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Dancing with a Wasp!

An Animal Soul Contract That I Did Not Expect

I don’t know about you but whenever a wasp comes into my space there is a moment of shear terror. My heart palpates, I start to breathe fast and I get this desire to scream and run away.

Now don’t get me wrong I love all wildlife but there is something very primal that happens to me when a wasp buzzes into my life!

I Have to Admit

I grew up with a father and mother that hated insects of any sort. I have memories of my father running around the house every spring and summer with a spray can full of toxic chemicals. Cursing under his breath and sometimes very loud about the wasps that set up housekeeping under his shutters.

However, let it be known that with my training in advanced pest control methods by a ranting parent I knew differently even then. My heart felt that by killing them off was not a great thing to do for the environment or for growing respectful spiritual energy with nature.

Yet . . .

With this great Spiritual wisdom that I innately had as a child I still carried with me a deep and primal instinct of fear, anxiety and a desire to flee whenever I hear, see or feel a wasp in my presence.

There is good news! Last Monday through my passion of dance my relationship with wasps changed.

I love to dance and I am a competitive International Latin dancer. This passion of mine is primary in my life and I work hard at it!

At Practice

The other day I was rushing off to practice in my local grammar school gym. It is a wonderful space full of kid art, sports accomplishments and all types of balls whimsically stuck in the rafters of the ceiling.

On my way to practice I was thinking about all the spiritual, emotional and physical work that I put into my dance. I was also thinking about how wonderful my work is and my commitment. I was downloading how dance and being a professional intuitive is very similar in nurturing my dreams and fulfilling my roles as an energy translator.

When I arrived at the school I immediately went into the gym. Set up my music, got my dance shoes on and began to warm up. I was in total bliss. I was calm, centered and ready to live and breathe my passion.

But Oh No!

I suddenly felt that all familiar breeze pass my cheek and then that unnerving hum in my ear. Fear was mounting because I knew what it was without even seeing it. And then…I saw the bronze colored insect out of the corner of my eye and at that moment I jumped and silently screamed. My primal response was to run but instead I tried to ignore it figuring once I began to dance it would leave me alone. Or I least hoped that would happen

The Story Gets Better

As I began to practice my cha-cha drills the wasp began to weave in and out of my arms, legs and around my head. It was creating a dance with me…not letting me forget that it was there. Even though it wasn’t trying to “attack” me it was way too close for my comfort range and I wanted it to go away.

Yet, something inside of me said, “STOP! Listen to what the wasp wants to show you.” I immediately went into energy and connected in with the wasp. I noticed right away that as soon as I did this wasp became very quiet and still. It stopped flying all over the place and just hoovered near my left hand just as it did when it initially introduced itself to me.

Then the strangest thing happened . . .

It started to fly towards the door on the opposite side of the room. It would fly towards it and then come back to me. The wasp did this a few times until I finally got that it knew how to get out of the room! Wow!

As I began to follow the wasp it created its own beautiful dance across the room to the door clear across the gym.  It didn’t zig-zag, dart or fly with vengeance instead it sailed creating soft and beautiful shapes across the room. I was intrigued.

When We Reached the Door it Stopped . . .

I opened it . . . it flew out! But wait the story get’s better…before the wasp flew away it stopped and turned around. It hovered at my eye level and there was a moment of connection of knowingness and a strong sense of mutual respect. Pretty cool!

When I closed the door I took a deep breath and then the intuitive download of information happened. The insight that all my fears, insecurities and perfectionism were no longer needed in my dance, life and profession. My wasp friend came at a very pivotal time in my dance and professional intuitive career.

The result of my Dancing with a Wasp 

Was a direct experience you all can have with the Animal Kingdom. They are here to share with you and show you that life can be different.

I would like to share with you the 5 things that my wasp friend taught me about upgrading my Soul Contracts with fear, perfectionism and self-doubt.

  1. Being a hard worker is just enough
  2. Perfection is not obtainable
  3. Dance and move throughout life without fear
  4. Be resourceful when it comes to revealing how to construct and nurture dreams
  5. Be confident in the way you do your life


Even though the wasp isn’t the most popular of insects it is a highly regarded symbol in many cultures. It is honored in its role to continue the life of many plants and flowers through pollination.

The Dance of the Wasp is about evolution, involvement, development and productivity. It is about upgrading one’s Soul Contracts in life. Choosing to dance rather than run can often shown us a new and exciting way to live our life in truth to our Soul Purpose.

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Melanie Snow is an author, animal communicator and medium. She weaves together positive magic, snarky forest faeries, and insightful animals with fun and eclectic humor. True life adventures and intuition are spun into her stories laced with unbridled imagination. She has been followed by wild wolves in minus sixty degrees and has frequent paranormal experiences. You can find her books on here. Contact Melanie to be your next podcast or event guest.