grace was lying down and when she went to get up James told her …nono there's no need to get up and she soon went from 1 back to 0zero in deep sleep…..humans are always judging animals and people, well animals are also always judging people and also associate shapes, smells and things as either good or bad , untrustworthy or cause of pain…. bring ourselves into our state of presence before entering or approaching an animal teaches/informs the animal that the human shape doesn't always indicate a reason for anxiety or fear…… needing to look at the full story around Grace and Bella in order to access the whole story of them being like two peas in a pod and depencence on each other for survival….always go at the animals pace and don't overpush with my own impatience……its important to know when to stroke her after her invitation and then to sop and become present again while she turns away from James who stays present until Bella turns her head back agin toward James who then responds with more stroking…..it takes compassion to not want to keep giving them strokes because we humans think it's what we want to do regardless of the fact that by pushing too far really sets Bella's trust backwards un necessarily, slow and steady wins the compassion… Bella is so sensitive to male touching that she is also a great teacher for showing us what true compassion looks like….stop working it while it all feels comfortable with baby steps where Bella feels comfotable, relaxed and knowing that she has achieved something…Grace was an example of what we don't see or take for granted that an animal is or isn't holding onto and in this case Grace seems really exhausted from her care of Bella and she was able to release the trauma of doing t…

You do not have access to this note.