The Hummingbird


A couple of years ago in early summer 2019 I saw a shaman. I had never done that before, but felt drawn to do so. I felt that I needed more insight into the etheric and to clear out energy to make way for new growth, to grow into my true self. At the end of the session, she told me that initially, she thought she saw hummingbirds flying around me. She said she later realized that there were hummingbirds, and there were also faeries. That the Fae were there to remind me to laugh, to not take myself and life too seriously. After this encounter, I became fascinated with all things hummingbird and faeries.


A few months later that same year, we took a trip to Duluth, Minnesota with friends. While there, on our last day, we visited a shop that creates hand blown glass. They had these beautiful blown glass hummingbirds, and I absolutely had to have one. I found the perfect beautiful sky-blue winged hummingbird with a crimson face, golden yellow beak, and a forest green tail. She had to have a home with me and to be near me daily.


I took my newly purchased hummingbird, carefully wrapped in her paper, and brought her home. After she made it home safely, I had to put her up right away. We didn't have any cle