There is no doubt about it, crows and ravens are magical.  People have watched crows for hundreds of years, believing that seeing them fly in circular patterns is a metaphor for the cyclical nature of life.  People often count crows as omens using songs or rhyme:

One for sorrow

Two for mirth

Three for a wedding

Four for a birth

Five for rich

And six for poor

Seven for a witch I can tell you no more.

It is believed that crows are harbingers of death, probably because they are carrion eaters who feast on the carcasses of dead animals.  Ravens are often believed to be the companions of gods, associated with The Morrighan (goddess of war and fate) who often appears as a crow herself.  They are also associated with Odin as Huginn and Muninn, a pair of crows that circle the world and bring information back to Odin.   In Kemeticism, Amun, the Egyptian god of creation and wind, was sometimes depicted as a man with the head of a crow. He symbolizes the unseen and mysterious.

Crows are everywhere.  They see everything.  Watch for them and see what they see. It will open your magical eyes!

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