Being in Right Relationship with Animals

Being Aware of Animals

Being Aware of Animals

How many times have you missed seeing animals that are right in front of you? You’re in a car with a friend who points out a murder of crows you didn’t see, or you’ve stepped on and squashed a bug you didn’t know was there. Right relationship starts with seeing what’s right under our noses…..

Activating the word 'change'

Activating the word 'change'

I’ve been having an argument with myself – have you ever done that? I keep arguing about what I *need* to do, and what I *want* to do. Unfortunately, this argument happens quite frequently in my life, so often that, as much as I hate to admit it, the argument feels quite familiar, like a comfortable…..

Being Complicit in the World of Animals

Being Complicit in the World of Animals

My, 2017 has been quite the year, hasn't it? Everything turned upside down - what used to be down is up, and what used to be up is down. I can no longer rely on what I used to be dependable…..

Showing Up For Animals

Showing Up For Animals

The other day a friend brought me home from an outing and we noticed a stray dog running through the backyards. The dog was wearing a collar and we tried to get the dog to come to us, but the dog just stayed what s/he considered a safe distance away from us and watched, then eventually turned and trotted away from us…..