Ever have “Why, God?” days. His answers are precious treasures.
My devotion time was led by Hyzer this morning…our 18 oz. grand-dog who spent the night. Opening my prayer time with a plea for God to speak and untangle the chaos in my heart and mind, I immediately heard the waking whines of Hyzer. And here’s what I heard from my Father. Want to hearContinue reading “D.O.G. – Depend on God”
A single mention of anything in Scripture ought to be paid attention to. But when there are multiple mentions of any one thing, it seems to me God has something important in mind! It piques my interest. Scripture mentions doves over thirty times. Often the context gives great honor to the dove. The most well-knownContinue reading “Dove Notes: Intro”
“Let thine eyes look right on, and let thine eyelids look straight before thee.” Proverbs 4:25 Do you ever struggle to ‘stay the course’ when you have begun a project? I do! Our bulldog, Barnabas fulfilled his role as “Encourager” this week as he set his mind to a task. After receiving a new ‘toy’ –Continue reading “Determined!”
Horses have been used by mankind for centuries: they have been trained and employed in myriad ways. Horses provide travelers aid, power farmers’ plows, help soldiers fight, carry burdens and manage herds. Parents employ horses to teach children responsibility while building physical and relational skills. Of course, millions simply use horses for pleasure and enjoyment. Continue reading “Can Horses Help us Find the Path of Life?”
“Living in partnership with God because of Jesus Christ is a life of freedom and blessing. It is not a life of inertia…”
“Does it hurt to become real?…Does it happen all at once?” asked the Velveteen Rabbit.
“Sometimes it hurts and it takes a long time to become real. But when you are really real, you don’t mind if it hurts,” the wise ‘skin’ horse.
The foundation of obedience is trust. In our first session of Heartsong Pet Dog Training, we built on this truth: Obedience to the call of God requires that we trust Him more than we trust ourselves. In that first session, we covered basic obedience training concepts: Responding to name – a call to Attention Exercising impulseContinue reading “Heartsong Pets – Building Trust”
The Natural precedes the Spiritual…we have to exercise our minds and our will to grow. Exercise your pets the same way :).