It is once again Mother’s Day. A day that for many is one for celebration and for others a day of grief. There is such a duality to Mother’s Day for many. It is a day of love and companionship for many mothers and their children and/or adult-children. It is a day mixed with both [...]
Pets hold out much wisdom for us if we are open to it. They have such kind, unassuming and gentle ways of comforting us when we hurt, making us laugh, keeping us such unconditionally loving company.
The relationships that we have with our pets are teachers of sacred lessons. We share an intimacy with our pets that is harder and harder to find and share with people.
Pets, and yes, even cats, are loyal. My cat, while sometimes aloof, and adept at making what they want to happen only when they want it and that type of thing have a way also of just being so close when you most need them to be. Dogs are so compassionate. Dogs empathize.
Life is not an easy journey. Life gifts us with sunny days and stormy times. How we react to the things that life sends our way and to the choices that we’ve made is what explains the difference between finding shelter or finding storms. If you seek the shelter of storms it may be the [...]