Paws and Reflect (2)
The (continuing) adventures of a dog who followed Jesus.
Teddy Bear Out The Window
My wife and I were driving to church one Sunday morning, when there he was: a big brown teddy bear—lying face up on the shoulder of the interstate. Both of us agreed there must be a story behind this seemingly lost friend, one that involved a heartbroken little person. It’s interesting how we develop emotional…
I couldn’t sleep the other night. So I turned on the living room television, but found mostly infomercials. Some guy with a mullet and a bow tie hoped to sell me, “The Answer.” “Yes! For just two easy payments of $39.95, you can possess the greatest wealth building secrets of all time–conveniently printed on three…
Turning the Key
I was intrigued recently with something DeborahMarie wrote on her blog, Great is God’s Faithfulness. The title of the post was, The Key to Life, and it was all about the choice set before God’s people in Deuteronomy 30:19-20. Moses challenged them to love, obey and commit totally to God–to choose life over death and…
The Little Girl and God
Then little children were brought to Him that He might put His hands on them and pray, but the disciples rebuked them. But Jesus said, “Let the little children come to Me, and do not forbid them; for of such is the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 19:13-14 (NKJV) My wife and I used to teach…
Dog Gone It!
We have a dog in our neighborhood that’s a fence jumper. Every so often, even with the gate shut, he just appears in the backyard. He’s friendly enough, but we worry what might happen if he gets in when our two little dogs are out. We thought we had the problem solved. Our super-athletic trespasser…