my head and them my shoulder and as it gently flew away it kind of kissed my right cheek with its wing so softly. And they try to get the house the land on me when out fly around me where ever I am, it’s such a wonderful feeling but also confusing at the same time. As I am inclined to read into things to deep. And at this present time my cat will not leave my side. She rarley sits with my husband now, so I’m just concerned why all these changes. Any way it was a pleasure to read about these gawjus beauties. May there be lots of others blessed with them as well.x🦋🕊

Jenna says September 3, 2017

Yesterday walking thru the woods after having a beautiful experience just sitting with nature and just listening I was walking back to the lot to get into my car and a white butterflies lands on my hand. Like he was holding it. Then crawled directly to my face and lips and sat on my lips for a good minute. Then he futtered up to my forehead and started fluttering I instantly felt tingling in my third eye. I say so quietly and in the now for atleast a half hour with my white butterflie friend. I never felt so high in my life. I get like I was flying. I felt very lucky he came to me. I asked universe days ago, for some kind of sign I am going to be okay going through my spiritual awakening. Wel that was my answer. I love the way the universe works. I did loose my boyfriend ten years ago. He passed suddenly. It was heartbreaking for me and for all who knew him. Micheal walks beside me daily I always feel and hear him. I believe he was to touch me once more.

Shelley says September 2, 2017

I had just scartered my sons ashes a beautiful brown butterfly with gold spots landed on the ground at the side I asked it if it was him and it flew round me and the flew away

    Melanie Beckler says September 2, 2017

    A beautiful sign that his spirit lives on. Thanks for sharing Shelley. So sorry to hear about your loss.

Donna says September 2, 2017

I had a big beautiful butterfly sit on my decking right out side my patio doors just sat there thought it may have fell or been hurt went to pick it up to out in with some flowers and it just slowly flew away could this mean anything? xx

Kerry says September 1, 2017

My grandson who was 22 was shot and killed last week. He was my wife and I’s greatest joy and we loved him beyond words. We raised him half the time because his parents were on the road working. The funeral was 2 days ago and I have never experienced such grief and despair. We dont know how we are going to live without him. I have been screaming his name outloud in my grief and pleading with God to help me or show me a sign that he is ok and with you. This morning a beautiful butterfly landed on me for a short time and then started flying around me, I kneeled down and he landed right in front of me and was just slowly fluttering his wings. We sat there together for about 60 seconds as tears streamed down my face. It lifted my spirits and I thanked God for it. I want it to continue to happen but i guess i should be satisfied with that. All the encouragement and support & prayers seems like its just not going to be enough to get me thru this at times. I will trust God and see what happens.

Jacob says August 31, 2017

A few days ago me and my partner were taking a walk and a monarch butterfly landed on his finger I was able to capture it on my phone. I love butterflies even have tattoos of them. Thought I’d share. Have a great day

    Melanie Beckler says August 31, 2017

    How beautiful! I’ve been seeing Monarchs a bunch the past few days… They truly have a magical and angelic presence!

saz says August 28, 2017

can someone please explain to me what this means. A butterfly landed on my chest yesterday and looked at me, tilted its head and flew away. what does it mean?

    Melanie Beckler says August 30, 2017

    A sign of the transformation that is possible and available to you through opening your heart and entering into the inner spiritual realms.

Wanda says August 28, 2017

Yes I was unloading a new grill , I drug across that poor grill down the road. Thank God I di hurt anyone..anyhow, my day was really bad. Upon unloading this beat up , I had a butterfly that wouldn’t leave me alone. I thought it was very odd it landed on shoulders , neck and my shirt. It was really bizarre. I’ve had humming birds sit it front of me if I’ve be wearing bright colors. I also once had an owl brush my leg, while helping with a country church air conditioning. That butterfly was really odd. Wanted to share.

Lynn says August 27, 2017

Recently I’ve been seeing a lot of butterflies and one briefly touched my thumb

Sasha says August 26, 2017

I recently lost my beloved cat. Today, it’s been 3 weeks, and a red admiral landed on my shoulder and refused to leave. It was beautiful. Do you think it could be him? I had to put him to sleep and it broke my heart. I’ve missed him constantly since he passed away.

Michelle says August 26, 2017

Thank you for sharing this.

I have been struggling with spirits for quite some time now. My house is haunted in a very unprotected area, and I’ve never been psychic like before until this place, and for about 5 years now, I’ve been dealing with all types of fallen angels and demons and pagan deities. It’s been very miserable, and I haven’t been able to really live with it because they are always making me sick, always messing with my thoughts, and things like that that I’ve been in this spiritual cocoon spending more time praying and hoping than anything else. I’ve tried the mental health route, and none of the meds thus far have really helped.

So today, I get really tired in the morning and I take a nap like I normally do. I’ve always been a lucid dreamer, and for the last 5 years, I keep dreaming I’m one of the spirits attached to me. Ever so often though, I jump out of their spiritual body and become an anomaly in their world. Now I’m not sure I did that in this dream, but it feels like I could have.

Either way, I dreamt that I was at some house or something. I had a baby doll in my arms that I swore was a real baby, my youngest. Everything was dark. But then I saw something that looked like the front end of a church, some room high up like the Baptism area. I knew that was like the Holy God area and that I wasn’t permitted to jump into it. I asked the Holy Spirit if it was ok if I snuck up there for a second for a hug, and so I did. I climbed up to the top, and then I jumped onto the wall thing and hung there on my stomach, and this being I couldn’t see gave me a hug. I could feel arms and a body, but nothing was really there. It really felt like i was hugging God. Then He said He wanted to bless me, and I saw a yellow shape I can’t recall, but it was rectangle like, but a yellow light floated into where my third eye would be. Then we hugged a bit longer, and a butterfly popped out of the hug. Dreams are weird. I know. The whole time, I could hear music in the background like there was a big party going on in His world, and of all things, The Electric Slide came on and I could hear people screaming for Him, so He was like, “I better go do this electric slide,” and I was like, “Yeah, I better wake up and finish what I was working on.” Then I woke up.

I was just happy to hug that spirit again. Like on Valentine’s Day, nobody was really wishing me a Happy V Day, but I had a dream where He wished me one. But I started to get back to life, and then I was like, “I wonder what the butterfly means,” and I googled it, and it took me here. I am grateful for your take on the spiritual meaning behind the butterfly. I hope it all means I’m done with this stupid cocoon thing, but I’ve hoped this for years now, so we’ll see.

Anna says August 26, 2017

I keep seeing a whiye butterfly in my garden the last two days

Michael says August 25, 2017

My butterfly is back for the 6th day in a row.

    Sasha says August 26, 2017

    Is it still coming back? That’s wonderful!!! 😍

Carolina says August 24, 2017

I was with my (husband) soulmate on a open top NYC tour bus . We sat on the top deck, front row front seat waiting for the total eclipse of the sun. Suddenly a beautiful “White” butterfly came flying directly in the front of us. Other passengers shouted in amaizment as the White Blutterfly swarms gracefully infront of me and my husband… flying peacefully around both of us… I told my husband omg ! the butterfly is “Blanca”., She blessing us, let us know that everything is going to be alright. Omg it was a White Butterfly. Blanca means White in Spanish. Blanca is my husbands mothers name passed recently 🦋 RIP Blanca 🦋 Thank you and Love you 😘

Edris says August 22, 2017

My question was the meaning of a beautiful butterfly dieing on my doorstep. I picked it up on put it on a chair. What is the meaning? Really upset me.

Charlize Brown says August 19, 2017

Whenever I see this particular butterfly she stops and let me look her in the eyes and talk to her literally. I blow her a kiss and she flies away.

Alan says August 18, 2017

My lovely Bernie passed on just over 4 years ago and since I have had a few butterfly experiences but the most significant was August 14th this year the same day I had a beloved pet , NALA sent to heaven by my vet . As I sat in my garden mourning I saw two white butterflies circling a potato plant . As I watched I realised there was a third sitting on a leaf, it appeared to be dead. For some reason I videoed them then looked closer. The third one was not dead and as I approached flew off with the other two. When my beloved passed on I placed the ashes of our first pet Bava in the coffin . It appeared to me that Bernie and Bava had come from Heaven to take Nala back there with them and to tell me they were all together now . Although I am still so sad knowing they are together is a great comfort.

Jeanne Lovizio says August 17, 2017

Today my brother was laid to rest. While in the car a beautiful butterfly flew past my window. I believe it was my brother letting me know he was okay.

Heidi says August 13, 2017

Hi, I really feel the energy of a butterfly in my life in this moment. One night I was walking outside with my dog and butterfly hit on my face and was flying a little moment in front of me. I have been going through a huge transition on my spiritual path and this gave me hope. I have been exhausted by it all.

    Libra says August 13, 2017

    Same with me !

paulla rambo says August 12, 2017

I recently had a classmate who was once a very close friend to transition. The day of his laying to rest, I didn’t attend, so I awoke and went to the bathroom and there was a small butterfly others. Tried to capture it, but was unsuccessful.
Also my mom transition to her Heavenly home 2016. Is there a connection. I do believe I have angel watching over me.

Veda Joyner says August 5, 2017

Love your explanation on butterflies.When I opened my backdoor this morning. A butterfly was on the door threshold. It flew away . I was left with the most peaceful feeling.A everything is going to be alright feeling. Later on that day my grandson called to tell me he was in the area.He is in the military. He wanted to complete a real-estate deal that would free me up from a big burden. It went well.I told him about the butterfly. He smiled.

Mindy says August 3, 2017

I have been taking photos of butterfly bushes I planted in my garden. I enjoy watching them stop and fed on the flowers. The other day I opened up my door to go outside a butterfly just landed in front of me did not fly away right away. It wanted me to notice it. Flying around then flew away. I have a sister who passed away a few years ago. She had been on my mind recently. I

Alesha Galvan says August 3, 2017

I had a butterfly land on my shoe. He let me pick him up and he was yellow, blue and some hints of red. He let me hold him for awhile before I went to bed I set him in the grass and gave him and ice cube if he was thirsty. The next morning he was still where I left him and he crawled back on my hand for a few minutes then he flew off in the morning sun. I had this incredible sense of peace and was so intuned with the nature around me. It was a beautiful experience and I happened to take a picture of him in my hand.

Dawna Eriksen says July 31, 2017

I found 4 beautiful wings from a butterfly on my back deck this morning, what does that mean? A message from my Mom who passed in January 2017?

Anna says July 27, 2017

am interested in this article because, since this year I found God, I made a very hard decision and I found love too. there have been tough times but I feel calm at the presence of a butterfly. most times they come into my house, a house that is always locked. they follow me around, most times they get stock to my clothes. am being known at the office as a butterfly lover. my man traveled to Morocco switched on the television and saw people catching butterflies. he called me immediately on a video call and told me that he saw butterflies on TV and wants me to see it cos I love it. i decided to read about it today cos I caught lots of beautiful butterflies in my dream today. I have been thinking that am mad. thanks for this article.

