The Wiccan Rede

Bide the Wiccan Laws we must In Perfect Love and Perfect Trust. Live and let live. Fairly take and fairly give. Cast the Circle thrice about To keep the evil spirits out. To bind the spell every time Let the spell be spake in rhyme. Soft of eye and light of touch, Speak little, listen much. Deosil go by the waxing moon, Chanting out the Witches' Rune. Widdershins go by the waning moon, Chanting out the baneful rune. When the Lady's moon is new, Kiss the hand to her, times two. When the moon rides at her peak, Then your heart's desire seek, Heed the North wind's mighty gale, Lock the door and drop the sail. When the wind comes from the South, Love will kiss thee on the mouth. When the wind blows from the West, Departed souls will have no rest. When the wind blows from the East, Expect the new and set the feast. Nine woods in the cauldron go, Burn them fast and burn them slow. Elder be the Lady's tree, Burn it not or cursed you'll be. When the Wheel begins to turn, Let the Beltane fires burn. When the Wheel has turned to Yule, Light the log and the Horned One rules. Heed ye Flower, Bush and Tree, By the Lady, blessed be. Where the rippling waters go, Cast a stone and truth you'll know. When ye have a true need, Hearken not to others' greed. With a fool no season spend, Lest ye be counted as his friend. Merry meet and merry part, Bright the cheeks and warm the heart. Mind the Threefold Law you should, Three times bad and three times good. When misfortune is enow, Wear the blue star on thy brow. True in Love ever be, Lest thy lover's false to thee. Eight words the Wiccan Rede fulfill: An ye harm none, do what ye will.
- Blessed Be -
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Monday, October 25, 2010

Importance of having a pet.

Pets have often been referred to as a "social lubricant".   Ever notice how it is so easy to greet and  talk with someone on a walk if they have a pet.

Single seniors who tend to be "house bound" are encouraged to get exercise for their pet (and themselves).  Also, they are more likely to be motivated to eat.  After all, the pet needs to eat regular meals!


Did you know that petting a dog or cat lowers your blood pressure?


Studies on outcomes of persons who have suffered from a major heart attack show some interesting facts.
First, having a pet at home is as important to their outcome as any single medication.   
Second, having a pet at home to pet and talk to has been shown to be as important as having a spouse at home!

Pets really seem to have a psychic ability that goes beyond human understanding. These are benefits readily recognized by animal lovers. Some dogs have proven this ability time and time again when someone is going to experience an epileptic seizure. This phenomenon can't be easily explained by science, but dog lovers know it needs no explanation.

If you've ever come home from a tough day and have a pet to greet you at the door, you probably already know the stress reducing benefits of pet ownership. The simple act of petting our dog or cuddling with a purring cat can lower our stress, heart rate and blood pressure. They help us forget about feeling ill and can help us forget we're in pain as well. Most of the time our pets are so sensitive to our feelings, they already know when we don't feel well or even when we're sad.

Pets give us benefits not always readily available from our human companions and that's unconditional love and acceptance. Our pets are always there for us and they are great listeners! A pet never judges us and they continue to love us in spite of our flaws and mistakes. That simple fact can be a stress reducer. Sometimes it's difficult to get that kind of support from human companions.  Go here for the full link. 

Needless to say I truly miss my Chihuahua's they were always loving, and there for me. Buttons, Precious, Susie, Sugar and Peaches. they made it possible to survive even when a good family life was not in my reach. All that I have now are pictures and memories. I only hope that I am able to find the love and tenderness that they provided, and that I am still on course to find my loving mate for the rest of my life. This is my daily prayer.

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