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Are our animals always “in the now”?

Are our animals always “in the now”?

Is it true that our animals are always in the now? I’ve heard that statement often, but I don’t think it tells the whole story. They show us how to be in the now When people say this, they express how our animal companions are there to teach us humans to be “in the...

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Top 5 Silly Animal Songs

Top 5 Silly Animal Songs

Let's enjoy a few silly animal songs! Many of these come from my childhood, so maybe they're new to you. I hope you listen anyway! Because one of these songs might make you grin in spite of yourself. Or laugh out loud! Let’s start the Silly Animal Songs Countdown! #...

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Tibor the rescue dog

Tibor the rescue dog

Tibor, our rescue dog, has been with us for a year now.* I found his picture on the Alexandria Welfare League website and instantly knew he was the one. Even though he was less than two years old, he came to us with broken teeth, physical scars and fear aggression....

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A sign from beyond

A sign from beyond

In a recent session, my client Kat shared about the unexpected loss of her English Bulldog, Ozzy. But this wasn’t the focus of her session; she wanted to focus on her other pup, Buttercup, who was still on the planet. Still, Kat had to tell me about how Ozzy let her...

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Is Ego the Enemy?

Is Ego the Enemy?

Is ego our enemy? Do we need to shut down our ego to live our best life? Maybe our ego is like food We need food to sustain our physical bodies. Food (taste) is one of the perks of being in this physical life. And eating together provides companionship. Yet many of us...

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Charlie and Hepatitis C

Charlie and Hepatitis C

I'm Maribeth's husband, Charlie. I contracted Hepatitis C from an unsanitary vaccination aboard a Navy ship many years ago. It was not diagnosed until after I retired, about eight years ago. (Note: Charlie’s story was originally posted in 2012.) Hepatitis C affects...

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They don’t need a job to feel valued

They don’t need a job to feel valued

Sometimes our animals need a job to feel valued. Read my blog, Everyone needs a job! Stella's job herding cats helped her feel valued For instance, my dog Stella, who had some herding DNA in her, loved to herd our cats up the stairs. She felt valued. The cats didn’t...

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Not the perfect animal guardian? Me neither!

Not the perfect animal guardian? Me neither!

I would like you to think I’m a perfect animal guardian, since I’m an animal communicator. Sadly, that’s not true. Getting Pee Wee as a gift Back in the late 70s, I was stationed at the Naval Communication Station in Ponce, Puerto Rico. The Chaplain gave me a “sato*,”...

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Funny Animal Stories

Funny Animal Stories

Who doesn’t like funny animal stories that remind us how special our animals are? Here are three stories for you. The first two come from my book Peace in Passing: Comfort for Loving Humans During Animal Transitions. My friend and UConnect animal communication program...

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