Kathleen Rhoades says July 23, 2017

My mother passed away 2016 last summer a butterfly landed on my arm then my head ,this week a butterfly one landed same place on my head I have photos from last year and it looks the same what does it mean …

    Kat King says August 26, 2017

    I just had a beautiful yellow butterfly come up to my enclosed patio as I stepped outside. I always pause and watch them. It prompted me to search for butterfly meanings because my husband said he read somewhere seeing one has meaning. My name is Kathleen also and Rhoads is my mothers maiden name. Wonder…connection?

Sandy says July 22, 2017

I was mowing my lawn when a swarm of brown butterflies or moths I don’t know which started swarming around me so I got out of their way and a few followed me and swarmed my head for a minute what is the significance of that also one of my elderly cats likes to get on my vanity bench while I’m getting ready for work and she likes me to brush her hair with my curling iron which I’m thinking she is my mom because every Sunday I would go to my mom’s and do her hair and I’m wondering if this cat is my mom reaching out to me

Patricia Graham says July 22, 2017

I never thought about all of the connections with butterflies. This article is a great insight to all the possible messages a butterfly can bring you. Just this week I had a butterfly lands on my toes and wouldn’t leave me for over 5 minutes even when I moved. I used to cut my precious grandmothers toe nails for as long as I can remember and my gut told me that it was her visiting me. So after coming home from camping, where this happened, connecting with nature. I looked it up to see what it might mean, and this article was great to explain it all. Thank you

Tadessa Banks-Mefferd says July 21, 2017

I have butterfly fly over my car ever day what does that mean!

Chelle says July 18, 2017

I have never had a butterfly come to my attention before. I have had a few rough months with a new diagnosis of MS and feeling lost and hopeless lately. The past 2 days i have seen butterflies everywhere, books, photos, paintings, figurines, what does this mean??

Christi says July 16, 2017

A few months ago I saw a solid yellow butterfly flying around me in my back yard. I felt there was meaning behind it at that point, but had since forgotten about it… until today. I was in the back yard again when a solid white butterfly crossed my path. Does this mean anything? Are they connected, or 2 separate meanings since they were separated by months? Perhaps I’m just over-analyzing?

Kelly says July 16, 2017

I nursed my mum through cancer and lost her at the young age of 52 , 11 weeks after diagnosis in November 2016 . I only got 33 precious years with my beautiful mum .
Today is one of those sad teary days where I’m really needing my mum then I walked out into my garden and a beautiful red butterfly landed upon my hand and wouldn’t move for 5 minutes.
My mum’s favourite animal was a butterfly and her nickname was red xx

Cerena Derby says July 15, 2017

This made my night . I had been seeing a yellow butterfly quite often every time I took my dogs for training . Every Saturday he would show up and flutter all around me . One day I paid closer attention and it managed to find me even when we were in a different part of the park . Tonight however was very magical . I was outside with my dogs in my back yard , around 10 pm, and what do I see …. a yellow butterfly ! It flew right under my pergola and then to my window. I was able to reach out my hand and he came right into my hand . I was even able to record it . It is thr night before my birthday and I felt something I had never been aware enough to experience . I know now who he was and it brings tears to my eyes <3

Ken Meersman says July 15, 2017

My names is Ken, I’m 34 years old and live in Belgium.

I’m going through quite a rough patch right now. Some call it mental illness, I call it: my mind taking over.

Now, yesterday I came home from the hospital. The house was empty. Because the relationship with my wife is at this point very difficult because of my mental problems. I cleaned the house a bit and decided to go out. So I walked out the door and started walking. I ended up in a bar, I was alone but soon I got into a conversation with two other guys. Much younger than me, but I really enjoyed myself. The bar was crowded but not overcrowded. At 10.30 at night I said them goodbye and went back home. And what I experienced next was complete inner peace. Instead of my mind racing and chattering and screaming, it was calm and peaceful. At that point I was. Nothing more, nothing less. This inner peace happened earlier to me a couple of times. When I was younger, so I knew what it was. But my mind was so busy the last couple of years, it has casted a shadow over my life. But that moment saved me for a while. Although I was alone, i felt connected with everyone and everything. I started crying, because i hadn’t felt like that for a looooong time. I had forgotten how it felt.

I enjoyed the feeling of inner peace the whole way back. Entering my home, I decided to take a bath. What happened next was amazing. I undressed myself, and got into the warm water. And all of a sudden a butterfly appeared. Note, i was in the house, it was night, but all of a sudden there was this butterfly. I followed it, for a couple of minutes, but i got distracted by a message on my phone, when i looked back up. It was gone. It was the most incredible experience I ever felt. Although it only lasted a couple of minutes, it made me so happy.

It was like someone was saying: it’s going to be ok.

Kind regards,

Venita says July 15, 2017

My Mom past away just two weeks ago, while I was coming in the house a beautiful butterfly followed me in the house and it first startled me, then I told myself your not scared of butterflies, I said okay Mom, so I picked him up by his wings, praying that I didn’t hurt him and released him outside to fly.

S shef says July 13, 2017

So then please explain what finding a dead butterfly symbolizes. Is it the END of transformation, etc. cause I sure hope not! If so I’m screwed 🙁 was hoping for more transformation in my future, not the opposite of all positives that come w an alive butterfly.

    Melanie Beckler says July 14, 2017

    The cycle of death and rebirth IS transformation… So yes, even the symbol of the butterfly in death carries the message of transformation. What part of you do you need to release, what part needs to fade away so that more of your authenticity and highest purpose can flow through?

Donna says July 9, 2017

My husband passed three years ago suddenly and without any connection or closure. Married for sixteen years with two boys it was devastating. I prayed that I would get some sort of sign from him that everything was going to be ok but nothing came to me. I went to Butterfly Wonderland and a butterfly landed on my head. I went home and Googled the significance of the butterfly and I now believe I got my sign. I am certain that everything that has come about these past few years was Gods plan and his death is justified. I will miss him as long as I live but I now have the strength to move on.

Megan says July 8, 2017

Thank you for the fantastic read.
For the past couple weeks I’ve have two beautiful little white butterfly’s, and a beautiful monarch follow me. They will dive bomb my car, dance in front of our deck, or climb up my leg! I see them everywhere. They have captured my attention to the point in getting them in ink on my body. So my little reminders to smile in the day and know I will get through it.. it’s worth it.

Shelley says July 8, 2017

My rescued GSD, Luca, passed in my arms on June 10, after 15 wonderful years. While on vacation in Maine, two weeks later, where we spent our summers, a beautiful tiger swallowtail flew around the yard, “Luca’s territory” many times. There was no doubt in my mind. It was Luca’s messenger.

Anamaria says July 6, 2017

My dad died last October and I am still grieving..anyway lots of moths and butterflies comes in our house,special the flying around my two years old babygirl,playing with her,they sitting on her chick,hair,chest,arms,hands,legs.amazing connexions,we love them,every night and day when they come.i always thinking That my dad comes”…and is a lovely feeling.butterflies are like angels kisses for us.i do believe in angels.❤

Bea says July 5, 2017

My Dad passed away in January of 2001. On what would have been their 55th wedding anniversary, Mom had cataract surgery. When the surgery was finished, Mom commented on how much more colour she could see and how amazing it was. The next day, after the protective cover came off, I called Mom out to see the most spectacular sight in the garden. One of my little bushes that is covered all summer with white flowers, was now covered instead with a ton of Monarch-like butterflies. Mom was amazed at how beautiful the bush looked and that she could actually see the colours now. The butterflies started landing on Mom and I started taking pictures. What a magical moment. I’m sure my Dad had come back to wish Mom a happy anniversary!

    Melanie Beckler says July 5, 2017

    How beautiful. Thank you for sharing your experience!

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Janel Kuettner says July 3, 2017

While pregnant with my daughter around 5 years a go, my husband and I were in a swing under our maple tree one afternoon. One butterfly caught our attention and danced around in front of us for awhile then landed on my left knee for a long while. It eventually flew off and came back 15-20 minutes later landing in the exact same spot and resting there for awhile. A long while later, after that butterfly had flown off, a completely different butterfly had come into our yard and flew around me from head to foot before flying away. Nothing like this has ever happened before or since. I actually began to cry after it happened and felt someone was trying to tell me something and was overcome by the feeling of pure love and protection for me and my unborn daughter.

S.gallagher says July 2, 2017

Golfing w my son’s last Sunday and a butterfly landed on my golf glove,would not fly away. I teed up my ball and figured it would fly away when I swung,it did not. I said to my boys,can you believe this, it’s still on my hand. I drove to my ball w the butterfly still on my glove. Couldn’t believe this, strange. I said to my oldest it’s still on my hand,he said it is a sign. I hit my ball again and still there. So I gently pushed it w my finger and it got off my hand but hung around me for a while as I finished the hole. I don’t know what this means in my case but never had anything like that happen before.

Ashley says July 1, 2017

When I was younger my grandmother who I was very close with passed away. She loved loved loved butterfly’s. A few years after she had passed I was upstate at her second home with her husband, my grandfather, as well as my imediate family and cousins. We are staying at the house for about a week for vacation. On the first day we got there a monarch butterfly, just like the one my grandma who we called bubba, landed on my hand. The butterfly would not leave me and eventually we thought it had been injured since it would not fly away. My cousins and I had eventually put it in a bowl with leaves and other things to “eat” and brought it with us in the house. The butterfly did not leave the bowl unless we picked her up we assumed it’s wing had become broken. On the day we left we brought the butterfly outside and what do you know, it flew away perfectly fine. Now looking back on it especially, with out a doubt in my mind that was my bubba staying with her family during vacation and ever since every time I see a butterfly I say hi to my grandma.

Spenser says June 30, 2017

A butterfly wing landed in my hands, I’m wondering what that might mean

Kirenda C says June 27, 2017

Every year we have yellow monarch butterflies flying all around us especially when the kids are outside playing this year 2017 we have had about five yellow monarch butterflies outside with us every time the kids play they land on their bikes and they just fly around them. One year we had a yellow one come inside of our house and just sit on our door for hours ! It’s a beautiful thing to witness and to believe and feel the presence of our love ones!

Cassie says June 26, 2017

This year, I have been tuning in with the Universe. I am usually sort of a control freak… And the situation I’m recently in – in all area’s are not idea. But since 3 moon phases following and rituals, with the main Super New Moon being on my Pappy’s B-day (just 5 days after mine) I really got into it starting an entire eclipse prior and stuck to it. Not only do I have pictures of my angels, orbs, guardian s and ancestors…. I have seen only white butterflies since I began. Till just 30 minutes ago… I was being followed by a butterfly. Orange n black on top, and white, grey underneath. It was sure to show both sides. Then I held it for a good twenty to thirty minutes. It was a very powerful time. I pet it, then took it too eat pollen, as he shared his wisdom and LOVED being pet! When he was done it took off over the top of the house. Just prior to going out I had meditated and prayed for guidance. As currently so many signs I have left my life- current situation in God’s hands. Just two days ago a white feather floated down from the sky and landed on me. I had been talking to God and just felt the strongest presence behind me.

