Thoughts While Creating
The symbol of the bluebird as the harbinger of happiness is found in many cultures and dates back thousands of years.
Chinese Mythology - One of the oldest examples of the bluebird myth is found on the oracle bone inscriptions of the Hsang dynasty (1766-1122BC). A blue or green bird was the messenger bird of Xi Wangmu (the Queen Mother of the West) who began life as a fearsome goddess and immortal.
Native American Folklore - According to the Cochiti tribe the firstborn sun of Sun was name Bluebird. The Navajo identify the mountain bluebird as a spirit in animal form. Associated with the rising sun.
European Symbology - In Russian fairy tales, the bluebird is a symbol of hope.
Ralph Waldo Emerson – May Day 1867
The world rolls around, mistrust if not,
Befalls again what once befell;
All things return, both sphere and mote,
And I shall hear my bluebird’s note,
And dream the dream of Autumn dell.