Animals are spiritual teachers. Do you have one? Want to share their picture or something you’ve learned in the comments?
Christopher (Saint?) is my Yogi. As my teacher of inner outer balance I affectionately call him Yogadogananda. I am grateful to Sharon Pavelda for capturing his essence in this icon.
Here are his primary teachings:
STRETCH: In sofa dismounting I s-t-r-e-t-c-h springy hind quarters so I can chase GREEN BALLS and because it feels good.
GO LAY DOWN. When not on “WALK,” lay down alone or with someone to create grounding, connection, and affection.
I spent time under house arrest when Alameda Police quarantined me for nipping a neighbor. After family behavioral retraining from BarkBusters I no longer needed to take charge. My master did it! Woof! I still get irrationally agitated by other dogs when onleash. Offleash, no problem. Duh.