Lisa Walsh says June 23, 2017

My 34-year-old brother tragically passed away three weeks ago yesterday from a brain hemorrhage. We will not know the cause until the coroner’s report is completed, in late August probably. A few days after he passed, a large yellow butterfly fluttered around my front door. I paid it no attention as I didn’t know then about the significance.

Last Saturday my family and a few close friends went to a state park in the mountains where he loved to fish. My youngest sister went down to the creek with my father and the others, while I sat with my mother. My father scattered my brother’s ashes and the whole time he did so, a small yellow butterfly flew around him. This was a great source of comfort to my sister, who knew what butterflies symbolize.

Mirela Cubra says June 22, 2017

I love butterflies!
And I had some experiences that I didn’t quite understand the meaning of, but it was delighting. Five years ago, feeling emotionally very bad, I experienced a butterfly landing on me from foot over legs, arms, hands to all over my head and fluttering around me, all together for 10 minutes! I even managed to make 14 photos!
Last summer, when sitting in the woods with the man I love and just after our first kiss and hug, a butterfly land on my left hand, then on my right hand and eventually on my heart area!
Last fall one fly into my room through the window, and recently, on my birthday, a pair of butterflies were fluttering together and around me, then one of them dissapeared, and the other was waiting, with me next to him, for 5 minutes. Then the first one came back, and they flew away.
But yesterday, I suddenly noticed one beautiful butterfly just on my window, inside! And it is still here, even I was opening windows and even directing it to go out, to be free, but no.It is in my room at this very moment while typing this!

Britney says June 11, 2017

Every night for the past 4 or 5 months I’ve had the same nightmare of my daughter drowning. Ive looked up what it meant a million times and figured i was just stressed. I had the same nightmare last night. Today my nightmare came true.. So i thought. I took my daughter to the beach like the past couple weekends. We had only been there 5 minutes. My 4 year old daughter went strait to the water and i told her to not to pass the orange floaty balls that block off the swimming area per usual. I turned around around to set our beach bag down and in the blink of and eye she was gone. The beach was crowded as it’s a tourist attraction in the summer and i called her name.. nothing. I started walking up and down the beach.. nothing. I told the life guards and i started panicking i called 911 and the the police paramedics rescue divers and the entire beach filled with hundreds of people started searching for her as every ounce of life drained from me. I jumped in the water and the police dragged me out. My beautiful 4 year old daughter was gone. Lost in the waves drowning or already lifeless.. My entire life stopped, my heart dropped. I fell to the ground and screamed the most hurtful painful nightmarish sound that’s ever left my body. I watched everyone pull their kids close and others fearfully searched desperately for the little girl in a hot pink bathing suit with white polka dots. I couldn’t breathe, i couldn’t see, i couldn’t hear.. nothing registered in my brain and i blacked out. I begged God to save my child’s soul to take her beautiful soul and comfort it. As my nightmare was unfolding in front of my eyes i barely heard a muffled voice under the sounds of my heart pounding in my ears as i gasped for air “i found her, the girl in the polka dots, i found her” i spun around and through tunnel vision i seen the little girl in pink polka dots..i seen my daughter. She was pulled from the water. She was alive! I cried so hard i could barely stay conscious as i held on to her for dear life and felt her heart beating against my face. I couldnt stop crying and as i was explaining what happened to my sister the most beautiful yellow butterfly that I’ve never seen interrupted us.. it floated and fluttered around my head in circles and its wings kissed my skin as it flew away and disappeared..i looked at my sister and told her it’s an angel. I started looking up butterfly symbolism and i truly believe it was reassurance that an angel was sent to help me calm down and to tell me that my daughter wasn’t alone. It was an amazing feeling of positive energy that suddenly filled my soul and I thanked God for sending his angels to watch over us.

Denise says June 9, 2017

After my father passed mom and i were at his grave site when the most beautiful yellow butterfly landed on her shoulder. I knew it was daddy telling her he was ok.

Lorraine Gaffing says May 31, 2017

Sitting in the garden a butterfly landed on my hand it had been fluttering around me for a while. It turned around and just looked at me our faces were close and we stared at each other for what seemed like an age. I felt as if I was looking at someone I knew. If flew off but stayed around me for aroundndndtgetround Sitting. Was this a spirit of one of my loved ones. It seemed so personal

Roxann says May 28, 2017

I had a butter fly desperately trying to get my attention yesterday. At first I was frustrated by it. Then it landed on my wrist very near to the tattoo I have in rememberance of my parents. Ever since that encounter I have had a sense of peace in my life that I haven’t had for a very long time.

Shannell says May 25, 2017

A monarch butterfly followed me today. Landed everywhere but my face. It stayed with me for a while. My enegry feels different now.

Lona Johnson says May 24, 2017

I went into a store yesterday and this butterfly followed me in and out. He landed on my shoulder and the he proceeded to my foot all the way to the car. Once in the car to the house . I took a picture and video. It looked like a fairy it was glowing…so amazing

Tahtee says May 24, 2017

I’ve been seeing a black butterfly with yellow tips every time I go outside. I wonder what that means…

Gigi says May 23, 2017

My beloved dog passed away a few days ago, on May 20th. He was poisoned by a poison left by a sick “human”. I found him dead right outside my door the moment that i opened it to call him back from his afternoon walk.
Yesterday I asked God to give me a sign of his presence to make sure that he is well where he is. In a few minutes i opened the door and a saw a bg yellow butterfly flying just outside. After a few rounds she turned at my house’s corner. I followed her and I saw 4-5 yellow butterflies around a small tree.
To me that was the answer to my prayer. But the feelings of gratitude became even stronger when I googled the words butterfly and deceases just to find out that hundreds of people had similar experiences. Right now I feel an unimagined relief that he is ok and a revived belief in the afterlife. Just started to look at the world from a different perspective, and I am grateful for that.

Aquarian says May 19, 2017

I’ve been living in my current home for about 4 years now. Ever since we moved in, every spring through summer, what seems to be, the same two butterflies come and visit us. They come everyday late afternoon early evening, always at the same spot, by the side door we use to enter the house and my bedroom roof. They hang out, circle us and keep us company every evening. I’ve had several loved ones pass, but my intuition tells me the are the two pregnancies that I couldnt carry to term.

Karen says May 16, 2017

Enjoyed your article thanks !??

Debra Littleboy says May 10, 2017

Hello. This morning I went into town and just as I was approaching the bank a Red Admiral Butterfly landed on my chest. I stood still and watched it, people stopped and watched it – it did not move. I decided to stand until it decided to leave. 5 minutes later it was still there and I saw my bus approaching. I put my index finger in front of it expecting it to fly away. Instead it climbed onto my finger and I carefully walked to the bus stop. Still it stayed and I wondered whether I should let the bus go and catch the next one (1 hour wait) just as I made the decision to wait for the next bus it flew off. What a magical beautiful moment. The story didn’t end there – when I alighted from the bus I went into the village post office to withdraw the cash that I intended to do at the bank. When I came out my eye was drawn to a silver car and the badge on the back said SOUL. I feel truly blessed. x

Missy Serrano says May 1, 2017

My best friend my everything my dad passed away 3years ago and shortly , meaning a few months after a Beautiful monarch butterfly came to our back yard ,this butterfly has came and made itself seen and known every since, at least once a week on adverage , Winter Spring Sumner Fall it doesn’t matter. It’s has landed on me my children my nieces and nephews, I have many many pictures and videos of it what a amazing and wonderful gift i truly feel its my father I now believe in power beyond the grave.

sheila pedder says April 16, 2017

Hi l need to share my encounter with 1 butterfly with you, not long aftter l lost my beloved son l was at his grave when out of nowere a butterfly landed on his headstone the same butterfly stayed on my car bonnet all the way home then in the garden my elder son and l then went out for lunch as we were walking some 40 miles from home a butterfly was flitting in front of us on the floor as if it was walking with us on returning home my son sat on the chair to find a caterpillar crawling on his leg ! lm so sure this was my deceased son trying to let us know he is still around, these events are totally t.rue

Yvette Lyons says April 16, 2017

My son passed away Oct 2, 2016. A butterfly flew into my truck window yesterday. I was in the passenger seat. My co driver was driving 70mph. The beautiful yellow butterfly flew in right in front of me. We had just finished a conversation about my son D’Jon. The butterfly got on the dashboard and watched me for a while. Then I went to sleep for hours. The butterfly went to sleep also. I woke up to see it still there. Then it woke up. It road with me from VA all the way to Atlanta. Then it got on my hand and went in the house with me. We took pictures with it and a short video. This is something I will never forget. It made me feel so good. I knew my son soul was in that butterfly. Thanks so much for this post.
Love and missing my son.
Yvette Lyons.

    franceen says July 14, 2017

    What a beautiful encounter! Yea, that was your son’s soul for sure. God bless !

Ellen Nolan says April 8, 2017

After my mum passed away 3 days later a butterfly landed near my feet. I said thank you mum, thank you and it flew away. I did not talk or see my mum the day she passed away. I’m sure it was her giving me her forgiveness

Bernadette says April 6, 2017

Sadly my nephew passed away on the 27th February 2017. After his funeral service, we congregated at my sister, his mothers house. As we sat on the lawn, two butterflies, suddenly appeared, as if from beneath her seat, and fluttered around her before slowly flying high! We were mesmerized. I told my sister that was the Spirit of her son together with another Angel so that she would know he was not alone! My sister had her birthday now in April and her husband bought her a birthday card as usual. He was unaware of the butterfly incident after the funeral. Unbelievably, he buys her a card with a picture of butterflys. She said that in their 17 years of marriage this was the first time she received such a card from him instead of the traditional roses, flowers etc! Understanding the emotion of having a first birthday without her son, I invited my sister for lunch on her birthday to spend time with her. While cooking and cleaning, before she came, a butterfly flew into my lounge and settled on the wall totally unaffected by my movements. My sister found the butterfly there when she arrived and the it remained throughout her visit, flying out at least twenty minutes after her departure! Wonderful signs from beyond! Wonderful JESUS!

