Category Archives: Dog

Can Brokenness Bring Blessedness?

Recently, I read two books on the conjunction of brokenness and blessedness.  First, Ann Voskamp’s The Broken Way: a daring path into the abundant life.  She points out that blessings can be found within our brokenness.  Everyone eventually suffers pain … Continue reading

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A Story of Dogs, Ship, Presidents, Speed, and Being at the Right Place at the Right Time

This morning Fox News was broadcasting the Commissioning of the new Navy aircraft carrier battleship, the Gerald R. Ford.  Wonderful event with Trump arriving by helicopter.  I had the TV on in my bedroom and living room  so that I … Continue reading

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Two Year Doggie Gotcha Day!

Two years ago today, I adopted Toby.  Well, he is Toby now.  His first name was Yukon.  I like my chocolate labs to have chocolate names, so I had decided to rename him Willy Wonka.  But, once I had him … Continue reading

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When Is Stealing Not a Sin?

If you follow my blog, you must know I am a dog lover!  A friend related this story to me and gave me permission to share: The friend and her husband walked their dogs daily.  About five miles away from … Continue reading

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Labrador Retrievers are the Ultimate Christians

Labrador Retrievers are the ultimate Christians.  They are always happy, compassionate, forgiving, and loving.  They fulfill Paul’s admonition in Colossians 3:12-14 (ESV) “Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing … Continue reading

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If You Love Dogs, You will Love This Book

Today I was the presenter for the Brown Bag Book Review, a program of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle (CLSC) Alumni Association held on the porch of Alumni Hall at Chautauqua Institution.  I have volunteered to do this for … Continue reading

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If Your Dog Needs Training, Go to a Professional Trainer!

Since school at the pet store did not help me to be able to walk safely without my new, four-year old, rescue chocolate lab pulling me down the street, I sought more expert advice.  My neighbor and Toby’s foster mother … Continue reading

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