Each of us connected to the lives around us, like the butterfly that flaps its wings in Jamaica and creates a wind in Alaska.
For real? you ask. Researchers are testing subtle energies and linking them in surprising ways, like the identical twins separated at birth and living surprisingly similar lives across the country.
What is that raccoon figuring out as she claws her bulk down pine tree? Where the next meal is for her hungry twins, perhaps. She hisses at the human intruders as she tests each foothold, just to alert us that she ain’t playin’. She’s on a mission.
Sometimes I can divine answers to puzzling problems just by watching an ant weave its way across the sidewalk with a brother on its back. Or a violinist thread her way through a difficult Stravinsky piece. Somehow watching way open for another gives my problem the goose-up it needed, just a little shove into new possibility.