Getting Gifts from Birds

One of the most popular stories on the BBC Website today is about a girl from Seattle who feeds crows in her garden and receives gifts from them in return.

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Generosity of Spirit

Generosity of Spirit shows itself in many ways, but so often it goes unnoticed. True generosity of spirit seeks no recognition, however, and it is at its best when unforced – a natural and constant state of being.

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The Loss of a Pet: Grief and Love

I have been reminded of how much the loss of our pets can bring grief and pain a number of times this week, and several times this year through the experiences of clients and friends. The wave of departures has been remarkable, not just for the number of animals moving on, but also for their special nature: each one that I have known or know of has been extraordinary in its own way, perhaps through personality or longevity, and the unique nature of its soul. Like you and me, and everyone, the souls of pets differ one from the other, some young, some old, some dormant – but this year, this week, I have seen some mighty animal souls go Home.

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