Wikipedia’s description for the word animal…”comes from the Latin word animalis, meaning ‘having breath’.
As humans, we obviously ‘have breath’. And yet, in light of this description for the word animal, there is no distinction between us and other species who ‘have breath’.
Perhaps as we evolve in our perceptions of animals, we will understand just how much we are all alike…..breathing the same air, feeling the same emotions, wanting the same love and yearning to live a life of appreciation, worthiness and happiness. Here’s to “having breath”.