Cardinals are monogamous birds whose relationships with their spouses are harmonious, romantic and musical. The male and female sing duets, calling similar songs to each other. The Cardinal is also a territorial bird and is aggressively defensive.
The Cardinal is a symbol of spiritual connection and the higher self. Because they represent souls freed from the earth their messages apply to the higher intellectual and spiritual aspects of relationships rather than the practical grounded aspects.
Love is an ethereal concept in many ways and in the greater picture, whether you are a romantic or not, the vibration of love is at a higher frequency which is why we use words like “harmonious” to talk about the relationship between two people. The Cardinal’s love is confident, protective, harmonious, monogamous and lively and is telling you to express your love with passion and vigor.
Harmony is referring to the song of our unified vibrations. Monogamy is the ultimate expression of the two vibrating in harmony. When there has been a betrayal or a break in monogamy the song is interrupted by the vibration of another. The Cardinal understands this instinctually and will defend this harmony with vigorous ferocity.
If you are Single…
If a cardinal crosses your path or attracts your attention, and you’re single, a romantic relationship might be in your near future.
Alternately, the Cardinal may be telling you to cultivate greater confidence in the area of romance to attract a mate.
If you are Attached…
If you’re already attached, you and your partner may revitalise or renew the romance in your relationship. You can revive the relationship by learning from the Cardinal and remembering the connection and harmony of your earlier courtship. Go on a date, make time for romance, and rediscover your partner.
Remember that the Cardinal also represents confidence and it could be that you or your partner are suffering from an overabundance of ego or lack of confidence. This can
If you or your partner have been unfaithful, the Cardinal is a reminder of the disharmony of infidelity. It may be that the love in your relationship has fallen out of sync and you are being called to either defend or revive this relationship.
Whether Single or Attached…
The Cardinal can be a sign that you are in need of some self-love. take the advice above and apply it to yourself. Rediscover your self-love or find ways to help build your confidence overcome your ego. The Cardinal is harmonious, monogamous, and lively, meditate on these aspects of yourself.