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33 Word Challenge – Who is your God in Buddha’s Heaven of 33?

Taking up the 33-word challenge from Trifecta via Polysyllabic Profundities Here is my contribution to Buddha’s heaven: Burnished gold eyes see into your heart. Uplifted ears hear what you need not speak. Alert senses understand intention. Throat voices life’s joy … Continue reading

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Delisting the Wolf – Your Help is Needed!

Originally posted on Mungai and the Goa Constrictor:
Image: Lynn M. Stone / Nature Picture Library The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is in its comment period on their proposal to remove the wolf from the Endangered Species Act in…

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Wolves – De-Listed?

photo from “Wolves Cross the Road” in Wild Wolf Encounters, True Stories of Wolves in the Wild The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) has proposed to de-list the gray wolf in the lower 48 United States.  USFWS thinks wolves … Continue reading

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Sanctuary – More than a Safe Haven

What makes an animal refuge a sanctuary? from Wikipedia: A sanctuary, in its original meaning, is a sacred place, such as a shrine. By the use of such places as a safe haven, by extension the term has come to … Continue reading

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A Visit to W.O.L.F.

Last week I visited W.O.L.F., the sanctuary in the Colorado mountains.  (The fundraiser I described in my last post was held near but not at the sanctuary.)  W.O.L.F. is located on a private road, and the landowner restricts traffic to … Continue reading

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An Evening with W.O.L.F.

Last weekend we attended a fundraiser for W.O.L.F., a sanctuary for wolves and wolf-dog mixes in the mountains about two hours away.  The remarkable executive director, Shelley Coldiron, and her impressive staff explained the organization’s mission – rescue, sanctuary, and … Continue reading

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Witch Hunt/Religious Crusade: The Wolf Hunt Intensifies

The United States federal government proposes to remove remaining protections for wolves throughout the country.  Read more in this Defenders of Wildlife press release. Defenders is asking those interested to sign a petition to Sally Jewell, newly appointed Secretary of … Continue reading

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Oh, You Planet Earth!/Earth Day 2013

Member of the Family Call me mother, call me father call me source of life and strength call me sister, call me brother call me only home and hearth call me garden of paradise call me member of the family … Continue reading

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Talking to Animals/Amen

Here’s a quote from a beautiful WordPress post by Traveling Thane Furrows: If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will know each other. If you do not talk to them you will not know them, and … Continue reading

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Creation Through Struggle – Always Plenty of Struggle

Some people have asked what led me to write Wild Wolf Encounters.  Like all creation, it was the result of a struggle.  In this case, it was a struggle with myself. About two years ago, in another crisis economic compromise, … Continue reading

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