Symbolizes creative and destructive strength of the divine. It indicates a potent flux of energy that could be beneficial if linked to water, or devastating if it strikes someone in its path. The image of lightning is associated with that of the storm, the violent force of rain and wind that parallely destroy, impregnate, and purify. It manifests a difficult and turbulent moment that overcomes the calm. It is possible that you have been surprised by the circumstances. On the other hand, lightning can destroy, but it can also show its great brilliance and illumination. In this case, it could represent the ideas and inspiration that you have. Also, lightning suggests that that forces that control your life will be under your control. Even in the most ancient mythological stories gods of thunder and lightning appeared. It is believed that their origin is the divinities of the neolithic man. Like many other prominent symbols from archaic myths, lightning possesses sexual connotations. When lightning fills the sky, it represents Mother Earth being impregnated by the gods of the sky.