7 Amazing Benefits to Walking With Your Dog!

When I’m feeling blue, my dogs motivate me to get out and walk. And when I do, I always gain fresh perspective and feel happier!

Life is tough, and more often than not we find ourselves sitting inside lamenting our problems in the dark rather than getting outside and letting nature and sunshine help us heal.

Personally, I think dog owners have an amazing advantage in this area. Dogs need their daily walks or playtime outside. What better motivator to lay aside our problems and get outside and hang out with our furry friends!

If you’re feeling sad or troubled in heart, I’d like to encourage you to get your walking shoes on, and get outside. Let your dogs lead you to beautiful places where nature soothes the weary soul and vibrant colors ignite feelings of hope. Breath in the fresh air and exhale any worry and fear. See God in creation, be encouraged, and give thanks.

There are countless amazing benefits to walking your dog. These are just a few I’ve found personally helpful.

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This Too Shall Pass

Be encouraged. This too shall pass!

Heartache is tough … it hurts deep within the soul, weighs the heart down, and troubles the mind. But in our pain God offers us hope. That hope is His presence.

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit” (Psalm 34:18).

Praying that any pain you’re experiencing will fade away, and that you’ll soon be feeling happier and healthier. In the meantime,

Fix your eyes on Jesus,

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Are You in Deep Waters?

Have you ever felt like you’re in deep waters and running out of strength to stay afloat?

Have you ever been hurt or rejected to the point of feeling like you’re drowning in pain?

Have you ever felt helpless to overcome troubling thoughts, lost in a sea of bitter memories and regrets?

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by your list of “to do’s”?

If so, take comfort in these words from our Heavenly Father God—

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