Lorraine says April 6, 2017

Everyday in the house I see a black and gold butterfly and today there are two of them ,please explain.Remain blessed

    Jennie says April 10, 2017

    My mom passed four years ago. I have lived with my dad for the past 3 years because he misses her more than ever and has suffered 3 strokes since her passing. He can no longer live alone. There are often times we sit on the deck and drink coffee together. I couldn’t help but notice that quite often a tiny little yellow butterfly would flutter between us. It happen so often I started to question it. How often do you see a solid yellow butterfly? After a while I wondered if it was my mom. In fact one day a small yellow butterfly crossed my path 3 times. It got me wondering. When we sold our childhood home after my mom passed, my sister and I put one of my mom’s suits up in the attic to leave a memory of her in the house. It was a suit she wore in a family photo. She always dressed my sister, brother and I a like but she always stood out. She was beautiful! Well, this suit was bright yellow. And if that is not ironic enough, my best friend of 45 years sent me a photo she found of my mother. Around her neck was a gold chain with a beautiful 14K gold butterfly. It was a necklace one of her dear friends gave her. The other day I was going through a cabinet and I found a salad bowl I had bought for her many years ago for mother’s day. The base of the bowl consisted of butterflies. I guess I never thought anything of the butterflies until I started seeing signs of how often they were around me. And then I believe my mom showed me she was still here by fluttering past me from time to time. So comforting….

Angela Stevens says April 3, 2017

You ask for magical stories of encounters with butterflies.

8 years ago, in March 2009, we had to have our beloved 14 year old Jack Russel dog put to sleep as she was so ill. It was completely unexpected and we were more than heartbroken. We went home and I stood looking out of the window, as I really didn’t want to be indoors without our darling dog, and saw 3 or so yellow butterflies were dancing around in front of the window for quite a while. I took this as a message from our darling that she was free from pain, free and happy now. It was a comfort but we were still in agony over our loss.

Francis farella says March 30, 2017

Last year Was a big year I moved I was alone was taking realestate classes was wrongfully accused at a point i screamed oh universe
Help me 2 minutes later I recieved a call telling me I had my realtor licence with 6 or 7 buyterflies
Out of no were around my car i felt out of this world

Lungile says March 29, 2017

Prayed that my deceased brother should send a sign and show himself up to confirm he’s around, had a wonderful experience sooner when I watched a butterfly gently flying and landing on all 3 doors of our yard(main house door and 2 backroom doors). I knew it was an answer from above or below or everywhere my young brother’s spirit is. Such a out of the physical world experience!!!

Malebo says March 29, 2017

Hi i recently lost my mom and it was a sudden death i keep thinking about her everyday and now there’s a black butterfly in my home everyday should i be worried or what?

Jelaine says March 29, 2017

My Indian name, being native American is butterfly, besides that I lost my grandma on paternal side just recently and at the funeral after everything was over, my mom and maternal grandma said they saw a big yellow and black butterfly flying around outside, it was amazing to me, my grandma loved butterflies and has a few painting in her house with those black and yellow butterflies on them. And I saw one today when I was leaving school, your article made sense and made me feel better, I was missing her more than other days today.

Susan Gonzalez says March 28, 2017

It’s really rare that you see butterflies but when I do it often in the weirdest places like while I’m in traffic on the fwy a beautiful butterfly would pass by or when I feeling down it’s like a reminder that someone loves me and they come across me all the time I don’t know if there a meaning to it but ever time a butterfly passes my way something good happens to me ❤

Sophia Akrason says March 27, 2017

It seems I saw the same butterfly twice. First the night before- I saw it flying into the kitchen at my parents home and landing on the floor… The next morning at my house I saw the same butterfly on the ceiling light in my children’s bathroom. I knew it had to mean something…? It was a brown and black butterfly, not the prettiest and not white. Feeling confused and uneasy.

Mary jo says March 27, 2017

I’ve had a butterfly landing on me numerous times in the last 2day. It will not leave me alone. I don’t want it to leave me alone.

Ottilie Cavaliere says March 24, 2017

Was walking my dog this morning, and while he was doing his “duty”, a Monarch butterfly wing landed at my feet! Any significant signs?

Sharon says March 24, 2017

A red admiral butterfly has just appeared in my house, seemingly when it’s too cold outside for butterflies. Currently I am waiting for my soulmate to come back into my life and also I am thinking of starting an awareness course next month. Does anyone have an idea if the butterfly is symbolising anything regarding these two situations.

Thanks all, love and light xx

Alyssa Teresa says March 21, 2017

My Grandfather passed away on February 18th, 2017. On March 18th, 2017 my family and I decided to take a trip down to his property to feel as if we were closer to him. As we pulled onto his property a beautiful white butterfly appeared at the side of the car and followed us towards the house. For the rest of the day, the butterfly continued to pop-up as we walked through the ranch. We all felt overwhelmed with joy! His spirit was truly with us that day- that butterfly only confirmed that he spirit remains.

Iris says March 18, 2017

I usually see white butterfly when I’m sitting outside thinking

Chantel says March 13, 2017

I’ve only just discovered the “law of attraction”, and “the secret” etc about a year ago. Wish I had learnt about it sooner. I’ve really put it to practice lately & cant believe the difference that it makes in my life. Every time something happens, I ask the universe to give me a sign if all is going to be okay depending on that situation & I always seem to see the signs as clarification that it’s going to be all okay. I’ve made a big decision or a few new decisions in my life for the present & future, and just when it all seems to be going down hill, I see butterflies flying around all day In front of me while I’m driving. That’s when I think the most is while driving. I haven’t seen a butterfly in years. I know this is a sign that I must keep pushing & that everything happens for a reason & that it’s going to be okay. The butterflies I am seeing lately, really put me at ease & I feel a sense of calmness in myself. It’s definitely the signs that I keep asking for.

Lin says March 5, 2017

I had a white butterfly land on my stomach this evening. I lost my beautiful brother tragically in July 2017 and miss him terribly and since his passing everything’s been upside down in my life and suffering badly from depression. I miss him dearly and I hope this is a message from him to say he’s ok now and that things will get better ?

Joseph says February 21, 2017

I am writing my second book, titled show me the way, I was writing about me flying in dreams, and me levitating. In the shape off the cross, I’m writing my book in a large room, that I dreamed about years ago and we’re levitating took place this room I’m writing in is full of people, to day I was writing about flying, then I took a break, and there in a place with no Windows I found a butter flys wing, I was on drawn to it, it would be impossible to find it but I did, , felt the angles were laughing I was so happy, the butter fly is now in my new book. . I feel this is the start, . Four black horses were on there way to me. There hear now. There out there some were. Just waiting, I wanted to paint them, but I’m not allowed to, ,,from higher realm I got this…, . The same happened to me when two fish were sent, they would not, leave me until I painted them. . Now there framed, , looking out, at me, . Joseph mc guinness. 07771642809. P,s. My first book, traveling the world, illustrated my self, my. My drawings my paintings.

carol haskett says February 13, 2017

My mother in law died on 13 January 2017. Her funeral was on the 6 January 2017. Today I was sweeping my drive and a red admiral landed infront of my husbands car settled for seconds then flew off. This is February and this butterfly was beautifully formed. It was amazing. I feel like the most privileged person in the world. I was the last person to sit with her before she died, and she has made me realize death is not something to be frightened of which I truly was. She was so peaceful and serene.

Jane Chippendale says February 9, 2017

My sister had a butterfly land on her hand whikst at the beach, it sat there for a while and she photographed it,shortly after she learned her friend had passed, this week (it is winter) two came and sat on her hand…how beatiful

Savana madrigal says January 30, 2017

My dad passed away in a motorcycle accident September 9th of 2015. My dad my sister and I had our 3rd cruise planned out before he passed. So my mom took over his spot and went with us. On the boat one day in the middle of no where, I looked all the way around the ship and I couldn’t see land anywhere. We were sitting down just looking at the waves at the end of the boat it was making, and I saw a yellow butterfly just floating around on the boat. I knew it was my dad, and after reading this, there’s not a doubt in my mind it was him checking up.

Shay says January 29, 2017

What about a butterfly feather landed on me. Is it a sign from the UNIVERSE and is it a good one or a bad one? Can anyone help please it’s important cause it might really affect my life right now.

    Cory Lemke says January 30, 2017

    A Butterfly can symbolize transformation and joy. “It’s dance reflects the need for movement from where one is to the next phase of being. It can represent the never ending cycle of life, therefore, its medicine bestows not only the ability, but the clarity of mind needed before-transformation”. It’s all good! Just focus on what is affecting you Now, ask for what it is you need, believe that it can happen and be willing to accept it and the Universe will fulfill what that need might be. Remain alert of everything around you, watch for more signals and signs, always listen to your heart’s intuition and inkling’s and follow them because what comes from the heart is love. Life is a dance so, dance like a butterfly!

Christine says January 27, 2017

My father passed away this evening. Earlier today, while in bed, he pointed his finger in the air and said, “a butterfly.” We were indoors, and there was no butterfly that I could see. That was the last thing I remembered him saying. I googled butterflies and death and found this website. I believe it was a spirit coming to take him…beautiful.

Sierra M. says January 24, 2017

Hi there, my name is sierra and I live in wyoming. We just got a foot of snow last night and this is just the beginning of our winter. On January 3rd, my grandmother Gordine Mcloud passed away. She was 87 years old, and I was the last person she got to talk to before she died.
As I was helping my mom box up some of my grandmothers things, a white butterfly caught my eye. It was so still, I thought it was dead, but I picked it up because it was too beautiful to leave for my mom’s cats. As I reached for it, it started flying across the room, fluttering and landed on my hand.
It’s -9 degrees outside, no windows open, no way logical for this miracle to be alive.
Then i remembered a keepsake my mom had on her wrist when ahe brought my grandma home in a beautiful pink floral earn. She had a butterfly charm on her bracelet. As tears started to roll down my face, I got this overwhelming warm feeling throughout my body. My grandma is still here for us.
My only concern is what to do. I am almost in a panic. It’s the heart of winter and can’t set the butterfly free, we don’t have much plants in the house. How can I prolong the time i have with this butterfly. I don’t know how to cope with loosing my grandmother twice… please help.
God bless

    Cory Lemke says January 28, 2017

    Beautiful is the love you have shared! The butterfly is only a symbol of that love. You won’t lose your grandmother a second time, in fact you never lost her the first time. Yes she has passed from this world but she has entered into another world, a world where God and Truth reside. A spiritual world where she is One with God and all things, for God is Love! Hope this helps you in your time of needing to understand..

Barbara says January 24, 2017

Hello Melanie I have a wonderful butterfly story but it is not of the insect kingdom …..My son Bryan, his fiancé Jen and my unborn grandbaby were transferred to heaven on November 30th, 2005 by a head on collision. Three years ago, when the leaves fell from the trees my husband and I were working in the yard and I noticed something atop the ash tree that looked like it may be a growth of some kind. I asked my husband Bryan Sr. to get it out of the tree so he climbed the ladder and cut it and handed it to me. That is when I got the most beautiful message from my kids born into heaven. The branch had formed a perfect butterfly with little antlers and all. I cried tears of joy for the message… you see since he left the symbolism of metamorphosis transition from our cocoons to heavenly bodies. I Love my son and Jen so much and baby Leeya too, (God let me see her in a dream)…….I have a picture of the butterfly if you are interested.

