Their World of Gratitude

2016 Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Hello.  I hope this finds you and yours doing very …

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The Never Ending (Moving) Story

“When efforts that are wisely executed, the situation and condition don't affect the performance.” ― A.Patel We have arrived in California!  Finally.  1.1 humans, 3.0 felines, 0.1 canine, 0.0.8 plants, and 0.0.2 vehicles  made it safely from the east coast to the west coast!  It only took us a MONTH to move out of our …

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Ben and Denali – Companionship That Transcends Time

When someone you love walks through the door, even if it happens five times a day, you should go totally insane with joy. I came across something today that moved me to tears within minutes. I am a sensitive woman, but few things move me to tears that easily.  This did. Maybe it's because I …

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A Thousand Winds That Blow (Wordless Wednesday)

Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there; I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow, I am the sun on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning's hush I am the swift uplifting …

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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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Don’t Wait. It may be too late.

 Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.― Voltaire Two of our friends died suddenly and tragically on Mother’s Day.  It has been a shock to everyone who knew them.  They left behind countless friends and family, and their beloved rescued canine companion. We are all mourning …

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How Much Does Your Dog Love You?

We’ve always known our dogs are good for us, but here’s a biological explanation for it beyond the fact that they make us feel good. - Patricia McConnell, Ph.D. How much do you love your dog? Does your dog love you just as much? We don’t have kids.  We have a dog.  And we love our dog. …

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Every Day Is the 14th!

pets, soul mates, love, unconditional love, animal love, animals who love, animals we love, love never dies, what pets and animals teach us, soulful sunday, souls, eternal love, valentine's day, every day's the 14th