Author Archives: Pazlo

About Pazlo

Armchair Zen Master, poet, father, husband, fisherman, grandfather, brother, naturalist, son, birdwatcher, uncle, collector of old things, dog person, human.

Greeter

When loved ones, friends or strangers come to visit, Be first to go forth and greet them.   -Chuy

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Zen and the Art of Lion Rescue

In keeping with our pledge to be the voice of those that can’t speak for themselves, here’s a story from The Nature Conservancy. (www.nature.org) The Nature Conservancy is a highly-rated conservation organization, whose primary action is actually purchasing lands to … Continue reading

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Soaring

Watch a Turkey Vulture soar. He climbs higher and higher without a single wingbeat. Borne aloft on currents created by the warmth of the sun. So are we buoyed and lifted by the warmth of love, and a joyful heart. … Continue reading

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Wilds

Real wild animals in the wild (not edited wildlife shows on TV) spend all of their time, day and night, awake and at sleep, with their entire beings seeking the most basic needs. Food. Water. Safety from predators. This is … Continue reading

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Presence

    Burst through doors. Make anĀ Entrance! Jingle!   -Chuy

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Dog Mind versus Human Mind

Human Mind: Human is traveling down the trail, and comes to a place where a tree has fallen across his path. “I’ll use my brute strength and opposable thumbs to move this out of the way.” he says. He labors … Continue reading

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Catcher

Death is part of the circle, and one would be wise to remember this always. We mustn’t dwell on it, but we must be ever aware. We know the sun will set every day, but we don’t agonize over sunset’s … Continue reading

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