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May 22, 2023

"We are one huge universe speaking and listening to itself." --

The Most Tender Gaze I Have Ever Beheld

"As I was facing into the slope and digging, I became aware of a presence behind me. I quickly looked over my left shoulder and saw a deer quietly standing about 4 feet behind me. Knowing it was hunting season, I ignored the deer not wanting to familiarize it to people and make it easier to hunt and kill. I continued working for another ten minutes but kept feeling the presence of the deer. I finally looked over my shoulder again and found the deer in the same spot as before. This time it occurred to me that possibly the deer might be hurt. I turned around and sat on the slope facing the deer. The deer was perpendicular to me so I had a good view of it. It was a female, a doe, fully grown but still young maybe about 3 to 5 years old..." Read on for a real-life story of profound connection and insight by Catherine Carney-Feldman .


Take a few minutes each day to listen to the "huge universe speaking." To read more by Carney-Feldman, and to learn about her vibrant life and work, visit her website Shamrock Acres. More ...