Image of a magnificent horse. Animals As Teachers

Animals As Teachers

 

Animals come into our lives to teach us something about ourselves. The types of animals we choose to adopt and take care of are reflective of our selves and the lessons we need to learn. In actuality, the animal often chooses us, rather than we choosing it.

 

There are short-term connections as well as long-term commitments, as in the case of many wild animal encounters. The short-term lessons are more immediate and may relate to this particular time in your life, rather than an ongoing teaching.

 

Often the animal teachers move on as the lesson is completed with them, but sometimes the connection is so strong that their energy lingers or comes back in another form.

 

Whatever the case may be, it is important to be aware of those moments that the animal honors you with its presence. All it asks of you in return is acceptance and unconditional love. Acknowledging its presence with gratitude is a tribute that shows respect for the time any animal has spent with you.  Read more