Still learning from a dog

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Learning from dogs

But he’s still happy. He doesn’t have the energy he once did. He conserves it for what’s important – barking at the mailman, at other dogs, at birds, helicopters that he can see from the back windows.

Learning from a dog – again

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Learning from dogs

What if we just trusted God – the one who’s in a similar relationship with us – as Dewey is to my wife & I? What if we were up for whatever He had for us – even if it seems to be painful at the time? What if we had Dewey’s attitude – we’re happy for the relationships – and just assume that whatever’s happening will be good for us.

How can it cost me nothing but ask me for everything?

  “After some silence, Joshua asked, “How can it cost me nothing but ask me for everything?” Actually – “it” is better than it sounds. It’s more like something that will cost nothing, ask for everything, and yet we still end up with not only more than we ever had – but more than we could ever imagine. “Oh, well,” Dr. Abdu answered, “a desperate man may have nothing in his pocket … or in his soul. Both are empty. Hollow. So he is willing to accept what is freely offered to him. But even a desperate man like you, Joshua, beaten, bloody, imprisoned —even a desperate man has something he has yet to give.”” Plus, a desperate man is more likely to realize that he is in darkness, and therefore truly want to go into the light. Post Views: 115

All dogs go to Heaven, don’t they?

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series Learning from dogs

God has a sense of humor, so He makes His
Biscuits in funny shapes for His dogs. There
are kitty-cat biscuits and squirrel biscuits.
Ice-cream biscuits and ham-sandwich biscuits.
Every angel who passes by
Has a biscuit for a dog.