How often have you been in a situation where you think the plant is getting enough water because that’s the amount of water Google says the plant should be getting. Or you dig your new garden in a certain location because that seems the logical place to dig. Or you go ahead and saddle your horse even though she is laying back her ears and nipping at you as you tighten the cinch….
I recently took a big step out of my comfort zone - entering a Facebook Live 15 Day Challenged hosted by Tai Goodwin-Kastens. While I love audio and podcasting, I have never felt comfortable with video. I know it has to do with makeup and hair and the perfect setting…..
On this episode, guest Nicholas Haney joins us in talking about the ethics of animistic hunting. Nick has worn a lot of hats over the years. In addition to being a writer, and an author; he is also a blacksmith, a hunter, and a student of anthropology. He has been a hunter for almost fifteen years, and has six novels published to date.
I find it only natural that animals relay their requests and needs, desires and wants to us. When we accept this connection, we are becoming more in sync with the Circle of Life and becoming more at one with all that is around us. In other words, we are beginning to develop an animistic relationship with those whom we share this physical reality……
I’ve had a lot on my mind lately, the wheels have been turning, I’ve been down some rabbit holes trying to sort things out and see how all the puzzle pieces fit together. The enigma is all about connecting with sentient non-human beings and how to be in right relationship with the human and non-human…..
One thing I’ve observed about life as an animal communicator: it’s not all about animal communication. I am learning that once you are open to communicating with the animals, other sentient beings want to get in on the band wagon and start communicating. After all, they’ve found someone with a listening ear, so why not? So,
I was outside clearing off my car, minding my own business (famous last words!) when I heard the flamboyant cawing of Crow. I looked up just in time to see Crow flying over my head singing his Crow song, very much enjoying himself and his day. The picture I saw looked exactly like the picture at the top if this post.