Then I recently read Matthew 10:28. It tells me what to fear, and Lucy and I were not afraid of death.
1. I have lied, but I am not a liar
2. I have been afraid, but I am not a coward
3. I have experienced failure, but I am not a failure
4. I have been battered and bruised,….
Trust takes time. I had a dog that cared more about trust than any human being I have ever been with. She let me know who she was. She let me know what she expected. She also let me know that she loved me. She let me know she loved others. Smiles were her goal every day. She loved….
When I first took Lucy home, I was going to be the iron fist training my dog. I read books, articles and talked to every dog person about how to handle a dog. I was going…..
While it has been two years since I told Lucy goodbye, my last words to her ring in my ears often. I promised her that I would tell anyone who would listen that I would tell the world
I was reading my Bible recently and came across a verse that reminded me of Lucy. I remembered this picture. I saw this look…..
Why do we keep moving forward?
Because we have Faith
Because we have Hope
Because we LOVE TASKS
I will always love this picture for what it represents. While part of her reason for getting here was the shade, the other was that she was in her last days, and she was just tired. Maybe she didn’t think I was hitting them that well,……
On Thanksgiving weekend of 2011 I brought home a dog. A rescue dog. Not a pup to raise from scratch. The first few years, in retrospect, were hilarious. Imagine a bachelor father has an instant teenage daughter. My dog was not going to put up with my behavior, and I was growing quite weary of hers. But real love, IMHO, is a funny thing. It is better when we work at it. I said I was…….
As a set in his ways, crotchety old bachelor, I find it a waste of time to think about dating. Especially ……..