Animal Blessing Day 2012

I want to share this beautiful practice with you and your furry friend.

Animals love to hear you say thank you. Whisper in their ears, tell them their best qualities, ask a blessing for them for all they do in your life. 

Blessing your animal doesn’t have to be connected with any religion, even though there are many organized celebrations this week. Just take a moment, open your heart, and be with your animal.  Include the animals with you in body and the ones in spirit.  Let them know how much you love them with a special blessing.

you can use the one below   Continue reading

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The Physical Loss of Your Animal (an excerpt)

The physical loss may seem the hardest part. Who else in your life lets you touch them any time you want? Who else smells so good even when their fur is wet? Who else is so soft? Who else comes to meet you or gives up their spot on the couch for you, if you ask? In some ways we rely even more on the physical aspect with our animals because we don’t have the same verbal connection we rely with other humans. But it’s also because they have a direct affect on us physically. It has to do with the heart. Read more