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In wolf magick there are four main types of wolves these are the black wolf, the white wolf, the gray wolf, and the brown wolf. These four wolves have different metaphysical properties that can help with your magical practice, if you take the time to invoke them in specific situations. The energy of these four wolves will come to you, and will be able to permeate your magick with their energies allowing your magic to be increasingly charged and strengthened with the power of wolf energy. If you wish to work with wolf energy in your practice, it would be a very useful idea to learn how to use these different subsections of the wolf’s energy.
The White Wolf:
The white wolf is the wolf that brings the energies of balance, emotion, harmony, peace, and clarity. This wolf is good to call upon when you need to cleanse areas, walk between worlds, or find peace within yourself. This wolf energy allows you to be calm and collected within life, so that you can find your path, and where it leads you. The white wolf has the energy of water, because of its calm like healing energy. It also has feminine, and yin energy. The wolf can teach you pathfinding, ways on how to connect with your higher self, and how to connect with the spirit world. This wolf will help you find your higher spiritual self, and will help lead you down your path.
The Brown Wolf:
The brown wolf is the wolf that brings the energies of healing, focus, stability, growth, and grounding. This energy is also includes the red wolf, and the golden wolf, and encompasses all wolves in that color spectrum. This type of wolf is very earth-based, and brings with them the energies of the element of the earth. It also has feminine, and yin energy. This wolf is good to call upon when you need to connect with your nature, and inner being. It teaches you ways that you can survive in, and to connect with the wilderness, and all aspects of nature. This wolf will help you experience the world, and to grow.
The Grey Wolf:
The grey wolf is the wolf that brings the energies of connection, communication, knowledge, thought, understanding, and travel. The gray wolf is connected with the energy of air, and it also has masculine, and yang energy. The energy of the gray wolf can be called on in situations where there needs to be better communication, when traveling, during acts of thinking, or when trying to connect with something. The gray wolf teaches lessons of knowledge, reason, logic, and philosophy. It teaches you how to communicate with other entities in order to portray your experiences, and to gain their knowledge. This wolf will help you learn knowledge, and be able to communicate that knowledge to others.
The Black Wolf:
The black wolf is the wolf that brings the energies of the physical world, passion, courage, strength, purification. The black wolf is connected to the element of fire for the intense energy that it holds, and the passionate way it expresses that energy. It also has masculine, and yang energy. The black wolf teaches lessons of physicality, shadow work, protection, and offense. The black wolf will help you defend yourself against your enemies, and even yourself, so that you can stay strong, and inspired.