""Animal Wisdom" is a thoughtful and inspired exploration of the ways in which animals, if we will but watch them and listen to them, can help us to live our lives more fully. Linda Bender has a firm grounding in science, yet she has learned, as I have, of the benefit we can get from close relationships with animals. Not only can they calm and relax us physically and emotionally, they can also enrich us spiritually. Thank you Linda for writing this book."
--Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE, founder, the Jane Goodall Institute, and UN Messenger of Peace
""Animal Wisdom" deepens our understanding of the sacred relationship between humans and animals."
--Deepak Chopra, MD, author of "The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success"
"Linda Bender opens up a spiritual dimension of animals that many people feel intuitively but find hard to express. She is thoughtful, well-informed, and draws on a lifetime of experience, expressing her insights clearly and accessibly. This beautifully written book will inspire animal lovers and enrich their experience of animals' lives--and their own."
--Rupert Sheldrake, PhD, author of "Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home
"This is an excellent book--it is substantive, a good read and a delightful one. Join a bigger world--include the animals in all our decision-making. Read this book. The animals are grateful for this book; you will be too."
--Matthew Fox, coauthor of "Occupy Spirituality"
"A compelling body of evidence suggests that human minds can connect with one another across space and time, but also with other sentient creatures as well. Dr. Linda Bender takes us inside these primordial connections and shows how they work toward our welfare and survival."
--Larry Dossey, MD, author of "One Mind: How Our Individual Mind Is Part of a Greater Consciousness and Why it Matters"
"There is one natural law for all of us to live by, and that is caring and sharing and being responsible for the welshow more