by Raymond Johnston Jr. If you tuned in here today, there is a pretty good chance that you are looking for ideas to help you with your internet ... Well, I have good news and bad news. I always
by Raymond Johnston Jr.
If you tuned in here today, there is a pretty good chance that you are looking for ideas to help you with your internet marketing. Well, I have good news and bad news.
I always like to get the bad news out of the way first so here goes. The article that you are about to read pertains to life in general and is not targeted towards internet marketing. Those that have been with me for a while are probably not too surprised. I like to write and fortunately for me, this is my ezine, so I can write about anything I choose.
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I live in a cabin in the mountains of Washington. I live within a couple of miles of the United States-Canadian border. If I stepped out my door and yelled as loud as I could, I would be heard only by the animals.
The peace that surrounds me is continuously nurtured by the amazing things I get to see and do. A couple of nights ago, there was a couple of Whitetail Deer, a Doe and a Fawn, standing in a field in front of my house. I took my camera and went out to take a few pictures.
I started walking slowly towards the field. There is an old wooden fence that surrounds the field. After spending ten or fifteen minutes inching closer, I reached the fence. At this point, the Doe was about fifty feet away and the Fawn was off playing another fifty feet or so past mom.
A couple of minutes after I reached the fence, mom got a whiff of me and started stomping her feet and making huffing noises at me. She knew something was there but she wasn't sure what. She kept stomping and moving closer to me. She moved within about twenty feet of me and started bluffing as if she was going to charge me.
I took some very nice pictures and after watching her stomp and huff for a while, I moved to let her see what it was that she was trying to scare. She gave me an irritating glance, put her flag up and headed for the woods. They border the left side of the field where the deer were grazing.
As she disappeared into the woods, I turned and looked over where the fawn was playing. It was in it's own little world and I realized that it had no idea that mom was even gone.
Having the devious mind that I do, I decided to sneak around to the edge of the woods where Mom went in. I figured that the Fawn would eventually wander that direction. It was quite easy to get there without being seen as there was a knoll between the woods and the field where the Fawn was playing.
I got to the edge of the woods and could not see the Fawn anymore because of the knoll. I was just thinking of sitting down and making myself a little more comfortable when the Fawn came walking up over the knoll. It was headed straight towards me.
I stood there as the Fawn walked up to within about two feet of me and started sniffing my leg. The light was starting to fade and I had turned on the flash on my camera. I figured I would get one picture and the flash would scare the Fawn away.
I wanted to make it a good one, so I waited until the Fawn stopped sniffing my leg and looked up. It was only a couple of feet away and when I snapped the picture, the Fawn reached it's head towards the camera to check it out.
I was totally amazed. The Fawn stayed within four or five feet of me for five or ten minutes. I took ten or fifteen pictures while the Fawn just walked a circle around me. It found me to be quite the curious sort. I started thinking that it might be a friend of my sons. He has those same kind of thoughts.
I used up all of the film that I had and I started talking to the Fawn. This really sparked it's curiosity. It started jumping at me and so I jumped right back. It thought I was quite a playmate.
I felt like I was a part of something very special. This fawn had no fear of me, it's spirit knew nothing but peace. I felt the peace as well and as I stood there with the Fawn, I had a vision. I had a vision that everyone in the world came to visit me and my new found friend. I had a vision that the world found peace.
The Fawn and I come from worlds as different as any that we as people face, yet we found peace. May you the people, find peace as well.
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Raymond Johnston Jr is a semi retired advertising executive. He is a published poet and writer and is the editor and publisher of Money For Hire Ezine. You can contact Ray through his website at http://www.moneyforhire.com