Animal Messages

Interview with
Rose De Dan,
Lilou's Juicy Living Tour

The Pachamama Stakes: Race for the Earth

Tales from A Walk on the Wild Side and Windwalker's Message

What is Reiki? Audio

Reiki Master Rose De Dan answers your questions about Reiki benefits for animals & people.

Two Dogs

A story of animal communication and compassion



"The caribou feeds the wolf, but it is the wolf who keeps the caribou strong." — Keewation (Inuit) proverb

Saying Farewell to Cougar

I crossed my beloved half bobcat Cougar over into spirit at his request on September 19, 2015. He was over 18 years old and his body could no longer hold his spirit comfortably. We had 16 years together—but it is never long enough. Cougs, so glad you are free—but I miss feeling your face pressed to …Continue reading

Adventures of Flat Stanley

Flat Stanley and "Hendrix" by artist Brant Albinosa

I have a nephew who is six-going-on-seven and a niece who is four-going-on-five who have not been to visit me since I live so far away. (My sister Claudine has not yet been brave enough to try spending 6 hours on a plane with them.)

Through the wonders of …Continue reading

O Reiki Tree

“O Reiki Tree” photo Rose De Dan©2011

Every year I have had a Christmas tree—the holiday season simply would not feel complete without one. When I was old enough to drive I took over the job of choosing from my father who simply did not enjoy the task as I did. To find it I would …Continue reading

Revisiting 9/11: as lives and buildings crumble, love and hope endure

(l to r): sister Francine, father Gilbert, author Rose De Dan and sister Claudine in 1970

Today, as our country and other nations worldwide focus attention on the tragic events of September 11, 2001, I felt it was important to honor the memory of all affected by an act of positive creation.

“The House That Love Built: …Continue reading

Losing Mom, Finding Mom

Rosaline Dolak De Dan Philadelphia Model Bureau photo

The memorial service for my mother, Rosaline Dolak De Dan, was being held on March 26, 2010 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Linwood, New Jersey.

My physical challenges left me unable to fly the 3000 miles from Seattle to New Jersey, so my family and I …Continue reading

Sea Star the Seal, Puppy Kisses, and the Wheel of Life

Sea Star, the Harbor Seal Pup ©Rose De Dan 2010

Today felt like spring—the sun was shining, the birds were singing—and I decided that Puma and I would take our walk along Alki Beach. Mom’s memorial service was yesterday, and spring was her favorite season—it felt like an appropriate way to celebrate her life.

As we approached …Continue reading

Message in a Mussel Shell

My mother, Rosaline Dolak De Dan September 15, 1930-March 21, 2010

When I awoke I had my Sunday, the first day of spring, all planned—or so I thought. My plans did not include the death of my mother.


At 9am my sister Francine called, and all she had to say was, “Are you sitting down?” and …Continue reading