Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The Lynx: Wild Wanderer

It is said that the lynx, the beautiful wild cat of the vast northern boreal forest, may wander its entire life, never retracing its steps.

I find this example from nature to be a wonderful model of impermanence. Love is the ultimate wanderer, ever new yet always at home in the land that sustains it.

Let your mind be transported to the silent snowy lands of the lynx, and consider that our own spirits have a similar nature. Think of the marvels that the lynx eyes every day in its quiet refuge. What great natural wisdom it contains within...