Saturday, March 31, 2007


1) Do not bottle up emotions. When you are happy, run and jump and dance! When you are angry, growl and grunt and snap at the people around you! Bunn finds that a swift, hard chomp on someone else's ankle, leg, or arm is therapeutic for relieving anger, regardless of whether that particular person was at fault for your bad mood. Don't worry; they'll forgive you, since you're so darned cute. Don't worry about hurting their feelings. Your feelings are much more important.

2) Live in the moment. Do not hold simmering grudges. If the person you're angry with comes with a peace offering of fresh cilantro, by all means go for it with gusto! This is easier for Bunn than for us humans, since he has a four-minute memory span, but we can try. Forgetting and forgiving is much easier than resisting fresh cilantro to be spiteful!

3) Don't worry about your looks. While it is important to keep clean and fresh-smelling (groom, groom, groom!), it is not important to make sure that you only sit in graceful positions, and that people only see your "good" side. Feel free to flop out on the floor and let your belly hang out.

4) Don't worry about what other people think of you or your habits. Feel free to inhale your food instead of eating it neatly. Also, feel free to take naps in your litterbox.

5) If you want attention, don't pout that you're being ignored. Just walk up to the person in question and shove your cute nose in his or her face.

Remember--you are irresistable!

Tickle Tickle

Sunday, March 25, 2007

What Is Metta?

Metta is an attitude of recognizing that all sentient beings (that is, all beings that are capable of feeling), can feel good or feel bad, and that all, given the choice, will choose the former over the latter.

Metta is a recognition of the most basic solidarity that we have with others, this sharing of a common aspiration to find fulfillment and escape suffering.

Metta is empathy. It's the willingness to see the world from another's point of view: to walk a mile in another person's shoes.

Metta is the desire that all sentient beings be well, or at least the ones we're currently thinking about or in contact with. It's wishing others well.

Metta is friendliness, consideration, kindness, generosity.

Metta is an attitude rather than just a feeling. It's an attitude of friendliness.

Metta is the basis for compassion. When our Metta meets another's suffering, then our Metta transforms into compassion.

Metta is the basis for shared joy. When our Metta meets with another's happiness or good fortune, then it transmutes into an empathetic joyfulness.

Metta is boundless. We can feel Metta for any sentient being, regardless of gender, race, or nationality.

Metta is the most fulfilling emotional state that we can know. It's the fulfillment of the emotional development of every being.

It's our inherent potential. To wish another well is to wish that they be in a state of experiencing Metta.

Metta is the answer to almost every problem the world faces today.
Money won't do it.
Technology won't do it.
Metta will.

Monday, March 19, 2007

Angel Feathers Tickle Me

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature..

Sunday, March 18, 2007

I Am Passion

I am consumed with wanting but for what it is uncertain. I am still alive but a fire demon lives within me. The demon is scratching and screaming, trying to claw its way out. My blood is poisoned with its passion. I am restless, confined in my cage, with just enough space to pace. Back and forth, back and forth, it plans to escape this world. I know it will come, the day will come when it will run free...

Only one thing will bring peace and cease its torturing pleas. I have told you the name. It roars in the dark void of my mind, beckoning come find me. I look inside to search for the meaning of my existence. I demand definition of my destiny. Please tell me now...

I am a living torch one cannot extinguish. I will not be incinerated by the worlds tempestuous flames of hate. The only relief from its wrath, is found in your arms. In your presence, it eases, the longing subsides. Dare you let me close to scorch you with desire. Dare you be my brave knight and quench the fire of my soul....

I Am Passion

Angel Feathers Tickle Me

Saturday, March 17, 2007

Death Song

Live your life that the fear of death
Can never enter your heart.
Trouble no one about his religion.
Respect others in their views
And demand that they respect yours.
Love your life, perfect your life,
Beautify all things in your life.
Seek to make your life long
And of service to your people.
Prepare a noble death song for the day
When you go over the great divide.
Always give a word or sign of salute when meeting
Or passing a friend, or even a stranger, if in a lonely place
Show respect to all people, but grovel to none.
When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light,
For your life, for your strength.
Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living.
If you see no reason to give thanks,
The fault lies in yourself.
Touch not the poisonous firewater
That makes wise ones turn to fools

And robs the spirit of its vision.
When your time comes to die, be not like those
Whose hearts are filled with fear of death,
So that when their time comes they weep and pray
For a little more time to live their lives over again
In a different way.
Sing your death song,

And may you die like a hero going home.

Thursday, March 15, 2007


May those who love us, love us.

And those who don't love us,

May God turn their hearts;

And if He doesn't turn their hearts,

May He turn their ankles,

So we will know them by their limping.

Angel Feathers Tickle Me


Intuition is the ability to know without rational interference.
It speaks to the heart of the matter.
It is your birthright, truth detector,
buried treasure,
life guide and messenger...
Close your eyes...

Angel Feathers Tickle Me

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

The Waken Circle

Treat the Earth and all that dwell thereon with respect.
Remain close to the Great Spirit.
Show great respect for your fellow beings.
Work together for the benefit of all Mankind.
Give assistance and kindness wherever needed.
Do what you know to be right.
Look after the well being of mind and body.
Dedicate a share of your efforts to the greater good.
Be truthful and honest at all times.
Take full responsibility for your actions.

Friday, March 09, 2007

Tickle Tickle

We are the result of our own past actions
and our own present doings.
We ourselves are responsible for our own happiness and misery.
We create our own Heaven.
We create our own Hell.
We are the architects of our own fate.
Angel Feathers Tickle Me

Wednesday, March 07, 2007


L is for Light.
The truth that you are a divine being of Light.
Perfect now.
O is for Obedience.
Obeying the laws of nature and understanding the laws of karma.
V is for Victory.
I am a victorious soul and success is my birthright.
E is for Eternity.
It has no time.
Love is Eternal.
Love is energy,
a force so powerful
that all the darkness of the mind melts away.

Saturday, March 03, 2007

Wave after Wave

I am beholding through the eyes of all.

I am working through all hands.

I am walking through all feet.

The brown, white, olive, yellow, red, and black

bodies are all mine.

I am thinking with the minds of all.

I am dreaming through all dreams.

I am feeling through all feelings.

The flowers of joy blooming on all hearts are mine.

I am eternal laughter.

My smiles are dancing through all faces.

I am the waves of enthusiasm in all God-tuned hearts.

I am the wind of wisdom that dries the sighs and sorrows

of all humanity.

I am the silent joy of life moving through all beings.

Wave After Wave


Angel Feathers Tickle Me

Thy Heart

Bestir thy heart
With journeys afar
And rivers of stars
Bestow thy love
On all that ye touch
On all that ye may
Hence, let it be told
That rhyme will be reason
Paint your world
With shades that will uplift you
And break, break from the mold
Shake off the illusions
Never again lost in dismay
All that you need is within you

Thy Heart

Friday, March 02, 2007

Seven Noble Treasures

The Confidence of Faith.
The Virtue of Morality.
The Conscience of Shame.
The Fear of Blame.
The Advantage of Learning.
The Gift of Generosity.
The Insight of Understanding.