It’s helped me remember that times come and go in life, including those creative peaks and valleys.
Animals always help fulfill some need or purpose in our lives. What intangibles they give to us and that we give to them, is a bit of a mystery.
He always seems to know when I take my shoes and socks off- hearing the telltale swishing sounds from across the house- and comes rushing in to find me.
Smaller, independent and more portable, cats always seemed much easier to collect along the way. And there was always another one needing a home.
Maybe it was the nurse in me, too, I realized. That even though I was facing a stressful and difficult moment, I could put aside my own worries and fears to try and help someone else through theirs.
While I was there Jon sat me down for a photoshoot. It was a beautiful day, and though I don’t really enjoy having my picture taken, I knew better than to argue…
Meditating quietly in the shadow of all the struggles I’ve gone through this year with my kitten Clark, has been his rather saintly brother, Louis. He’s become a calm port in a sea of storms, the yang to Clark’s yin. He’s grown into a daily fixture of home and hearth, as pets are, reminding […]
Animals are amazing teachers. Whatever our thoughts, fears, hangups, demons are, they will magnify them. Push us to acknowledge our problems and (hopefully) let them go. Most of the time whether we are aware of the challenge or not. When I was younger I was often very angry. I couldn’t have […]