This has been on my mind the last couple of days…
Ride out to meet them is one answer, but another ?
How does one break into the heart of those who only see one way, are so close-minded they want to block a young girl from school or kill cartoonists ?
Otter: Find some source of joy and capitalize on it. Everyone has at least one thing they love, enjoy or escape to in times of pain. Friendship for hate, play for anger and protection where there is fear.
Raven: Ahhh…the Trickster, the Mercurial messenger that sees many sides and uses them to their fullest potential. Corvids use tools, totem here, they are very intelligent and fly between worlds delivering messages.
Hugin and Munin (Thought and Memory/Mind) were the ravens that whispered into the ear of the Norse God Odin while he hung upside down from Yggdrasil, (The World Tree) for nine days and nights in order to gain shamanic insight.
Raven communicates deftly across cultures and space-time. Those with Mercury highly aspected exhibit the same qualities. Raven scavenges remains for sustenance, everything is noticed, used.
Touch and Taste: Physical connection, contact and also creation. Hands (Mercury rules hands and sensations) are capable of transferring huge amounts of energy from all chakra points via Reiki, massage – hands create craft, sculpt, sign and play music.
Touch is the least deceptive of all the senses as it is grounded in material earth. Babies sense everything as they learn their surroundings, crawling and tasting and touching everything. Raven here delivers sense of smell and taste or in my mind, Smiles.
This is the universally understood gesture across cultures and creatures.
From my copy of Nat’l Geo December 1994: Animals at Play. (see comments)
I have saved it all these years for this article alone.
Virgo rules small animals, Neptune, big ones.
ps. Apologies, a bit scattered 4K HS kids in my neck of the woods today !
And tomorrow…please keep this in mind if no posts appear.
Moon elf is busy elsewhere. Thank you
This is one of many stories covered in my Nat’l Geo.