❤ Cino & I
❤ Cino & I
It’s Sunday! Time to kick back, relax, and be cool.
Right now, where I live, stepping outside is like stepping into a sauna. It’s very steamy. So we’re doing our best to stay cool.
It’s Sunday! Time to kick back, relax, and stay in the moment.
Restaurants and stores are opening back up, people are going back to work, and people are starting to gather. This trying time is far from over but we’re getting back to our lives (somewhat).
Normally many of us find ourselves on a never ending merry-go-round finding it hard to rest and just be. Some are afraid to because if they allow themselves to rest or sit in quiet, instead of chaos, they may have to think about or face something they don’t want to but maybe should. I have been given the challenge before to just sit in complete silence, to just be, and to set aside all of my worries, focus on just one thing, or just clear my mind. Have you ever tried that? It is not as easy as you may think. Before you know it your mind is wandering back to the to do list or worrying about something. It’s amazing how hard it is to truly just be in the moment.
We can certainly take lessons from our pets on this as this image below wonderfully portrays.
It’s Sunday! Time to kick back, relax, and look for messages.
This Tuesday it will be three years since my sister, Lisa, passed away. I was looking at some pictures of her and reading some of the poems I wrote after she passed. I was reminded of the messages she sent me during my time of grieving her so I wrote another poem about that.
A hot day and the wind very still
Hoping to cool off in the shade
Sitting on a bench under a tree
Heads bowed while the pastor prayed
A combination of sweat and tears
Rolling down the cheeks on my face
I look over and you’re sitting next to me
We’re preparing your resting place
I was dazed and full of grief
When it came out of nowhere
The strongest and longest breeze
Blowing right through my hair
I lifted up my chin and closed my eyes
I smiled because it was then I knew
I soaked it all in and just received
The message that was coming from you
©LeeAnn Johnston/Animals Are Feeling Beings
It’s Sunday! Time to kick back and relax. But not for too long because the world needs you, me, WE.
I heard a song recently called “DO SOMETHING” and thought it was perfect not only because that is what I am doing for animals and encouraging others to, but also it seems perfect for the times.
I wrote a poem a while back in this image below and it has the same message the song does. We wonder why God isn’t doing anything. His reply is that he is. He’s waiting for us.
It’s Sunday! Time to kick back & relax! But who can do that with all this anxiety?
My sister brought over these three books for me. Cino’s veterinarian said “with your personality.” Is somebody trying to tell me something?
Actually, I’m kidding. They don’t need to tell me, I know. I am an anxious person. I’m working on it though. But this post isn’t to be a downer or to focus on my anxiety. I am super appreciative of my sister and I am going to read those books. I also love my veterinarian and he’s right…I do have “that personality.” He was actually just trying to accommodate me.
I don’t know who has a harder time when it’s “that time of year” for an annual health screening, Cino or I. Anxiety tries to take over both of us. Continue reading
Hello all. I hope you are all staying healthy & safe!
When it comes to writing blog posts I get most of my ideas from life experiences. I have been in a bit of a dry spell lately but the other day I came across a post in a Facebook Neighbors Group about a guy yelling at another guy for yelling at a dog that was barking. I was interested in people’s opinions about a barking dog, which to me, tells me a lot about how they view animals in general. Most of the time I stay out of these group conversations because they can get ugly but I wanted to praise the guy who stuck up for the dog. I also saw it as an opportunity to discuss a little about how animals are animals and we need to respect them. I have snapshots of the actual conversation below with some editing for privacy. My comments are the ones next to the pink circles. I put “AAFBT” in them to make it easier to distinguish. This isn’t the entire conversation but a good portion of it.
It’s Sunday and it’s Father’s Day!
We’re thinking of dad and a bit sad that we are not together with him this year due to the virus.
But we’re still celebrating here at AAFBT with a Happy Father’s Day wish to all of the dads, pet dads, and those who are celebrating with their dad. Continue reading
It’s Sunday! Time to kick back and relax. That is definitely what we have planned for today! But first….
We wanted to peek in to say hi
A quicker post and here is why
We spent the day painting this
And now we simply wish
To take a nap, body all curled
And dream of a kinder world Continue reading
This post is just for fun! It doesn’t have anything to do with animals other than mine is going to be giving me funny looks all night as I sing & dance along to GREASE. 💃🕺🎤🎶
This was one of my favorite movies when I was younger. Now I see it actually doesn’t have the best message but the music is alot of fun!
I‘ve got chills, they’re multiplying! How about you? Any of you fans and watching tonight?
Here is the trailer…