Never kill a ladybug because doing so will bring bad luck.
If a lady bug lands on you it is good luck. Count the spots. The number of spots is the number of months you’ll have good luck.
The stronger the color red is on the ladybug, the better your luck will be.
If a ladybug lands on your hand, you get to make a wish. The number of spots equals the number of months (or years) before your wish comes true.
If a ladybug/ladybird crawls over an unwed woman’s hand, she will be married within a year.
The ladybug was a favorite to the Virgin Mary and has been associated with the mother of Jesus for centuries. The seven spots on ladybugs represent the Seven Sorrows of Mary; others say they represent the Seven Joys of Mary.