Spirituality

Inspiration

Where do you find it?  The inspiration to write, to create, to change your life; where do you find your inspiration?  Do you find it in your meditation?  A walk through nature?  A song on the radio?   We all get those thoughts, or feelings that enter our brains and whisper softly, seductively:  Do this! … Continue reading Inspiration

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Teach Your Dog English

  Because speaking dog is hard on the voice Your dog is going to have to learn English, or Spanish, or German, or…you get the idea.  Training your dog involves teaching her a wide spectrum of behaviors.  There will be some behaviors you’ll expect her to do all the time, without being told; for example,… Continue reading Teach Your Dog English

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I Won’t See You Tomorrow

Because I won't be online.  You may not be aware of this, but there are currently two bills in Congress; PIPA in the House, and SOPA in the Senate, which severely curtail freedom of speech.  Even if you've never been involved in politics you may want to pay attention to this one. Rather than repeat… Continue reading I Won’t See You Tomorrow

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Versatile Blogger Award!

Prudence McLeod kindly bestowed this award on me.  Thank you Prudence!  You really should check out her blog, she’s a prolific writer, a dog trainer and a Reiki Master-Teacher.  Novan Witch is on my Kindle, next on my reading list, waiting for me to finish Atlantis. The Versatile Blogger Award has a few requirements.  You… Continue reading Versatile Blogger Award!

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Reiki On

What Is Reiki? For the last several years I’ve been studying this fascinating practice.  You can find a lot of information about Reiki on the Web; how it originated, developed and spread.  Plenty of people will offer to make you a Reiki practitioner through online courses.  You can even find local Reiki practitioners and practice… Continue reading Reiki On

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Animal Communication In Animal Training

Do I have to be psychic? Animal training is animal communication.  I have known gifted psychic animal communicators; I’ve even experienced it myself.  If that is one of your skills and you use it with your animals, rock on!  But, even if being psychic just isn’t for you, if you want to train your dog,… Continue reading Animal Communication In Animal Training

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Share That Blogger Love

So many blogs!  How do you know which ones to read? Developing this blog has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my writing career.  Through Kristen Lamb’s online class, Blogging to Develop Your Brand my online presence has skyrocketed.  Our class was 100 strong, a vital and diverse group and it has truly… Continue reading Share That Blogger Love

Spirituality

Spirits Are Everywhere

Really There are spirits all around you.  Your own Guides, your loved ones who have already passed (human and animal by the way) want to be near you and look in on you.  My first dog, a big, shaggy black beast is always near me; he has quite clearly told me he would very much… Continue reading Spirits Are Everywhere

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Developing Your Dog Training Skills

Timing is everything My husband, the bass player and professional musician, tells me I have no rhythm and can’t sing.  It’s true.  Until I met him I had no idea what a ‘count’ was for in music, and frankly it still kinda baffles me.  And, sadly, I really love karaoke!  Those cheesy 70’s and 80’s… Continue reading Developing Your Dog Training Skills

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Happy New Year!

  Welcome to 2012!  We’ve survived another lap around the sun! This time of year brings out the best and the worst in people; we had people getting stabbed over shoes, and lay-away gifts paid off in full by generous strangers.  Some stress out because they can’t find the perfect gift (an elusive creature), or… Continue reading Happy New Year!