Moments Like These

“Snow falling soundlessly in the middle of the night will always fill my heart with sweet clarity”- Novala Takemoto I hope you are enjoying a most relaxing weekend.  We sure are.  This morning I awoke to discover a soft fluttering of snow falling outside our house.  Considering the extreme lack of snow we have had in …

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Rethinking Success

"Permanent success - real success - is found within YOU.  It's restoring Who You Are; not something you have to achieve out in the world" - Patrick Darling‏ 2015 SUCCESS.What is "success" to you?I invite you to really think about this. What does it look like?  What does it feel like?  How do you recognize it …

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Living In Gratitude

For those of you that are new to my blog, welcome! I am grateful for you!  In sharing my gratitude, I wanted to share an older post from last year that I thought you might enjoy.  Many thanks for being here with us, Blessings to you and yours!

The Landfill Dogs

“The dog’s agenda is simple, fathomable, overt: I want. “I want to go out, come in, eat something, lie here, play with that, kiss you. There are no ulterior motives with a dog, no mind games, no second-guessing, no complicated negotiations or bargains, and no guilt trips or grudges if a request is denied.”  ― Caroline …

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World Animal Day is for anyone who loves animals A cow’s “moo” has a different accent depending on what region they originate from.  Goats have accents just like we do.  Bats always turn left when they fly out of a cave.  Zebras are actually white with black stripes.  Flamingos can only eat when their heads …

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" The stars you see at night are the unblinking eyes of sleeping elephants, who sleep with one eye open to best keep watch over us. " ~ Gregory Colbert For more information about Gregory Colbert’s work, please visit here.

Widen Our Circle of Compassion to Embrace All Living Creatures

Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty. ~Albert Einstein

Release Your Fears To See Beauty Everywhere

Every time we label an animal, become fearful, or assume something about it, we take away from what really is there.  If we choose to see them for who they really are, then we can fully experience the gift of every animal. Learn more about this photographer and his amazing adventures here.