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Lessons From Pets

Trusting in the Right One

“What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.” (Psalm 56:3) When the first three of our five children were still just small, my husband’s brother, Wendell gave to us our first family pet. It was a thoroughbred German Shepherd which his children had already named...

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The Mutt

Pug was a mutt! The only way he could be considered a pure-breed is if the CKC suddenly had a category for Heinz 57. Pug's mother was a mutt and his father was a traveling man. Pug was quite happy in his mutt-ish state and his owner loved him very much - but he was...

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Tabby an Rambo

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." (John 15:13 KJV)  [1] In July a dark gray kitten showed up at our house. She was so loving. She would jump up onto anyone's lap to be petted. Of course, we loved having a cat like...

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Squirrels

In the true sense of patriotism, one can imagine oneself saluting in front of the national flag, hearts a flutter, cracks in our voices, really taken aback by our freedom and dedication to our country.  Yet in all the celebrity of being loyal to one's country, no...

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Rocky

Rocky was my 14 year old male 1/2 boxer and 1/2 great dane, he was a force to be reckoned with. He was a great watch dog, always doing his job and loving us without question. Now Sassy (she lived up to her name) was an 11 year old full-blooded Boxer. Rocky loved Sassy...

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Precious Louise Hunt

Tonight I felt real care and concern from an animal. I will tell you the details as they progressed. It is all about a tiny little feline, whose given name is simply, Precious. There is no way to show you with words, the way her tail is too fluffy, and she tosses it...

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Of Shoelaces and Things

Shoelaces aren’t quite as common now days with the advent of Velcro and other types of shoe fasteners but once upon a time most shoes had laces. There were the long raw-hide type for boots, long cotton ones for sneakers, nice round black ones for dress shoes, etc. I...

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