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Two Dogs and a Parrot

What Our Animal Friends Can Teach Us About Life

Author(s): Joan Chittister

ISBN13: 9780281075874

ISBN10: 0281075875

Publisher: SPCK Publishing (18 Feb. 2016)

Extent: 192 pages

Binding: Paperback

Size: 14 x 1.1 x 21 cm

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  • Heart-warming and thought-provoking reflections about sharing life with an animal companion


    The relationships we form with animals -“ with dogs, cats, horses, birds, rabbits, and other pets – are full of joys and rewards. A loving human-animal relationship is built on mutual care and concern, responsibility and respect. We find that these companions draw us out of ourselves and show us what it truly means to be alive. They teach us to accept life’™s struggles; to cherish its pleasures; to find purpose and meaning in what we do.


    The stories and reflections in this lovely book will speak to us whether we have an animal companion, long to have a pet, love someone who does, or simply cherish animals and nature.

  • Joan Chittister


    Joan Chittister is an internationally known author and lecturer, and the executive director of Benetvision, a resource and research center for contemporary spirituality. She serves as cochair of the Global Peace Initiative of Women, a partner organization of the UN, facilitating a worldwide network of women peace builders. Her books include The Gift of Years, The Monastery of the Heart, and Uncommon Gratitude (with the Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams). She is past president of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious and was prioress of her community, the Benedictine Sisters of Erie, Pennsylvania, for twelve years.



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    ˜This fine and often touching volume . . . discusses the spiritual connection between humans and their animal companions and explores the lessons to be learned.

     - Booklist

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