    Justine says February 6, 2017

    I am intrested in seeing your butterfly photo:)

Cory Lemke says January 23, 2017

In Havasu City, AZ on Christmas day 2016 while standing alone and waiting on friends, I took notice of a fair sized Monarch Butterfly fluttering around the backend of an SUV parked in a covered open parking area. It looked to me as if the Butterfly was trying it’s best to lite on the back of the car but couldn’t get it’s grip or a hold on the painted surface. I was near enough so I extended my right hand with my palm down out toward the Butterfly. It almost immediately reacted, fluttered towards me and perched itself on top of my hand facing me. I slowly pulled my hand back close to my eyes to observe its beauty up close. It seemed content to stay and rest for a few minutes as it gazed back at me through its calm and gentle appearance. As my friends were approaching it raised itself up and took flight to a near by tree. I asked if anyone had witnessed the event and no one had. A lady friend called it a sign. A possible occurrence of some sort of transformation yet to happen in my life. Well, low and behold, sixteen days later I suffered a strong and painful spiritual shift from within that has now led me to the beginning of an inner awakening as to who I really am, my true spiritual self. Wow! I’m at awh with it, and feel blessed beyond my own imagination. It is truly a gift from God and comes to me through His divine presence in the universe. I am so overjoyed knowing He has found me worthy enough to receive such a glorious gift through His grace. Thank you my Lord, I love and cherish you forever in my life!

Leslie Waggoner says January 7, 2017

My grandmother passed away a couple of years ago… she was a VERY spiritual lady and could quote you the Bible from front to back. She passed away in April and in May, my daughter was participating in a regional track meet… my daughter had fought hard for 3 years in track to earn a state qualifier spot…In 5 events, two years in a row, she was eliminated at the regional meet, her Junior year, this particular year, once again she was competing in 5 events at the regional meet… the 400 meter dash had become the focus that year and she had dominated at every meet throughout the year… As she, and some of the other athletes were resting under the bleachers and out of the scorching heat, a small butterfly circled through the breezeway they were sitting in…this butterfly went in front of several athletes in real close proximity and eventually landed on my daughters shoulder…immediately she and I looked at each other and had the same thought, that was my grandma there with her…well after this butterfly kept sitting there, my daughter slowly reached her finger up to it and it stepped on her finger…she pulled it away from her shoulder and just held her finger in the air for what seemed like forever but was at least about 5 minutes…people walked by, the wind was blowing, people were talking and the butterfly continued to sit there….tears flooded our eyes and all the others that were sitting there with her…we ALL knew this was her sign… she made it to the state meet that year and was 4th in the state in her division over all… i have since seen butterflies and always think of my grandmother and that day in particular….but it gets better…my grandmother donated her body to science…so it took nearly 2 years for us to get her ashes back…at her request, she wanted her ashes to be buried at her daddy’s feet…my family took her ashes and we did just as she wished…we were setting a monument stone as well and I had used my bare hand to smooth out the saccrete around the monument… my aunt reached into the back of her car and pulled out a roll of papertowels…i rinsed my hands and dried them off and then as i was wiping the tears from my face, I pulled the papertowel away from my face and happened to look at it…the towel was covered in little butterflies imprinted on it…. How did that happen, that I decided to smooth out the concrete with my bare hands and would need a paper towel? How was it out of all the papertowel rolls in the world that my aunt had a roll with butterflies on it and would have that roll in her car? Butterflies are definitely spiritual and I have all the proof I need…thanks for the article…loved it

Claudia Einertson says December 31, 2016

I know none of the above. However, I lived with my Mother before she passed. A number of months after her passing, I went to Tuston, CA. for a few days. I was wandering around old town and entered an indoor / outdoor nursery. As I was walking around outside, this butterfly started bugging my like a pesky fly. I had never been attracted to butterflies, nor was Mother. Well, finally I went inside to get away from it and it followed me. Then I noticed all these plant sticks with butterflies. I walked out and in to a number of camilla bushes. My mother’s father raised camillas. I walked down the street to a fabric store and their flier had a huge butterfly on the front. When I got back to the hotel, the realization that my mother had dies one year before hit me. It was most certainly her.

Robb Lounsbury says December 28, 2016

I recently loss my partner of 36 years and a friend took me on vacation to Costa Rica we walked into a butterfly display and a blue butterfly landed and then circled me over and over. I believe it was a sign from him?❤?

hlobi says December 14, 2016

My house is invaded by small brownish butterflies and there is a lot of them.im starting to get worried.

    Rhoda Bowman says January 1, 2017

    A friend told me a butterfly was in his house it was brown. What does this mean?

Najala Lamar says December 14, 2016

My God Mother passed but before she left she was in her bed and she asked did we are all those butterflies and aren’t they pretty… She passed in the early morning but later on that day there was several yellow butterflies circling aroun the tree in her yard. I wasn’t home but a friend of mine called and asked me why was there so many butterflies flying in my yard and on my porch in which was the same day of her passing. Then at her repast the butterflies was every where just flying freely. I know that was her spirit now after reading the above passage that her spirit lives on.

Joanne says December 13, 2016

I have some major changes and trials going on in my life these days and have been struggling. Today I have been visited by many monarch butterflies. They tend to fly in front of me, seeming to guide me. After reading this page I feel a lot calmer about my situation, knowing that the angels are here with me.

Cynthia Profit says December 12, 2016

My husband and I got our Christmas tree yesterday. We put it up and decorated with our 5 year old lil girl and our 7 year old son. This morning I’m getting the kids up and ready for breakfast, then school, 7 – 8:15 am out the door. I return home and straighten up, open the curtains wide, and as I’m by the tree, and window, a butterfly flies out. It was medium sized, orange and black. It flew to the window and landed on the screen. I quickly opened the window about two inches and it gently flew out. Bizarre to say the least but I’m letting it sink it. I’m getting my message. Wonderful experience.

Kk says December 11, 2016

I have ben encountering butterflies different colours and sizes since past one year! Whenever i would go out a butterfly would cross my path! And now after an year my father passed away a week ago and now its a black butterfly that have been around since last three days!

Rochelle says December 8, 2016

My mother passed away 9/16/16. Afterwards I started to see three white butterflies. I saw them at my home at my daughters home even at my work. They were always around me. My daughter said to me Gram must not have loved me which was not possible her and her grandmother were extremely close. My daughters father took his own life when she was only 18 months old. My mother helped me raise her.
She felt the butterflies were only there for me.
On 11/4/16, my 33 year old only child was involved in a fatal automobile accident.
The butterflies are gone but so is my daughter.
I believe the three butterflies my mother my father and my husband were sending me strength and comfort knowing they were going to come to take my sweet daughter from this earth from her 10 year old son and your me.

Robyn says November 20, 2016

Thank you for this information. My grandson was stillborn on Aug 10. On Aug 17 a very persistent butterfly attached to my car and when I stopped to make sure it was ok, he landed on my hand. I took many pictures but didn’t realize until yesterday, during a conversation with a friend, the significance of that experience. I’m overwhelmed. Thank you!

Veronica says November 11, 2016

My sister passed on Tuesday she was sick for the majority of her life. The same day we went to make the arrangements for her funeral. Myself, spouse and parents were at the mortuary. My mom said I hit her thigh gently but I didn’t and also she said a big black butterfly passed. I didn’t see it so thought nothing of it. I have been under tremendous stress so I am breaking out on my face. I didn’t have a mirror and used the camera on my smart phone to look.
Later that night I was looking at my sisters pictures on my phone and came across the pic I took of myself at the funeral home. I have an image of a butterfly on my left side clear as can be. I keep running into objects of butterflies either stickers, or on things. Not live ones, today also we went to drop off clothes to the funeral home in which my sister will be buried and went to see where she will be put to rest. 2 butterflies fake were in the ground. Can my sister be sending me messages

Bob says October 23, 2016

What exactly does it mean if a butterfly seems to come and interact with us…ie. fly in our face kinda thing

Jamie says October 16, 2016

In searching for the meaning of a yellow butterfly when spreading ashes I came upon this website and felt inspired to share our recent experience. I lost my mother unexpectedly five months ago. The loss of my mother has been very hard for me and coming to terms has been somewhat difficult. My husband and I vacation every year in October to Aruba. My mother always expressed a desire to go, but didn’t think she would be able to handle the Iguanas…..lol. I decided to take some of her ashes to spread while on the island. We visited the lighthouse and spread some ashes and reflected on the past months. Our last day we decided to spread the remaining ashes from our patio which is next to a canal. My husband released her ashes and went inside to wash his hands. I was overcome with emotion as I watched a beautiful yellow butterfly appear from the canal. It flew about in front of me and disappeared. My husband returned to the patio and began to comfort me. I began to tell him the story of the butterfly and how we both wished he had been there. At that very moment this special butterfly reappeared and flew about in front of him as if to say hello and sorry I missed you. She still continues to protect and watch over me. We had to share our amazing experience with an amazing woman….my mother Evelyn!

Raven says September 23, 2016

Wow,this is a great feeling. …well I was alone yesterday sitting outside on the porch swing. About 10ish n the morning. I was just taking in the morning air,sounds of the birds & feeling n watching the trees sway in the wind,along with watching the birds squirrels n stuff. Well I have been recently for some months now researching on a lot of things spiritual. Awakening, angels,angel numbers,cosmos,astrology & so on. Well I specifically asked my spirit guides to come to me and show me a sighn that they were there. All of a sudden a yellow butterfly appears flying around. So later last night I Google what it means to see a yellow butterfly. N came across this page. I was in shock,it felt so good to know that my angels were actually there with me. N I have been noticing that tingly feeling in the back of my head n body. N it’s so true everytime I ask them to come to me I feel it. I always had a fascination with butterflies as a young girl. N always said I wanted to b a angel. I guess there was a reason for feeling all of those things…..much love to you all god bless!!!

