Category Archives: Animal assisted therapy

abultions

the ritual washing gentle private that we humans rush thru, embarrassed to care for our sacred bodies in a holy way, the cat does slowly in public yoga, for all to see. baptize yourself daily.      

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Clatter

i heard the sound of paws hitting the counter top… and the snuffling laps that followed. Shit, i thought, i forgot to put the pan in the sink – too hurried to wash it right away… . all dog training … Continue reading

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empty/full

She sat alone in the empty room, her suitcase full. . all perspective lost … was she moving in or leaving? … Would she like to pet a dog? Yes! Finally, she thought, a question i can answer.

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EASY

all the holy ones talk about a life of simplicity. and thus we monks train daily for it. simplicity  – that much discussed and misunderstood holy poverty… which is in turn the state of non-attachment …… . in training the … Continue reading

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crawl

sometimes reaching is reaching out not up.

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a small sermon

love saves the world. . in the darkest night, on the brightest day – when all feels lost, when all is won, when all is joy, when all is grief, yes, even then, love. it is a commandment. it is … Continue reading

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just a moment

patience looks differently than it feels. patients also often look differently than they feel. it is important to listen with patience to patients.

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