Category Archives: Chow Zen

Zen Dog perspective

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 an¬†Entrance! Jingle!   -Chuy

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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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Christmastide

There’s this crazy story about how animals speak at midnight, the moment Christmas Eve becomes Christmas Day. I must tell you there’s no truth in that. An animal is unable to speak.¬† We are thankful for this. Imagine never having … Continue reading

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Exercise

Love as many things in this cosmos as you can. Like Exercise, The more we do The stronger we become.   -Chuy

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Planning

Dogs don’t waver, hesitate, Agonize over decisions, put things off, Consider long-term impacts, seek consensus or Fret over consequences and outcomes. (See! Do! Go!) They simply do what is to be done. Emulate their spirit. -Chuy

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