In the continuity of Praying Mantis the little ones have returned.  Every year now, for over 10 years, I have witnessed the many tiny mantis on my fence in the back yard. This tells me that Big Mama mantis laid her egg sac successfully last Autumn . Her death is renewed. For me the praying mantis represents the process life, death and rebirth. A continues process of being.  This is my connection to life and nature. I apply this to all aspects of myself and the world around me.