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Pet Therapy

Were it only to learn benevolence to humankind, we should be merciful to other creatures. ~ Plutarch I take our dog, Furphy, everywhere I go.  He is a little Lhasa apso and gets all the hellos and greetings when we … Continue reading

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Teachers

When the student is ready, the teacher appears. ~ Taoist Saying The Sufi poet Rumi said, “Criticism polishes my mirror.” He taught me that everyone is my teacher.  If you are trying to be a better human being, then look … Continue reading

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God’s Lifelines

“To mark a friend’s remains these stones arise; I never knew but one, and here he lies.” ~ Lord Byron The above quote is inscribed on a monument erected to Lord Byron’s dog, Boatswain.  The epitaph describes the one whose … Continue reading

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