THE BUTTERFLY WHISPERER
One of the most incredible aspects of the process of metamorphosis, is that it doesn’t just change the outward appearance, it changes the entire experience of ‘life’. The natural world is full of examples of highly advanced life forms which do not have to walk through the shadow of the valley of death, to be reborn. Many advanced life forms are born out of a mould, they die in the same body they were born with.
One of the most obvious questions to arise from this observation is, what is the primary purpose for creating a life form that has to die in order to alter it’s experience of life?. Why not just create butterflies, which can give birth to more butterflies, and bypass the Caterpillars monotonous existence entirely......
The ripples of light, came and went, likes waves crashing on a beach. The finest ballet dancers could not move as pleasingly, or, as gracefully, as the hairs on the Caterpillars back.
The Caterpillar never questioned anything, until it no longer felt comfortable inside its own skin. At the point just before death, a burst of energy begins the miraculous process of metamorphosis. The mindless consumer that once gorged succulent leaves all day long, shudders to a timely halt. Death has come, and there is no way to resist.
Inside the rigid walls of the cocoon, the dissolution of the former self is taking place. Soon, all that will be left is liquid. When the former self has completely dissolved, a new creature can be created. A new DNA template will arrange the amino acids in a completely different order, to create a totally different creature. The caterpillar does not simply grow wings, it dies completely, to the point where nothing is left. At the point where nothing remains, the process of transformation, can begin. Out of the viscous liquid a new creature will emerge, one that can experience the sensation of flight.
There is a point in the process of metamorphosis, where neither the Caterpillar, nor, butterfly, can be said to exist. This state of nothingness, is the 'still' point, between life, and death. If the death of the Caterpillar was final, there would be no finale. This supernatural process, reveals ancient secrets about how to transform our experience of 'life'. The example llustrates that 'life', is a transformational process, that really has no end. Everything transforms into something else, and nothing is ever lost.
The butterfly could not exist without the Caterpillar, yet they are made from exactly the same ingredients. When you recognise that ALL life is made from the same ingredients, you can begin to realise that the transformational power does not exist in the form of anything, it exists in the particles, that create form.
Nature invites the observer to see, that form is but a temporary expression of life. The butterfly illustrates that the energy which creates life, never dies. The butterfly proves that there is life after death. If so much creative potential exists in a crawling worm, then how much greater must our potential be.
What we do after we emerge, becomes our legacy.
ADVICE AND TIPS
My advice to beginners is this; don't set out to become a butterfly whisperer to try and impress people, do it because you genuinely love Butterflies. You will get much better results.
If you want to try your hand at Butterfly Whispering, here is some advice that may help you duplicate what you see in the videos. It takes time to develop any new ability, so don’t be discouraged if you don’t get instant results, keep on going, and eventually you will get there.
When you spend time with Butterflies you will discover they all have different characters and qualities. One of the primary ones, is that they are very territorial. Even when a Butterfly is happily resting on my hand, they will leave, the moment another Butterfly enters their ‘territorial space’. They have very acute senses and can fly incredibly fast, as well as turn at high speed. The chase sequences will give you some idea of their mastery of flight.
THINGS TO AVOID
Butterflies are incredibly sensitive to smells, so avoid perfumes, artificial creams, or, lotions, on the hands. No Sunscreen, Bug spray, hand sanitiser or anything artificial, they will sense it and simply not come near. The more natural you are, the easier Butterfly Whispering will be for you. Butterflies like their own ’space’; they don’t mind being alone, so, don’t try and force interactions, allow them to flow as naturally as possible. Adopt the pace of Nature, her secret, is patience. Butterflies have acute sensory abilities, They will spook easily so learn to move slowly and avoid jerking movements. Be fluid like water.
Butterflies are truly incredible, and fascinating creatures. I hope these videos inspire you to try your hand at Butterfly Whispering so that you can discover the same Magic, I did. People who have watched my videos, ask if I use anything to attract the Butterflies, the asnwer is No. I do not use any form of bribery, or coercion. The Butterflies come, because they want to come, and I thoroughly enjoy it when they do. I don't think it's possible to teach people what I do, because there is no method. It's simply a natural connection and attraction.
Throughout history, Butterflies have been used as reminders of the transformational power of the natural world. Albert Einstein said that "when you look deeply into nature, you will understand everything better". This is very true.
There are many things which go through a transformational stage during their lifetime, including us. We call it going through a mid life crisis, but really, it's a mid life Chrysalis.
The moment of truth comes, when the Butterfly has to trust it's own wings for the very first time. Even though it has never experienced flight before this moment, when the time comes, the Butterfly will fly, like it has flown it's entire life. The ability to fly isn't learned, the knowledge comes pre-installed with the wings. Wings cannot be learned, they have to be earned.