“Be that pike, be that falcon, be that oak,” Merlin encouraged young King Arthur. This is how Peter Tompkins starts his book, “The Secret Life of Nature”: remembering what he learned from his schoolmaster as a boy. I want to take inspiration from the same quote in order to reflect upon the need and the duty that we have, at this stage of our evolution on planet Earth, of embracing a non-anthropocentric point of view. What does it mean? Why is this important? “It's one step from spilling animal blood to spilling human…Read more
Will we be able to see a bear – a grizzly perhaps – at least through the lens of looking glasses? That’s all we were hoping for, as we couldn’t imagine what was going to happen. But let’s start from the beginning. Years ago, my husband and I decided to treat ourselves to a special vacation; we’ve always wanted to go to British Columbia, Canada, to experience –even if only for a few weeks- the wilderness of North America. The beauty and the force of nature on the Canadian West coast compelled us…Read more
“Who am I?” This is the ever-lasting question that people have been asking since the beginning of time. Who could say that they have never wondered who they are, despite religion, philosophic thoughts, education, or social position? It’s hard to avoid the question, especially when we’re trained to understand the world exclusively through our 5 senses, which oftentimes are manipulated by our desires. As much as we try to avoid the question and hold it back, it keeps coming back haunting us. Maybe it is worth give it a shot, and listen to…Read more
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Have you ever wondered what was really going on beneath the surface of what your animal did?Me too!By writing about the insights I’ve gleaned from talking with animals, I want to share the amazing messages of inspiration, hope and empowerment.You too can begin to understand the reasons beyond what happened on the surface, so that you will feel more connected with nature and everything that exists on this planet to enjoy a more harmonious life, full of love, compassion and understanding. Join me!