The symbolism of water has a universal undertone of purity and fertility. It is often seen as the source of life itself as we see evidence in countless creation myths. Water can also be considered an aspect of wisdom stemming from the concept that water takes on the form in which it is held and moves in the path of least resistance. This speaks of a higher wisdom we may all aspire to. Water symbolism is often said refer to the Soul, our creativity and our emotions.