We love dogs. But do we really understand them? We love our dog, but do we really know them? are we fully present? are we really listening? How to decode unwanted behaviours? What is our dog trying to say? Does your own behaviour even makes sense to your dog? What is your dog trying to … Continue reading Why do we need to have animals around us?
I really thought that was the end of that. But clearly I was wrong. No signs, no evidence. Just shreds of paper. I could hear the unmistakable sounds... right above my head. One of the dogs could hear it too, even though she chose to ignore it. Maybe it’s the best way? Ignore it and … Continue reading Never really there.
On my workshops I often share with the attendees how much I like the Rudyard Kipling story, The Cat That Walked By Himself, from Oh So Stories. you can read it Here. This story is in a similar vein, but from Zimbabwe. It does encapsulate cats very well too... This is dedicated to all Women, … Continue reading A Cat Story…
I'm not sure if I will be able to put all this into words... I chose the images above as a way to convey hope, a love for nature and the small things in life. Our Time Here: Even though nature is in a crisis, and huge transformations and changes need to happen, Even … Continue reading Our Time Here…
Yesterday, I had a lovely time, teaching special yoga in a local disabled centre. We reflected on kindness and on bodhicitta - wishing good things for ourselves, the persons we love, those we don’t like, all the sentient beings around us: the animals - pets and wild - plants, the planet... Everyone! We all enjoyed … Continue reading An encounter with God
"I would ask you to remember only this one thing," said Badger. "The stories people tell have a way of taking care of them. If stories come to you, care for them. And learn to give them away where they are needed. Sometimes a person needs a story more than food to stay alive. That … Continue reading Badger Stories
Dear friends, I hope you are well and that you are enjoying Autumn wherever you are. I'm now getting ready for my next 6 day workshop which will start in exactly a week from now. My last workshop at Emerson College was in early June. It was the end of Spring, the days were longer … Continue reading What if people think I’m crazy?
Dear friends, First of all thank you. If you have ever attended any of my workshops, you may know how I like to stress out the importance of gratefulness. Gratitude is like magic. It is a beacon of light that can shine when we find ourselves in the dark. It's a key. It opens doors. … Continue reading Entre Chien et Loup
Birds are always in sync. They always arrive and leave at the right time. Seven years ago, my parents were driving in the French countryside, where they live. My dad noticed a black shape on the side of the road. As he got nearer, he found himself looking into the eyes of a fledgling crow who … Continue reading Corvidae
A few life times ago I made a vow. I vowed to dedicate my self to help animals. To alleviate their suffering and help them to be heard. I have tried a few things over the years. I waged a war against the world, but I realised that the war I was fighting against the outside world was also … Continue reading The Two Wolves