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Lion (baby) cubs - inspire mercy and gentleness. Lion (grown) - inspire strength, courage Lions - pride, nobility, cunning, courage, just laws, fairness, the sun, images can protect sacred ground.

The lion is a common charge in heraldry. It traditionally symbolizes bravery, valour, strength, and royalty, since traditionally, it is regarded as the king of beasts. The symbolic meaning of lions, as one might imagine, primarily deals with strength. Other than a symbol for strength, other attributes of the lion are:
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Courage Power Royalty Dignity Authority Dominion Justice Wisdom Ferocity

eagle

Symbolic Eagle Meaning - a few attributes and keywords: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Opportunity Protection Guardianship Masculinity Dominance Control Freedom Community Command Action Authority Skill Focus

Determination • • • • • • Vision Power Liberation Inspiration Ruler Judgment

The eagle was a symbol born by men of action, occupied with high and weighty affairs. It was given to those of lofty spirit, ingenuity, speed in comprehension, and discrimination in matters of ambiguity. The wings signify protection, and the gripping talons symbolize ruin to evildoers. Eagle - courage, spirit, bravery, strength

griffin The griffin (griffon or gryphon (see below)) is a legendary creature with the body of a lion and the head and often wings of an eagle. As the lion was traditionally considered the king of the beasts and the eagle was the king of the birds, the griffin was thought to be an especially powerful and majestic creature. Griffins are normally known for guarding treasure.[1] In antiquity it was a symbol of divine power and a guardian of the divine

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