Justifying Judgement or Choosing to Compassionately Face Fears?

The Cherokee Wolf Legend invites us to ask: Which Wolf Are We Feeding? “The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.” – Gandhi 🎙NOTE: This can be listened to as an audio recording here.🎙 Hello, Friends! Happy mid-March!  What are you up to this weekend?  I hope you’re up to …

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Amazing Arachnids

Teach them a spider does not spin a web. Spiders spin meaning. Cut one strand and the web holds. Cut many, the web falls. With the web's fall, so too falls the spider. Break the web. Break the spider. So breaks the circle of life. - Frederic M. Perrin Spiders. They either invoke reverence or …

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Covert Cougars!

March 2018 Hello, gorgeous! I am speaking to both you and that cougar 😉 I hope you are enjoying life, while remembering to give yourself as much unconditional love as your furry, finned, scaled, and feathered companion give to you.  In my last post I went waaaaay up into the heart, so today I am going …

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What Animals Do When They Think No One is Watching

“It is a happy talent to know how to play.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson   In our family we make a point to be playful and silly as much as we can. We laugh a lot. And we make time to play.  I am also a huge advocate of using play when teaching kids and …

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The Deadly Dangers of Lilies

Easter is almost here!  Right now flowers seem to be everywhere I look.  I want to bring them all home, but I have to resist. Few of my readers know that I am a huge plant lover.  It gives me so much pleasure to grow all kinds of things from seeds. Lilies and orchids are my …

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Save The Paw!

The question is not, "Can they reason?" nor, "Can they talk?" but "Can they suffer?” ― Jeremy Bentham, The Principles of Morals and Legislation Have you had an experience that changed the way you once viewed something? Have you ever known in your gut that something you were watching unfold or helping with seemed ”so right” …

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Oh My Word! Baby Birds!

Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures. - His Holiness The Dalai Lama We recently moved into a new home. As with most moves, there are circumstances that you cannot …

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Dog Science Worth Sharing!

Studying animal personality can tell us more about both animals AND humans. ~ Sam Gosling Science is about critical thinking not facts - Prescott Breeden I love getting things for free, and I love convenience, but when fun and enlightening education is added to the mix, I am a very happy woman!  I haven't written …

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