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Chicago PD... Oh how I love the cross overs with Chicago Fire... Kelly Severide is soooo lovely!
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Saving Cinnamon: The Amazing True Story of a Missing Military Puppy and the Desperate Mission to Bring Her Home by Christine Sullivan
From Baghdad, With Love: A Marine, the War, and a Dog Named Lava by by Lieutenant Colonel Jay Kopelman with Melinda Roth
A Dog's Purpose by W Bruce Cameron
Angelo's Journey: A Border Collie's Quest for Home by Angelo Dirks, Leland Dirks
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Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him by Fmr. Cpt. Luis Carlos Montalvan with Bret Witter
Life was much easier when Apple and Blackberry were just fruit...
: of little value : paltry; also : petty, small-minded
Jeanne only had picayune criticisms in regard to the new ad campaign, but that didn't stop her from voicing them at the meeting.
"Currently, in our gridlocked federal government, we've read numerous accounts about legislators who won't work together because they don't like one another or suffered some kind of picayune slight." — From an article in Suburban Trends (Morris, New Jersey), January 12, 2014
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Silver has a feminine energy; it is related to the moon and the ebb and flow of the tides - it is fluid, emotional, sensitive and mysterious.
RHIANON – CELT GODDESS OF THE HORSES
The Horse Totem
The Horse Totem indicates travel and new journeys and directions in life. They also represent a guide to overcoming obstacles, the advent of adventure and the spirit of personal freedom. The Horse shows up in every cultures folklore and mythological symbolism. The winged Pegasus, the legend of the Unicorn, the eight legged horse of the Norse God Odin and the Stallions of the Hindu Sun God and of Apollo, are but a few of the mysterious myths surrounding the Noble Horse. There is also the myth of the Centaurs, who posses the upper body of a man and the lower body of a horse.
Horses are said to be able to sense those with magical powers and can see the good or evil in people. They will warn humans of dangers from those who seek to harm them. They are very intelligent animals and are sensitive to a multitude of human emotions from happiness to anger, and they respond to these emotions in various ways. Horses were, for many centuries, the only form of transportation in the world. People guarded and honored their horse as they did their family and homes. They were cared for protected and venerated. They have been the inspiration of countless modern and ancient artistic endeavors, books, poems, songs, and lore.
The legs of a horse makes them the powerful travelers that they are. They are able to bear great weight upon their backs while running long distances. They come in many colors and sizes. They are the helpers and guides of humankind and much can be learned from their strong animal magic. Horses have been bread for various reasons throughout the ages. There are over 350 different breeds of horse and pony. They are often bred for racing in modern times. A stallion is the male, a mare is the female, a fowl is a baby horse, a filly is a young female and a colt is a young male. They are long lived animals and can live as long as sixty-five years old.
Horses come in a variety of colors, including, brown, black, white, grey, chestnut, cream; there are also the painted horses which display a variety of colors and the spotted Appaloosa. They also come in many sizes and are sized by “hand” or the width of the human hand, from ground to back. There are approximately seven-hundred and fifty million horses in the world today and while no longer a favored means of transportation they are a favored from of recreational activity. People become just as attached to their horses in modern times as they did in ancient times.
To watch an Horse in the wild is to truly experience its grace and magnetism. Their galloping flight is majestic and graceful. The Horse possesses many virtues that are powerful and valuable and which any person would be wise to emulate or divine. One who has the power of the Horse will see enhanced insight and intuition; a better sense of self control allowing one the ability to use strong self-confidence to move in new directions. Travel, friendship, devotion to family, nobility and grace are all part of this amazing animals totems.
The Magnificent Horse Totem possesses the following virtues:
Friendship, adventure, travel, new journeys, high-spiritness, stamina, mobility, freedom, power, loyalty, devotion, bravery, warrior spirit, faith, cooperation, inter-species communication, astral travel, warning of danger, unquestioning love, and overcoming of obstacles.
Horse Animal Pearls are said to impart their particular magical virtues to their owner. Horse Pearls are characteristic of its host; they possess all the awesome characteristics that may be seen in the Horse itself; the dignity and grace of this animal is contained within the pearl waiting for its proper owner to bestow its inner magic to that unique and fortunate individual.
For century’s shamans, priestesses, spiritualists and practitioners of the occult have used Horse animal pearls to transfer the powerful magical energy of the Horse to themselves and to others in need of this commanding animal magic.
Horse pearls are highly sought after by any wishing to absorb Horse like virtues into their lives and develop stronger mental abilities such as those embodied by this magnificent creature. The owner of a Horse pearl will see their lives, spiritual energy and mental clarity imbued with all of the virtues attributed to the “Traveler” of the earth and wind, the Horse.
The Horse animal totem is a strong spirit indeed and its magical properties are one of the most influential of all animal totems. Strength, friendship, virtue, cooperation, and so much more can be integrated into the spirit of the possessor of this magical pearl and the Horse totem.
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