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Messages:» Help others on their paths » Display elegance » Live wisely » Represent the light
Stark whiteness, accented with black wing tips. Grace and elegance of large creatures that wing their way across the skies. Almost extinct, brought back through major breeding efforts that included leading them on migration routes using ultra-light craft.
But what message do they send, in addition to resilience? Young whoopers, raised in captivity to ensure success, are released in small groups near adult wild cranes. The young cranes learn their migration route by following these older cranes south in the fall.
We have the opportunity to serve as role models, to help others find their way, as we wander through this play called life. Our guidance can be gentle and subtle, understanding that our way might not be ideal for another. But for those who wish to follow our path, we can guide with light and wisdom.
Have you mentored another? Would you do it again?