ISSN 1538-1080

Day: May 2, 2004

Let It Be a Dance: Words and One-Liners

Ric Masten is an unusual person in many ways. He is a rare combination of a poet with a big heart, wry humor, intellectual insight and emotional intelligence. In addition, he has developed a form of art he calls one liners. These are drawings that are created in a continuous line, without lifting pen from

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IJHC Book Reviews May 2004

-Larry Lachman and Ric Masten. Parallel Journeys: A Spirited Approach to Coping and Living with Cancer-Wayne Muller. Legacy of the Heart: The Spiritual Advantages of a painful Childhood-Guerrero, Diana L. What Animals Can Teach Us about Spirituality: Inspiring Lessons from Wild and Tame Creatures.-Dogs that Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home: and Other Unexplained

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From Animals as Mirrors, Animals as Healers

Josephine, a 5-year-old lab mix, was going blind from retinal atrophy. She told me, The man is mean to her and makes her sad and cry. When Ellen, her person, called, Josie had just come out of a 6-hour episode where she was frantically bumping into furniture and walls. Josie said Ellen did not see

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Cats and Birds: A Backyard Experience

One of the most important teachers I have had over the past two decades was undoubtedly my cat Muschi, a stray that adopted my husband, Paul, and me about ten years ago and whose arrival led to many miracles in our household. Muschi adopted us by showing up at the deck door every evening and

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A Cat Participating with Healers

Our Reiki circle met at Susie Cotsworths for the first time today. Her cat Homey decided to participate. I had been holding my hand above this individuals shoulder, when Homey put his paw out and did the same. He spread his toes. I am sensitive to energy and saw him sending it to her (which

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Jello: A Hospice Therapy Cat

Pets can be great therapists in hospice It is Sister Judy Seefeld, an Adrian Dominican Catholic nun, who has arranged transportation, food and lodging for Jello through the years and originally lined up her therapy work. From the time Sister Judy first got to know Jello, she noticed that she was especially friendly and gentle.

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If We Could Talk to the Animals

Intuitive people can clarify animal communications How would we feel if, when talking to our pets, we could listen to their replies? How would it enrich our life if we knew just how our affection for them was perceived by our animal friends, and the nature of their feelings for us? How do they react

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