May 20th 2019 In memory of our little fur baby Zali (our 13 year old shih-tzu) Last Saturday, Zali had her last walk on the beach, the weather was beautiful, and the sun was bright and warm. I took off my shoes and walked with her on the soft white sand, nice and slow,…
Albert Schweitzer was a venerable French-German writer, humanitarian, medical missionary, theologian, physician, organist and philosopher. He was the founder of Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Gabon. He is also renowned for being an organist and music scholar. “In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by…
Pet Blessing I bless all pets for the love and companionship they provide. Pets are amazing companions. They are loyal friends and the embodiment of the spirit of love—gentle yet protective. Pets stand by their human companions—without judgment, filled with unconditional love. I take this moment now to acknowledge the pets in my life both…
“All that Life asks is that you move through Life with a reverence for Life. Yet this reverence for Life must be displayed in all things. Even in the littlest things. Perhaps especially so. For instance, if you choose to consume animals, do you limit your purchases of flesh to cook to only those suppliers who…
Poor little pup
dumped at night
that’s enough to
cause some fright.
“Once we experience and feel this inter-dependence of all living beings, we will cease to hurt, humiliate, exploit and kill another.
Every dog must have a soul
Somewhere deep inside
The same Power formed the sparrow
That fashioned man – the King;
I wince to see dogs chained,
Or horses bit restrained;
Or men of feeble mind
In straight-jackets confined;
I live inside a cage, you see at Pet Store in the mall.
We sit all night in terror til the store opens next day.
A dolphin’s sonar penetrates a human body, making our skeletons, lungs and heart visible (dolphins are even able to hear an embryo’s heartbeat,
“Malagueña”, from Málaga) is a song by Cuban composer Ernesto Lecuona; written in 1928 it was originally the sixth movement of Lecuona’s Suite Andalucia, to which he added lyrics in Spanish.