It is safe for you to be "big hearted" and warmly affectionate.-Lion
He is bringing a message of prudence to us. In other words, this big cat asks us to not overdo in certain areas of our lives. Rather, keep an even mind and an overall balance in our life activities. This big cat is the ultimate protector of hearth and home. Listen to the actions of this big beast for he will show you if it is time to relax and de-stress your mind, body and spirit. He is also about timing or your personal power. Perhaps it’s time to increase your community responsibilities and organize cooperation among your peers. He also aids you in recognizing and understanding your own noble and regal attitudes.
You are fiercely independent, confident and in control which is balanced by a quiet demeanor. You are also a creative and influential force and have the internal power to make positive (or negative) changes in your life and the lives of others around them. Most people with this totem are very loyal, and will defend friend and family honor to the death.
You will overcome some of your emotional difficulties.It is also telling you that you are more powerful than you think and that you have a lot of influence over others. It could also mean that you need to exercise some restraint in your own personal and social life. Alternatively, a big cat like this represents your need for control over others. You have to be in charge.
To dream that you are attacked by this big cat suggests that a force may be driving you to self-destruction. You need to overcome these challenges and obstacles.
To see a black lion in your dream represents a negative force. You or someone else is using their position of power to do harm.