No problems

Years ago, I heard a spiritual teacher say, in essence, "There are no problems. All things that you think are problems are only stories that your mind has believed, labeled as a 'problem' and then began to worry about." I didn't understand what she was saying, at all, and my reaction was to become angry… Continue reading No problems

“I distinctly remember forgetting that.”

I went upstairs on Saturday afternoon and found Fred peacefully sleeping in what had been Ben's bed. I'd noticed Ben downstairs on the couch, but that they had exchanged places (or more likely, Fred just took over Ben's spot and Ben adjusted accordingly) didn't occur to me until I was taking their pictures. I love… Continue reading “I distinctly remember forgetting that.”

Make a decison..then let it go

We knew that Fred had certain challenges when we adopted him, but were not aware that he didn't have the ability to find his way home. After 2 very long absences, we realized that if we let him outside, chances were, he would get lost, so we constructed a "cat pen" for him. At first, I… Continue reading Make a decison..then let it go