posted on May, 9 2010 @ 02:27 AM
Hello ATS. I wanted to share an experience I had recently.
As you might know, I like to go mediate outside at nightime and stargaze. Well last night was cloudy and I almost decided to postpone meditation,
then I decided that I could still have a very positive session if I just focused on the ground instead of the sky.
So I sit down on my favorite hill, and relax. There were bushes to the left of me, and I was relatively close to them. I felt eyes on me coming from
the bushes, but I decided to stay calm. All of a sudden, I see something emerge from the bushes! I could not identify it as it was very very dark
outside since the clouds blocked the moonlight. I kept a close eye on this creature and tried to focus on what it was. It walked into a sliver of
light coming through the thick foliage of trees from a streetlight, and I identified it as a racoon!
At this point, I was relieved it wasn't some evil demon, but I was still apprehensive since I know racoons get a somewhat bad rap. Well I decided to
give it a chance. I sat very still, and observed it as it scavenged around in the dark, and it used its paws to dig. After a while, the racoon came
closer and closer to me, and decided I was no threat. So there we were, two creatures of the night, co-existing in harmony. It was a very powerful
moment for me and I felt extremely connected to nature. I felt connected to the racoon, and I felt like I picked up some of its characteristics. I
found myself acting like an animal, keeping very aware of my surroundings and using my senses to their fullest abilities. It was a really cool
experience, and I was living the moment. Super awesome.
I also have other stories of getting along with animals and communicating with them, but I want to hear some of your stories first.