A Heart In the Wild

A Journey of Self-Discovery with Animals of the Wilderness

In the non-human realms, we see the reflected values of nurture, of devotion, of fierce parenting and protection of the young at all costs. We see, too, the value of a good community or pack, a safe home site, of living in the moment, and of play. Where in our culture do you hear about the need for play? You don't, despite its incredible healing powers. Animals can teach us how to play, and they can teach us a lot more.

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