Nick says September 20, 2016

Late last month, our family found out that my Aunt had stage 4 cancer that had spread and didn’t have long to live. During the time that we found out, butterflies started to frequently fly over us on different days. One day we were standing outside the car waiting to go in and one would fly over us. Multiple times they would fly over our car too while driving and parked. On the day of her passing, when we dropped my other aunt off at her house, I believe a monarch butterfly or red admiral butterfly was flying around the lawn of where she used to live, as to tell her sister that she was still with her.. In my final goodbyes at the funeral, one of the things I told her was to keep sending me butterflies so I would know that she is okay. Ever since then, I’ve been looking out for butterflies and it lifts my mood whenever I see one fly by. I’ll see small white ones, small yellow ones, monarch butterflies, sometimes a big, creamy white/yellow one, a black one with blue/green, and other times a red admiral butterfly. I like to believe that it’s one of the many ways she is watching over me, and even before looking at this site and the comments you all posted, I somehow had a feeling inside me that it was a sign from her. :’)

    Barbara says September 21, 2016

    I recently lost my youngest brother, I was Flyfishing yesterday and every time we passed a certain area on the river, this butterfly would come and lad on my flyfishing rod, the same butterfly, I felt a strange feeling come over me as if my brother was there and trying to tell me he is OK and please not to worry and stop grieving, this totally cam out of no where,so I am taking this as a sign he was with me

Barbara Bernstein says September 8, 2016

Thank you for sharing your butterfly experiences. My mom passed away 10 years ago. At least once a year I have an unusual encounter with a monarch butterfly. Once I was riding my bicycle alone on a trail and a monarch flew next to me and then a little bit ahead for about 10 minutes. I knew it was my mom. Since then I have had wonderful experiences with my mom as she visits occasionally and always as a monarch butterfly. Last week I planned a trip from Baltimore to Florida to see my dad who was in the hospital soon to be moved to hospice care and to say my goodbyes. I was sad and distracted and as I was pulling out of my driveway a beautiful blue and black butterfly flew past my windshield and began to circle my car. I stopped and my two little girls (I am their nanny) watched with me and asked if that was my mommy. After about 4 times around my car she landed on the windshield near the rear view mirror and sat there fluttering. I apologized to Olivia and Violet as I explained that I could not drive away while she was still there. Then Olivia said “Barbara, look at your pants leg.” The butterfly was fluttering her wings while sitting in place on my windshield and the reflection of her fluttering were shadowed on my pants legs. I took several photos and became very emotional. About 7 minutes later she flew away and I burst into tears. On the plane to Florida I sat next to a lovely woman named Susan. We talked the whole trip and she believed in spiritual beings as I do. I am 61 and have wanted, since my mother’s death to tattoo a butterfly on my wrist but was never quite ready. Susan knew a great tattoo artist and she went with me and I now have an amazing tattoo of a blue and black butterfly on my wrist and a wonderful new friend. I believe my mother appeared to me to comfort me and guide me through my Dad’s journey. I look at the butterfly about every five minutes. I would love to share my photo’s but am not sure how I can go about doing that. My email is bernsteinbf@gmail.com. Please continue to open up your eyes and heart to possibilities no matter what form they take. peace and love, Barb

    Bell says September 10, 2016

    Yesterday me and my co worker where sitting outside and suddenly a big butterfly flying and trying to land on me. i was startled and trying to shoo it and finally landed on the window next to me. i was thinking about my dear friend who passed four years ago. And I am going to a lot of tough times lately. Reading about butterfly makes me think that my Tony is trying to tell me something. I don’t know what but it’s a good feeling.

    Liani says September 16, 2016

    Today I was walking home and while on the trail I saw butterflies.
    I saw a lot of them around 5-8 butterflies.
    I kept walking faster hoping to get away from them and to get home faster, but then as I kept walking they started flying around and in front of me and kept getting in my way.
    I honestly didn’t want to step on one so I waited for them to settle down on a flower or something and the I continued walking.

    Later on, far away from that trail earlier I’m still walking home from school and I see one that was going to pass me but it only does for a few seconds until it flutters around and above me.

Kathleen jane says September 3, 2016

Yesterday 2nd September Friday 2016 sitting on settee with my feet legs resting on my husbands legs looked to my left thought what’s that saw long thing when looked closer most coloured butterfly ever saw beautiful stayed there looking at it took couple photos but my late mum liked them and I was sitting on bed early er thinking about mum saying please show me sign your about

Sara says August 29, 2016

It had been difficult to conclude the construction of my new home. I had been sad because for one thing or another I just can not finish the construction.

2 days ago a friend of mine offered to go and pray in my construction.

At the end she told me everything was going to be ok and my new home wants me to live there already.

Just before we finished to walk the principal path of my new home, there were a lavander or lilac butterfly! I love butterflies, I have the hole collection of Baccarat the cristal Lucky butterflies. I couldn’t believe because I even didn’t know that a lilac butterfly exist, it is one of my favorites color.

What do you think this mean?

Joshua says August 26, 2016

Every year at a county fair, there is a “Butterfly House.” In that small enclosure were hundreds of Monarch Butterflies! Every year I go in and spend some time in there. I always feel at peace when I’m in there. This past month when the fair was back in town, I went into the Butterfly House, and three Monarchs landed on me and stayed for quite a while! One was on my hair, another was on my glasses, and the third one was on my fingers. I felt very special!!! I wonder if it is a sign from God???

    Tre says August 28, 2016

    I prayed one day about something in personal life and needed confirmation. I asked GOD specifically for a butterfly . Within days of my prayer a yellow monarch butterfly appeared. The following day a black butterfly appeared with yellow spots in its wings in the form of crosses. The third day the yellow monarch better reappeared and all were seen in the same location .needless to say I received confirmation and now it has been 3 years since I met the man I asked GOD for ??

      Justine says February 6, 2017

      I can relate! God is real.

Tammy says August 25, 2016

I just loss my sister in june and i had a butterfly land in front of me and i bent down it let me picked it up and it stayed on my finger for a second and her girls and i seeing butterfly all the time now

Melissa says August 23, 2016

earlier today as we were driving out to take care of errands, I notice another yellow butterfly and it ran smack into our windshield going down the road. what does that mean?

Teresa gonzales says August 22, 2016

When my grandma whom I was very close to passed away as a comfort to help me cope everytime I saw a white butterfly I would say” hi grandma”. My family and friends thought it strange but I paid no heed to their opinions. One day as my boyfriend and I were gardening the white butterfly appeared and fluttered around my head. Thinking the butterfly might land,I held my hand up and the white butterfly landed on my finger I called to my boyfriend and he also witnessed this. My boyfriend claims to be a man of math and science and didn’t believe in angels untill that day. I was amazed and excited that my grandma had given me a sign that she remained with me and would always be present. Later I was looking up butterflies and discovered that the white butterfly was known as ” the angels wings”.

Maria Lisa Polegatto says August 22, 2016

My dog died August 2, 2016. For a few days before that I was seeing a lot of butterflies and black feathers. Today is August 22, 2016. This morning I found a butterfly laying in one of my dog’s favorite spots and very near to where my son was sitting. Such a wonderful message from spirit. I’ve also been seeing white feathers the past several days. Thank you spirit.

Madelene says August 8, 2016

My wonderful Aunt passed away last week and I am devastated. For the past couple of days whenever I cry for her I see a beautiful yellow and black butterfly flying around my yard. I know this is her consoling me. But last night when I was walking home from her house I saw the same beautiful butterfly dead on my next door neighbors lawn, it was literally next to my foot. I couldn’t believe it, I feel she died all over again. My daughter and I placed the butterfly in a box and buried it in my yard. Is this good or bad omen that I found it dead…

    Starla says August 21, 2016

    Times have been very trying for me lately but instead of falling to pieces I’m trying to rise above the fall. I’ve been thinking about making big life changes and better serve our Lord and savior. In the last couple weeks I have been praying more and more. Within the last couple weeks I’ve had two beautiful butterflies land. I took it as God telling me I’m not alone in this life no matter how much it feels I am, He has never left my side. I found great comfort in thinking it was His way of telling me to keep on keeping on, there will be come a better day. <3

s.w.sullivan says August 7, 2016

White butterflies flew in front of me for about 5 nights.

Gail Langley says August 7, 2016

A large butterfly flew right up to me and then all around me. Is there a meaning in that? It’s never happened before, and I’m 73 years old.

Kim Clarke says August 6, 2016

My dad died in 2007. Shortly after, while still mourning…I went on a girls weekend trip.
While driving, i told my friend in the car with me, that I had read in an article that if you ask for a symbol of something from your deceased loved ones, ask in the way of dimes, pennies etc. They will apart in front of you. Not really knowing them the meaning of butterflies.
So I asked that if my dad is ok, send me butterflies. Very shortly after, white butterflies swarmed around in front of us Along side next to the truck on the highway.
So now at our destination,after getting settled we went on a boat ride. Stopped at a house boat with friends. While up on the houseboat I walked over to the railing from the upper level and looked over to see the boat below with a huge Monarch butterfly on the seat I was sitting in. I quickly called my friend over to witness.
Later, while boarding back on our boat, that butterfly was still on the seat I sat in. As they loaded, it did not move until I came aboard to sit in that seat.
That was my dad saying, do as I did and have fun on the water, be safe, im watching over you.
Rip Dad.

Bessie says August 1, 2016

My father died in march 2016
My sister has had a few encounters with my dad thru dreams. A little jealous I told my dad that I missed him and please visit me. I then ask my dad to send me a sign that he is ok,like a butterfly.
A few weeks later in a clear vase with fake flowers was a beautiful yellow butterfly. The butterfly was dead but in perfect condition. I thank my dad.

Judi says August 1, 2016

My daughters baby died in the womb at 12 weeks, the day before going to hospital to give birth a beautiful pale blue butterfly surrounded my two grandsons for about half an hour, landing on my other daughter and wouldn’t fly away – so beautiful and very unusual – I told my son in law who was not at all receptive until the following day when the hospital asked if his wife, my daughter had received her butterfly brooch!!! – he is now a believer X

Kat says August 1, 2016

Several friends have passed away in the past few years which has been devastating. I’ve moved out to the countryside in the middle of nowhere & adopted a husky puppy. Years ago, when I was living in a bustling city I got an ancient butterfly symbol tattooed on my upper ribcage. Not many people see this, but when they do they love it.

Every day when I step outside I’m surrounded by butterflies, I LOVE them. In fact the puppy loves them too. He actually caught one in his mouth, opened his mouth back up & it flew right out! Along with the butterflies are also a lot of dragonflies. Seriously, I feel like a Disney princess with them fluttering all over the place. It’s truly a magical experience living here.

    Kat says August 1, 2016

    Ok; this is strange as I moved to countryside a couple of years ago and go by Kat too. I just had a butterfly circle me repeatedly today, let me touch it after I had a powerful prayer session. The only times when I have seen the butterfly is when I have prayed or am having a deep emotional experience. I have to say, it feels magical for me too.

Kristine says July 29, 2016

Ironic that I am reading this as yesterday I glanced outside my window and saw something in the sunny grass- it moved only a little and I became intrigued – I wasn’t sure what it was, the angle was off. I watched for a while until it flew up in the air and around again to a purple flower/weed and landed again. I was able to get outside and walk over to it- watched the butterfly fly up and flit around me, then a tree and come land on the same purple weed-

    Linda says July 30, 2016

    That was nice. I saw a yellow butterfly today. It landed on my purple petunia. I happened to have my camera in my hand and took a quick photo. When I got nearer to take a closer shot, it disappeared…the flower was empty…

Aaron says July 28, 2016

I often have butterflies come in my bedroom and my prayer ground

Jewel says July 27, 2016

I saw a brown butterfly at night and she’s all over me.what does it mean by that?

    Kim says July 29, 2016

    It’s amazing that I receive this email today. A few days ago I was in my garden and came across 2 beautiful butterflies. One was bright yellow and the other a brownish color with yellow. I was amazed how truly beautiful they were. they were fluttering about, and I asked them to stop and pose for me, the pictures I tool of these two are simply stunning….Now I understand that they had a mission. I so believe and it’s awesome to have confirmation! I just had an “ahha” moment!

