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Learning to Love Like Animals 

By Ali Sina 

Someone emailed me the following: 

"Love's Wings"

An article in National Geographic several years ago provided a penetrating picture of Love's Wings.

After a forest fire in Yellowstone National Park, forest rangers began their trek up a mountain to assess the inferno's damage. One ranger found a bird literally petrified in ashes, perched statuesquely on the ground at the base of a tree.

Somewhat sickened by the eerie sight, he approached to knock over the bird with a stick. When he gently struck it, three tiny chicks scurried from under their dead mother's wings.

The loving mother, keenly aware of impending disaster, had carried her offspring to the base of the tree and had gathered them under her wings, instinctively knowing that the toxic smoke would rise. She could have flown to safety but had refused to abandon her babies. Then the blaze had arrived and the heat had scorched her small body, the mother had remained steadfast.

Because she had been willing to die, those under the cover of her wings would live.

Perhaps this story can remind you of all those people that have, and do, love you.

And if your belief system includes a benevolent, loving Spiritual Lifeforce, perhaps you will remember the availability of that love as well.

 

As I read the above moving story, I thought to myself, how wonderful it would be if we humans learn to love from animals. 

What happened to us? Why some of us kill and rejoice over other people's sorrow? 

Palestinian woman celebrates

Why some of us are so filled with hate? 

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Why we let ourselves to be manipulated by a lie, divide the children of God into "us" and "them" and can't see that we are one people? 

What god is this that demands beheading, bombing and terror and rewards the most beastly deeds? What god is this that sent a war monger, a hate monger, a mass murderer, a lecher, a pedophile and an assassin as a messenger to us? Was he a good example to follow? What god is this that would burn humans sadistically for billions and trillions of eons, for eternity and make them drink boiling water? The very thought of that is sickening. How can we let ourselves to be fooled by this blatant lie invented by a psychopath? Even if such deity existed, would he deserve any respect? These are all satanic deed. Why worship the Satan? 

Let us learn to love from animals. No animal kills his own kind for an ideology. No animal harbors such intense hate that would commit suicide to kill the objects of his hate. Are we even less than animals? 

For how long we should continue with this insanity? For how long we want to keep our heads deep in the sand and pretend not to see, not to hear and not to understand? How many more people should die until you realize that Muhammad lied and wake up from your slumber?  

Thank you little bird for teaching us humans how to love. May you find joy in the paradise and fly happily over the tallest trees. If there is a paradise no one deserves to be there more than you.

 

 

 

 

 

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