Three P’s of puppy training

“I’m not going through that again,” I stated emphatically.  “No more puppies.” My heart had been broken with the too-short time we had with Cooper.  In case you missed it, you can read about it here. Two weeks after my declaration, Rocky arrived at our house.  This beagle puppy was just as adorable as Cooper and everyone was instantly in love.  Again. The family was … Continue reading Three P’s of puppy training

Faith fog

While driving to work last week one day, the clouds were very low.  So low, in fact, that it limited my visibility.  I was in the midst of a morning fog.  And, of course, I had to take a picture of it (see above). I always get a weird feeling while driving in fog.  I subconsciously slow down and wonder, what’s next?  Even if I’ve … Continue reading Faith fog

Bonded or genuine?

Sham. Shyster. Charlatan. Phony. Masquerader.  All synonyms for hypocrite. Growing up this word was usually hissed rather than stated.  “She’s nothing but a hypocrite.”  I learned at a young age that it was not a compliment.  I tried hard not to become one, but I’m certain that at times I have been. My husband and I were both given bibles when he became an ordained … Continue reading Bonded or genuine?

What Does Faith Feel Like?

Faith.  What do you think of when you hear the word?  Religion?  Spirituality?  Magic? Mumbo-jumbo?   I said this career change was a step of faith.  And I meant it.  As the day approaches to my “unemployment”, I’m trying to rely on my faith more and more.  However, it doesn’t “feel” comfortable.  As a matter of fact, faith feels kind of foolish.  Each time a … Continue reading What Does Faith Feel Like?