"Today four ravens were flying around making their distinctive calls with no obvious intent other than the sheer enjoyment of flying and displaying their mastery of the air." -Garden Bird Behavior Blog   Today, I witnessed exactly this. It was so beautiful, I had to pull off...

Why forgiveness is for you (the forgiver) more than it is for them (the forgiven). This is a hard concept for many. I've heard countless times, "I can't forgive them - they don't deserve it," "They did the unforgivable," "How and why would you forgive...

Last night, around 9:00pm, I took my beloved Kiska out for a walk. As soon as I stepped outside, I was mesmerized by the sight of the moon.   It was already quite high in the sky boldly casting light amidst the darkness - emerging through a...

I am grateful for the static stillness that comes with a storm. Last night I went outside to walk my pup and everything was so still - so quiet. A break in the storm. Yet, I could feel the magnitude in the presence of being....

Overstimulation. When this happens with our favorite feline, they can easily go from sweet loving kneading purrs to a full blown scratch attack complete with hisses and hair standing on end. When this happens with a baby or small child, they can go from sweet and...