The symbolism of a dove is virtually universal. The dove is a
universal symbol of peace and innocence. Only you can determine what
the twice sightings mean in your life, however, I did find some clues
This page speaks to the heart of your question:
..."When we come across certain animals in our lives it can be an
indication that they are put in our path to give us messages from
Spirit about what it is that we need to focus on in our personal
healing at that moment in time. Below are some generalities about
different animals and what it means when we have contact with them..."
Below, under Dove, there is this text:
..."DOVE - reminds us how important peace is. The peace symbolized by
Dove is that of the deepest kind. It quiets our worried and troubled
thoughts, and allows us to find renewal in the silence of mind. In
such moments of stillness we are able to appreciate simple blessings.
It reminds us that no matter what is happening in our lives, there are
always new possibilities open to us..."
Here's some links:
..."The dove is a universal symbol of peace and innocence.
In ancient Greek myth it was a bird of Athene which represented the
renewal of life.
In the Bible it was a dove released from the Ark by Noah which
returned with an olive branch to show that the Biblical flood was
over. Ever since, the dove has symbolised deliverance and God's
According to legend the devil and witches can turn themselves into any
bird shape except the dove.
In ancient Japan the dove was sacred to Hackiman the god of war, but
it was a dove with a sword which announced the end to war..."
Ancient Dove Symbolism
Symbol of Peace and American Culture
Biblical References to Doves
Even though this was not a dream, you may gain insight by considering dream symbols
Dream Symbols - Doves
..."Doves have been the symbol for peace and love since the days of
the Bible and early Greece. Your dreams about doves can indicate that
you desire or treasure love.
How do the doves figure in your dream? Were they content doves, that
you saw creating a nest? Were they angry doves, being disturbed by a
cat? The way in which the doves were acting represents how you feel
about your love life and its hopes for the future..."
..." Doves are emblems of peace, love, consent, integration and
fulfilment. Doves also can represent creative works you have
undertaken, things you promised yourself or potential for happiness.
If you have a conflict or dispute with another person, a dove in your
dream heralds that both of you will come to an agreement. If you have
an inner conflict, a dove could represent the host of opportunities
open to you and that your creativeness is no longer blocked..."
I hope these links help you find the significance of your Dove sightings.
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