Sunday Pause (Paws): Seeing More Clearly

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back, relax, and put on those glasses.

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Sometimes we just don’t SEE
Things around us very clearly
We should try a different angle
And just let our feet dangle
Put on a pair of glasses too
We’ll get a much better view

©Animals Are Feeling Beings Too

How we SEE things around us is what we limit ourselves to. Sometimes we need to see things from another perspective. Sometimes we need another view.

Happy Sunday!

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Sunday Pause (Paws): Just Ask

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back, relax, and ask for help.

We all need to ask for help sometimes, but it isn’t an easy thing to do. I am going through a very trying time with purchasing a townhome. Through the process there have been ups & downs, highs & lows, and feeling like I’m going crazy. It’s still not over (help).

Even though I fall to my knees in tears at times and beg God to help when it doesn’t feel like he is, I really know he is. Maybe it’s me not listening to him.

This is the same for helping animals. Sometimes it feels like we’re getting nowhere, but we are. Sometimes we feel like God isn’t helping us with this, but he is.

I pray all the time for no more abuse
But then comes another horrible case
It brings me to tears and I feel helpless
So I ask for help in my quiet place

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Sunday Pause (Paws): Play!

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back, relax, and play!

Life can be hard, can’t it? If it weren’t for some “play” time we would probably all go crazy.

I‘m not one who goes out a lot or is super social. But that doesn’t mean I don’t like to have fun or take any time to “play.” I work around children and I have a cat…I get play time. 🙂

The picture below is Cino playing and guarding her fuzzy felt ball with another one of her favorite toys “mousey” next to her while she lays and plays on our tree skirt. Yes we leave the tree skirt out all year long because Cino loves it so much! (I turned the picture into art)

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I was awake at the crack of dawn
Another week has come and gone
Today is my favorite day…Sunday
I’m ready to go, I’m ready to play

©LeeAnn Johnston/Animals Are Feeling Beings Too

How about you? What do you like to do when you take some time to “play”?

Happy Sunday!

Sunday Pause (Paws): Just Hang Out

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back, relax, and hang out with those we love.

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Here we are again it’s another Sunday
And we’re stopping by to say hey
So why don’t you grab a chair and sit
So you and I can catch up a bit
Here it has been extremely hot
So we have been sweating a lot
Mom’s busy hoping for a new home
How nice for more room for me to roam
We mourned the anniversary of the death of mom’s sis
No matter how much time passes she is always missed
Planning time to get together with those we hold dear
Catching up on adventures & celebrating another year
But today we’re just hanging out
Because that’s what this day is all about
So that’s what’s up with us, how about you?
We’d love to hear what you’ve been up to
Love, Cino❤️

©LeeAnn Johnston/Animals Are Feeling Beings Too

Happy Sunday!

Sunday Pause (Paws): The Butterfly And The Breeze

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back, relax, and admire nature such as a beautiful butterfly or a fresh breeze that can do wonders for the soul .

To me one of the most relaxing things is to sit outside when there is a breeze. I’ll even close my eyes and just focus on it. There is something about it that is so comforting, not only to provide coolness when it’s hot out, but comfort for the soul.

Today is the second anniversary of my sister’s death and I remember when a breeze (and a butterfly) comforted me when I was grieving the loss. I wrote a poem about it.

The Butterfly and the Breeze

Their beautiful and colorful wings
Take them high and low, they are free
Fluttering all around us
It is not an uncommon thing to see

But I know on this one day
It was not just a butterfly
In my confusion and dismay
It was my sister stopping by

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Sunday Pause (Paws): Not In The Mood

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back, relax, and for me make a blog post. But sometimes I’m just not in the mood.

Us bloggers have our blogs for a reason and most of us try our best to be actively posting. But sometimes are you just not in the mood? I can’t be the only one.

I recently was sick with an awful cold that I had for about a week but I am feeling better now. The weather though has been hot with high humidity which is doing a number on me. I get sinus issues and headaches from it. There are a number of sick people I’m around at my job too. So I’m just praying I don’t catch anything else.

Aside of trying to feel good, I have been searching for a new home which is keeping me busy along with my full time job. So when it comes to sitting down and writing a post… well frankly I’m just not in the mood. I’d rather curl up on the couch and take a nap.

Sometimes I just want to sit and do nothing and just be!

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Sunday Pause (Paws): It’s No Small Thing

It’s Sunday! Time to kick back, relax, and talk a little bit about health…which is no small thing.

I don’t know about you but I think I worry about Cino’s health more than I do my own, and when it comes to those annual vet visits, well let’s just say Cino isn’t a happy camper. I have to trick her to get her into her carrier and when I do she is letting me know how she feels about that the whole way to the vet’s office. I know she is stressed out and that in turn makes me stressed out. But I am working on being more calm because I believe she can feel how I am feeling.

Then there’s who you are bringing your pet to. I love Cino’s veterinarian. At this last visit we were talking about how it seems many people don’t like their own people doctor very much. I am one of them but yet I keep going to them. When it comes to Cino I would never just keep going. Who and how Cino is taken care of is no small thing to me.vetrinarian-your-pet-aafbt

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