Mia Mattsson Mercer

Children and Animal Warrior

Category Archives: children

Always in my Bag

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We are really trying to reduce the use of plastic! I have to be honest I was shocked when I realized how much plastic we actually were using!!

Even if I feel good that we are recycling  doesn’t help with the bigger problem out there.

Me and my children try to catch each other in every plastic moment. And Me, Mom, are trying to always bring our reusable cups/straws in my bag.

That’s Amore!

Traveling in Different Time Zones 

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Flying from Germany yesterday, into Detroit, Michigan went well. Kids and me made it easy to travel with only one hand luggage. We are only staying for a couple of days. I am not the most patient person to stay and wait for my luggage. I like to get off the plane and leave directly! The jet leg kicked in and I woke up 02.30 this morning. At 04.09 I went to the gym. No people, how strange !

At 05.30 thank Above Starbucks opened. I was their first customer!

They beauty is though, that I could sit in the quietness and write, while listening to the children’s deep sleeping. It was meditating wonderful start.

However, not at 09.00 when everybody wakes up, I am ready to go back to bed 🙂

That’s Amore!

Tuesday View 

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If you want to change the world,

pick up the voice and type it down!

Summer Vacation

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263964_10150223361696512_686306511_7532235_7844568_nI have been told that tomorrow the airfairs are going up in price,  the high season starts. We are many people that want to rest, maybe discover new places, or new food, and read new books.

Workin with animal wellness and welfare (isn’t that the same thing?) summer time is our hardest months with many abandon animals. Many people dump their dogs, or put them out in the garden, alone.

Several of the pets are escaping.

Its heart breaking to see many dogs sitting by their parco waiting for their owner to come home. No one opens the door for several days.

Pets lose their instinct and intuition very quickly, and will not survive many days out alone on the streets. Pets do not know how to get food, since we the humans have kept giving it to them. Children that got homes are being served food by their mother or father, and the children wouldn’t survive, for example, on the streets of Brasil together with homeless children. Children that grew up on the streets had to learn quickly how to survive. Just like the starys, but not the pets.

Start planing for your pets early……That’s Amore!

 

Prayers

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prayers

I have been praying since I was a little girl.

I believe we all pray. Some more often than others.

Growing up in a “non-religion” home I taught myself how to speak to God, or Universe (or the same) When I was in third grade, I went with my school friend and her family to a Katholic Church in Sweden. It was so beautiful. I wanted to become a Katholic.

When my family went skiing in Austria, I had as an tradition that every last ski day I went to the Katholic church instead of skiing (as much as possible the last day.) My father went “crazy” and thought that was nonsens, and waste of money. But, for me, it was magic, lightning a candle, sitting in the wooden bench and look at all the fantastic Angels, Jesus and gold ornaments. I prayed.

Still today, when visiting different European cities (towns) the church is a must for me, and my young children enjoys it too.

I love feeling connected via prayers and meditations.

I read somewhere and it goes something like this;

When you pray you speak to God,

and when you meditate, God speaks to you.

That’s Amore!

 

Lovely Summer Evenings

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The time is 19.00 and after a hot day we take Sunshine out for a walk. I walk next to them picking gorgeous flowers.
To be in the silence is the best medicine for mind and body.

Thankful 🙏🏼AWL

Happy Birthday Sunshine

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Amazing day together with great friends we celebrated our horse Sunshine’s 16th birthday!

Prosecco, Swedish salmon sandwiches, carrot cake and juicy cherries together with songs.

Fantastic was, our friend that is an amazing harp player, came and played amazing tunes.

A happy day to remember!