Cobi is reflecting after taking in a few chapters of SPEAK WOOF AND MEOW, my Animal Communication Class in a BOOK. Available in my STORE, and on AMAZON. Need assistance while completing the exercises? Taking students for July Mentorships now over here. Would love to study with you.
I am pleased as punch that three of my dog illustrations have made it into Robynne Raye’s new book, 1000 Dog Portraits, now available on Amazon. Woot! Woot! What a way to honor Emma Lou (office assistant), Sarah (angel dog) and Lilibeth (angel dog)! I just ordered a few contributor copies. I never tire of seeing my work in print. It’s one of those healthy addictions. 🙂 To celebrate, it’s time to draw some more.
I share many of my stories living with dog companions in my new book, Speak Woof and Meow. Based on my popular FOS class, COM102, this book will lead you through the different lessons to help you communicate better with your animal friend. And as promised, here are a few excerpts to share with you.
Exercises to try from the workbook
There’s also lots of cute animal drawings
Sounds like so much fun, right? Want to learn how to talk to your animals, or communicate even better? Get your copy right now HERE. And buy a few to share with friends!
And if you want to study animal communication one-on-one with me and be spoiled with information and assistance, check out my mentorship opportunity. I’m taking students for October and November sessions.
I’m happy to share Sandy’s story, a wonderful healer I was able to work with. Perhaps, you can relate to her story. Like all of you reading this post, I am an animal lover. Always have been. I’ve had many in my life and still do. I’ve worked with horses in my teens and as a professional dog groomer for 17 years now.
Also, like many of you, I am intuitive, sensitive to energies, vibrations, and all other types of things, as well as being an Empath.
I would listen to speakers giving seminars who were able to communicate with animals. “What a wonderful thing to be able to do!” I would think. Then I always wondered why I wasn’t able to do it. I certainly loved animals, spent my life with them, worked with them, and I am most definitely intuitive. It wasn’t for lack of wanting to, or even trying to. How do these people do it and apparently so easily? Was there something wrong with me or my intuitive abilities?
I signed up to take a teleclass on “Help For the Sensitive” being given by Ronni Ann Hall through the Animal Spirit Network at that time. Boy, did I ever need help there! Seems I was such an energetic sponge, soaking up all of the frankly crappy energy surrounding me from everywhere. God knows I had tried to put up my protections, etcetera, seemingly to no avail. I know I needed this class, so I took it.
I just clicked with Ronni’s energy, so I looked up her website. Low and behold, she was offering a mentorship on animal communication, among other topics, through her Fairy Online School. I thought, “Damn it, I want to get to the bottom of why I can’t hear animals” so I signed up. I just didn’t believe that I could hear animals. I needed help from someone who did actually hear them.
Help I did get. I found I couldn’t “hear” animals because of all of the noise inside my head, all of the time! It was like trying to hear someone whispering something important to you while attending a Led Zeppelin concert listening to “Whole Lotta Love” live. OK, so I am dating myself. They were my first concert all those years ago and are still the loudest thing I have ever heard. Still love them by the way.
For all of you intuitive folk out there, did you ever know that not everyone hears all of those voices in their heads? I didn’t. I’ve heard them since I was a kid, so of course, I thought we all did. You just get used to all of that noise. Kind of like Moms and Dads who no longer hear “MOM, MOM, MOM, DAD, DAD, DAD, I WANT THIS, I NEED THAT, SHE’S HITTING ME, HE TOOK MY STUFF…..” You wonder how they can’t possibly hear all of that? But hear it, they don’t. They have learned to tune it out. Same with all of the noise in my head.
While working with Ronni, we found that I needed to put psychic gatekeepers or bouncers in place at my psychic doorways to only allow in messages that I needed or wanted to hear. I chose to place Red-tail Hawks at my doorways. They have always been special to me and are some of my Guides. Naturally I have a lot of animals and Faeries helping me. I’ll bet a lot of you do too.
We had the Hawks bar the doors. Silence at last! I never knew what that was like. Seems like everything was yakking at me all at once. If you haven’t experienced it personally, everything can and does talk. Trees, plants, clouds, rocks, people, animals, things that have passed on, etcetera.
Next we had the Hawks sort the messages to different psychic doorways using the directions right side, left side, from above, and through my heart space. We placed all things that were currently “alive” in this world to the right. All things that had passed to the left. My Guides messages above, and things I wished to communicate with to my heart space.
