by Cindy Hayen This blog post is written by guest blogger Cindy Hayen. Cindy is also a psychotherapist practicing in the Greater Toronto Area. Thanks, Cindy, for a great article! *** Think of all the ways that dogs live as part of our lives. Our first thought might be the various dogs we have had [...]
The last of the Great Siberian Husky Clan has died this week. Bobo was put to peaceful sleep on Thursday, September 15, almost a year to the day that his dear mother, Neli, died. I miss him terribly, just as I had missed his mother…but maybe more. Bobo is the last of a string of dogs [...]
This is a huge topic and I will only touch on it here. What is truly exciting about it is that even scientific studies have shown prayer to be effective. I say “even scientific studies” because I am not a real fan of trying to prove the existence of God, or of soul, or spirit, or [...]
The other day I began research on a new book I am writing tentatively titled “Divine Mediocrity: Being Happy With the Life You’ve Got.” I was intrigued by an Internet article I read about spiritual bypass, and had contrasted that reading experience with a recent re-look at the infamous little film “The Secret.” I was a [...]
"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened. " —Anatole France I lost one of my beloved dogs this weekend. Her name was Neli (short for Cyberia’s Nelidova), she was a red Siberian Husky, she was 11 years old, and she was my sweetheart. She and her son, Bobo, have been [...]
Have you ever reached for something so difficult to grasp you nearly fell over or felt like you would snap from stretching so hard? It is easy to become blinded by our desire for something. Not just material things, but things like relationships, success, and happiness.
I am curious. What do you think of this video? Mind you, it IS an advertisement for this fellow's new book, so bear that in mind. But what do you think of what he is basically saying here? I have an awful lot to say about this, and in upcoming posts I will. Take the crop [...]
History has taught us that the Biblical Moses was a very wise man. Few of us, however, may be familiar with another wise fellow named Khidr. Moses met Khidr very long ago and asked to be a student of this venerable master. Khidr agreed and the two of them set out on a journey of sorts [...]