Are We All
By Allen and Linda
Networking is an esteemed practice in business. Get to
know the right people who might know even better people. Animals have a
different way of networking. They connect with humans and each other in ways
you might not recognize if you’re only tuned into mental channels. How
connected is all life? Do we live in a cosmic network that recognizes each
transition, each entry and passing?
Bee Hortonthinks so. She lives in a small village in Ecuador. Bee is involved in
reforestation and spends much of her time planting pine and avocado trees on
land that has been depleted and eroded due to excessive tree-cutting. wrote to
us about a calf’s miraculous birth.
\“On a day Ihad anticipated for a long time, I watched my cow Kaula give birth to a
beautiful calf. I guided the infant to his first breakfast on his mother’s tit.
After the birth, I left the milk bucket and ran to our house. I could hardly
wait to announce the good news with a radio call to the rest of the family.
They, too, were exuberant to hear about Kaula’s baby.
returned to Kaula and opened the gate to her coral, I began to hear a sound
that I can only describe as heavenly. I listened, transfixed, to what seemed
like thousands of bees roaring in a swarm. I looked up to the sky and around
the farm but saw nothing. As I crossed the coral, the sound continued full and
beautiful. It sent me soaring into an almost mystical trance.
reached Kaula, I admired her calf, so strong and content. Then I stopped to
fill my bucket with fresh milk. The sound continued to bring incredible joy and
peace to my heart. I wondered if Kaula could hear it too, since together we’d
experienced the miracle of her giving birth. I took the bucket of milk and
crossed the coral once again. As I closed the gate, the miraculous sound faded
that God, the Creator, treasures all creation. The birth of an animal is a
joyous and sacred moment. Hearing this welcoming spiritual sound reminded me
that each animal comes into this world offering gifts of love and