Saturday, March 13, 2010

Six Word Saturday # 6

Helping others
can make

I saved this little Hummer from the jaws of a cat. After warming it up and checking the wounds, it sat in my hand for a short while, gazed up at me as if to say thank you and then it flew away.
I watched it for a while knowing who it was by the rumpled feathers. It came to me twice more, inches away each time. I know it understood what I did.
I'll never forget this moment.

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  1. Wow goosebumps here.......
    You see the hummingbird is special to you and you to the hummingbird!
    What a special story!
    These events must make you realize you came with a special purpose on this earth for animals (and for many of us;))


  2. The pain of life, once again cured by love ... (sigh)

  3. Oh wow, that's amazing, you are truly God's little helper who nutures the animals, clearly that is one lucky bird that appreciated you!!!! I love, love, love your illustration yesterday with the blue fish (1 fish, 2 fish, 3 fish, blue fish!...Suessical!) Thank you so much for leaving me suck kind comments.....who knew anyone was noticing Dudley's catty comments??? Thx! :)

  4. What a lovely story, Lo.... you do have the "magic" touch...and perhaps our dear Renee had a hand in it too.

    I believe all creatures are connected and I am sure that little "Hummer" returned to say "thank you" for saving him/her.

    What a lovely way to begin the weekend - thank you for sharing!

    ♥ Robin (from San Francisco) ♥

  5. Hummers are the most engaging birds. You were as lucky as it was to meet.

  6. A really amazing story and a great photo... it's good to hear positive things sometimes, makes a change from all the negative news we hear every day!

  7. OMIGOSH, I just love this encounter!
    I believe in miracles, you bet!
    I too, am thinking Renee,,in the very least knowing she'd love this story.
    Enjoyed visiting here,,love your art work, and enjoy reading your comments out and about.You have quite a talent,,,I'll be back.

  8. Beautiful Lolo what a precious moment....

    That is what makes live rich,

  9. how sweet that you could help her out. glad she appreciated it. ;-))

  10. What a magical rare treat...I think you have friends in really high places...that is so serendipitous and so Renee-esque! Chill bumps here too!

  11. Oh my goodness. How wonderful that you were able to share this story. I love your blog.

  12. What an amazing story! I've never seen a hummingbird sit still for even two seconds and to be in your hand??? that is like a sign from somewhere - but yes...I agree with the others - you are so special to the animals and they recognize it.

    LOVE the mudguppies!!

  13. That's such a heartwarming story! I'm so glad you had a camera to hand too! Delightful!

  14. Hi there!
    Just a note from me
    I have tried to email you but I can't use my normal account from here
    And Gmail is soooooo slow on Ronalds computer.Can receive mail but sending is a slow process
    Feeling much better and waiting for a flight here..... They didn't call me yesterday so now I have the whole day until 6 then I will be standsby again till 12.

    Keep you posted!

    have a nice day!!!!


  15. i am sot at all surprised, you are so amazing with those caring hands of yours, and this little bird will 'remember' you for the rest of his albeit short life. hugs to you wonderful woman

  16. and you saved me too....

    i like and agree with marianne's assessment of your grand purpose in the grand room of life.

    this is as good a time as any to tell you how jubilant and grateful i am to call you friend.

    not to mention you laugh at most of my jokes.

    plus, i love you.

  17. Hi Lo!!
    I have put the info you asked in a message on your facebook page.(not on your wall;))
    I can't mail from gmail....only read e-mails.
    Love and hugs!

  18. That's really awesome...they had a show on humming birds and how territorial they are...they set up a stuffed one and a male hummingbird attacked it, piercing it with it's beak over 200 times before it finally fell of the perch...I was kind of shocked ...

  19. What a beautiful creature and a beautiful experience, thanks for sharing :-)

  20. Oh my, that is too wonderful! Another reason my cat Lucy doesn't go outside!
    Thanks for your visit. I graduated from BHS in 83. I always believed I move back and live there..but..My husband is actually on a job interview in Groton CT. this week. We may be moving and I am sick at heart...after 20 years up north you just grow deep roots.
    I have seen and love your work, I have never sold any of mine. They never seem done. :)

  21. WOW! hummingbirds are fearless what condition was the cat in?

  22. What a beautiful experience. I'm so glad you were able to come to the little bird's aid.

    Thanks for playing 6WS!

  23. hi dear
    I will fly to panama tomorrow and stay there till Monday!
    In Panama I will have my own laptop again. Will mail you there!


  24. What a beautiful and inspiring story, and blessings for both of you, thanks for sharing Lolo!