Animal Personality: Lion Masai

Guarding our temples, adorning our flags, decorating our coins and capturing our hearts, the lion is beyond doubt the world’s most iconic species. On almost every continent, and in thousands of cultures, the lion can be found demonstrating man’s fascination with this magnificent beast. Despite the lions’ symbolic importance throughout the ages, today they are suffering from a silent extinction…

I asked the Zebra, are you black with white stripes? Or white with black stripes? And the zebra asked me: Are you good with bad habits? Or are you bad with good habits? Are you noisy with quiet times? Or are you quiet with noisy times? Are you happy with some sad days? Or are you sad with some happy days? Are you neat with some sloppy ways? Or are you sloppy with some neat ways? And on and on and on and on and on and on he went. I’ll never ask a zebra about stripes...again (Shel Silverstein) There is no more fun loving, yet tempermental animal on the plain than the zebra :o)!

African souls: XVI

I asked the Zebra, are you black with white stripes? Or white with black stripes? And the zebra asked me: Are you good with bad habits? Or are you bad with good habits? Are you noisy with quiet times? Or are you quiet with noisy times? Are you happy with some sad days? Or are you sad with some happy…

World Elephant Day – August 12th, 2014 I have spent hours and hours watching elephants, and come to understand what emotional creatures they are…it’s not just a species facing extinction, it’s massive individual suffering. (Dr. Jane Goodall) Every 15 minutes an elephant is killed for its precious ivory! In the time that you are just reading this post and taking a short break from your day another elephant is brutally killed again for its ivory. Please visit http://worldelephantday.org/ Every day is actually Elephant day and they need us now more than ever!

African souls: X

World Elephant Day – August 12th, 2014 I have spent hours and hours watching elephants, and come to understand what emotional creatures they are…it’s not just a species facing extinction, it’s massive individual suffering (Dr. Jane Goodall).

The greatest fear in the world is of the opinions of others. And the moment you are unafraid of the crowd you are no longer a sheep, you become a lion. A great roar arises in your heart, the roar of freedom (Osho).

African souls: V

The greatest fear in the world is of the opinions of others. And the moment you are unafraid of the crowd you are no longer a sheep, you become a lion. A great roar arises in your heart, the roar of freedom (Osho).

I can watch elephants for hours at a time. There is mystery behind that gray masked visage - power and force, delicate and mighty, awesome and enchanted; for me the commander of silence.

African souls: IV

I can watch elephants for hours at a time. There is mystery behind that gray masked visage – power and force, delicate and mighty, awesome and enchanted; for me the commander of silence.