By Bob Switzer, British Columbia, Canada
I live with my wife and Oakley, our Shar-Pei, on the edge of the wilderness in western Canada. Sightings of wild animals are quite common. For five years, I’ve hiked with Oakley every morning. We are used to seeing deer, marmots, eagles, and more. Bears are quite prevalent as well.
By Karen Nevis, Ecuador
I never imagined how my life in Ecuador would be when I left the United States five years ago with only four suitcases. Now I live in a remote, small pueblo in the Andes Mountains at five thousand feet altitude.
Have you ever wondered if people and animals can communicate with each other?
Will Goodwin’s story about his six-year-old daughter, Alexa, and an injured snowy egret illustrates Soul-to-Soul connections between people and animals do happen.
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.”
By Sri Harold Klemp
A young boy had four pet chickens. He was only seven and a very gentle-hearted Soul, so he was always looking for ways to make his chickens happy.
By Jonker Tomasoa, The Netherlands
Years ago, my wife and I paid a visit to a dear friend and her family in Kenya. It was our first time in that country. When my friend married four years earlier, I was her best man. Although we are not related, she called me Abang, which means brother in the Malay language.