All seems so silly to me now that I was afraid to cross over the threshold. But alas… I am glad I did. I walked through the gateway into a nest of swans. Strange to me that I would have such a feeling. The swan represents so much to me. Among other things the swan is very protective and strong. Beautiful the swan is… but with great strength in its wings. And they know how to use them…not only for protection, but for wrapping around with love. I found this at the Center… swans that spread their wings around me. Very encouraging .