The Strange Pull of Love
“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. ”
According to the Medicine Cards, a popular deck based on animal meanings and stories from indigenous cultures, the gentle deer represents compassion. Although many seem to think they’re unremarkable compared with less common and exotic animals I’ve always been pulled toward these quiet, gentle creatures. I stood awed taking in their quiet elegance on this golden afternoon in the Bosque del Apache.
Photo Credits: Sellenium Deer by Susan J. Preston, Santa Fe, NM © 2020, all rights reserved
Technical: Fuji XT-3 | XF1100-400
If granted the solace to settle into the quote paired with this image, what questions would be knocking on your door right now?
A doe stands quietly in field of dried sunflowers in the Bosque del Apache…
We of the Floating World live only for the moment, giving all our time to the pleasures of cherry blossoms and snow and maple leaves…