This imaginative collection offers poems, prose, blessings, chants-tributes of all kinds-to the animals in our lives. An ideal gift for welcoming a new pet, sympathizing with the loss of a pet, and for animal-lovers in general. A perfect resource for animal-blessing ceremonies and other rituals honoring the animal kingdom. Searl is the author of In Memoriam, and other books in this series:Beyond Absence, Bless This Child, Coming of Age and We Pledge Our Hearts.
Be thankful to the horse that has carried you
safely and swiftly to the end of your journey.
Be thankful to the bullock that has carried your burden.
Be thankful to the cow that gives her milk freely.
Table Of Contents:
Teach Me of My Kin
What Is a Grasshopper Good For?
At Least One Cat
Dogs Are a Yes
They Bless Us
INDEX OF FIRST LINES