Deer's Wisdom: Gentleness in word, thought/touch, Ability to listen, Grace/appreciation for balance, Understanding what necessary for survival, Power of gratitude/giving, sacrifice for higher good, Connection to the woodland goddess, Alternative paths to goal. unconditional love. Only love, both for ourselves and for others, can dissolve the barriers, which prevent us from realising wholeness. Goddess with Deer was Flidais; true companion of the heart. Guide when all seem chaotic/illusionary.