Posts Tagged as: dogs

What the dog taught #3: Playing is good, playing small is not

When Sonnet and I first started living together, I dreaded going for walks because we ran a high risk of meeting another dog. My docile, curious, calm three month old puppy would suddenly transform. Lunging. Barking. She wanted to play. Dominating over other dogs. And she certainly wasn’t asking. She was in full demand mode….

What the dog taught #1: Be abundant

I often observe my dog and her ability to be so purely present in the moment. She is able to demonstrate in very simple and clear ways things that are very challenging for a human being to master. I’ve decided to write the lessons down and share them as they come to me. Here’s the…