Category Archives: Animals

~ Last Call ~

This month’s theme at the BeZine is the Environment/Environmental Justice. On the 24th of September, we will be celebrating with 100 Thousand Poets for Change (100TPC) to raise awareness and come together for this important cause. I hope you can … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Rights, Animals, Awareness, Ecology, Environment, Food For Thought, Future, Life, Past Present and Future, Poetry, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Campaigning for Compassion…

The focus of this month’s BeZine is “All God’s Creatures”. Try closing your eyes for a moment and imagining a world without animals. No gentle bird song to wake you in the morning, no coyotes or owls to sing you … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Rights, Animals, Awareness, Food For Thought, Frustration, Loneliness, Social Media, Stories, Uncategorized | 4 Comments

Animal Stories

In keeping with this month’s theme at the BeZine, I thought I’d recommend some of the best books about animals that I have read. The theme “All God’s Creatures” immediately reminded me of one of my favorite series of animal … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Cats, Literature, Reading, Stories, Uncategorized, Writing | 2 Comments

~ The Other Refugees ~

Soldier and Kitten by JustUs09 @ Photobucket.com ~ The Other Refugees ~  He huddled under the wreckage and rubble, That used to be his home. His people had fled. Still others, were dead. So he waited, shaking, alone. * She … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Rights, Animals, Cats, Death, Disasters, Giving, Life, Peace, Poetry, Violence, War | 2 Comments

Willful Ignorance and Food For Thought

“The more you can escape from how horrible things really are, the less it’s going to bother you…and then, the worse things get.” ― Frank Zappa   Rational Wiki defines “Willful Ignorance” (bolding is mine) as: “…the state and practice … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Rights, Animals, Food, Food For Thought, Health, Hunger, Life, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged | 4 Comments

The Power of Collective Creativity

As creative individuals, it’s rewarding when we can use our skills to make something that “speaks” to others. Whether it’s the written word, the visual arts, music or performance arts, “The Arts” have always been a way to make powerful … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Art, Creativity, Ecology, Environment, Food For Thought, Future, Human Rights, Inspiration, Life, Nature, Past Present and Future, Philosophical Ponderings, Politics | 20 Comments

Goodbye, Max

My Heart is hurting today. Today I had to say goodbye to one of my best friends, Max. Max was a 19-year old Manx cat and I had to make the decision to send him to the Rainbow Bridge. His … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Death, Life, Love, Nature | 31 Comments