When the Hawks sorted the things that had passed to the left side and we shut the other doors, I found that like the kid in “The Sixth Sense,” I hear dead things. Lots of them! I guess I have some mediumship abilities. Who knew? It could explain why I kept hearing a voice at work saying “I want to go home” and other voices trying to tell me what happened to them all of the time. I thought I was just picking up on some crabby people! 🙂 These beings are actually in between worlds I think. They aren’t here in physical form, but they aren’t fully on the Other Side either. I can hear from beings who are on the Other Side also.
When the bouncers were in place, I was able to immediately pick up on Ronni’s dog Emma Lou. I felt for her energetically as if I was petting her in my lap and she came through loud and clear. The funny part is she first appeared to me to be a small beagle, then a basset hound. I later found out that she had been a beagle previously and was now incarnated as a basset hound. Guess she appeared to me as both. How cool was that?
With the bouncers permanently in place, I no longer have to be bothered by everyone’s thoughts when passing them in the grocery aisles like “My son doesn’t call me enough”, or “I wish she wouldn’t have left me”, nor with the being at work who kept complaining that it wants to go home. I have learned to have control over my intuitive abilities. Thank God! It is a whole lot quieter in my head now. I can use my gifts more effectively to help others.
The area I specialize in now is as a medical intuitive and energy healer for animals. I am able to receive information as to where they have a disturbance in their energetic or physical bodies, how they might have developed it, or just whatever they wish to say about it. I then work with the animal to help them to heal themselves or their situations. The communication flows freely now and has become second nature. You could say I’ve become bilingual. I have an affinity for horses, birds, and the wild ones, but enjoy working with all animals.
I recently helped my friend’s horses when she was looking for homes for them. She is on the road a lot for work and wanted them to have homes where they will be ridden and spend more time with their people. Her little mare wasn’t sure about what was going on. I explained it to her, and that it was her turn to shine and show everyone just how smart she was. Did she ever! Everyone was saying how she seemed to be a completely different horse from the one they had seen earlier in the day. She got it. She also got a great home with a young teenager who has the same sense of adventure that she has. They will be exploring the world together for a long time to come.
I don’t only hear animals when I work with them. I can hear them all of the time if I want to It can be fun to hear what they have to say. Some of the dogs that I work with make me laugh out loud! Of course, people I work with think I am nuts and have no idea what I am laughing about. Nor will they! There are a lot of inside jokes with these dogs.
I went into a pet supply store that also sells birds and small pocket pets. The birds were having a major bickering match between them about who could eat where. The little lizard babies were so proud to tell me about how cool they were. The funniest part was when the Guinea Pigs started yelling “Run!” when the most obnoxious kid charged at their cages, yelling and banging on the glass. I had to move to a different aisle trying to keep a straight face.
So not only can you use animal communication to help animals, but it also enriches your life. I love to see the humor in life and apparently, the animals and other beings in Nature love to share it too. There is nothing quite so cool as conversing with a wise tree or hearing Hawks talking with you as they soar overhead. Or hearing your beloved German Shepherd calling the neighbors a few choice names. I wonder where she heard that from? Ahem. I have some pretty awful neighbors who are just cranking up for another night of noise. Sigh.
For all of you that have noisy heads like I did, get some bouncers in place. Take a mentorship to find out what will work to open up the flow of communication for you. It is natural that all things can and do communicate together. People used to know that ages ago. Some of us just need help to remember the language. It will change our world.
About Sandy Karbowski:
I am currently working on a book and oracle card deck that explains easy ways to work with animals with energy healing. I want to help as many people and their animals as possible to make their lives more enjoyable. I am currently working on my website where I will be offering my services as an animal communicator, medical intuitive, and energy healer for animals.
To contact Sandy:
She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Animal Communication Month is sponsored by SPEAK WOOF & MEOW by Ronni Ann Hall. Available now at Amazon.com.
Everyone who has ever had an animal friend, is eventually faced with their passing into spirit and few people are very prepared for this event. They are often overcome with grief, sadness, worry and are not capable of making clear, loving decisions from a place of love and peace. I would like to provide some guidelines to help make this a more gentle process.
- Instead of waiting until your animal friend is ready to pass, begin Celebrating Your Friend Now, today, at whatever stage they might be at. Find a stack of colorful paper or an unused lined notebook around your home, or perhaps a new Journal or photo album at your local Goodwill. There are also many online sites where you can create an account to make a digital photo album to print out. I love Shutterfly.com because they allow me to create a website of all the books I print for my family so I can share them with friends for free!
