losing a pet

  • Be Like Water

    Dena April 5, 2011

    My new mantra came to me during my Monday morning meditation: Be like water. It was during my first reading of the Tao Te Ching, that I realized the true supremacy of water. Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. —Tao Te Ching I think of this quote often, but have not done enough to live this wisdom in…

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  • The Saddest Day of My Life: How to Deal with the Loss of a Pet

    Dena October 12, 2010

    On Saturday, October 2, our cat—Mika—went outside before we left for a birthday party. We got home around 7:30 PM. Normally she would be there waiting for us, but this time she wasn’t. Sometimes she sleeps outside but she always comes home in the morning.…

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