Chloe says July 25, 2016

I am lucky enough to have caught this on video…My sister sadly passed away 28th June 2016, it is now 25th July only having the funeral last Wednesday. A couple of days after myself, my sister and my cousin was sitting around her flowers which over flow our garden we was all very upset and suddenly a white butterfly with green spots on circled around us a couple of times. Then it flew away, my cousin said let me film this as we became so excited thinking it may be my sister then all of a sudden the same butterfly came back, circled around us and we said if this is you Carly please land on the flowers and the butterfly then landed on the Angel flower bed. I wish I could also upload the video as it is amazing, now every day that same butterfly appears. I believe in Angels x

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madison says July 22, 2016

hi, i had a question . i saw a butterfly in a spiritual awakening during meditation. and i was wondering if there is any spiritual meaning behind different types of butterflies. there are so many . but i have tried to look online and no website gives me different meanings for different butterflies.

Suan says July 20, 2016

First thank you so much Melanie for giving everyone the opportunity to tell their stories. Ours begins with a loved one also. My mama she was a beautiful vibrant loving person then one day she fell and from then on she became bedridden and sick from cancer. It was hardest thing in the world to see her suffer. One day my sister came and told me that my mama wasn’t eating she asked me to come take care of her while she went on a small trip. I sat with my mama and reminist about our good times. She was very quiet and seemed in another place. Then out of nowhere I saw her staring at the air. She spoke in a soft voice and said “Look God is with me, look there a big beautiful white butterfly, do you see it? She kept looking as I said ” where mama? “Right there! She said ” He’s saying that he’s with me and that everything will be fine. That I will be a beautiful butterfly too.” I was amazed.She had never told me that before . I had no words. I cried silently. God had came to comfort my mama and show her the way to heaven, even though I didn’t see it I felt his presence. I was sad knowing she would be leaving me,but happy and peacful knowing he was guiding her to heaven.That night my sister came home and ended up taking her to hospital. 3 days after I awoke feeling her reach out to me. A few min later doctor called telling me she was in cardiac arrest. I drove as fast as I could as I arrived she was passing but they wouldn’t let me through. She was gone. My oldest daughter who was raised by my mama was in another country and wasn’t able to see her but my daughter after telling her what my mama had seen before her death broke down in tears and told me that she wondered why a white butterfly followed her everywhere everyday for days. On the days my mama was in the hospital until her death and days afterward. We knew she was with her. She became the beautiful butterfly she said she was to become and show us she will always be there. I have so many stories of her presence with us. April 9 2015. Was her last day of suffering. She’s our beautiful butterfly. I know some may say she was out of it or delirious but those who rather look for a rational explanation than simply accept that a higher spirit exists within us or that some thing’s just don’t need to be explained hopefully will someday witness it for themselves. God bless you all

    Regina Panaro says July 31, 2016

    Hi just read your story, I can understand because I lost my mom 10 years ago, and she is my butterfly. When she passed butterflies came to me and I could pet them, she’s been with me ever since , so when you see any kind of a butterfly know that she is always with you

Sam says July 19, 2016

Yesterday two white feathers appeared by my back door which were not there moments before. Today two butterflies appeared in my house and followed me outside. What could this mean?

Laura says July 18, 2016

My Ma passed away in January. This summer my 3 year old grandson yelled grandma look! I went to him and he said Ma’s here. I was somewhat confused. I said Ma is where. He said grandma Ma turned into a butterfly and came to see us. I was taken aback. I looked at this white butterfly and was in awe. My Ma was there, her presence felt. I was so grateful he was there to find her!

Kim Tregarthen says July 16, 2016

My partner died last March ,who I loved with all my heart and he me. I talk to him every day I’ve even had him appear in a family photo so clear,
I was going to a fun day yesterday with my grandchildren and I asks him if he would be coming with us, hour later I had a red admiral butterfly land on shoulder and stayed there for a good few minutes I beleive this was my partner ,

Jessica says July 16, 2016

This is a nice article. I believe so much that the Holy Spirit speaks to us through nature, in our path to growing toward our heavenly father.

Please change the word cocoon though. Cocoons are for moths. Butterflies actually grow from a chrysalis.

Lindsay Joan says July 9, 2016

Firstly I would like to thank you for this article as it has gave me great insight to the meaning of YELLOW butterfly’s.

The first one was Monday 6th June at 10PM when I was washing up at a friends (as I am homeless at present and have been since my dad passed away). I thought it was very strange and could not find it as even looked for it under the plates this was the first day of Ramadan.

Then Friday 10th June which was the first day of the zodiac Celtic tree month oak, it appeared again (the same yellow butterfly), in the kitchen and my friends mom noticed it in the kitchen and thought it was strange… I believed it was a spirit.

Friday 8th July which was the first day of the zodiac Celtic tree month holly at 10pm in another friends kitchen a big yellow butterfly flew into the kitchen which was at 10pm again (Ramadan had ended Tuesday 5th July).

Before this butterfly came in the window I did feel pretty down as I have lost my father August 29th 2015, then November 23rd was unlawfully evicted from family home by older siblings and as soon as this yellow butterfly appeared I felt spirit and same sort of feeling like when you see a shooting star.

I feel I am in the middle of some kind of transition and believe that this is a sign that everything is going to be okay.

Bless you all for your comments I feel I can relate to a majority of these comments.

— Lindsay Joan

Lucy says June 11, 2016

I’ve seen the same brown butterfly twice when I was thinking if I should still stay with my friends (who abandoned me at an important time) or not. The butterfly the first time stopped right in front of me and then flew away, in the opposite direction from where they were sitting. The second time it flew slower past me almost stopping and then flew far away again the opposite direction from them, to the sea. I’ve been wondering if it was trying to tell me to go away from them?

Melanie H. says June 10, 2016

I have been seeing the same Yellow Monarch Butterfly flutter outside my office window just about everyday for the past 6 months. My Grammy passed away about a year ago very suddenly and I’m still not doing very well with it. Every time I see that butterfly I imagine that it’s her flying free and bright, and watching over me. For just that moment I can forget everything else in the world.

Michelle says June 6, 2016

I just actually took part in one of my Native American cultural ceremonies. I received my Spirit name, which is Monarch “Butterfly”, what a very interesting article, greatly written 🙂

    Margaret says June 15, 2016

    I seen a huge butterfly on my front porch

Peter says May 10, 2016

My father died a couple of years ago. When I returned to my office for the first day back a huge beautiful butterfly landed on my desk and seemed to stare at me for a long period of time. I have never seen a butterfly in an office in all the 30 years I have worked, and indeed in the area my office is it would be rare to see a butterfly outside, right next to main roads etc. Maybe it was a massive coincidence but I did feel something special had happened and I really am quite a sceptical person not really spiritual or religious. It does make me now think that maybe when we die it doesn’t all end.

    Michael Sampson says June 5, 2016

    A grey caterpillar landed on my knee what does that mean

Monica says April 3, 2016

I’ve been seeing a lot of butterflies lately, especially yellow butterflies. Today I saw 3 during my 15 minute walk and they all appeared when I prayed (one flew right in front of me the moment I said ‘Amen’) or was thinking about good things happening to me. And I read that in bible, yellow butterflies mean new life, transformation and new life. For me, Butterflies are the signs from my Angels. And the thought just makes me incredibly happy and excited for upcoming days and near future. God is with me, I can sense it!

Desi says March 19, 2016

My mother passed away last year and i found her. Burying a parent at 20 years old was frightening qnd scary. The next morning me anf my daughter were setting on the porch and a beautiful butterfly showed up and the cat was playing with it. I rescued the butterfly and my daughter played with it for a couple of hours. Almost everyday we go outside a butterfly shows up. This never happened before where we live. I believe its my mom playing with my daughter.

Donna McBride says February 6, 2016

I was fishing with my elderly dad when out of nowhere this purple butterfly landed on my face and then my hand, fingers, arm, nose and kept at me until finally I got the message that it was some kind of a supernatural message that I was being given. When I got home, the phone rang and it was the son of the 95 year old man that I was taking care of. Mike had a massive stroke that left him brain dead. I believe with all my heart that the purple butterfly was a messenger sent by Mike to let me know that he was in a different and much better dimension. Mike and I were spiritually close.

Karen says January 26, 2016

What a great article. I lost my husband suddenly March 2015..
A month later his beloved dog passed. Anyways, we were getting ready to plant a tree in their honor, a dragon fly followed us everywhere we went. While getting the ground ready for the tree we noticed white butterflies two three at a time appearing out of nowhere. Three of them dancing where we were working. My daughter and I just looked at each other and said, “this is a sign” at the same time. All of us, we were in awe. None of us witnessed anything like it.
I have to say that since planting the tree. There was always a butterfly on a branch everyday throughout the summer months.
All those white butterflies during those first few months after my husbands passing, brought something good.
Again thank you..

donna giudici says January 26, 2016

my son Gregg passed nov6th 2015,one week after my other son and I were standing in my garage talking and here came a butterfly right at us. we both ducked down, my son said mom its to cold for butterflies. I said I know son, I believe that’s a sign from your brother,he has us both together to tell us hes alright.

Caterina says January 26, 2016

I lost my brother in 2014…. Subsequently I lost my 2 other siblings , they didn`t die, they just decided to stop talking to me… Long story… but It hurt, It hurt hard… It changed my life… I never Imagined life being this difficult, and my own familly abandoning me just like that after losing my little brother,they were so cruel to me ….

during those hard times, One day !!! my husband and daughter were leaving to house to go somewhere, and I was out the door watching them leave, saying by, and this big beautifull colorful butterfly flew right in front of me… I had never seen anything like that, I knew that it was either my little brother trying to tell me something or an angel…..

Annie says January 26, 2016

I will never forget my family’s experience with a butterfly for 2 weeks. When my dad oassed away 29 years ago, a butterfly stayed with us and was just on top of his coffin ( mourning days) when we have to go for the funeral the brown butterfly flew to my mum’s skirt and stayed with her until the funeral rites ended. When we got home it was in our house and stayed still on the curtain. That experience made me believe its my dad’s spirit all along with us as his death was unexpected.

Angel Raelyn Daniels says January 25, 2016

Yes Everyday I am seeing butterflies flying around out the backyard beautiful. And 2 days ago Early morning I saw an angel flying like colour of moon ( creamish)
On the driveway that I look out my bedroom window . Beautiful big guardian angel 🙂 I was happy to see it.
also there is feather in the mail box I was checking any mails and sudden saw a beautiful kookaburra feather is tail feather.
I received angel message. I ask God thankyou for lovely gift I received in the mail box 🙂
Love and Light Angel Raelyn Daniels.

