Tag: the love of God

Muddy Jack

It had been one of those lovely wooded walks, completed with unexpected rainfall and muddy puddles. Our dog Jack was all smiles as he zoomed one way, back another, jumping over logs, attempting to drag a few home, and never missing any opportunity to… Continue Reading “Muddy Jack”

Just The Facts

For those of a certain age, do you remember the TV show Dragnet? One of the detectives, when interviewing people, became known for his catchphrase, “just the facts, ma’am,” or “just the facts, sir.” In building a case for a court of law to… Continue Reading “Just The Facts”

They’re All Mine

I witnessed a touching scene the other day, although an argument was close at hand, between a group of children.  A small boy, about five, was clutching something to his chest.  His face was twisted in alarm.  Two other boys and a girl were… Continue Reading “They’re All Mine”

Putting On Her Socks

What are you squeamish about or what makes your skin crawl?  Everybody has something that makes them go wobbly all over.  For me, it’s touching feet.  I have no idea why but the thought of touching someone’s feet or having anyone touch mine is… Continue Reading “Putting On Her Socks”

Happiness Barometer

We all respond with happiness when certain things happen.  For some it’s bumping unexpectedly into a friend whom we haven’t seen for awhile.  For others it might be receiving a simple gesture of kindness, like an invitation to come for coffee, a box of… Continue Reading “Happiness Barometer”

Training Jack

Our dog, Jack, has a morning routine. I let him outside after sweet wake up cuddles. After about half an hour he comes back inside and eagerly looks up to the shelf where we keep his peanut butter sticks. (It’s a healthy alternative to… Continue Reading “Training Jack”

Crumbs For Dinner?

I had just prepared dinner for Jack, our huge, goofy, but lovable giant puppy. He looked eagerly at his bowl, but suddenly, something on the floor gained his full attention. Crumbs! I could hardly believe it! A choice of a tasty dish — or… Continue Reading “Crumbs For Dinner?”

Hello? Can You Hear Me?

The other day a friend and I agreed to meet for lunch.  The night before our lunch date my friend phoned me.  “Hello,”  I answered as I picked up the phone.   I recognized my friend’s voice as she said,  “Hello?  Hello?”  “Hello, I’m… Continue Reading “Hello? Can You Hear Me?”

Surprised By Grief

It came with no warning.  There I was enjoying the day with friends.  I was sitting in the front seat of the car, passenger side, laughing and talking, enjoying the beautiful scenery of the rugged seascape of Wales.  Seagulls were floating, wings outstretched on… Continue Reading “Surprised By Grief”

Trusting In The Dark What God Has Promised In The Light

When I get discouraged I often like to read David’s story. His journey in life was truly one of ups and downs. God had promised that he would one day be king of Israel. However, that promise took a long time in being fulfilled.… Continue Reading “Trusting In The Dark What God Has Promised In The Light”

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