Animals in Nature

Ants Go to Church?

Ants Go to Church?

By Hugh D. Fraser, Nevada

I am a member of the ECK clergy and was leading an ECK Light and Sound Service, an Eckankar event for the community. During the service I told a brief story about how I had noticed a small, lively, happy black ant crawling across the page of an ECK book I was reading from at home. At that time I smiled and thought to myself, “There are over a trillion plus ants in the world, and this ant—in front of me—is probably the only one exposed to the writings of ECK.”

Magnificent Mountain Elks and a Spiritual Exercise

Magnificent Mountain Elks and a Spiritual Exercise

By Gardiner L. Tucker, Jr., Colorado

For six weeks during the fall, my wife, Marcie, and I were house-sitting in Estes Park, Colorado, for her university professor. I was excited to live there, because it is surrounded by mountains with wildlife everywhere. I’ve always loved animals and felt a strong connection to both domestic pets and animals in nature.>/p>