“If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.” – Saint Francis of Assisi (1182 – 1226)
I shall be a believer of all that is good in man and of all that is deserving in animals. I shall plead for their lives, campaign for their safety and uphold their right to a natural death. I shall seek out the injured and the maimed, the unloved, and the abandoned and tend to them in their last days. I shall not forget their place in the hierarchy of life, nor that we walk in each other’s paths. I shall bear witness to the wonder they bring into our lives and to the beauty they bestow upon our souls. … Read more
Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable. All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor; those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and … Read more
I couldn’t help myself, I have to re-post this extremely cute and funny picture. On the other hand, I fully agree with it, because I had the privilege to share my life with couple of these little dogs, be it Miniature Pinschers, Chihuahuas or even just plain “Mixes” and they all have seen themselves like that! Little dogs with Big hearts! Yes, my Darlings, this picture actually Does show your inner-selves! I don’t know who is the author of this, if you know, please let me know, so I can add it here.