Hedgehog: Compassion for Defensiveness

Don’t take it personally, if my quills puff up in defense of myself. For heaven's sakes, I’m a hedgehog. It’s my nature to be gruff and prickly. I’ve got to protect this darn soft, silly center. Though I may lack a certain warmth and graciousness, I come with a good instinct for self-preservation. Love me for who I am, and I’ve got your blind side covered for life.


  1. Awesome! I love this little guy. And you have really hit the truth in that symbol as always. How do you do that? Do you research them? Or is it something you just instinctively know? That is my favorite part about your charms... the stories inside them.

    Thanks for inspiring me!

    Enjoy the day!

  2. Yay! Somebody got it :) This little gem was thoroughly researched and meditated on for about 3 months with the help of my mother and a neat little book I bought...which shall be revealed in a future post. Gosh, wouldn't it be great if I trusted my instincts enough to figure all this out without a book? Well, then I'd probably put the librarians out of a job!

    Glad it spoke to you and my words made sense. Thanks for hearing them, Erin!


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