Ros says January 25, 2016

Hi Melanie

I loved the article on the butterflies. When my Grandfather passed away 10 years ago I walked outside the morning of his death and a black and white butterfly landed on my shoulder. To this day I still have them landing on my balcony when I’m outside and I have alway said it was him. 3 years ago I started my own business in counselling and my logo is a butterfly due to the significance and connection I feel.

Russell Pierre Drolette says January 25, 2016

I am part native Canadian and guides French Canadian known as Metis and being a Gemini the Deer and Butterfly are my Spirit guides all people have them and this was a real shocker when you wrote this, There are so many Spirit guides and we all have them, I would pay for reading but being on disability with a small monthly income I just don’t have enough money left over after paying bills and being age 77 I just barely get by but thanks for the interesting information thanks RUSS

Kimmie says January 25, 2016

I was in the hospital, having attempted suicide, on Saturday. I was very out of it, of course, but I saw a black butterfly on the screen part of the curtain partition. Nobody else saw it, but I knew it was there. It stayed for hours, disappearing eventually while I was asleep.

I had a vision of my mom, deceased, where I was apparently (I don’t remember this part, but my visitors told me about this), where I apparently had converastion with her, stating she was standing right next to me.

I’m not sure if that was my mom, telling me to hold on and don’t let go, or if it was a bad omen!

Shann says December 30, 2015

I have recently fallen pregnant with my boyfriend if nearly a year. I had an abortion when i was 16 i am now 22 and deciding to go through with this pregnancy. But since ive found out i was pregnant ive been seeing butterflies every where to the point they will even come in to my yard where i have no garden and sit patiently on the ground. Its not just one type its all types of butterflies. What could this mean??

Imee says November 24, 2015

my brother saw this butterfly perch in our front window colored light brown and gold and this morning
my sister again saw the same butterfly near our main door. I tried to get that butterfly but it’s not moving
I just Pray and ask to give us peace of mind and all our request in our Prayers be granted. What is the meaning of these until now the butterfly is still there.

Joseph says November 23, 2015

Saw something highly unusual recently. I am waiting for my friend in his garage and it’s 0 degrees Celsius out. I saw a small white butterfly fly past me to the left but when I looked to see where it went, it was gone. Butterflies normally cannot survive in such cold conditions (let alone fly) so I have no doubt I saw something more.

Carl Jones says November 22, 2015

Hi Melanie,
I lost my dear Mum on January 13th 2013 and since then both me wife and I have seen one of her favourite birds (Robin) and many occasions, both separately and when we’ve been together in some obscure places and time of year, when you would least expect to see them, which we both feel this is a sign of her presence. I work in the Sahara desert in Algeria and have also seen Robins here. During my trip away this time I have been seeing a single butterfly whilst working in different locations, albeit only briefly but it has caught my eye each time. Do you think that the is a sign in any way of my Mum’s presence? If it is, would I be able to connect in some way or is this a sign of something?
Many thanks in advance for your assistance.
Carl (UK)

Donna Dearborn says November 9, 2015

Have had dragonfly’s in my backyard and they always flutter around me up close. Then one day while walking around the block I had two flying right next to me as if they were joining in on my walk. So amazing how close they were and I really thought they had a meaning.

Last week I had a butterfly flutter in front of me in the backyard. She was so beautiful and in my amazement she landed on the grass and it was like she was showing off her beauty to me. And she kept getting closer and closer to me and then allowed me to take pictures as she posed in different positions. She literally hung out with me for a good 10 min and would have stayed longer if I had the time. I thought to myself my grandma always believed in re-incarnation and would say she would come back to let me know she was still around. At that moment I said is that you Grandma and she fluttered her wings. Such an INCREDIBLE MOMENT!!!

I bet those dragonfly’s were both my mom and grandma letting me know they knew I had been thinking of them in the month of October when they both passed away.

Taylor says November 6, 2015

In late June my brother brought me a chrysalis from a butterfly garden. In early July it emerged and I set it free. It’s a particular type that is not too usual around here. Last night November 5, I walked outside and the same butterfly was on my front door. I took it in to keep it warm overnight and released it today. I know of symbolisms for butterflies but not for the same ones to return. Wonder what that means.

Cindy says November 4, 2015

I definitely believe butterlies are spiritual. When my family passes yellow butterlies always surround us at the burial site. And we are currently going thru touch times right now. A medium contacted me and said my past loved ones are with me. Well i moved to a new place and when i pulled up it had 4 butterlies on the tree. Fake ones. But thats the number of passed family. Thank you i loved reading your blog. God bless you!

Yvonne Giordano says October 13, 2015

My dear Mom was very ill for a long time, her last 4 months of her life was spent in the hospital. I stayed with her day and night, never wanting to leave her alone. Knowing she was not well and was going to die, during one of our conversations, I asked my Mom to give me a sign that she is still with me when she passed. I specifically asked her to make it be a yellow butterfly, yellow because it’s her favorite color. I did not share this conversation with anyone. We live in Northern Ontario Canada, It was mid October (not a typical time of year to see butterflies in our area), a cold and rainy day the day we buried my dear Mom, we were at the cemetery and getting ready to leave. My family got into our vehicle, as we started to drive off, my daughter who was in the back seat of our car, started getting excited, telling me ‘MOM, THERE IS A BUTTERFLY IN HERE!!” I stopped the vehicle, looked back, and a beautiful YELLOW butterfly was fluttering around inside our vehicle. I KNOW, this was a sign from my dear Mom. I BELIEVE!! <3

kelly says October 2, 2015

Great article thank you and also what I wanted to read 🙂 Lately I have been thinking lots about how I can become more spiritual (like I was a few years ago) and yesterday was amazing, butterflies were appearing. I had 2 dancing together in front of my car, and then out taking the dog for a walk another came so close it almost landed on my hand, then later in the day another crossed my path in front of my car. I noticed the butterflies straight away and felt it was a sign for me, either from my mum who is passed or a sign that my spiritual journey is beginning. Thank you for this article, I think I will be seeing a lot of butterflies from now on.

Katharina says September 30, 2015

I think I’m spiritually awakening, so for days I’ve been reading about the third eye and communicating with your higher self and spirit guides.
And just a few min. Ago I was reading about it again and out of no where I had an vibration like feeling but really really strong like butterflies at first I got super nervous and a little scared.
And suddenly the thought popped into my head that I just new this was a message so I googled it and I read a few pages and the feeling of the butterflies went almost away.
I couldn’t read anything of feeling butterflies but I’m sure it was my spirit guides sending me a message.
Does kinda feel like I’m going crazy though.

jane says September 27, 2015

I also lost my twin suddenly october 10,2014. Denise, maybe we could help each other because we understand the connection we shared. I am just as connected now as when she was in earthly plane. Im trying to learn how to be more tuned in to receive her messages. I know how you feel..Im so sorry. Every second I have such acute awareness of her physical being gone,with every breath I miss her. She loved butterflys and I too see them often since i lost her.

denise says September 24, 2015

I lost my twin sister suddenyly 1st September 2015 from a blood clot. Our family are devastated. Sibher death there has een a presence of a butterflyy. It f
fidst appeared hours after her death then appeareded at my window a few weeks later. I truly beleive it is my sister coming to us xx

danni says September 21, 2015

My son and I saw a butterfly flying in our garage just as it turned to night…I have heard this is an omen of death…is that true? it seemed to be frantically flying around the light…very odd

Justin says September 18, 2015

I swear every time I’m with my son. No matter his mother’s presence or not. A butterfly comes within inch or two of me and my son. Flying delicately to closeness or circle before floating away. Its been a lot ever since, well. Since our reuniting. Troubled childhood here. Deceased mother. Injured Soldier. A W E SOME father. My sons my life. As was my mother. I like to think, no. I’m absolutely convinced there’s a spiritual essence to this floating phenomena as of late. I have recently attended church gaining a deep rightful inaight with hard day deep, and content feeling concerning spiritualism. Not sure… But these floating warm flybys have been amazing with feeling at each occurance, often taking me to think of my mother. Often making me think of my will to be an AmAzInG daddy. Thank you for allowing me to share here in this forun ….
Justin Peles

Manisha Sharma says September 18, 2015

I have been seeing a lot of butterflies everywhere I go..and this article helps me understand why..

Reiny says September 2, 2015

Does anyone know what it means when you find a dead butterfly?
I’d really like to know!
Thank you!

Jeannie says August 27, 2015

I’ve been seeing many butterflies lately. Two weeks ago my co-worker and I were driving across a field and a yellow butterfly circled the car twice and then flew along my window. Shortly after, a brown one followed.

Also, back when i was 17 y.o., while volunteering at the polls, a big white butterfly rested on my right hand. It stayed with me for an hour! At that time I thought it was a message and a blessing in relation to my love for writing.

richard says August 27, 2015

My father passed away in April this year and it was the end of my full time caring for nearly two years , my mother passed away in 2008 and have no brothers or sisters to help at the time , even organising the funeral …. Yes it’s been stressful whilst my father was alive and a state of numbness that hes gone ….. I did become inward and missed my walks in the country to be with nature , thats what my father taught me that nature gives many answers to life and to repair the soul within .
It was only the last week that I felt a chance within me along with changing certain habits , I’m seeing life a lot more different now , a stronger sense of maturity , wisdom and calmness. Only today I decided to go on a walk , on this footpath a red admiral was just resting there , I was a few feet away but I felt a message come through , but didnt know what was the message …. It was only until I came home and reading on the net that a red admiral is a messenger of good change in your life .
Ive always been spiritually involved but in haven’t felt such a strong signal like today ….. A new horizon and a path of adventure 😉

Marilyn says August 17, 2015

i took my handbag from the wardrobe, which is where I put it the day before. So it had been in there all night. As I was walking down the stairs something dropped out, onto the stair in front of me. It was a couple of inches long and black in colour. I thought it was a bug, so put my bag on it and went to get my bugzooker. In case you’re not familiar it’s a humane way of catching bugs to release them outdoors. I caught it and still couldn’t quite make out what it was until I released it. It was a beautiful black and orange butterfly. I still don’t know how it had got inside my handbag.

Robert says August 10, 2015

My mother died of cancer in 1998 (17 years ago). Since that day, periodically I will see a butterfly and immediately think of her. I have never known why and always wondered about that. It just happened 5 minutes ago and I decided to Google the topic. I see several web sites talking about this. There has never been any doubt in my mind that something is causing this to happen beyond my control. Thanks for putting this out there. The feeling is most certainly positive and reassuring. I consider it to be a blessing.

Susan says August 4, 2015

Happy to find this site

kait says August 3, 2015

I was walking out out to my car the other day, and had a butterfly land on my finger. Looking back I’m not really sure why I lifted my arm, and had just my index finger extended. It was almost as if I subconsciously knew the butterfly was coming. It sat on my finger for just a moment, then flew off. I believe this was a reminder of everything I have overcome, and all of the changes to come in my life!

Mindi says August 2, 2015

On Monda