Right before the new year came upon us, a friend of mine proclaimed he was making no New Year’s resolutions. He had decided that over the years he seldom kept any of them up for any decent amount of time therefore there wasn’t much point making them.
"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 [...]
Recently a very close friend of mine had quite a traumatic experience. Something happened in his life that he believed to be entirely his fault and due to his lack of responsibility and short sightedness. The results were tragic. He is now devastated and does not know how he can go on without always being reminded of something that he feels he should have averted. This is a story that most of us can tell about moments in our own life. Most of us, if not all of us, have regretted an action, or a non-action, which resulted in a tragic outcome. Some have formidable ghosts haunting them when the tragedy is just too great to accept.