Deer Fly teaches lesson of development in all areas. It's the journey not the destinations that are important here. She helps ground oneself in nature by helping contemplate the earth, ground and mud. There is balance of emotions and the spiritual along with physical and mental. She will assist the merging of those qualities. She will teach timing of when to attack along with the power and strength of words and actions. Her truthfulness may sting and bite but they are truths nonetheless. Females may need to be more assertive while males may need to be less assertive thus balancing robust vitality with gentleness. Deer Fly's pupal stage has a strong backbone so she can teach strength and fortitude with independence and courage. She indicates an ebb and flow of life cycles; feelings, emotions, relationships, physical, emotional and mental health. Meditating on black and white stripes will aid in balancing the energies needed and lend another viewpoint for learning. Deer Fly can show how groups of 4-5 people will aid in your journey. She shows an attraction to movement and what is hidden, emphasis on the esoteric, dreams and the subconscious realms. The time period of Deer Fly's lessons shows up in stages. 1st major stage occurs within 5-9 days. The 2nd major stage spans the next 2-3 weeks. When happens in this latter stage can have long lasting effects for up to three years. Deer Fly's medicine will demonstrate adaptability while layers of the self are uncovered for much new and exciting potential. She shows that change is coming.