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Rescued elephant herds inexplicably gather to mourn South Africa’s “Elephant Whisperer”

A fantastic article replicated here and originally posted by Rob Kerby, Senior Editor on beliefnet

For 12 hours, two herds of wild South African elephants slowly made their way through the Zululand bush until they reached the house of late author Lawrence Anthony, the conservationist who had saved their lives.ellie

The formerly violent, rogue elephants, destined to be shot a few years ago as pests, had been rescued and rehabilitated by Anthony, who had grown up in the bush and was known as the “Elephant Whisperer.” For two days the herds loitered at Anthony’s rural compound on the vast Thula Thula game reserve – to say good-bye to the man they loved. But how did they know he had died March 7?

So, how after Anthony’s death, did the reserve’s elephants — grazing miles away in distant parts of the park — know?

“A good man died suddenly,” says Rabbi Leila Gal Berner, Ph.D., “and from miles and miles away, two herds of elephants, sensing that they had lost a beloved human friend, moved in a solemn, almost ‘funereal’ procession to make a call on the bereaved family at the deceased man’s home.”
“If there ever were a time, when we can truly sense the wondrous ‘interconnectedness of all beings,’ it is when we reflect on the elephants of Thula Thula. A man’s heart’s stops, and hundreds of elephants’ hearts are grieving. This man’s oh-so-abundantly loving heart offered healing to these elephants, and now, they came to pay loving homage to their friend.”

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06/06/2012 · 05:32

WHAT IS SOUL? A GOOD DEFINITION WHICH WILL HELP YOU WORK WITH YOUR SOUL

Over the years I have come to realise that Soul is an over-lighting field of intelligence. Soul is a stream of energy, a Life Force. And it’s unique to you, holding unlimited information and energy specific to your life. Soul has all the answers.

St Augustine said that ‘The Soul is the life whereby we are joined to the body.‘ However many people have an unconscious notion that the Soul is an invisible person floating around in the ethers somewhere. Problem with this thinking is that it construes on Soul the limits we experience as humans.

Since Soul is the unlimited part of ourselves, with access to much much more, it’s important to build the right mental images of Soul to start with. Thinking of Soul as an amazing and all informed field of intelligence, and as a never ending source of wonderful energy, is the way to go. In thinking this way you open yourself to a fabulous and empowering relationship with your Soul. And having the right relationship with your Soul makes all the difference in your life.

MY PRAYING PROJECT GETS UNEXPECTED RESULTS

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