A Heartwarming Devotional for Dog Lovers
Read this heartwarming excerpt from the book—Pawz & Pray: Finding Joy in the Journey with God, Family, and Furry Friends. 130 Uplifting Stories and Devotions for Dog Lovers!
Married, a mother of two children, I finally felt we were ready for a family pet. My husband conceded (well, I didn’t ask him. Oops!). And so, we brought home a cuddly Labrador retriever puppy! Goldy was our sunshine during rainy days, and the stable, strong force that made us all feel continually protected and loved. I stand in awe of all the wonderful things she taught me.Continue reading “A Tail Wagging Greeting”
How do you keep your pet safe during the holidays?
For pet lovers, it’s a question that looms in the back of our mind, as we decorate the tree, unwrap presents, eat chocolates and candy, and offer all sorts of gifts that may glitter on the outside, but carry potential danger for our beloved pets. I know it’s a crazy time of year, when everything seems to be going a hundred miles an hour. I’m with you, truly . . . I can relate. But please slow down long enough to read these 5 essential pet safety tips during the holidays. Continue reading “5 Essential Holiday Pet Safety Tips”
What would you give Jesus for Christmas?
When I first read the following poem, “Gift To Jesus— A Dog”, I was quickly drawn to the delightful idea of giving a gift to Jesus, and that gift being a dog! I wish someone had given Jesus a dog as devoted and sweet as all the dog’s I’ve known. This is a photo of one of my dogs, snuggling with me. Her fervent love, adoring eyes, and unwavering friendship has always been an incredible comfort. Join with me in imagining a very special gift to Jesus, with this heart-warming poem by Jane Sears.
“As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.” Psalm 42:1
At first, it may be hard to think of anything positive that can result from living in scorching heat. But there is one that came to mind this week, as the temperatures rose into the 90’s.
“The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof, the world and those who dwell therein, for he has founded it upon the seas and established it upon the rivers.” Psalm 24:1-2
Thank you for beautiful earth. What an incredible gift you left us! Help me today, and everyday, to care for it with tender loving care.