She Knew

You bounded at me like we knew one another, tongue out, ears flopping in the wind, gallantly retracing your steps back to where you just came. You are good at evading your owners for an inkling that we would become instant friends. I couldn’t resist you, not that face, the joy, and your playfulness. I…

The Hungry Dog

Amber irises stare me down, I can feel their presence trying to relay a message to me, “get up and feed me.” Instead, I redirect my focus back to reading. The eyes shift back and forth, before turning downcast and resting. At the sound of a squirrel fart, the eyes are open, up, and racing…

Lessons Learned from Walking the Dog

Head down, and nose to the ground, the dog is venturing places by smell. I can’t help but watch him venture to the high grass to defecate then off to wherever his nose leads him. Not once did he look around to see what was ahead of him. He missed chasing a fat squirrel, which…

Small Moments of Contentment – A Dogs Life

My newly found morning ritual has me settled on the couch resting in God’s word. I don’t feel the creeping cold while speaking with my Lord. It’s when I pull out my laptop that I realize a small chill, I’ve been wearing since last night, still lingers within me. I could get a blanket or…