- If you have a camera, or one on your phone, take a couple photos now and then, with and without people in them! If you have children, ask them to draw some pictures and add them to your book. Decorate pages with colored pencils, stickers, and other things. Take five minutes and think of many of the ways this cat, dog, bird has added to your life? How are you different because of their presence? What has he or she taught you? Jot down some notes. Keep it out on a table so you can add to it every week or so! Today you could record their barks and purrs or chirps and take a video or two! Please don’t wait until later.
- Spend at least two or three minutes every day, thanking this Precious Being (or Beings), for being in your life! Tell them how much you love them, even though they might create a challenge or two now and then. They give so much more than they ever take! Then you will not doubt they know how much they were loved!
Animals focus on whatever brings them the most joy and happiness. If they are ill, they put that on the back burner, so to speak. They have no concept of illness or disease or anything really being “wrong” from their “animal point of view”. They will honestly share any pain or discomfort with me, however, they do not label it as bad or wrong. To an animal, it is merely something physical happening in their body and not something to fear.
Most animals have no fear of death. In fact, they most often sense it as only a “new beginning.” They are going to have an opportunity to have a new body and a new life and a another new adventure! What most often makes them “seem sad,” is our own fears, worries and concerns which surround them daily when they are seriously ill, stop eating, or seem to be in pain. They are not humans and too often people “humanize” their thinking. They do not understand our sudden concern and increased sadness and stress. So they, in return, begin to worry about us!!
They may have thoughts like: “What is wrong? Why are you so sad? Why am I not able to make you smile anymore?” Their increased stress, can lower their immune systems as stress does in human bodies too. This stress does not help them to get better or pass with great ease. It only serves to confuse them, if we are not clear about sharing our feelings with them.
Naturally it can be difficult to let go of our beloved animal friends and yet, we know we all must do this at some time in our lives and theirs. Most people ask me what they can do to ease this process for their animal friend. The first thing you can do is give them “permission to leave”. “Duke you have been the most amazing, wonderful, loving dog. I am crying because I will miss petting your body and having you in my life. I love you. And I give you permission to leave whenever the time comes and you need to go into spirit. I may be sad and it is OK to leave your physical body when you need to leave.” Something like that.
The other greatest concern is whether the animal desires assistance in passing or wants to go on their own. Each case is unique. Many animals have no problems going on their own. They do not experience a great deal of pain or struggle, again from “their point of view.” What might appear to be struggle from our human perspective, is often not really painful to them.
I had a dog who eventually could no longer walk at all, having had curved legs when I adopted him many years before. He told me he was leaving and did not eat or drink for ten days. It was one of the most amazing experiences of my life to be with him as he peacefully experienced each day, with less and less movement and left with grace the only time I was gone for a short time.
You can check in yourself. Get as quiet as you can possibly be, away from others, the television or other distractions. Take several long deep breaths, imagining you are breathing in and out from your heart. Then ask Spirit for a “heart to heart connection” with your animal friend. Imagine a gold chord from your heart to theirs. Just feel love going back and forth for a couple minutes. Then tell the dog or cat you can allow them to go on their own, or you could ask a vet to give them a simple shot to relax them and then another to release them from their body. Wait a moment or two. Then ask, would you like to go on your own? Wait and see how you FEEL… peace or not? Ask then if they would like assistance and wait. Do you feel peace or not? If you feel confusion, then you are up in your head. The heart gives us clear answers.
Remember animals love us without conditions. If we are not hearing correctly, they forgive us. They do not carry grudges, resentments or anger like humans do. That is one reason we feel their loss so deeply. Few humans love us as deeply as our animal friends do.
If you take time to love your animal now, connect with them daily, appreciate their presence in your life, then when it does come time to pass, you will be better prepared to let go. You might be better able to tell what they need most of you and if in doubt, ask for help.
About Morgine Jurdan:
Morgine Jurdan has been professionally communicating with animals with love for almost two decades from her home in WA state near Mt. St. Helens. She helps with all kinds of problems and her specialties are coaching with lost animals and assisting people at the end of their animals lives and communications with those in spirit. www.communicationswithlove.com
For More Resources on This Subject:
Check out Morgine’s Resource Page on her website for more ideas: http://peacefulpetpassing.com/resources/
Animal Communication Month is sponsored by SPEAK WOOF & MEOW by Ronni Ann Hall. Available now at Amazon.com.