Greetings of love and gratitude from
Three Injured Elephants knew where to
go for help—but how?
In Defense of Animals reports that in
Kenya last August, poachers tried to kill three bull elephants
with poison arrows.. IDA writes, “Amazingly, the three elephants knew
just where to go for safety and help. They made their way to the David
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, the most successful elephant and rhino orphan
Rescue and Rehab Center in the world.” Dame Daphne Sheldrick,
along with her late husband David, have successfully rehabilitated and
released many orphan elephants back into wild herds. But how did the
three injured elephants know to go there? They had never lived at
the orphanage. The only connection was that one of the three
bulls had mated with two lady elephants who had been rehabilitated and
released from the Center. And they are not the only ones seeking
help there. According to the Wildlife Trust, "All the injured
bulls come here when in need, knowing they will get the help and
treatment they need."
This week let us tell their story and
pray for all human hearts to become sanctuaries.
thanks for the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, the care they have given to so
many orphaned and injured elephants, and for the message they bring to
people and to animals. These elephants “knew” which people would
help and which ones would do harm. This is a mystery that, even
though we cannot understand it, we can be wonderfully inspired by
it. In our prayers and focused thoughts this week, let us SEE
this Divine Mystery taking place among all animals as they call out for
help and protection from the human beings who are exploiting and
killing them. And let us also SEE these very human beings hearing
the cries for help deep in their souls. They try not to hear the
cries, but the ripples of pain and suffering we are causing the animals
are becoming so much louder and harder to ignore. Human beings
and our animal relatives are connected in ways that cause us all to
feel, hear, and know each other’s pain and joy. Souls are
awakening; human hearts are opening to these cries for help. May all
human hearts become sanctuaries of love, compassion, and nonviolence
for all beings. We know this can happen, because love is the most
powerful force in the universe.
As always, with tears of gratitude, I send my thanks to each of you,
dear Prayer Circle members, for joining this circle of compassion and
shining the Light of Truth for all to see, so that one day soon, all
beings will live in peace together.
May compassion and love reign over all the earth for all beings
Thank you all for your devotion to truth, love, liberation and peace
for all beings.
With Love, peace, and gratitude from Judy Carman, and greetings from
Will, Madeleine, Tara and the Circle of Compassion team
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