From My Window
From my window at
Street, I can catch a view of the .
It reminds me of the Assiniboine River Ganges River in . The Ganges has meant so much to so many
people over millennia: a place to bathe,
a place for sacrifice, a place to clean, a place to meditate, a place to meet,
also has borne significance to the indigenous First Nations peoples and
Europeans. It was once a highway for
canoes. It was also a source of water
for wildlife and humans. It was a travel
route for trade, and also a place for battle in some circumstances. It is a natural wonder.
, Doug and I watched
a bald eagle swoop down to attempt to catch a prairie dog (ground
squirrel). Despite his high speed and
power of wings, he could not succeed.
The squirrel retreated to his hole.
The eagle will endeavor again, I’m sure.
This is not something you see every day.
You see these daring forces of nature occur because you are outside and
you are walking. For many people who are
house or office-bound, walking or moving through the wind, under the now budded
trees, is a bold step. Assiniboine
I had mentioned earlier on to Visvambar, my host, “Why not open a window? Bring in some prana (force of energy) into your apartment. Invite the outdoors to your indoors.”
May the Source be with you!